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
» A new SFG fan from Texas
by Scorpio Rising Today at 2:12 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by Scorpio Rising Today at 2:11 pm

» 2018 SFG in Brooks, GA
by Scorpio Rising Today at 2:09 pm

» N&C Midwest: When are your starting seeds?
by Scorpio Rising Today at 1:28 pm

» hanging grow light suggestions
by Scorpio Rising Today at 1:26 pm

» Happy Birthday!!
by Scorpio Rising Today at 1:22 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by countrynaturals Today at 10:48 am

» Hi Everyone
by countrynaturals Today at 1:53 am

» N&C Midwest: February 2018 !
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 11:07 pm

» Horsetail weed
by sanderson Yesterday at 7:36 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in February 2018?
by Kelejan Yesterday at 9:31 am

» MD Home & Garden Ticket Drawing (until 2/24/18)
by sanderson Yesterday at 2:55 am

» Path Width
by donnainzone5 2/23/2018, 11:20 pm

» parsnips in square foot garden?
by Turan 2/23/2018, 8:38 pm

» Your favorite blackberries or raspberries?
by Mikesgardn 2/23/2018, 5:51 pm

» SUGA 2018
by SQWIB 2/23/2018, 2:02 pm

» Mid-Atl - Feb 2018 - Anyone starting seed indoors yet?
by BeetlesPerSqFt 2/23/2018, 12:22 am

» Hello from Northern Ontario Eh!
by skidmoca 2/22/2018, 9:04 pm

» Eggplant - (Japanese) Millionaire
by Scorpio Rising 2/22/2018, 8:57 pm

» Floating Away and New Seeds!
by Scorpio Rising 2/22/2018, 8:55 pm

» ahoy mateys from Arkansas
by Scorpio Rising 2/22/2018, 8:45 pm

» Sowing Experiment! Anyone Tried This?
by Scorpio Rising 2/21/2018, 8:49 pm

» Fourth Year SFG in Canada
by trolleydriver 2/21/2018, 5:13 pm

» Aerogrow by Miracle Grow
by AtlantaMarie 2/21/2018, 7:05 am

» Seed Organizing Ideas
by AtlantaMarie 2/21/2018, 7:04 am

» Areogardening
by BeetlesPerSqFt 2/20/2018, 9:54 pm

» has55's R & D Journey
by sanderson 2/20/2018, 1:55 am

» WANTED: Pictures of Compost Bins
by bigdogrock 2/19/2018, 10:28 pm

» The New Square Foot Gardening Foundation page is now online!
by sanderson 2/19/2018, 6:40 pm

» February: What to plant in Northern California and Central Valley areas
by sanderson 2/19/2018, 6:31 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

My Ontario SFG Garden Spring 2017

Go down

My Ontario SFG Garden Spring 2017

Post  sharkluvr on 3/29/2017, 2:39 pm

This is my third year gardening. My mother had the SFG book when I was a teenager and I remembered it when I decided I wanted to start a garden of my own. I have 29 beds; 12 8'x3'x6", 10 8'x4'x6", 3 2'x6'x30", 1 8'x4'x10" and 3 4'x4'x10". I am looking forward to learning from everyone here. Smile
avatar
sharkluvr

Female Posts : 6
Join date : 2017-03-29
Age : 41
Location : Ontario

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: My Ontario SFG Garden Spring 2017

Post  sanderson on 3/29/2017, 2:53 pm

Shark, Welcome to the Forum from California! glad you\'re here Photos of your beds? We love photos. I love you

____________________________

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

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 15416
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 69
Location : Fresno CA Zone 8-9

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: My Ontario SFG Garden Spring 2017

Post  CapeCoddess on 3/29/2017, 3:08 pm

glad you\'re here

@sharkluvr wrote:This is my third year gardening. My mother had the SFG book when I was a teenager and I remembered it when I decided I wanted to start a garden of my own. I have 29 beds; 12 8'x3'x6", 10 8'x4'x6", 3 2'x6'x30", 1 8'x4'x10" and 3 4'x4'x10". I am looking forward to learning from everyone here. Smile


Seriously? 29 beds??? Wow! You must have a huge family! Are they all filled with Mel's Mix? How have your harvests been the past 2 yrs? Do you can, dehydrate and/or freeze? Do I ask enough questions?


