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Post  Kansastraveler on 10/20/2015, 11:18 pm

Hello from the state capitol of Kansas!

Getting beds ready now to add soil and plants in the spring.

Thank you in advance for any answers or suggestions you may give.
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Post  sanderson on 10/21/2015, 3:50 am

KansasTraveler,  Welcome to the Forum from California! glad you\'re here   Are you using Mel's Mix in the beds?  We are a friendly group so ask any question you may have.

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Post  Marc Iverson on 10/21/2015, 4:03 am

Welcome!

And feel free to ask. The forum is full of learners and the learned, and plenty in between. None seem to be particularly cranky. And we've all got plenty of questions to ask each other and stories to share.
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Post  Scorpio Rising on 10/21/2015, 7:56 am

Welcome from Ohio! I love the planning almost as much as the eating....almost! Are you using All New Square Foot Gardening by Mel Bartholomew? It is a great resource! You will find lots of info on this site, especially in the archives, composting, tips, pest and disease control.... glad you\'re here
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Post  jimmy cee on 10/21/2015, 8:37 am

@Kansastraveler wrote:Hello from the state capitol of Kansas!

Getting beds ready now to add soil and plants in the spring.

Thank you in advance for any answers or suggestions you may give.
Welcome to our world

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Post  AtlantaMarie on 10/21/2015, 8:59 am

Hi Kansastravler!  Welcome from Atlanta, GA!

Be sure to ask lots of questions.  And there's a great archive section on this forum - LOTS of hard won info passed along to the rest of us.

Have you read the All New SFG book yet?
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Post  Kansastraveler on 10/21/2015, 9:22 pm

My biggest concern is where to put what so they all get along.
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Post  sanderson on 10/22/2015, 12:16 am

Folks will help you with that.  You just decide what you want to plant.  Trellises are good for controlling things that can get really unruly.  Pole beans and peas, tomatoes, winter squashes, melons, cucumbers, etc.

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