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Hello from Dayton OHIO!

Post  betteboop57 on 5/11/2013, 1:32 pm

Hi everyone! Well, I'm about to dive into "straw bale gardening". Lots of info to read and find on the internet.

I don't want to have a huge garden, so I thought "SquareFoot Gardening" was a good place to start!!

I live in Dayton, OH and want tomatoes, cucumbers and HERBS! I had an herb garden last year and absolutely fell in love with going out, picking and then cooking with them. SO FRESH, SO DELICIOUS!

OK…I'm off to explore the forums! bounce
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Post  llama momma on 5/11/2013, 4:31 pm

Welcome BetteBoop!

I'm up here between Columbus and Lancaster. Hope you have the book too, its a winner and just loaded with great info!
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Re: Hello from Dayton OHIO!

Post  jimmy cee on 5/11/2013, 4:40 pm

I'm east of you, how cold are you going to get in the next few days ?
Were expecting lo 30s
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Re: Hello from Dayton OHIO!

Post  llama momma on 5/11/2013, 5:58 pm

It keeps changing but right now they are saying mid and upper 30's starting tonight for 3 nights, and in the 80's by wednesday, cuckoo.
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Re: Hello from Dayton OHIO!

Post  Goosegirl on 5/11/2013, 10:55 pm

Supposed to be 28 here tonight, then smooth spring sailing from then on! High of 86 by Tuesday. My poor little peas are only 4 inches tall and in a week it will be too hot for them!

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Post  artisticfoodie on 5/11/2013, 11:04 pm

Welcome to the forum, you will find more information here then you will be able to digest, so do like I have been and come back often. I agree, if you haven't purchased the book yet, you really need to. Happy SFGing!!
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Post  R&R 1011 on 5/12/2013, 2:55 am

Welcome! Im from Dayton myself. A lot of good info. on this forum.
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Post  betteboop57 on 5/27/2013, 1:19 pm

Just want to say thanks for all the welcomes!

It's been a little crazy here! I've FINALLY started the planning. I need to get going with this project or I won't have anything ready!

I'm planning on using hay bales to plant my garden. Anyone try that?
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Re: Hello from Dayton OHIO!

Post  Goosegirl on 5/27/2013, 5:51 pm

@betteboop57 wrote:I'm planning on using hay bales to plant my garden. Anyone try that?

Are you planting IN the hay bales, or using the bales to make a box and filling the middle with MM? A few years ago I had a box made of hay bales with my compost pile in the middle, then soil on top. Planted zinnias and pumpkins in it.

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Re: Hello from Dayton OHIO!

Post  betteboop57 on 5/28/2013, 11:06 am

IN the bales!!! Square gardening + bale gardening = BEST GARDEN

At least I HOPE so!!
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Cincy and Dayton SFG group

Post  jwestwood on 2/28/2015, 9:33 pm

I just want to invite you all to join our SFG group. We are a group of gardeners who just like to share information and encourage each other in the process. During off season, like now in February, we meet once a month and share resources, seed swap, help design our gardens. Even if you don't optin for the face to face meeting, you will enjoy the Facebook group where you can ask any questions and we have folks who can help you. Come and check it out. 
https://www.facebook.com/groups/492584164192071/

Although we are focused on developing a local group, anyone can join and participate in the discussions.
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Re: Hello from Dayton OHIO!

Post  jimmy cee on 3/1/2015, 3:05 pm

Thank you..I'm in
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