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Post  joboomartin on 4/13/2016, 9:36 am

Hi all from Cumming, GA. I finally broke down and bought the SFG book. After many years of row gardening, this book really resonated with me and I am excited to get started. Thanks in advance for the info I know this forum will provide!

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Post  countrynaturals on 4/13/2016, 12:42 pm

@joboomartin wrote:Hi all from Cumming, GA. I finally broke down and bought the SFG book. After many years of row gardening, this book really resonated with me and I am excited to get started. Thanks in advance for the info I know this forum will provide!

Joe Martin
Welcome! I'm an old-timer here (signed up yesterday). LOL!
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Post  yolos on 4/13/2016, 1:27 pm

Welcome from another Georgian. I am in Brooks about 25 miles south of the Atlanta Airport. My daughter attended North Georgia College and had some classes up in Gainesville. I used to audit banks and audited a few in Gainesville many years ago.
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Post  Kelejan on 4/13/2016, 1:40 pm

glad you\'re here  Joe Martin happy hi 
from Kelejan :canada: in British Columbia.

I am happy to hear you have broken down and bought the book and excited about another way of gardening. You will not regret it.

I had the original book on my shelf, the 1984 version, for umpteen years until I retired,

Luckily for me I went on to the Internet the day before I started digging to see if there was a site devoted to this book and there was.  I discovered that there was a more recent book that was quite a bit advanced on the original and it saved me a ton of work, not having to did into my rock plateau.

Now I thoroughly enjoy growing things to eat and it keeps me fit as well.  My first year I grew enough salad stuff to keep me going through the summer so the I got hooked.
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Post  AtlantaMarie on 4/13/2016, 11:03 pm

Hi Joe. I'm your regional host, Marie. I live in the Buford area, so only about 20 miles from you. :-)

Glad you've joined us!
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Post  joboomartin on 4/14/2016, 7:46 am

Putting in my first square this weekend. Look forward to a great spring and early summer.


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Post  jimmy cee on 4/14/2016, 8:02 am

Hi Joe and welcome...you're gonna love it here
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Post  MrBooker on 4/14/2016, 11:36 am

@joboomartin wrote:Hi all, I am Joe and just joined. I have row gardened for years but finally broke down and bought the SFG book. WOW, it really opened my eyes. Putting in my first square this weekend. Look forward to a great spring and early summer.

Hi Joe and WELCOME.  We'd love to see some pics when you get the garden going. I'm just getting back into SFG after many years.  Since I last posted, I have put in 3 rain barrels and my SFG is doing great. I'll be posting pics later.
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Post  Windmere on 4/14/2016, 1:35 pm

Hi Joe.  I did not get to welcome you the first time around.  So... welcome to the Forum!  I am just beginning my fourth spring and I've enjoyed SFG very much.  I have a VERY small operation in Fayetteville, GA, and SFG has helped me to maximize my return when it comes to space.

I think you will enjoy your time here.  I've learned a lot.  Once in a while a can contribute to discussions, but I really end up learning much more from this site than anything I can add.  I wish you much success and enjoy your garden!
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Post  mschaef on 4/14/2016, 2:42 pm

Welcome to the forum from Newnan, Ga. You'll end up multiplying those boxes! Be sure to use quality compost and if possible start you own 'cooking'.
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Post  sanderson on 4/15/2016, 2:32 am

Hi Joe, Welcome to the Forum from CA! glad you\'re here All New Square Foot Gardening is a wonderful way to garden. Makes it actually fun. Be forewarned though, it can be so addicting!

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