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
» Holy snow Batman!
by runsamok Today at 4:32 pm

» Senseless Banter...
by AtlantaMarie Today at 3:37 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by Mellen Today at 3:08 pm

» Baker Creek's Seed Bank Store in Petaluma, CA
by trolleydriver Today at 2:46 pm

» Food Dehydrators
by sanderson Today at 1:21 pm

» 2017 Burpee seeds are already on display at HD
by MrBooker Today at 5:13 am

» Green Ice Leaf Lettuce
by MrBooker Today at 4:46 am

» New England January 2017
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 10:11 pm

» Gardening Australia
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 10:05 pm

» New Forum Feature
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 9:56 pm

» Microgreens Gardening
by yolos Yesterday at 9:45 pm

» Hi from Acworth GA
by AtlantaMarie Yesterday at 9:40 pm

» N & C Midwest: January 2017!
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 6:14 pm

» California's Drought
by sanderson Yesterday at 5:46 pm

» Making Smoothies
by CapeCoddess Yesterday at 4:05 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing January 2017
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 10:54 am

» Winter Sowing vs. Winter Growing
by has55 Yesterday at 3:32 am

» heirloom seed companies around a lot of the world
by ralitaco 1/18/2017, 10:58 pm

» What about ink on newspaper and cardboard for mulch?
by Scorpio Rising 1/18/2017, 9:23 pm

» Turan in the Western Mountains
by Turan 1/18/2017, 7:20 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by BeetlesPerSqFt 1/18/2017, 10:22 am

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by trolleydriver 1/18/2017, 9:23 am

» 2017 SFG Adventures in Hampstead, NC
by ralitaco 1/17/2017, 11:23 pm

» Daikon radishes?
by Scorpio Rising 1/17/2017, 9:49 pm

» Anyone want walking onions??
by Scorpio Rising 1/17/2017, 9:22 pm

» How much to plant?
by trolleydriver 1/17/2017, 2:48 pm

» January: What to plant in Northern California and Central Valley areas
by countrynaturals 1/17/2017, 2:22 pm

» Feedback for my 2017 garden plan
by sanderson 1/17/2017, 2:00 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by countrynaturals 1/17/2017, 1:49 pm

» Show us your kitchen compost container
by CapeCoddess 1/17/2017, 1:23 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Hello Everyone!

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Hello Everyone!

Post  OscarKane on 9/17/2015, 3:11 am

Hello everyone! So nice to be here. I hope to pick up some useful information as I read along.

OscarKane

Male Posts : 1
Join date : 2015-06-09
Age : 30
Location : LARK HILL, QLD ,Australia

View user profile http://www.directweb.com.au/

Back to top Go down

Re: Hello Everyone!

Post  sanderson on 9/17/2015, 3:44 am

Oscar, Welcome to the Forum from California, U.S.! glad you\'re here Tell us a little about your gardening experience, hopes and dreams.

____________________________

Find more about Weather in Fresno, CA
Click for weather forecast

sanderson

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 12658
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 68
Location : Fresno CA Zone 8-9

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Hello Everyone!

Post  AtlantaMarie on 9/17/2015, 8:18 am

Hello OscarKane.  Welcome from Atlanta, GA (SE USA).  Glad you've joined the party!

Yes, please, what Sanderson said.  And we like photos too!

Do you have a copy of the All New SFG 2nd Edition?  With every edition, Mel has made it easier & better!

Be sure to ask lots of questions.  We're here to help you succeed!

AtlantaMarie

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 3918
Join date : 2014-03-18
Age : 53
Location : Buford, GA - Zones 7B/8A

View user profile http://www.defensivespecialties.com

Back to top Go down

Re: Hello Everyone!

Post  Kelejan on 9/17/2015, 9:44 am

glad you\'re here  Oscar happy hi 

from Kelejan :canada: 

I can guarantee that you will pick up useful information.  Look forward to hearing from you.

Square Foot Gardening is applicable to every continent, well maybe not the Arctic or Antartic.

Kelejan

Female Posts : 4614
Join date : 2011-04-24
Age : 81
Location : Castlegar, British Columbia

View user profile http://www.castlegarinkspot.ca

Back to top Go down

Re: Hello Everyone!

Post  Marc Iverson on 9/17/2015, 1:35 pm

@Kelejan wrote:
Square Foot Gardening is applicable to every continent, well maybe not the Arctic or Antartic.

It is SO hard to find good vermiculiite in the Antarctic! Very Happy

Welcome OscarKane!

The easiest way to find a lot of immediately applicable information is to break down what you want to know into categories, and then find the forum for each category. In the forum on seeds and plants, for instance, you'll find specific plants discussed in detail. If you'd like to build something interesting for the garden or get ideas for something to build, go to the do it yourself section, with all its plans and projects begun, completed and lived with(and paid for!) for a while. Or to the forum for your region, which can steer you away from advice that's perfectly good for someone else's region and more toward what a better fit for your garden.

The back pages are usually the best place to find things that have been chatted casually about long enough to have turned into their own concentrated threads. It's easier to find in-depth information about potatoes when you're reading a thread about ... potatoes!

So explore the site a bit, and you'll likely get more out of it. We have great people here, with a lot of combined experience and often the pictures to show what they've learned and what they're learning. But digging through the forum may help take you past the daily discussions toward more focused learning opportunities.

Marc Iverson

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

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Hello Everyone!

Post  plantoid on 9/18/2015, 4:17 pm

Hello Oscar ,

Welcome from the UK , being much closer to CHINA than most of us should see you able to get the vermiculite much cheaper and easier. Wink


 If you go to the top of the page and look in the green band , click on " Home "   then move to the left of the screen .......a vertical column of bobbly bits comes up  ..hover over these and you can quickly go to quite a few core threads .
 When I joined five or so years ago it took me several weeks to go through all the threads .. but it really was worthwhile as in the end I have a great square foot gardening set up thanks to Mel and folk on the site.

Dave

plantoid

Male Posts : 3654
Join date : 2011-11-09
Age : 66

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Hello Everyone!

Post  Scorpio Rising on 9/18/2015, 6:19 pm

Hey, Oscar, Welcome to SFG! As you move forward in your gardening journey, pictures are very helpful (and, OK we just really like pictures!). You have come to the right place for great info, advice, support, and fun!

Scorpio Rising

Female Posts : 4029
Join date : 2015-06-12
Age : 55
Location : Ada, Ohio

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Hello Everyone!

Post  Sponsored content Today at 5:07 pm


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