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Post  dstubbs on 9/6/2010, 9:14 am

Hi everyone,

After a painfully slow start, my rooftop SFG is finally starting to look vaguely impressive. The peas are super and I've harvested some spinach now. My worm composter is set up and working away in my kitchen and should give me some nice compost for next year's garden if not this fall.

Here are some photos!







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Post  altagarden on 9/6/2010, 10:53 am

Wow, it's looking good. What helped you in the end?
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Post  Megan on 9/6/2010, 10:55 am

"Vaguely impressive"?....are you kidding? It looks FANTASTIC! Congratulations! rock on
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Post  dstubbs on 9/6/2010, 11:01 am

@altagarden, I wish I knew, LOL. I've been tweaking a few things, but I think it was mostly just beginner's luck with some nice weather we've had these last few weeks. We also got a good watering on the weekend thanks to hurricane Earl. Rolling Eyes

How are you making out with your SFG now? I remember we had some similar problems.
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Post  moosedroppings on 9/6/2010, 11:22 am

Fantastic!
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Post  altagarden on 9/6/2010, 11:26 am

Nah, I gave up and went on holidays and a few things dried out. Lettuce was happy though thanks to blood meal. Next year I am pulling out the organic fertilizer. I have lost the faith when it comes to Mel's Mix.
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Post  dstubbs on 10/3/2010, 7:31 am

I harvested my first fennel and beets yesterday (5 months since planting).

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Post  Chopper on 10/3/2010, 9:34 am

Sun matters. LOL. Every time I see it all I can think of is "There is no fence." Haha. So glad things finally came around.

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Post  Megan on 10/3/2010, 11:16 am

Beautiful veggies! And a beautiful little helper you have there, too. Very Happy
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Post  quiltbea on 10/3/2010, 10:58 pm

I love following your progress with your rooftop garden.
Great produce.
Keep us posted.
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