Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]

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.


[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Bryan Greenbeard of Minnesota's 2017 Plans
by Turan Today at 1:35 pm

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by sanderson Today at 1:24 pm

» New England May 2017
by CapeCoddess Today at 12:55 pm

» Turan in the Western Mountains
by Turan Today at 11:34 am

» N&C Midwest: May is here! 2017
by CapeCoddess Today at 10:27 am

» 2017: First full year of SFGing in ND
by Robbomb116 Today at 8:50 am

» Happy Birthday!!
by AtlantaMarie Today at 8:46 am

» Natural Dying ~ The Thyme to Dye is Coming!
by trolleydriver Today at 7:07 am

» Tips for compost tumbler
by plantoid Today at 4:22 am

» Maritime SGFG 2017
by sanderson Today at 3:29 am

» Strawberry protection
by sanderson Today at 3:27 am

» Using Eggshells for your garden
by sanderson Today at 3:22 am

» TrolleyDriver's Compost Thermometer
by sanderson Today at 3:17 am

» Planting for the trellis
by sanderson Today at 2:57 am

» Spring BBQ day
by sanderson Today at 2:55 am

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in May 2017
by Fiz Yesterday at 8:17 pm

» Dandelions - I cut this out of a magazine when I was a teen-
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:02 pm

» Watering System -- Finally!
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 3:49 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 3:43 pm

» Slugs and stuff
by CapeCoddess Yesterday at 9:56 am

» surprising results from soil test
by sanderson Yesterday at 3:29 am

» New in Tennessee
by sanderson Yesterday at 3:23 am

» Netting as Barrier
by sanderson Yesterday at 3:20 am

» Bumble bees In Trouble
by sanderson Yesterday at 3:08 am

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by Cajun Cappy 5/22/2017, 10:27 pm

» What region am I in now?
by CapeCoddess 5/22/2017, 3:54 pm

» Get Moving!
by trolleydriver 5/22/2017, 12:14 pm

» Friday Rookie Topic: Edible Flowers
by BeetlesPerSqFt 5/22/2017, 11:39 am

» 2017 SFG in Brooks, Ga
by sanderson 5/22/2017, 2:25 am

» Garden pics from S/W Illinois
by yolos 5/21/2017, 4:57 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Hello From Indiana

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Hello From Indiana

Post  milt48 on 1/30/2016, 9:52 am

The city of Terre Haute to be exact. Cool

My wife gave me a copy of Mel's "All New Square Foot Gardening" for Christmas, and after reading it I want to give it a go.
avatar
milt48

Male Posts : 28
Join date : 2016-01-29
Age : 69
Location : indiana zone 5/6

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Hello From Indiana

Post  trolleydriver on 1/30/2016, 10:23 am

Welcome Milt from Ottawa, Canada. You've come to a great forum where ideas a freely exchanged and there is much friendly advice provided to us rookies. This will be my second year with SFG. You are going to really like it.
avatar
trolleydriver

Forum Moderator

Male Posts : 3007
Join date : 2015-05-04
Age : 69
Location : Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Hello From Indiana

Post  AtlantaMarie on 1/30/2016, 12:11 pm

Hi Milt. Welcome from Atlanta, GA!

You've certainly come to the right place! There's all sorts of friendly folks here who will be pleased to answer questions, give advice, cheer you on, and just to gab...

There's also a terrific archives section with lots of hard won information for you to glean.
avatar
AtlantaMarie

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 4078
Join date : 2014-03-18
Age : 54
Location : Buford, GA - Zones 7B/8A

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

Back to top Go down

Re: Hello From Indiana

Post  Kelejan on 1/30/2016, 12:56 pm

glad you\'re here mitt happy hi 

from Kelejan in Canada :canada: 

We have a treasure trove easy to access  archives (Search Box top left-hand corner of this page) so you won't have time for gardening. wave smile Just don't read them all at once but pick and choose as needed.
avatar
Kelejan

Female Posts : 4827
Join date : 2011-04-24
Age : 82
Location : Castlegar, British Columbia

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

Back to top Go down

Re: Hello From Indiana

Post  milt48 on 1/30/2016, 3:02 pm

Thank you all for the very warm welcomes.

