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
» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by countrynaturals Today at 1:42 pm

» Senseless Banter...
by trolleydriver Today at 12:46 pm

» Ayrshire Newbie
by robert1938 Today at 12:17 pm

» Hello from West Coast Of Scotland
by robert1938 Today at 12:02 pm

» Gardening & Homesteading Skills Summit REGISTER NOW!
by countrynaturals Today at 11:53 am

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by trolleydriver Today at 9:53 am

» Hello from Gilbert, AZ
by LizDTM Today at 12:33 am

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by brianj555 Yesterday at 8:47 pm

» A great offer for a local SFG,er
by jimmy cee Yesterday at 8:40 pm

» Garlic Growing Lovers
by Turan Yesterday at 5:14 pm

» Lower south Oct 2017
by brianj555 Yesterday at 5:02 pm

» Sowing Experiment! Anyone Tried This?
by brianj555 Yesterday at 4:50 pm

» Thumbs Up????
by brianj555 Yesterday at 4:47 pm

» BOOK GIVEAWAY - ENDS 10/20/17
by CapeCoddess Yesterday at 3:48 pm

» Turan in the Western Mountains
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 3:37 pm

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 3:34 pm

» Carrot Week 2017!
by Turan Yesterday at 12:01 pm

» Gardening in Central Pennsylvania, 3rd year SFG
by sanderson Yesterday at 12:17 am

» Today's Harvest
by brianj555 10/16/2017, 8:21 pm

» new greenhouse got drafted
by Scorpio Rising 10/16/2017, 8:08 pm

» Monarch Supporter
by Scorpio Rising 10/16/2017, 7:55 pm

» New England October 2017
by countrynaturals 10/16/2017, 1:09 pm

» October Avatar: Don't Fence Me In
by trolleydriver 10/16/2017, 11:45 am

» Does MM improve with age?
by countrynaturals 10/15/2017, 3:51 pm

» TrolleyDriver's Compost Thermometer
by trolleydriver 10/15/2017, 3:28 pm

» Butterfly Junction
by countrynaturals 10/15/2017, 11:34 am

» Leaf-Footed squash bugs
by sanderson 10/14/2017, 11:21 pm

» N & C Midwest: October 2017!
by Scorpio Rising 10/14/2017, 9:12 pm

» Tomato Questions
by Scorpio Rising 10/14/2017, 9:06 pm

» large plant ID stakes
by has55 10/14/2017, 4:02 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Jay Birds Garden 6-17

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Jay Birds Garden 6-17

Post  Jay Bird on 6/17/2010, 7:29 pm

Enjoy!









LW dosent think the garden is doing so well or at least the tomatoes ! so what do yall think?
avatar
Jay Bird

Male Posts : 228
Join date : 2010-04-07
Age : 53
Location : Mount Vernon Texas

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Jay Birds Garden 6-17

Post  Blackrose on 6/17/2010, 7:48 pm

I am "green" with envy! I think you're garden is amazing. Looks more like a SFG farm! How many boxes do you have?

avatar
Blackrose

Female Posts : 710
Join date : 2010-03-21
Age : 44
Location : Aurora, Ontario, Zone 5a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Jay Birds Garden 6-17

Post  Garden_State on 6/17/2010, 8:18 pm

Shocked All I can say is WOW!!!
avatar
Garden_State

Male Posts : 86
Join date : 2010-04-27
Age : 47
Location : Hunterdon County, NJ

View user profile

Back to top Go down

uprights?

Post  Nancy O on 6/27/2010, 10:26 pm

Your garden is ...unbelievable! Do I detect the uprights to be from a former dog pen? Yours look lightweight though. I take it that your chickens live in a separate part of your yard...Mine are in the process of eating the snails, so until then, I use oyster shells for deterring them from my precious veggies (the snails, not the chickens). I use 2 old dog kennels for the fence that keeps my chickens and cats safe from my 2 Lab boys and my daughter's dogs. I intend to borrow many of your ideas for my 'in the planning' stage square food garden that I'm building this summer for fall growing.
Thanks!

Nancy O

Posts : 3
Join date : 2010-06-24
Location : Sand dune off CA coast

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Jay Birds Garden 6-17

Post  dixie on 6/27/2010, 11:13 pm

Absolutely amazing! Do the melons need support as they grow (like the nylon hose sling thingy) or will they support their own weight? I have a decent sized cantaloupe & several tiny watermelons & was wondering what to expect. You have done a fantastic job.
avatar
dixie

Female Posts : 781
Join date : 2010-03-02
Age : 68
Location : Southeast Tennessee

View user profile http://www.dixiedazzle.net

Back to top Go down

Re: Jay Birds Garden 6-17

Post  Jay Bird on 6/28/2010, 8:55 am

The trellis is made from 1/2" conduit , connectors and rebar to hold them in place, with 2" x 4" fencing cut to fit, The watermelon and canteloupes are supported by deer fence netting, I got the deer fence at tractor supply it comes 7' tall and 100 foot long I cut it in half and used tee posts in the garden corners. I then used electrical tye wraps to secure the netting . The netting is so light you cant even see it in the pictures but it does a good job keeping the chickens out and the Guineas fly over it to get the bugs in the garden, We used the left over netting for the melon baskets.

Sqaush bore bugs destroyed my firts set of sqaush plants, only a few pieces of fruit. I replanted sqaush in a onion box. Purple hulls are delicious!!!! and we are getting 8-10 lbs of cucumbers daily from a total 48 squares.
avatar
Jay Bird

Male Posts : 228
Join date : 2010-04-07
Age : 53
Location : Mount Vernon Texas

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Jay Birds Garden 6-17

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


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