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Hello from Philly

Post  SQWIB on 3/16/2017, 2:40 pm

Not sure if I introduced myself yet, so Hello.
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Post  AtlantaMarie on 3/16/2017, 9:27 pm

Hi SQWIB. Welcome from Atlanta, GA!

No, haven't seen you before... But glad you're here.

Can you tell us about your garden & yard, etc.? We like pictures! (Hint, hint)
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Post  Scorpio Rising on 3/16/2017, 9:49 pm

@SQWIB wrote:Not sure if I introduced myself yet, so Hello.
Hello!  Would love for some more info, hopes, plans, experience?  I am in Ohio, cold now...I have stuff under lights on heating pads, nothing else..

Dish!glad you\'re here
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Post  CitizenKate on 3/16/2017, 10:10 pm

Hiya SQUIB - glad ta meet ya!

glad you\'re here
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Post  BeetlesPerSqFt on 3/16/2017, 11:29 pm

Hello from a neighbor to the west happy hi -- I'm in central Pennsylvania. I look forward to hearing more about your garden space and your plans for it!
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Post  ralitaco on 3/16/2017, 11:49 pm

Greetings from Coastal NC.

Pat's or Geno's?
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Post  sanderson on 3/17/2017, 3:23 am

Sqwib, Welcome to the Forum from California! glad you\'re here Tell us a little about your gardening hopes and dreams.

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Re: Hello from Philly

Post  SQWIB on 3/17/2017, 8:57 am

Well thank you for the inviting welcome, I sure will post some photos, I'll check out the site and format and maybe start a thread in the "Show us yours" forum.
Maybe I can get a couple threads going in the "Do it yourself" forums as well.

test photo,

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Post  SQWIB on 3/17/2017, 10:09 am

OK, The Forums format is user friendly, I was able to get some of my builds under the "Do it yourself" forum.

I'll try to get something going in the "Show us yours" forum later today.
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Post  BeetlesPerSqFt on 3/17/2017, 5:57 pm

I see several Hugelkultur bed posts -- but I no grids or SFG bed posts or mention of Mel's Mix. Do you have any SFG beds, or are you planning to add some? 

I've heard of Hugelkultur before, but I haven't bothered to learn much since it's not in my near future (I'm renting, and don't have a truck.) So my question is, what stops the wood forming the exterior of the bed from rotting along with the rest of the wood inside it?
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Post  SQWIB on 3/17/2017, 6:22 pm

Still debating on if I will be doing any of Mel's mix.
The beds are 22" wide.
I am also still undecided on following the SFG method, still researching.
The wood will rot over time , my last beds that ended up completely underground, lasted twenty years
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Post  Scorpio Rising on 3/17/2017, 7:57 pm

Interesting!  Great looking garden!  I do SFG with MM, but Idon't use a grid.  My original "beds" were re-purposes window boxes of non-SFG dimensions...work just fine, but not completely SFG for the pure of heart!  flower
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Post  ralitaco on 3/17/2017, 9:53 pm

@SQWIB wrote:...and maybe start a thread in the "Show us yours" forum.
May I suggest you start one in your Regional forum (Mid-Atlantic (I think))

Several others inspired me to make one in my regional forum - 2017 SFG Adventures in Hampstead NC
I use it sort of like a blog for my "adventure"
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