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A little introduction

Post  cansaskgard on 6/19/2010, 3:07 pm

Hi everyone, I joined up not too long ago but never really introduced myself...
Bit shy...

I am in zone 2b, Saskatchewan, Canada and we have had a terrible spring this year. First of all there was a lack of any water... then we got hit overtime with lots of rain and cooler weather. I think we are on a beginning of a better streak now.... hoping.

We just moved in to our house in Feb. and there was a little spot that was set up for a garden (which I heard they did not use in the past because it did not work very well). I have always wanted a raised garden and then came across something on you tube about SFG. That was my answer!

I couldn't really afford too much so it is a bit mickey mouse at the moment (yes I have weeds in my beds as I had to use my soil also). I lucked out after when a friend had some ground cloth that she gave me so I used it for the isles.

I had a bunch of lumber from the new house the old owners had left behind and I had some from what I am going to use to build my own green house once I find an easy design.

I started most of my plants from seed (yay me) and only bought some things. I ended up being broke more over the trees that we had purchased and still have to go in to the ground mind you.

So before I bring on the pics... I just wanted to thank you all for all the valuable information that you have given me. I have also purchased Mel's book and have read it now twice. (just making sure I have not missed anything the first time)

Now off to learn how to put pics in the post...

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Re: A little introduction

Post  cansaskgard on 6/19/2010, 3:24 pm

The main garden area (will post more later) Not quite finished yet, but it is a work in progress that I am enjoying!


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Re: A little introduction

Post  Garden_State on 6/19/2010, 3:47 pm

glad you\'re here

Very nice garden, thanks for sharing. I like the colored hoops.

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Post  Chopper on 6/19/2010, 4:05 pm

Wow, looks like you are well on your way. Enjoy!

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Re: A little introduction

Post  cansaskgard on 6/20/2010, 2:45 am

Thank you!

I think I just made my first boo boo though... my post is in the wrong section of the forum.





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Post  Dunkinjean on 6/20/2010, 2:56 pm

Welcome!

Your garden looks great!

I love your (hula hoop) colored poles - brings back memories. haha sunny

Best of luck!

Happy Gardening Everyone....

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Post  camprn on 6/20/2010, 3:07 pm

@cansaskgard wrote:Thank you!

I think I just made my first boo boo though... my post is in the wrong section of the forum.
I do that all the time! Rolling Eyes No worries!

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Re: A little introduction

Post  cansaskgard on 6/20/2010, 10:19 pm

Thanks everyone!

And thank the wonderful person who corrected my boo boo.

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Great garden

Post  ander217 on 6/21/2010, 2:16 pm

Your garden looks great - I like the colored hoops, too.

Thanks for sharing.

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