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Post  ThatsMeJenniG on 10/25/2017, 1:36 pm

I'm new to SFG.  The bf built a lovely raised bed for me and so I've jumped in with both feet.  I've got two squares of garlic, three of collards, one of peas, one bush bean, four beets (that all got beat to heck in our last storm and I don't think are going to come back), and four carrots (of which only two have come up- not two squares, literally two carrots).  Hopefully, all of my efforts yield something, we'll see!
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Post  countrynaturals on 10/25/2017, 1:55 pm

@ThatsMeJenniG wrote:I'm new to SFG.  The bf built a lovely raised bed for me and so I've jumped in with both feet.  I've got two squares of garlic, three of collards, one of peas, one bush bean, four beets (that all got beat to heck in our last storm and I don't think are going to come back), and four carrots (of which only two have come up- not two squares, literally two carrots).  Hopefully, all of my efforts yield something, we'll see!
happy hi and  glad you\'re here from Northern California. I'm on my 2nd tour with SFG. I did it back in the '80s with the old method, then revived it again last year. Now I'm adding a bed with the ANSFG method and MM. Exciting stuff! We would love to see some pics of your garden. I love you
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Post  ThatsMeJenniG on 10/25/2017, 2:02 pm

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@ThatsMeJenniG wrote:I'm new to SFG.  The bf built a lovely raised bed for me and so I've jumped in with both feet.  I've got two squares of garlic, three of collards, one of peas, one bush bean, four beets (that all got beat to heck in our last storm and I don't think are going to come back), and four carrots (of which only two have come up- not two squares, literally two carrots).  Hopefully, all of my efforts yield something, we'll see!
happy hi and  glad you\'re here from Northern California. I'm on my 2nd tour with SFG. I did it back in the '80s with the old method, then revived it again last year. Now I'm adding a bed with the ANSFG method and MM. Exciting stuff! We would love to see some pics of your garden. I love you
For sure!  I'll snap some shots this evening when I get home  Laughing
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Post  trolleydriver on 10/25/2017, 3:11 pm

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Post  ThatsMeJenniG on 10/25/2017, 3:19 pm

@trolleydriver wrote:Welcome TMJ (your short form handle) from Ottawa, Canada. 
glad you\'re here
Thank you, TD!  happy hi
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Post  sanderson on 10/25/2017, 4:15 pm

Hi Jenni / TMJ, Welcome to the Forum from central California! glad you\'re here Have you had a chance to read "All New Square Foot Gardening"? I'm looking forward to this evening's photos. Very Happy

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Post  ThatsMeJenniG on 10/25/2017, 4:23 pm

@sanderson wrote:Hi Jenni / TMJ,  Welcome to the Forum from central California! glad you\'re here  Have you had a chance to read "All New Square Foot Gardening"?  I'm looking forward to this evening's photos. Very Happy
Hi!  Thank you!  I have it on order at the library, just waiting on the notice that it's in.  I also ordered it on Amazon and am waiting on it to be delivered- supposedly, it shipped last Friday  Shocked
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Post  countrynaturals on 10/25/2017, 4:33 pm

@ThatsMeJenniG wrote:
@sanderson wrote:Hi Jenni / TMJ,  Welcome to the Forum from central California! glad you\'re here  Have you had a chance to read "All New Square Foot Gardening"?  I'm looking forward to this evening's photos. Very Happy
Hi!  Thank you!  I have it on order at the library, just waiting on the notice that it's in.  I also ordered it on Amazon and am waiting on it to be delivered- supposedly, it shipped last Friday  Shocked
It's a great read. Incredibly thorough and Mel's enthusiasm and love of gardening just leap off the page and lick your face like a warm puppy. flower
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Post  ThatsMeJenniG on 10/25/2017, 4:35 pm

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@ThatsMeJenniG wrote:
@sanderson wrote:Hi Jenni / TMJ,  Welcome to the Forum from central California! glad you\'re here  Have you had a chance to read "All New Square Foot Gardening"?  I'm looking forward to this evening's photos. Very Happy
Hi!  Thank you!  I have it on order at the library, just waiting on the notice that it's in.  I also ordered it on Amazon and am waiting on it to be delivered- supposedly, it shipped last Friday  Shocked
It's a great read. Incredibly thorough and Mel's enthusiasm and love of gardening just leap off the page and lick your face like a warm puppy. flower
Puppies?!?! Bleagh, who likes puppies  lol!
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Post  trolleydriver on 10/25/2017, 5:13 pm

I was in a bookstore and I almost bought Mel's original SFG book. They had two copies old book and about five copies of the ANSFG 2nd Edition.

