Square Foot Gardening Forum

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.


Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» New Member
by AtlantaMarie Today at 7:29 am

» 1st Seed Catalog Arrived :)
by AtlantaMarie Today at 7:24 am

» Gardening in Central Pennsylvania
by AtlantaMarie Today at 7:20 am

» 2016 SFG in Brooks, Ga
by AtlantaMarie Today at 7:09 am

» Tomato Tuesday 2016
by AtlantaMarie Today at 7:07 am

» Garbanzo (Chickpeas, Cicer arietinum) and Kidney Beans
by AtlantaMarie Today at 7:01 am

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing December 2016
by sanderson Today at 3:15 am

» Calcium and Magnesium Deficiency
by sanderson Today at 2:14 am

» N&C Midwest: December 2016
by BeetlesPerSqFt Yesterday at 9:32 pm

» Happy Birthday!!
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 9:29 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:58 pm

» New England, December 2016
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:45 pm

» CHALLENGE - Smallest possible footprint
by BeetlesPerSqFt Yesterday at 8:22 pm

» Facebook - SFG Foundation postings
by sanderson Yesterday at 12:32 pm

» Anyone out there tried crosne tubers?
by sanderson Yesterday at 11:52 am

» California's Drought
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 11:21 am

» Mid-South: December 2016
by AtlantaMarie Yesterday at 7:40 am

» Second Year SFG in Canada
by sanderson Yesterday at 4:16 am

» TrolleyDriver's Compost Thermometer
by trolleydriver 12/8/2016, 5:21 pm

» Holy snow Batman!
by donnainzone5 12/8/2016, 12:13 pm

» Butterfly Junction
by countrynaturals 12/8/2016, 11:44 am

» Garlic: Freeze, thaw, and heave
by camprn 12/8/2016, 7:05 am

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by countrynaturals 12/7/2016, 10:43 pm

» GF Collard Greens, Kale Recipes
by BeetlesPerSqFt 12/7/2016, 12:49 pm

» Bon fires on the Levee
by Cajun Cappy 12/6/2016, 12:17 pm

» Mid-Atl - Dec 2016 - Seed Catalog ?
by Scorpio Rising 12/5/2016, 10:24 pm

» Amaranth
by countrynaturals 12/5/2016, 12:06 pm

» Live and learn
by jimmy cee 12/5/2016, 9:08 am

» AtlantaMarie's Garden
by countrynaturals 12/4/2016, 2:04 pm

» Mychorrhizae Fungi
by audrey.jeanne.roberts 12/4/2016, 1:28 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

SFG from Way Back In Ohio

View previous topic View next topic Go down

SFG from Way Back In Ohio

Post  mjk12 on 4/25/2010, 1:49 pm

I watched Mel on PBS back in the 80s and had a square foot garden for a few years. We had good production and good memories from those days. Our neighbors said that it was very unusual and pretty. The children grew and between their activities and my business, I turned my garden over and planted grass seed.

I am getting back into it in on a smaller scale this year with some containers. Glad I found this website and this community.

mjk12

Posts : 11
Join date : 2010-04-12

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: SFG from Way Back In Ohio

Post  mckr3441 on 4/27/2010, 9:59 pm

Welcome MJK, from another Ohioan!

We're glad you found us, too. Welcome to the most friendly, helpful, up-to-the minute gardening forum on the net! Do you sense my partiality?

I'm a rather new SFGer who tumbled head-over-heals into the system and surprisingly found myself in Mel Bartholomew's Ohio Symposium last summer learning from the Master. Back in the 80s I was still trying to grow plants in clay! Heck in the spring of '09 I still was!

While many of us are well versed in the new SFG system, having folks on the Forums who have experience with the original methods often can give posters input based on history.

I hope you enjoy the new SFG methods and find them far easier than the original. Just wait until your new neighbors see this garden! Check into the North and Central Midwest Regional Forum, too. You will find friendly local folks there.

Happy gardening. We will all look forward to your participation.

Claire

mckr3441

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 765
Join date : 2010-03-05
Age : 76
Location : Cleveland Heights, Ohio (5b)

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Another beginner in Ohio...

Post  leap of faith on 5/1/2010, 11:33 am

Rather than a wood grid, are there others who have used wood dowel rods w/string or twine to create the grid pattern? (Yes... I'll be planting soon, but first things first.

leap of faith

Posts : 2
Join date : 2010-05-01
Location : Zone 6A

View user profile

Back to top Go down

i'm new 2

Post  puffmama on 5/1/2010, 12:18 pm

I,m new too in Rapid City SD. I'm not much of a gardener most plants take a look at me curl up and die. I told my hubby don't spend money on thick vibrant silk flowers they don't look like they live here. I'm hoping the sqf method will help. I've never done it before.

puffmama

Posts : 5
Join date : 2010-05-01
Location : south dakota

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: SFG from Way Back In Ohio

Post  Sponsored content Today at 7:41 am


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