I am so looking forward to trying the SFG technique I am like a wee kid waiting on Santa. Very Happy

I am already having fun getting prepared.

I have my seeds in hand just waiting to go. My box is at the ready just waiting for me to figure out where I want to set it up. I have plenty of good quality Canadian S. Peat. I have around four cubic feet of Vermiculite, and since I have always composted I have plenty of that too.

Thanks again.
avatar
milt48

Male Posts : 28
Join date : 2016-01-29
Age : 69
Location : indiana zone 5/6

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Hello From Indiana

Post  CapeCoddess on 1/30/2016, 3:31 pm

@milt48 wrote:Thank you all for the very warm welcomes.

I am so looking forward to trying the SFG technique I am like a wee kid waiting on Santa. Very Happy

I am already having fun getting prepared.

I have my seeds in hand just waiting to go. My box is at the ready just waiting for me to figure out where I want to set it up. I have plenty of good quality Canadian S. Peat. I have around four cubic feet of Vermiculite, and since I have always composted I have plenty of that too.

Thanks again.
Wow, you really are ready to go, Milt! Don't forget we love photos!!! Even photos of compost, peat and vermiculite if you have any. Lol
CC
avatar
CapeCoddess

Posts : 5925
Join date : 2012-05-20
Age : 61
Location : elbow of the Cape, MA, Zone 6b/7a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Hello From Indiana

Post  Scorpio Rising on 1/30/2016, 6:11 pm

@milt48 wrote:The city of Terre Haute to be exact. Cool

My wife gave me a copy of Mel's "All New Square Foot Gardening" for Christmas, and after reading it I want to give it a go.

Welcome, Milt, from Ohio! You will love the SFG method, and won't believe how productive your little squares will be,not to mention the weeding, and tilling, etc, that you will not be doing! And the chemicals that you won't need...

This forum has been so helpful for me and a ton of others here. I have grown very fond of this group! You will learn so much, not just from the folks here, but your own journey. Make sure you keep notes; what wors, and what doesn't, what you like, and what you don't!

And pictures....lots of pictures....LOL

glad you\'re here
avatar
Scorpio Rising

Female Posts : 4658
Join date : 2015-06-12
Age : 55
Location : Ada, Ohio

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Hello From Indiana

Post  Kelejan on 1/30/2016, 7:43 pm

I am happy your are all ready to go, Milt. (Sorry about calling you mitt. It was a typo, as usual.)
avatar
Kelejan

Female Posts : 4827
Join date : 2011-04-24
Age : 82
Location : Castlegar, British Columbia

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

Back to top Go down

Re: Hello From Indiana

Post  CitizenKate on 1/30/2016, 10:32 pm

Greetings from Kansas, Milt!  You came to the right place - great info and lotsa helpful folks.  We are looking forward to seeing your new garden.
avatar
CitizenKate

Posts : 687
Join date : 2015-03-20
Location : Northeast KS, USA; Zone 6a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Hello From Indiana

Post  sanderson on 1/31/2016, 3:45 am

Milt, Welcome to the Forum from California! glad you\'re here Ditto to everything folks have already replied. Yes, we love photos, especially from new members as they develop their garden. One warning, SFG can be addictive! It seems I keep adding boxes each year.

____________________________

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

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 13750
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 68
Location : Fresno CA Zone 8-9

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Hello From Indiana

Post  Scorpio Rising on 1/31/2016, 10:09 am

Hey, Milt, Goose Girl & I are your Regional Hosts, so keep an eye out for monthly regional topic threads starting out with the label "North & Central Midwest"....I blew it this month and forgot the label, so our thread was called "Welcome 2016! January Plans and Schemes". As you know, we northerners get a little break in the winter, so we plan, and watch our 3 and 4 seasons gardeners from afar! LOL

Here is the link to explain the regional forums:

http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t872-what-is-a-region-for-with-map

avatar
Scorpio Rising

Female Posts : 4658
Join date : 2015-06-12
Age : 55
Location : Ada, Ohio

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Hello From Indiana

Post  Sponsored content


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