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
» What is this? Plant identification?
by brianj555 Yesterday at 10:34 pm

» My first Attempt
by Mikesgardn Yesterday at 8:04 pm

» Areogardening
by BeetlesPerSqFt Yesterday at 5:18 pm

» January 2018 Avatar: Surprise Us
by sanderson Yesterday at 4:51 pm

» My Shreveport Garden 2018
by sanderson Yesterday at 4:47 pm

» 2018 - First Annual Seed Exchange Week - January 20-28 (Edited)
by BeetlesPerSqFt Yesterday at 4:13 pm

» Are vegetables hurt by too much light?
by BeetlesPerSqFt 1/20/2018, 8:38 am

» Seed Starting!!
by brianj555 1/19/2018, 9:14 pm

» Spring Fever Anyone?
by sanderson 1/19/2018, 3:06 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by sanderson 1/19/2018, 2:56 pm

» Weight Watchers Turkey, Bean and Vegetable Chili
by hammock gal 1/19/2018, 8:43 am

» Sow True Seeds
by AtlantaMarie 1/19/2018, 8:00 am

» Colored Mulch
by No_Such_Reality 1/18/2018, 7:12 pm

» Taking on 4 Season Gardening
by Roseinarosecity 1/18/2018, 5:19 pm

» Fourth Year SFG in Canada
by trolleydriver 1/18/2018, 3:53 pm

» SUGA 2017
by SQWIB 1/18/2018, 12:57 pm

» Senseless Banter...
by sanderson 1/17/2018, 9:42 pm

» Butternut squash, turkey Italian sausage, cannelini bean soup
by yolos 1/17/2018, 9:25 pm

» Happy Birthday!!
by yolos 1/17/2018, 9:12 pm

» N&C Midwest—January 2018!!!
by Scorpio Rising 1/17/2018, 7:08 pm

» Is there ever enough compost?
by has55 1/17/2018, 2:41 am

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by Scorpio Rising 1/16/2018, 9:10 pm

» Gophers
by countrynaturals 1/16/2018, 12:32 pm

» High heat tolerant tomatoes
by walshevak 1/16/2018, 6:03 am

» Mid-Atl - Jan 2018 - Brrrrrrrrrr! and Happy New Year
by AtlantaMarie 1/15/2018, 6:43 am

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in January 2018
by sanderson 1/15/2018, 3:53 am

» New England Jan 2018
by hammock gal 1/13/2018, 5:50 pm

» Air Fryer! HELP!
by sanderson 1/13/2018, 3:26 pm

» New SFG box-Humanitarian way
by sanderson 1/13/2018, 3:24 pm

» Drafts?
by trolleydriver 1/13/2018, 1:18 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Huntsville Ontario - Community Garden

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Huntsville Ontario - Community Garden

Post  trolleydriver on 6/20/2016, 9:30 am

While vacationing in the Muskoka Region of Ontario, Mrs TD and I discovered a community garden near the waterfront in the Town of Huntsville.

What I found interesting was the use of many different materials for edging the beds and for trellises (including a brass headboard). Most of the garden does not appear to be successful but there are a few brights spots. What is clear to me is that the people involved could use training in Square Foot Gardening.

BTW, I think the word "Klahanie" means "Great Outdoors".

I've posted a link to a slide show below. 

http://s87.photobucket.com/user/vifc313/slideshow/2016%20-%20%20Gardening/Huntsville%20Community%20Garden

____________________________

Ottawa, Canada
Find more about Weather in Ottawa, CA
Click for weather forecast
avatar
trolleydriver

Forum Moderator

Male Posts : 4033
Join date : 2015-05-04
Age : 70
Location : Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Huntsville Ontario - Community Garden

Post  trolleydriver on 6/20/2016, 7:03 pm

Just wondering ... are you folks able to view the slideshow (link posted in previous post)?

____________________________

Ottawa, Canada
Find more about Weather in Ottawa, CA
Click for weather forecast
avatar
trolleydriver

Forum Moderator

Male Posts : 4033
Join date : 2015-05-04
Age : 70
Location : Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Huntsville Ontario - Community Garden

Post  sanderson on 6/20/2016, 8:00 pm

Thanks for sharing. It looks like the beds are over 4' wide?? I bet you felt like re-making the place, holding classes. One looked like the person was row gardening in the bed, over seedling in rows. However, there were some artistic aspects to some of the beds.

____________________________

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

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 15212
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 69
Location : Fresno CA Zone 8-9

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Huntsville Ontario - Community Garden

Post  yolos on 6/20/2016, 9:55 pm

@trolleydriver wrote:Just wondering ... are you folks able to view the slideshow (link posted in previous post)?
Yes
avatar
yolos

Female Posts : 3326
Join date : 2011-11-20
Age : 68
Location : Brooks, Ga Zone 7B/8A

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Huntsville Ontario - Community Garden

Post  Scorpio Rising on 6/21/2016, 12:15 am

Yes, very cool! I liked some of the more eclectic gardens. Those beds are wide, would have to walk on them. How is watering handled?

avatar
Scorpio Rising

Female Posts : 5591
Join date : 2015-06-12
Age : 56
Location : Ada, Ohio

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Huntsville Ontario - Community Garden

Post  trolleydriver on 6/21/2016, 9:51 am

@Scorpio Rising wrote:Yes, very cool!  I liked some of the more eclectic gardens.  Those beds are wide, would have to walk on them.  How is watering handled?  


Re watering ... There was a plastic barrel (water?) in the back of the area. There was a watering can on the ground. Mrs TD now tells me there was a water tap outside the garden. Someone has what looks like a rain gauge in one of the beds. The whole thing looked really dry and poorly maintained. I could not help but think how much nicer are our SFGs.

____________________________

Ottawa, Canada
Find more about Weather in Ottawa, CA
Click for weather forecast
avatar
trolleydriver

Forum Moderator

Male Posts : 4033
Join date : 2015-05-04
Age : 70
Location : Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Huntsville Ontario - Community Garden

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