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Post  Terp Gardener on 5/11/2015, 2:55 pm

Hi all - we have a small homestead (2 acres) near Frederick, MD.  Here's praying that our livestock, puppy or 3 small children don't undo all that we are attempting to create in our beautiful beds.  We are new to gardening & are learning as we go.  Thanks in advance for all the wisdom

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Post  sanderson on 5/11/2015, 3:26 pm

Terp Gardener, Welcome to the Forum from California! glad you\'re here It sounds like you have a full life. Are you trying the All New Square Foot Gardening method in the veggie garden?

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Post  Terp Gardener on 5/11/2015, 3:40 pm

Yup - for everything.  Strawberries, veggies & flowers.  We're an all-in type of family.

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Post  CapeCoddess on 5/11/2015, 4:37 pm

Hi Cathy, Welcome!  You're a busy lady!  Do you have any photos you can share with us?

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Post  lyndeeloo on 5/11/2015, 6:30 pm

Welcome to the forum! You will love all the info, support and ideas shared here. Envious of the 2 acres for sure! A lot of us whine about not having enough room for all we want to plant Very Happy

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Post  AtlantaMarie on 5/11/2015, 6:50 pm

Hi Cathy.  Welcome from Atlanta, GA!

+1 on everything Lindeeloo said!

I also USED to be an interpreter - mannnnnyyyyy years ago.

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Post  sfg4uKim on 5/11/2015, 7:43 pm

Hi Cathy:

I'm your "neighbor" in Glen Burnie. I also homeschooled my children (now adults).

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Post  mschaef on 5/13/2015, 3:31 pm

Welcome to the forum. I home school my twos boys and they love our garden projects. They are 4 and 8. If you get the kids involved the won't want to destroy what they did/ helped with.

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