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
» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by Kelejan Today at 7:53 am

» Sweet Potatoes
by AtlantaMarie Today at 6:34 am

» New England December 2017
by AtlantaMarie Today at 6:32 am

» California's Drought
by AtlantaMarie Today at 6:29 am

» Happy Birthday!!
by AtlantaMarie Today at 6:23 am

» Garden Clean-Up/Preparation
by meatburner Today at 1:09 am

» 1st Seed Catalog Arrived :)
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 7:43 pm

» jalapeno variety question?
by brianj555 Yesterday at 6:03 pm

» Sauerkraut & fermenting veggies
by brianj555 Yesterday at 5:28 pm

» Areogardening
by sanderson Yesterday at 3:22 pm

» Tomato Questions
by sanderson Yesterday at 3:04 pm

» Mid-South: December 2017
by AtlantaMarie Yesterday at 8:24 am

» What's Up? Yukon gold potatoes!
by sanderson Yesterday at 3:15 am

» CarbSmart (tm) Potatoes
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 3:09 am

» New Composter - Need Help Filling Correctly
by saganco 12/12/2017, 9:10 pm

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by countrynaturals 12/12/2017, 5:08 pm

» Butterfly Junction
by countrynaturals 12/12/2017, 5:02 pm

» December Avatar: 'Tis The Season!
by sanderson 12/12/2017, 2:29 pm

» The Research Journey:cardboard covering of newly planted seeds
by saganco 12/12/2017, 1:15 pm

» 2017 SFG in Brooks, Ga
by Turan 12/11/2017, 6:39 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by sanderson 12/11/2017, 2:40 pm

» Winter Sowing vs. Winter Growing
by countrynaturals 12/11/2017, 11:44 am

» Mushroom in my lettuce!
by Scorpio Rising 12/10/2017, 10:40 pm

» 5-BOOK BUNDLE GIVEAWAY - ENDS 12/1/17
by No_Such_Reality 12/10/2017, 4:15 pm

» N&C MW; Deep Winter December/January 2017-2018
by Scorpio Rising 12/10/2017, 1:36 pm

» December: What to plant in Northern California and Central Valley areas
by countrynaturals 12/10/2017, 1:24 pm

» Spring Fever Anyone?
by brianj555 12/10/2017, 12:50 pm

» WARNING! Please Read! (Especially Grandparents)
by Scorpio Rising 12/9/2017, 8:53 pm

» The start of the New Garden
by brianj555 12/9/2017, 1:35 pm

» Holy snow Batman!
by countrynaturals 12/8/2017, 6:26 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

new to SFG

View previous topic View next topic Go down

new to SFG

Post  juliejannetty on 3/2/2010, 10:11 am

Hi, I'm new to SFG and was wondering if there is anyone out there who has tried this in Connecticut? I plan on building my boxes very shortly and hope all will go well.

juliejannetty

Posts : 2
Join date : 2010-03-02

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: new to SFG

Post  boffer on 3/2/2010, 10:26 am

Hi Jenny,

Welcome to the forum. Yes, there are members on the forum from your part of the country. The old forum was closed for a while during the transition, so it's going to take a while for folks to start showing up again.

Watch for Martha, she's outside of Boston. She and her hubby own a restaurant and have sfg beds in front of it. They use the herbs and veggies in the kitchen, and they make for good conversation.

What are you planning on growing? Setting up the boxes is the only 'work' in SFG. The rest is fun. Read the book and ask questions-you'll do great
avatar
boffer

Male Posts : 7392
Join date : 2010-02-26
Age : 64
Location : yelm, wa, usa

View user profile http://boffer.us/

Back to top Go down

started seeds too soon

Post  juliejannetty on 3/2/2010, 12:38 pm

I have been reading the book and will probably plant tomatoes, beans, cucumbers and maybe some herbs. I started some seeds inside, but I think I was way too early. Only after i read the book did I realize that its better to plant peas and bean seeds outside.

juliejannetty

Posts : 2
Join date : 2010-03-02

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: new to SFG

Post  martha on 3/5/2010, 1:08 pm

that's okay - you can just plant more soon!

I am in Massachusetts. Boffer gave me a better intro than I could! Look for me here in the New England forum or General Talk forum, mostly.

Last year was my first SFG year and I LOVE it!!! I'll look forward to "Hanging out" with you.

Martha
avatar
martha

Female Posts : 2188
Join date : 2010-03-03
Age : 60
Location : Acton, Massachusetts Zone 5b/6a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

We all make mistakes

Post  quiltbea on 3/22/2010, 12:22 pm

I was new to SFQ last year and I made my mistakes. Learn from them. Do better the following year. Make changes that fit you and your needs
You can ask questions and get great advice.
This is my first real year starting seeds indoors. I tried some last year but too late and only got a couple of plants.
I'm in southwestern Maine, zokne 5a.
Welcome to the group.
avatar
quiltbea

Female Posts : 4695
Join date : 2010-03-21
Age : 75
Location : Southwestern Maine Zone 5A

View user profile

Back to top Go down

I'm new too

Post  capecodphoto on 3/23/2010, 12:54 pm

Hi! I live on Cape Cod and have had raised beds for several years now but I am planning to convert them to this system. They are not square but "L" shaped. Any advice? I think this system will use all of my space in the wisest manner. Thanks and I look forward to learning!
avatar
capecodphoto

Female Posts : 3
Join date : 2010-03-22
Age : 46
Location : Cape Cod

View user profile http://www.capecodphoto.com

Back to top Go down

Re: new to SFG

Post  martha on 3/24/2010, 5:51 pm

Well, I sure don't see any problem with the boxes being L shaped - I would love to see photos. Sounds like it would be really attractive.

So what type of advice are you hoping for?
avatar
martha

Female Posts : 2188
Join date : 2010-03-03
Age : 60
Location : Acton, Massachusetts Zone 5b/6a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: new to SFG

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