Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Areogardening
by BeetlesPerSqFt Today at 5:18 pm

» January 2018 Avatar: Surprise Us
by sanderson Today at 4:51 pm

» My Shreveport Garden 2018
by sanderson Today at 4:47 pm

» My first Attempt
by 21Actual Today at 4:44 pm

» 2018 - First Annual Seed Exchange Week - January 20-28 (Edited)
by BeetlesPerSqFt Today at 4:13 pm

» Are vegetables hurt by too much light?
by BeetlesPerSqFt Yesterday at 8:38 am

» Seed Starting!!
by brianj555 1/19/2018, 9:14 pm

» Spring Fever Anyone?
by sanderson 1/19/2018, 3:06 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by sanderson 1/19/2018, 2:56 pm

» Weight Watchers Turkey, Bean and Vegetable Chili
by hammock gal 1/19/2018, 8:43 am

» Sow True Seeds
by AtlantaMarie 1/19/2018, 8:00 am

» Colored Mulch
by No_Such_Reality 1/18/2018, 7:12 pm

» Taking on 4 Season Gardening
by Roseinarosecity 1/18/2018, 5:19 pm

» Fourth Year SFG in Canada
by trolleydriver 1/18/2018, 3:53 pm

» SUGA 2017
by SQWIB 1/18/2018, 12:57 pm

» Senseless Banter...
by sanderson 1/17/2018, 9:42 pm

» Butternut squash, turkey Italian sausage, cannelini bean soup
by yolos 1/17/2018, 9:25 pm

» Happy Birthday!!
by yolos 1/17/2018, 9:12 pm

» N&C Midwest—January 2018!!!
by Scorpio Rising 1/17/2018, 7:08 pm

» Is there ever enough compost?
by has55 1/17/2018, 2:41 am

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by Scorpio Rising 1/16/2018, 9:10 pm

» Gophers
by countrynaturals 1/16/2018, 12:32 pm

» High heat tolerant tomatoes
by walshevak 1/16/2018, 6:03 am

» Mid-Atl - Jan 2018 - Brrrrrrrrrr! and Happy New Year
by AtlantaMarie 1/15/2018, 6:43 am

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in January 2018
by sanderson 1/15/2018, 3:53 am

» New England Jan 2018
by hammock gal 1/13/2018, 5:50 pm

» Air Fryer! HELP!
by sanderson 1/13/2018, 3:26 pm

» New SFG box-Humanitarian way
by sanderson 1/13/2018, 3:24 pm

» Drafts?
by trolleydriver 1/13/2018, 1:18 pm

» Hello from Northern Ontario Eh!
by BeetlesPerSqFt 1/13/2018, 1:07 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Work Day Fun

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Work Day Fun

Post  landarch on 1/26/2013, 2:17 pm

Had to get out and do a little work before the rain starts this weekend...

After grabbing coffee, headed to ReStore (Habitat for Humanity warehouse) thinking about buying some windows for making cold frames, instead found 10 of these heavy duty plastic trays used to ship tulip bulbs...$.25 each. Thought I could use them in starting seeds, holding flats, sifting compost, portable gardens, etc. I'd like to do small pvc walk-in hoop house instead of cold frames.


Back home I decided to put up my new Geo-Bin compost system (won a door prize at a local seed exchange last weekend)...basically transferred an existing ground pile (manure, shredded leaves, kitchen scraps) into this bin, layering in some new green/ nitrogen, bonemeal, aerated, added moisture, etc.


...had a little help


...and found some other helpers at the bottom of the old comost pile.
avatar
landarch

Posts : 1146
Join date : 2012-01-22
Location : kansas city

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Work Day Fun

Post  GWN on 1/26/2013, 2:34 pm

What a clean truck Very Happy Very Happy
It really is amazing what you can find wandering through restore stores...
I am always finding things to use for cloches....old vases etc...
Looks like a fun weekend
avatar
GWN

Posts : 2804
Join date : 2012-01-14
Age : 61
Location : british columbia zone 5a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Work Day Fun

Post  llama momma on 1/26/2013, 2:42 pm

Very nice things from Restore. Have one of those stores 20 minutes from here, must make my way over there. Hopefully find some goodies like you did.
avatar
llama momma

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 4856
Join date : 2010-08-20
Location : Central Ohio zone 6a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Work Day Fun

Post  landarch on 1/26/2013, 4:04 pm

The Restore near me had a moving sale (everything 50% off)...they had tons of new and old windows. I was hoping to find good lengths of pvc pipe for a hoop house but no luck. Good thing is that they will be re-opening soon at a new location just a few minutes away from our place.
avatar
landarch

Posts : 1146
Join date : 2012-01-22
Location : kansas city

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Work Day Fun

Post  landarch on 1/26/2013, 4:09 pm

Here's another cool find from ReStore...an old drawer used for printing type...thought it would make a nice shadow box...or a display like one might find in a fly shop (I'm a fly tyer).
avatar
landarch

Posts : 1146
Join date : 2012-01-22
Location : kansas city

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Work Day Fun

Post  llama momma on 1/26/2013, 4:13 pm

Very Cool. That does it, come Monday I am going to Restore!
avatar
llama momma

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 4856
Join date : 2010-08-20
Location : Central Ohio zone 6a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Work Day Fun

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum