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
» Rolling Boxes
by yolos Today at 1:05 am

» Need another type of compost.
by ralitaco Yesterday at 8:56 pm

» Ground Cherries
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 8:42 pm

» Other Gardening Books!
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:25 pm

» Dragon Fruit!
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:19 pm

» N & C Midwest: March 2017 Brink of Spring
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:05 pm

» It's Fertilizer Time; Fruit Trees Down South!
by reynajrainwater Yesterday at 7:37 pm

» Tomato Mystery Mix
by Ginger Blue Yesterday at 7:15 pm

» Carrot Week 2017!
by donnainzone5 Yesterday at 5:14 pm

» California's Drought
by sanderson Yesterday at 4:10 pm

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by sanderson Yesterday at 3:25 pm

» Squares under siege... by grass!
by has55 Yesterday at 1:05 pm

» Comfrey
by has55 Yesterday at 1:00 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by CapeCoddess Yesterday at 12:32 pm

» Anyone in SE Idaho or near by?
by mlpii66 Yesterday at 11:25 am

» Mary Mary quite contrary, how does your garlic grow?
by CitizenKate Yesterday at 12:19 am

» New England March 2017
by Scorpio Rising 3/24/2017, 10:15 pm

» 2017: First full year of SFGing in ND
by mlpii66 3/24/2017, 8:33 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by countrynaturals 3/24/2017, 7:54 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in March 2017
by sanderson 3/24/2017, 5:00 pm

» Hello from Southern Illinois
by MrBooker 3/24/2017, 4:23 am

» Terrible News: Bumblebees In Trouble
by audrey.jeanne.roberts 3/23/2017, 9:41 pm

» New from OK City
by Scorpio Rising 3/23/2017, 9:34 pm

» Butterfly Junction
by countrynaturals 3/23/2017, 11:56 am

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by TCgardening 3/22/2017, 9:46 pm

» New to SFG!
by TCgardening 3/22/2017, 9:39 pm

» North Texas - Square Foot Garden
by Scorpio Rising 3/22/2017, 8:34 pm

» How can we save this tree?
by countrynaturals 3/22/2017, 2:30 pm

» Ontario - trying out SFG
by Kelejan 3/22/2017, 12:39 pm

» List of Forum Members with Blogs
by Cajun Cappy 3/22/2017, 12:31 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Big Lots Sale

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Big Lots Sale

Post  southern gardener on 8/21/2013, 1:47 pm

Not sure if this is nationwide or not, but our local Big Lots has their gardening supplies 90% off! Picked up some organic fertilizer for $2.50. They had the bag marked at $25 normally, which I find HARD to believe, but at $2.50 it was worth it! They had manures, trowels, seed starting kits also.
avatar
southern gardener

Posts : 1887
Join date : 2011-06-21
Age : 36
Location : california, zone 10a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Big Lots Sale

Post  camprn on 8/21/2013, 2:27 pm

which brand organic plant food did you pick up?

____________________________

41 years a gardener and going strong with SFG.
http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-weeks-until-frost

There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, for instance. ~ Henry David Thoreau

http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t1306-other-gardening-books



avatar
camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14083
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 54
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

View user profile http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

Re: Big Lots Sale

Post  southern gardener on 8/21/2013, 3:32 pm

"JOBES" ORGANIC VEGETABLE AND TOMATO GRANULES. It's supposed to have microbes and bio "something" . I've been reading up on microbes and how the soil is "living", some really interesting stuff!!
avatar
southern gardener

Posts : 1887
Join date : 2011-06-21
Age : 36
Location : california, zone 10a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Thanks

Post  carmelita on 8/21/2013, 11:00 pm

Thanks, I will be running over to Big Lots first thing tomorrow.
The last big 'close out' sale that Big Lots had on gardening stuff I stocked up on enough vermiculite and perlite to fill my shed. And the bag of bat guano I purchased made an interesting subject for after dinner conversation.
avatar
carmelita

Female Posts : 31
Join date : 2013-06-13
Location : Southeastern USA zone 8a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Big Lots Sale

Post  Marc Iverson on 8/21/2013, 11:26 pm

Oooh they sell perlite and vermiculite?
avatar
Marc Iverson

Male Posts : 3636
Join date : 2013-07-05
Age : 55
Location : SW Oregon

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Big Lots Sale

Post  carmelita on 8/22/2013, 6:59 am

They had a 'closeout' sale because some other store got rid of their gardening merchandise. Everything was at least 1/2 off. It was not part of Big Lot's regular stock. Kind of a one-time chance in a lifetime. One thing I did learn was to never buy a bag of potting soil with the name Martha Stewart on the label. There were actually chunks of concrete in it. Like broken up sidewalk.
avatar
carmelita

Female Posts : 31
Join date : 2013-06-13
Location : Southeastern USA zone 8a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Big Lots Sale

Post  Triciasgarden on 8/22/2013, 2:26 pm

Wow Carmelita, chunks of concrete!  I bet Ms. Stewart would be livid to hear such a thing!  She is such a stickler for things being done the right way!
avatar
Triciasgarden

Female Posts : 1628
Join date : 2010-06-04
Age : 62
Location : Northern Utah

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Big Lots Sale

Post  carmelita on 8/22/2013, 2:33 pm

Don't believe the image she portrays in the media. I once had dinner with her (back in the day) and you can believe if she said "put chunks of broken concrete in the bags of potting soil" then that is exactly what would get done.
avatar
carmelita

Female Posts : 31
Join date : 2013-06-13
Location : Southeastern USA zone 8a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Big Lots Sale

Post  Triciasgarden on 8/23/2013, 9:34 pm

Ahhhh, interesting!
avatar
Triciasgarden

Female Posts : 1628
Join date : 2010-06-04
Age : 62
Location : Northern Utah

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Big Lots Sale

Post  Marc Iverson on 8/23/2013, 11:57 pm

I went today, and asked for the gardening section. The clerk must have seen me coming; she said, "It's almost all gone."

There were a lot of hose nozzles, but "super sale" type discounts were all but gone. I did get three Topsy Turvy plant hangers, though. I don't like the one I've got now, but THESE ones were on sale!

For a buck-fifty, I couldn't help myself ...
avatar
Marc Iverson

Male Posts : 3636
Join date : 2013-07-05
Age : 55
Location : SW Oregon

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Big Lots Sale

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