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Post  sfg4uKim on 3/20/2015, 8:51 pm

SEEDING SQUARE

Waiting for the snow to melt (again) to be able to use this. It was part of a crowd funding project I participated in.

I admit it, it's not a necessity, but I do love gizmos. It comes with a wand with a scoop and a funnel that fit in the holes for easier seed planting.




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Post  sanderson on 3/20/2015, 9:10 pm

Cute Gizmo!

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Post  sfg4uKim on 3/20/2015, 9:48 pm

I actually think it will be helpful for my 3 & 5 YO grand kids (don't think the 6 week old is quite up to gardening yet).

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Post  Dunkinjean on 3/20/2015, 11:15 pm

Kim,
Very interesting and cool gizmo.
Let us know how to use it and how well it works.
Of course we got snow also today 4-5 inches.
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Post  FamilyGardening on 3/21/2015, 3:58 am

oh I like it!! 

is it available yet to purchase??

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Post  Goosegirl on 3/21/2015, 8:16 am

Love gizmos! Too cool!
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Post  Kelejan on 3/21/2015, 9:41 am

What is it made of and is it rigid or flexible and is it exactly 12" square?

How much did it cost and from where did you get it?

That's only five questions.  I can't think of any more right now.

Oh, do they come in different colours? As if that would make any difference. Very Happy
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Post  sfg4uKim on 3/21/2015, 5:40 pm

@FamilyGardening wrote:oh I like it!! 

is it available yet to purchase??

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Yes it is. In my original post where it says SEEDING SQUARE . . . that's a link to their site.

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Post  sfg4uKim on 3/21/2015, 5:43 pm

@Dunkinjean wrote:Kim,
Very interesting and cool gizmo.
Let us know how to use it and how well it works.
Of course we got snow also today 4-5 inches.
Actually the link in my first post where it says SEEDING SQUARE . . . if your scroll down there's a video.

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Post  sfg4uKim on 3/21/2015, 5:47 pm

@Kelejan wrote:What is it made of and is it rigid or flexible and is it exactly 12" square?

How much did it cost and from where did you get it?

That's only five questions.  I can't think of any more right now.

Oh, do they come in different colours? As if that would make any difference. Very Happy
It's a rigid 12" square green (only color) plastic. I don't know exactly what it's made of but it's "RoHS Compliant" - Restriction of Use of Hazardous Substances (Canadian thing?).

It's $24.95 and if you follow the link in my first post where it says SEEDING SQUARE it take you directly to their page.

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Post  jarity on 3/21/2015, 6:10 pm

Hi,
neat template!  one question. i have some seeds that state 8" (actually 8"-10" but i want to go with the 8") is the 8" spacing on the diagonal or do i have to use 2 squares?
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Post  AtlantaMarie on 3/21/2015, 8:53 pm

Kim - interesting....  Please let us know how it works out.  DH is a gadget-guy...  maybe that would get him more interested.

Jarity - you should be able to plant 3 in 2 squares.  I'd do them in a triangle - 2 corners and a middle.
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Post  Kelejan on 3/21/2015, 10:57 pm

@sfg4uKim wrote:
@Kelejan wrote:What is it made of and is it rigid or flexible and is it exactly 12" square?

How much did it cost and from where did you get it?

That's only five questions.  I can't think of any more right now.

Oh, do they come in different colours? As if that would make any difference. Very Happy
It's a rigid 12" square green (only color) plastic. I don't know exactly what it's made of but it's "RoHS Compliant" - Restriction of Use of Hazardous Substances (Canadian thing?).

It's $24.95 and if you follow the link in my first post where it says SEEDING SQUARE it take you directly to their page.
Shows many of us don't really take in what we read. Embarassed Even though you repeated yourself several times.  Sorry, Kim, will try and pay attention next time. Very Happy
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Post  sfg4uKim on 3/21/2015, 11:20 pm

@jarity wrote:Hi,
neat template!  one question. i have some seeds that state 8" (actually 8"-10" but i want to go with the 8") is the 8" spacing on the diagonal or do i have to use 2 squares?
thanx
I would put them on the diagonal.

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Post  sfg4uKim on 3/21/2015, 11:21 pm

@AtlantaMarie wrote:Kim - interesting....  Please let us know how it works out.  DH is a gadget-guy...  maybe that would get him more interested.

Jarity - you should be able to plant 3 in 2 squares.  I'd do them in a triangle - 2 corners and a middle.
It's working out REALLY well. I LOVE it.

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