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Post  JohnCalvin on 3/30/2017, 5:00 pm

Hello all.  My wife and I have been doing SFG for 5 years. We're in our 60's and due to health problems, are totally redoing our garden this year with both taller beds and elevated (29" high) beds.

Looking forward to participating.

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Post  CapeCoddess on 3/30/2017, 5:02 pm

Howdy! glad you\'re here

How about some before and after photos?
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Post  Scorpio Rising on 3/30/2017, 5:39 pm

Welcome John!  Glad you found us!  You are gonna LOVE the ANSFG method....it is a game changer.  I have done both traditional and SFG, both original and All New, and it is just a different animal altogether!  

Can't wait to hear about your journey!
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Post  BeetlesPerSqFt on 3/30/2017, 6:20 pm

Hi John! Welcome from central Pennsylvania! Which vegetables are you most looking forward to this year?
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Post  AtlantaMarie on 3/30/2017, 9:09 pm

Hi John. Welcome from Atlanta, GA! Glad you've joined us!
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Post  JohnCalvin on 3/30/2017, 9:33 pm

@CapeCoddess wrote:Howdy! glad you\'re here

How about some before and after photos?
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Hopefully the after photos will be taken next week. 1 Elevated bed left to build and then 12 beds worth of Mels Mix to make and fill in.
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Post  JohnCalvin on 3/30/2017, 9:44 pm

@BeetlesPerSqFt wrote:Hi John! Welcome from central Pennsylvania! Which vegetables are you most looking forward to this year?

My favorites would have to tomatoes, okra, peas, lettuce and kale. Realistically though, I just like them all.
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Post  CapeCoddess on 3/31/2017, 1:18 pm

Love your avatar!
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Post  BeetlesPerSqFt on 3/31/2017, 4:35 pm

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@BeetlesPerSqFt wrote:Hi John! Welcome from central Pennsylvania! Which vegetables are you most looking forward to this year?

My favorites would have to tomatoes, okra, peas, lettuce and kale. Realistically though, I just like them all.
I'm trying a lot of different tomato varieties this year, trying a different okra (Burmese instead of Clemson Spinelesss #80), 5 varieties of peas (sowing them tomorrow, maybe), way too many different lettuces, and quite a few kales. I'm trying to get a kale that overwinters well. My collards did very well over the winter, and I'm surprised to be enjoying them more than my kale. Some of my favorites are arugula, ground cherries, lettuce, rutabagas, winter squash, and Chinese artichokes (an obscure root vegetable) - but there's plenty of others I'd be sad to go without! I agree w/CC - nice avatar! Very fitting.
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Post  JohnCalvin on 3/31/2017, 7:25 pm

@CapeCoddess wrote:Love your avatar!
Thank you.  It's actually a t-shirt I designed. One of my favorites
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Post  Scorpio Rising on 3/31/2017, 9:26 pm

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@CapeCoddess wrote:Love your avatar!
Thank you.  It's actually a t-shirt I designed. One of my favorites
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Post  sanderson on 4/1/2017, 3:45 pm

John and Mrs., welcome to the Forum from California! glad you\'re here I love my table tops! Very Happy

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Post  JohnCalvin on 4/1/2017, 3:47 pm

@sanderson wrote:John and Mrs., welcome to the Forum from California! glad you\'re here  I love my table tops! Very Happy

Thanks sanderson. I think we're going to love them also.
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Post  ralitaco on 4/7/2017, 11:29 pm

John,
Welcome to the forum from Coastal NC.
Also, welcome to the wonderful world of TableTop beds. I have an abdominal growth that inhibits me from bending over (aka my belly) and I love my TT's. Just a word of advice/caution...you may want to make a bed or two in the 12-18" range for any taller plants. I think my 4x4 is 36" high and when my cherry tomato plants grow 5-6' tall, my DW needs a ladder to harvest. Razz
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Post  JohnCalvin on 4/8/2017, 12:08 am

@ralitaco wrote:John,
Welcome to the forum from Coastal NC.
Also, welcome to the wonderful world of TableTop beds. I have an abdominal growth that inhibits me from bending over (aka my belly) and I love my TT's. Just a word of advice/caution...you may want to make a bed or two in the 12-18" range for any taller plants. I think my 4x4 is 36" high and when my cherry tomato plants grow 5-6' tall, my DW needs a ladder to harvest. Razz

Planning that. Half will be table top and half will be 12". Can't imagine peas or bean in a table top.
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Post  sanderson on 4/8/2017, 9:12 pm

Beans and corn in table top. Very Happy I tried to find a photo of winter pole peas but I guess I didn't take one.  The trellis was the height so I could pick peas on my tip toes.

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Post  Banned Member on 4/8/2017, 10:40 pm

Ditto on the avatar.  Welcome aboard.  Southeast Indiana has some memories for me.  My wife and I met some very good friends in Versailles, when we made our Loneliest Road in America trip (US 50) 20 years ago.

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Post  ralitaco on 4/8/2017, 10:51 pm

@JohnCalvin wrote:Can't imagine peas or bean in a table top.
Actually, they were not too bad because you can train them to go up and down or across. The cherry toms are what killed me since they are on a stalk vs a vine I couldn't do much with them.
Regardless, the 12" boxes will be great for those tall plants. I think that will be my next size/height I build.
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Post  JohnCalvin on 4/8/2017, 11:43 pm

@sanderson wrote:Beans and corn in table top. Very Happy  I tried to find a photo of winter pole peas but I guess I didn't take one.  The trellis was the height so I could pick peas on my tip toes.  
Nice. I may need to try that next year.
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Post  Avinash on 4/9/2017, 7:01 am

@JohnCalvin wrote:Hello all.  My wife and I have been doing SFG for 5 years. We're in our 60's and due to health problems, are totally redoing our garden this year with both taller beds and elevated (29" high) beds.

Looking forward to participating.

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Welcome from India John!
Have a great season ahead! Would love to see some photos of your garden!
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