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Post  garden_noob on 5/29/2010, 6:17 pm

I'm apparently in Eden and it's a good thing since I know very little. I know seeds go in dirt and need water. Beyond that I'm running blind.

I've got a 4 x 4 bed in which I'm planting watermelon, zucchini, crook neck squash, carrots, lettuce, pole beans, onions (scallions) and bell peppers. The mix is 2/3 compost and 1/3 course vermiculite (learned that at Dirt Time '09). I've got an automated drip system already in place but not sure if I should do drip or low spray.

I've also got 3 tomato plants in a half whiskey barrel growing like mad in a compost and mulch mix. My wife did the mixture, I just dropped the little seedlings in. They're not growing because of gardening skill I can tell you that.

Anyway, that's what I'm doing and anyone in the South West region forum will be hearing from me regularly I suspect.

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Post  Chopper on 5/30/2010, 3:31 am

Sounds like fun. I have done plenty of gardening in the past with limited success for a lot of work. I LOVE this method. It is still a fight between me and various critters, but nothing I can't take care of.

Happy gardening.

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Post  Ha-v-v on 5/30/2010, 5:36 pm

Hi and welcome to the forum, lots of folks here with the experience with this method. Ive gleaned tons of information from reading here. Let us know how you get along Smile
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