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Post  countrynaturals on 10/25/2017, 6:21 pm

@ThatsMeJenniG wrote:
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@ThatsMeJenniG wrote:
@sanderson wrote:Hi Jenni / TMJ,  Welcome to the Forum from central California! glad you\'re here  Have you had a chance to read "All New Square Foot Gardening"?  I'm looking forward to this evening's photos. Very Happy
Hi!  Thank you!  I have it on order at the library, just waiting on the notice that it's in.  I also ordered it on Amazon and am waiting on it to be delivered- supposedly, it shipped last Friday  Shocked
It's a great read. Incredibly thorough and Mel's enthusiasm and love of gardening just leap off the page and lick your face like a warm puppy. flower
Puppies?!?! Bleagh, who likes puppies  lol!
Actually, I much prefer kittens, but you get the idea. Razz
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Post  Scorpio Rising on 10/25/2017, 9:28 pm

Welcome, TMJ!!!!  Ohio here!  Can’t wait to hear about your maiden journey into SFGing.  It is a game changer.  Have you ever gardened before?  What are you thinking of planting?  What do you like to eat?  

So glad you are here!glad you\'re here
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Post  brianj555 on 10/25/2017, 10:04 pm

Welcome Jenni
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Post  AtlantaMarie on 10/26/2017, 8:30 am

Hi TMJ. Welcome from Atlanta, GA! Glad you're here to join our party!
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Post  ThatsMeJenniG on 10/26/2017, 8:50 am

@countrynaturals wrote:
@ThatsMeJenniG wrote:
@countrynaturals wrote:
@ThatsMeJenniG wrote:
@sanderson wrote:Hi Jenni / TMJ,  Welcome to the Forum from central California! glad you\'re here  Have you had a chance to read "All New Square Foot Gardening"?  I'm looking forward to this evening's photos. Very Happy
Hi!  Thank you!  I have it on order at the library, just waiting on the notice that it's in.  I also ordered it on Amazon and am waiting on it to be delivered- supposedly, it shipped last Friday  Shocked
It's a great read. Incredibly thorough and Mel's enthusiasm and love of gardening just leap off the page and lick your face like a warm puppy. flower
Puppies?!?! Bleagh, who likes puppies  lol!
Actually, I much prefer kittens, but you get the idea. Razz
Tee hee!  I obviously am in love with my pups from my profile pic/avatar.  I bring my other pup with me to work every day.  I'm just patiently waiting on either the call from the library or the delivery man to bring me my book and now the anticipation is even worse with the promise of puppy kisses Wink
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Post  ThatsMeJenniG on 10/26/2017, 8:57 am

@Scorpio Rising wrote:Welcome, TMJ!!!!  Ohio here!  Can’t wait to hear about your maiden journey into SFGing.  It is a game changer.  Have you ever gardened before?  What are you thinking of planting?  What do you like to eat?  

So glad you are here!glad you\'re here
Thank you for the warm welcome!  

I have attempted gardening before, but the combination of tree rats (you may know them as squirrels- the bane of my gardening existence) and my somewhat black thumb, I've never been more successful than a tomato or two and a couple of beans.  

I've already put in garlic, peas, beans, beets, carrots, brussels sprouts and collards.  The garlic, beans and peas are doing beautifully.  The collards were doing well before I transplanted them, but I'm optimistic about their rebound.  The beets were doing ok until we had a few days of torrential rain which beat my beets all to heck and now it looks like only two are going to make it, so I'll put down some more seed.  None of my brussels came up and only two carrots have made an appearance.

I haven't met a vegetable that if I don't love, I don't at least have an appreciation for.
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Post  ThatsMeJenniG on 10/26/2017, 8:58 am

@brianj555 wrote:Welcome Jenni
Thank you!
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Post  ThatsMeJenniG on 10/26/2017, 8:58 am

@AtlantaMarie wrote:Hi TMJ.  Welcome from Atlanta, GA!  Glad you're here to join our party!
Thank you!  Happy to be here!

My younger sister used to live in Buford and now they're in Gainesville 
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Post  AtlantaMarie on 10/26/2017, 11:26 am

Oh, yeah... Right up the road! We're up there all the time!
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