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Post  sanderson on 4/9/2016, 2:22 pm

I thought I would start a thread to post what I see on the SFG Foundation Facebook page.

Kim Roman wrote a nice response explaining why SFG is so much more efficient and less labor intensive than row gardening. This one exhausted me just looking at the photos!

http://www.realfarmacy.com/growing-heirloom-organic-vegetable-garden-start-finish/

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Post  ralitaco on 4/9/2016, 10:13 pm

That first photo of them breaking up the ground---ewww!!!
That is why I love the SFG method.
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Post  sanderson on 4/10/2016, 12:18 am

Ditto!

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Post  Kelejan on 4/10/2016, 2:39 am

I'm afraid I do not have one and a half hours to watch a video like this, so thank goodness for the pictures.

I had to smile at the explanation for dumping 250 bags of manure on the garden.  He only got it for free because the bags were splitting and they could not be sold.

The thought of all that work required makes me feel tired. Very Happy
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Post  has55 on 4/10/2016, 3:02 am

@ralitaco wrote:That first photo of them breaking up the ground---ewww!!!
That is why I love the SFG method.

brought back those days in the 90" when I was doing organic farming and row gardening. Whew, I glad I found SFG. Don't want to go back!!!
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Post  mschaef on 4/10/2016, 11:18 pm

I have watch his videos of his garden, hope that the foundation has his permission to share and uses his picture/ videos. He also has lots of ducks and preserves most of his harvest as it ripens. He puts in loads of hours and energy in the garden and has now decreased the size of it.
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Post  sanderson on 4/11/2016, 3:33 pm

Posted 4-11-16

Do you sell your excess harvest? Tell us about it. Were the regulations a challenge? Has it been as successful as you'd hoped? Anything else?

https://www.openpermaculture.com/magazine/start-small-produce-business?cctidx=start-small-produce-business

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Post  sanderson on 4/14/2016, 3:00 am

Posted on the SFG Certified Instructors Facebook.  Wayne Schirner, CI, of Belton, TX, built this 4' x 12' demonstration bed at his local Master Garden.  "The bricks are 3.5" thick, 11.75" long, and 7.5" tall. They are buried 1.5" deep. There is a 2-3" thick layer of mulch around the bed, which makes the bed look not as deep. I got the bricks from Lowe's and the inside dimensions are 47" wide by 12'3" long. There are 4 bricks on each end and 13 bricks along each side. Total cost for the bricks was < $100. Expensive, but permanent. No adhesive required to connect the bricks."  


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Post  sanderson on 4/14/2016, 2:15 pm

Another posting on the Foundation Facebook site.  Any comments?  Very Happy :  www.gardeningchannel.com/grow-broccoli-to-avoid-cabbage-pests/

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Post  sanderson on 4/16/2016, 1:34 pm

From the Foundation Facebook - http://www.gardeningchannel.com/seed-life-chart-how-long-will-seeds-last/

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Post  ralitaco on 4/16/2016, 8:44 pm

i bookmarked that page!
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Post  sanderson on 4/26/2016, 3:38 pm

On Facebook. Kim Roman wrote a nice comment at the bottom of the page. http://www.planetnatural.com/intensive-gardening/#comment-961670

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Post  sanderson on 5/18/2016, 3:05 am

Posted on Facebook by Amie Guyette Hall, SFG Foundation

Food Is Free.  Scroll down to see 32 photos of gardens.  Drool

https://www.facebook.com/foodisfree/

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Post  sanderson on 5/18/2016, 4:03 pm

And, another one. http://www.tomatodirt.com/strengthen.html

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Post  sanderson on 5/19/2016, 3:49 pm

Home made pesticides as posted by the Foundation on Facebook.  http://mygardeningstories.com/make-homemade-garden-insect-spray-keep-bugs-bay/

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Post  sanderson on 8/7/2016, 10:45 pm

Okay, so this one wasn't posted by the Foundation, but it promotes raised beds. http://organicgardening.about.com/od/howtogrowveggies/fl/What-is-Raised-Bed-Gardening.htm?utm_content=7269895&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_campaign=gardening&utm_term

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Post  MrBooker on 8/8/2016, 8:04 am

@sanderson wrote:Posted on Facebook by Amie Guyette Hall, SFG Foundation

Food Is Free.  Scroll down to see 32 photos of gardens.  Drool

https://www.facebook.com/foodisfree/
What a great idea.. "Food is free".  You got my wheels turning now. thinking.  I'm thinking about building a SFG out by the street and put a "Food is free" sign on it and see how it goes. Lately, there's been some pretty rowdy kids (thugs) move into the neighborhood and they might destroy it but I think it's worth a try.

 I still have time to put out some fall veggies. HMmmmm. To build or not to build thinking
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Post  sfg4uKim on 8/8/2016, 11:30 am

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Post  sanderson on 9/5/2016, 5:04 am

Pickling anyone?

http://www.marthastewart.com/1010042/pickle-and-preserved-vegetable-recipes?1234&utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=msl_563697659

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Post  sanderson on 9/7/2016, 11:58 am

French Breakfast are my favorite.

http://www.gardeningchannel.com/the-health-benefits-of-radishes/

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Post  Scorpio Rising on 9/8/2016, 7:01 pm

@MrBooker wrote:
@sanderson wrote:Posted on Facebook by Amie Guyette Hall, SFG Foundation

Food Is Free.  Scroll down to see 32 photos of gardens.  Drool

https://www.facebook.com/foodisfree/
What a great idea.. "Food is free".  You got my wheels turning now. thinking.  I'm thinking about building a SFG out by the street and put a "Food is free" sign on it and see how it goes. Lately, there's been some pretty rowdy kids (thugs) move into the neighborhood and they might destroy it but I think it's worth a try.

 I still have time to put out some fall veggies. HMmmmm. To build or not to build thinking
Might have to provide guidance as to what is ripe and ready...cool idea.
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Post  Scorpio Rising on 9/8/2016, 7:04 pm

@sanderson wrote:French Breakfast are my favorite.

http://www.gardeningchannel.com/the-health-benefits-of-radishes/
I love those as well!  I love love love radishes.  Ordered some daikon seeds from Pinetree/Superseeds so I can have more of those!  

Ever had a radish sandwich?  Yum.  Bread, butter or mayo, radishes sliced, salt/pepper.  To. Die. For.  Beer.    Same exact recipe for onion sandwich.  My dad's Depression food that has deep rooted comfort-roots!
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Post  sanderson on 9/23/2016, 7:43 pm

We've discussed how to regrow veggies from the root scraps, cloves, etc. Great short video! 1 min 13 sec https://www.buzzfeed.com/caroltan/heres-how-to-turn-your-vegetable-scraps-into-vegetables-agai

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Post  Scorpio Rising on 9/23/2016, 8:49 pm

@sanderson wrote:We've discussed how to regrow veggies from the root scraps, cloves, etc.  Great short video!  1 min 13 sec  https://www.buzzfeed.com/caroltan/heres-how-to-turn-your-vegetable-scraps-into-vegetables-agai
I saw that and Liked it with a Wow!  Lol!
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Post  sanderson on 10/13/2016, 3:29 pm

For those that are so lucky!
http://www.onegreenplanet.org/http://www.onegreenplanet.org/lifestyle/how-to-make-the-most-of-your-over-abundant-garden-harvest/

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