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Hello from southern South Carolina

Post  molasses on 7/25/2015, 5:06 pm

I am new to gardening and hope to learn about square foot gardening and after a while be able to contribute to the discussions.

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Re: Hello from southern South Carolina

Post  sanderson on 7/26/2015, 2:50 am

Molasses, Welcome to the Forum from California! glad you\'re here There is a wealth of information and experience on this Forum to help beginners get started. Soon, you will feel comfortable contributing your experiences. We are a fun and kind group of folks. Very Happy

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Post  kauairosina on 7/26/2015, 9:55 pm

Welcome from Hawaii.  I second Sanderson's comment that this has to be one of the kindest forums ever.  My husband and I once gardened in Irvine and our plants flourished.  That was when Irvine was full of orange groves and acres of wonderful veggies.  Sighhhhs glad you\'re here

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Re: Hello from southern South Carolina

Post  Scorpio Rising on 7/26/2015, 10:03 pm

Hey Molasses, Welcome! This is the best group of experts you will ever get to know! I have learned so much. I do highly recommend you read one of the books by Mel Bartholomew, preferably in my opinion "The All New Square Foot Garden" either the first or 2nd Ed.

Just the best ever advice to get off on the right foot, glad you\'re here

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Hello from Southern South Carolina

Post  kauairosina on 7/26/2015, 10:49 pm

Ooops.  My bad.  I read South California.  Ignore the Irvine and take the welcome.

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Re: Hello from southern South Carolina

Post  Marc Iverson on 7/27/2015, 1:25 pm

Welcome! And you can always contribute to the discussions. A question is a contribution, and for every person who asks a question, there are probably a dozen more who have the same question and would love to find an answer for it! And everyone likes to hear that their garden looks lovely, or get a little internet pat on the shoulder when one of their projects goes wonky or something goes wrong. And even with the really experienced people ... something always goes wrong!

So you can be shy or quiet, but don't feel obligated!

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Re: Hello from southern South Carolina

Post  sanderson on 7/27/2015, 2:05 pm

@Marc Iverson wrote:Welcome!  And you can always contribute to the discussions.  A question is a contribution, and for every person who asks a question, there are probably a dozen more who have the same question and would love to find an answer for it!  And everyone likes to hear that their garden looks lovely, or get a little internet pat on the shoulder when one of their projects goes wonky or something goes wrong.  And even with the really experienced people ... something always goes wrong!  

So you can be shy or quiet, but don't feel obligated!
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Re: Hello from southern South Carolina

Post  hokie_paw on 7/27/2015, 4:06 pm

Hey!!!!!
I am from South Carolina also (central).  There is a lot of information on the Clemson extension website.  It has spring and fall planting charts etc.  I pulled up more than half my spring garden due to vine borers and am in the process of planting for fall.  I am going by there recommendations.  South Carolina is broken down into 3 regions according to them.  Wish you the best.

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Re: Hello from southern South Carolina

Post  AtlantaMarie on 7/28/2015, 9:16 am

Hi Molasses!  Welcome from Atlanta, GA!  I MAY be your Regional Host....

As the others have said, there's a wealth of info here free for the asking or researching in the archives.

Glad you've joined us!

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Re: Hello from southern South Carolina

Post  Windmere on 7/29/2015, 5:55 pm

Hi Molasses.  Welcome from Atlanta, GA (there's a few of us from this area).  I think you'll find that folks here are very helpful and awfully friendly.  Fire away with any questions.  Folks here are eager to help.  Like most gardeners, we could go on about gardening for hours.  (ha ha)

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Hello from Southern South Carolina

Post  kauairosina on 7/29/2015, 6:13 pm

and that's the truth!!  World wide.  We do love to go on about gardening. The ups and the downs. Very Happy

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