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My first SFG!!

Post  Aub on August 8th 2010, 9:56 pm

I just put up my first Square Foot Garden! I went out this morning and got the book, then went straight to the hardware store and got everything we needed. Well, almost everything, I forgot the boards for the grid! I guess with 3 kids running around the store I was a little side tracked. I'll get those boards tomorrow. I can't wait to start!!
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Re: My first SFG!!

Post  moosedroppings on August 9th 2010, 9:18 am

Best of luck with the garden! I know you will posting great pictures of your success soon!
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Re: My first SFG!!

Post  outsideasy on August 9th 2010, 12:56 pm

Did you fill it with Mels Mix ? Just curious !

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Post  Aub on August 9th 2010, 4:50 pm

I did fill it with Mel's Mix. It's not quite full, I need to mix a bit more. I have the garden all planned out, and next year's spring garden as well!
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Welcome and congratulations!

Post  Megan on August 9th 2010, 5:58 pm

Welcome, Aub, and congrats on your first SFG! We would love to hear about your plans, how your box construction is going, and of course we LOVE pictures!

I am not using pure Mel's Mix, but I thought I'd pass on that I've heard from others that your Mix will settle a bit over time... so don't be surprised if you start out with 6" deep that you wind up with 4" or 5" a little later. That is still plenty for non-highrise crops.

Information on how to post pictures (plus other handy forum how-to info) is here: http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/how-to-f33/

I looked up the USDA Hardiness Zone for Peoria, and it is in Zone 5A. If you would like to be more precise, you can search by your Zip code here: http://www.garden.org/zipzone/index.php

Best wishes and Happy Gardening! flower
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