CC
avatar
CapeCoddess

Posts : 6540
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: My Ontario SFG Garden Spring 2017

Post  sanderson on 3/29/2017, 3:18 pm

CC, I have seen the photos and the gardening is amazing. Can't wait until Shark posts them here. bounce

____________________________

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

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 15416
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 69
Location : Fresno CA Zone 8-9

View user profile

Back to top Go down

My Ontario SFG Garden Spring 2017

Post  sharkluvr on 3/29/2017, 3:30 pm

avatar
sharkluvr

Female Posts : 6
Join date : 2017-03-29
Age : 41
Location : Ontario

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: My Ontario SFG Garden Spring 2017

Post  sharkluvr on 3/29/2017, 3:44 pm

Only one of my three daughters live here with me so not a huge family. Most of the gardens are half peat half compost/manure because I could not source the vermiculite. Have had ups and downs with my harvests, some due to my inexperience and some due to pests, but I have been lucky enough to have enough to share with one of my other daughters and my son-in-law, my neighbours and friends. I freeze most stuff including my tomatoes to make into sauce which I still have to do from last year. Ask all the questions you want Smile
avatar
sharkluvr

Female Posts : 6
Join date : 2017-03-29
Age : 41
Location : Ontario

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: My Ontario SFG Garden Spring 2017

Post  CapeCoddess on 3/29/2017, 3:46 pm

OH wow!  This is amazing.  And look at all that sun!  
Would love to see your garden in full swing.  Any photos from last growing season?
CC
avatar
CapeCoddess

Posts : 6540
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: My Ontario SFG Garden Spring 2017

Post  sharkluvr on 3/29/2017, 3:51 pm

This was from early last year... 

avatar
sharkluvr

Female Posts : 6
Join date : 2017-03-29
Age : 41
Location : Ontario

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: My Ontario SFG Garden Spring 2017

Post  CapeCoddess on 3/29/2017, 4:17 pm

Nice! What's going on in the covered ones?
avatar
CapeCoddess

Posts : 6540
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: My Ontario SFG Garden Spring 2017

Post  sharkluvr on 3/29/2017, 4:25 pm

The covered ones were broccoli, cauliflower and brussels sprouts...my attempt at avoiding cabbage worms but unfortunately the row covers were too small (or my plants too large) and they were all ruined. This year I am buying bigger row covers.
avatar
sharkluvr

Female Posts : 6
Join date : 2017-03-29
Age : 41
Location : Ontario

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: My Ontario SFG Garden Spring 2017

Post  CapeCoddess on 3/29/2017, 4:31 pm

Hm...seems like that cloth would have kept that white butterfly out of there. (she's the one that makes cabbage worms)
Some of us make tunnels over the beds using PVC tubes, per the ANSFG book, and then covering with tulle. Problem is that tulle only lasts 1 yr...for me anyway. So I found a nylon netting that I use. But she got in twice, I think because the wind blew the bottom out a bit so she flew up in there.
Mad
CC
avatar
CapeCoddess

Posts : 6540
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: My Ontario SFG Garden Spring 2017

Post  sharkluvr on 3/29/2017, 4:35 pm

The cloth would have worked if it was wide enough but it was only 6 feet wide I think, this year I am getting 12 foot wide and hi-rise super hoops. no little white butterflies are getting in this year.
avatar
sharkluvr

Female Posts : 6
Join date : 2017-03-29
Age : 41
Location : Ontario

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: My Ontario SFG Garden Spring 2017

Post  Scorpio Rising on 3/29/2017, 7:39 pm

Hi Sharklvr, welcome from Ohio!  Nice garden!  I just gave up on my kale which were uncovered last year and year before....this year, they will get some help.  Plus I am growing Romanesco for the first time, so I really wanna give it a chance.  

I plan to do something...just, umm, something.  Which is better than nothing!cheers
avatar
Scorpio Rising

Female Posts : 5708
Join date : 2015-06-12
Age : 56
Location : Ada, Ohio

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: My Ontario SFG Garden Spring 2017

Post  BeetlesPerSqFt on 3/30/2017, 12:05 pm

Wow, that is a NICE set-up!! I hope I can have something like that someday!
Welcome from central Pennsylvania!
avatar
BeetlesPerSqFt

Female Posts : 1363
Join date : 2016-04-11
Location : Port Matilda, PA Zone 5b/6a LF:5/11-FF:10/10

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Wonderful

Post  Banned Member on 3/30/2017, 12:10 pm

I love your arrangement.  For so many squares, it still looks quite organized and very aesthetically beautiful.  It also convinces me not to post pictures of my disorganized squares.

Banned Member

Male Posts : 145
Join date : 2017-03-30
Location : Yerucham

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: My Ontario SFG Garden Spring 2017

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum