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
» Spring Fever Anyone?
by ThatsMeJenniG Today at 3:46 pm

» Happy Birthday!!
by sanderson Today at 2:51 pm

» Sweet Potatoes
by countrynaturals Today at 1:43 pm

» Air Fryer! HELP!
by countrynaturals Today at 1:40 pm

» Garden Clean-Up/Preparation
by countrynaturals Today at 11:26 am

» Butterfly Junction
by countrynaturals Today at 11:01 am

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by countrynaturals Today at 10:51 am

» New England December 2017
by AtlantaMarie Today at 6:32 am

» California's Drought
by AtlantaMarie Today at 6:29 am

» 1st Seed Catalog Arrived :)
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 7:43 pm

» jalapeno variety question?
by brianj555 Yesterday at 6:03 pm

» Sauerkraut & fermenting veggies
by brianj555 Yesterday at 5:28 pm

» Areogardening
by sanderson Yesterday at 3:22 pm

» Tomato Questions
by sanderson Yesterday at 3:04 pm

» Mid-South: December 2017
by AtlantaMarie Yesterday at 8:24 am

» What's Up? Yukon gold potatoes!
by sanderson Yesterday at 3:15 am

» CarbSmart (tm) Potatoes
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 3:09 am

» New Composter - Need Help Filling Correctly
by saganco 12/12/2017, 9:10 pm

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by countrynaturals 12/12/2017, 5:08 pm

» December Avatar: 'Tis The Season!
by sanderson 12/12/2017, 2:29 pm

» The Research Journey:cardboard covering of newly planted seeds
by saganco 12/12/2017, 1:15 pm

» 2017 SFG in Brooks, Ga
by Turan 12/11/2017, 6:39 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by sanderson 12/11/2017, 2:40 pm

» Winter Sowing vs. Winter Growing
by countrynaturals 12/11/2017, 11:44 am

» Mushroom in my lettuce!
by Scorpio Rising 12/10/2017, 10:40 pm

» 5-BOOK BUNDLE GIVEAWAY - ENDS 12/1/17
by No_Such_Reality 12/10/2017, 4:15 pm

» N&C MW; Deep Winter December/January 2017-2018
by Scorpio Rising 12/10/2017, 1:36 pm

» December: What to plant in Northern California and Central Valley areas
by countrynaturals 12/10/2017, 1:24 pm

» WARNING! Please Read! (Especially Grandparents)
by Scorpio Rising 12/9/2017, 8:53 pm

» The start of the New Garden
by brianj555 12/9/2017, 1:35 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Hello from a Dutchman in Denmark

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Hello from a Dutchman in Denmark

Post  Smitan on 3/7/2010, 12:05 am

Hi folks, today is the start of my SFG life. Smile
Bought some seeds yesterday and some more today and will start constructing the boxes.
I'll have 6 boxes, as I also want to make things to freeze down for winter and the kids (2) also want to have a box.
I know 6 boxes gives far too much, but I can always put it outside the fence and sell it to passers by.
Besides that, there also will be a lot of flowers in the boxes.

We had quiet some winter this year. Record breaking again. Snow is still around many places. Even the spot, where I will have my boxes is covered with snow.
But OK, I will start inside anyway, so there is time for the sun to do his job.

I also continued the reed work on my roof (see my site), as they promise a rain-less (and snow-less) week.

I have the impresssion that sfg is not known here in dk. Have been looking around on websites and didn't find any. But maybe....I have have colleagues anyway.

Nice to meet some Dutch though. They just are all over the place.

Bye, Hans
avatar
Smitan

Male Posts : 4
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 73
Location : Sjælland, Denmark

View user profile http://vandam.dk

Back to top Go down

Re: Hello from a Dutchman in Denmark

Post  boffer on 3/7/2010, 12:24 am

Hi Smitan,

Welcome to the forum. " today is the start of my SFG life. Smile" A SFG birthday!
I kinda like that idea, thanks.

You're right, fresh veggies from the garden never go to waste. I tend to overplant so that if the summer weather is poor I can still get enough to put up. But if the summer weather is really good, I can hardly give it away fast enough.

I believe you're the first Dutchman to join the forum. Glad to have you here, and be sure to ask questions, we all learn from them one way or another.
avatar
boffer

Male Posts : 7392
Join date : 2010-02-26
Age : 64
Location : yelm, wa, usa

View user profile http://boffer.us/

Back to top Go down

First Dutch?

Post  Smitan on 3/7/2010, 12:35 am

I'm afraid you have to do soe more reading in the Europe forum.
There are some more Dutchmen present. Smile
I am the first NL in DK
/Hans
avatar
Smitan

Male Posts : 4
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 73
Location : Sjælland, Denmark

View user profile http://vandam.dk

Back to top Go down

Re: Hello from a Dutchman in Denmark

Post  boffer on 3/7/2010, 1:51 am

That was a trick post! Danes are in Denmark, Dutchmen are in Holland and Netherlands, what are you doing up there anyway?!!!

You're right, I stand corrected. mroos/mirjam has posted in the general forum. Until recently though the majority of European posting has been in the Dutch language, that I can't read.
avatar
boffer

Male Posts : 7392
Join date : 2010-02-26
Age : 64
Location : yelm, wa, usa

View user profile http://boffer.us/

Back to top Go down

the other dutchmen happen to be dutchwomen

Post  Mirjam on 3/7/2010, 10:14 am

Hi Hans, welcome to the forum! Maybe Boffer meant to say you were the first man amongst the dutchies here Smile
avatar
Mirjam

Female Posts : 151
Join date : 2010-03-02
Age : 47
Location : Assen - The Netherlands

View user profile http://mirjamroos.blogspot.com/

Back to top Go down

Re: Hello from a Dutchman in Denmark

Post  boffer on 3/7/2010, 10:23 am

See there! Thanks for the save, Mirjam!
avatar
boffer

Male Posts : 7392
Join date : 2010-02-26
Age : 64
Location : yelm, wa, usa

View user profile http://boffer.us/

Back to top Go down

Welcome!

Post  LaFee on 3/10/2010, 4:00 pm

Welcome, Hans -- I'm a transplant, too (American living in France) -- so hopefully we will all bloom where we are planted!

We've had a really cold spell this week -- has stopped all my gardening as it's too cold to get much done (my fingers get so cold and stiff I can't do anything) But we're supposed to be back to about 10 by the weekend, so I'm hoping to get my boxes built.

I found fantastic wooden garden borders 1,2m long x 20cm high (that's 4 feet long and 8" high for the Americans reading!) -- so I will have one big box 2,4m long and 1,2m wide -- that should be enough space to keep all of us eating like rabbits this summer and hopefully some to preserve. (Homemade salsa, anyone?) I have a very sunny patch with plenty of room to access it from all sides...so I'm crossing my cold, stiff fingers that everything will grow well.


Last edited by LaFee on 3/10/2010, 4:00 pm; edited 1 time in total (Reason for editing : typo)

LaFee

Female Posts : 1023
Join date : 2010-03-03
Location : West Central Florida

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Hello from a Dutchman in Denmark

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