Square Foot Gardening Forum

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.


Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Roots...information....
by sanderson Today at 11:23 am

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by MrBooker Today at 10:10 am

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by Scorpio Rising Today at 9:37 am

» Help - Building new raised beds
by sanderson Today at 2:42 am

» Senseless Banter...
by sanderson Today at 2:34 am

» February 2017 Avatar: Time to Wake Up!
by sanderson Today at 2:28 am

» -What’s Hiding in Your Organic Fertilizer
by sanderson Today at 2:26 am

» Carrot Week 2017!
by sanderson Today at 2:08 am

» NOVA The Origami Revolution
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 11:39 pm

» Problems getting spinach seeds to sprout? Try this...
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 9:22 pm

» Butterfly Junction
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 3:42 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing February 2017?
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 3:30 pm

» The raised bed of my dreams!
by yolos Yesterday at 2:12 pm

» Is this wood correct for building box?
by donnainzone5 Yesterday at 11:20 am

» Feedback for my 2017 garden plan
by Scorpio Rising 2/17/2017, 10:43 pm

» N&C Midwest: February 2017
by Scorpio Rising 2/17/2017, 10:34 pm

» Sanderson - Virtual Roadtrip Flyover
by trolleydriver 2/17/2017, 9:52 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by audrey.jeanne.roberts 2/17/2017, 6:15 pm

» 2017 Maryland Home & Garden Show -- TIX DRAWING
by sfg4uKim 2/17/2017, 10:51 am

» broccoli stunted
by trolleydriver 2/17/2017, 8:40 am

» has55's R & D Journey;Plant Talk.
by has55 2/17/2017, 3:03 am

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by sanderson 2/17/2017, 1:48 am

» Microbes...you gotta see this one !!!
by sanderson 2/17/2017, 1:05 am

» Compost source
by jimmy cee 2/16/2017, 9:28 pm

» 2017 SFG in Brooks, Ga
by yolos 2/16/2017, 6:20 pm

» Happy Birthday!!
by sanderson 2/16/2017, 2:06 pm

» Holy snow Batman!
by sanderson 2/16/2017, 2:00 pm

» Keeping bees
by sanderson 2/16/2017, 1:57 pm

» Daikon radishes?
by countrynaturals 2/16/2017, 9:45 am

» Spring Fever Anyone?
by countrynaturals 2/16/2017, 9:38 am

Google

Search SFG Forum

Here I am in Robinson Illinois, giving my SFG class

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Here I am in Robinson Illinois, giving my SFG class

Post  Josh on 1/29/2011, 11:42 am

Hi everyone, I am in Robinson Illinois, I gave my sfg class first thing this morning at 7:30. I think it went really well. Let you know more later!

Josh

Certified SFG Instructor

Male Posts : 741
Join date : 2010-03-05
Age : 21
Location : Illinois zone 6

View user profile http://greenesgardenthings.forumotion.com/

Back to top Go down

Re: Here I am in Robinson Illinois, giving my SFG class

Post  Furbalsmom on 1/29/2011, 11:58 am

Good for you, Josh! cheers So glad it went really well.

You are an inspiration. Looking forward to hearing, in more detail, what you presented and how it went.


Furbalsmom

Female Posts : 3141
Join date : 2010-06-10
Age : 70
Location : Coastal Oregon, Zone 9a, Heat Zone 2 :(

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Here I am in Robinson Illinois, giving my SFG class

Post  miinva on 1/29/2011, 12:00 pm

Congratulations! Very Happy

miinva

Female Posts : 778
Join date : 2010-04-29
Age : 48
Location : Central Virginia, 7A as far as I can tell

View user profile http://www.ungardener.blogspot.com

Back to top Go down

Re: Here I am in Robinson Illinois, giving my SFG class

Post  quiltbea on 1/29/2011, 12:43 pm

Hey Josh, good luck with the class. I know you'll do well.
Read the article your Mom submitted about her gardening son in "Gardening How-To" and it was fabulous. I think you have a great future in the garden world.
Someday I hope to read a book you've written.
Great going!
Congratulations!

By the way, I hope you start a blog soon so I can follow your gardening adventures.

quiltbea in Maine

quiltbea

Female Posts : 4617
Join date : 2010-03-21
Age : 74
Location : Southwestern Maine Zone 5A

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Here I am in Robinson Illinois, giving my SFG class

Post  sfg4uKim on 1/29/2011, 2:24 pm

Fantastic! Hope YOU had a great time.

Kim

____________________________

I have seen women looking at jewelry ads with a misty eye and one hand resting on the heart, and I only know what they're feeling because that's how I read the seed catalogs in January - Barbara Kingsolver - Animal, Vegetable, Miracle


sfg4u.com
FB: Square Foot Gardening 4 U




sfg4uKim

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 1898
Join date : 2010-09-30
Age : 58
Location : Glen Burnie, MD

View user profile http://sfg4u.com

Back to top Go down

Re: Here I am in Robinson Illinois, giving my SFG class

Post  Old Hippie on 1/30/2011, 1:38 am

Good for you Josh! You are an inspiration! Glad the class went well and hope you have a great time.

Gwynn

Old Hippie
Regional Hosts

Female Posts : 1156
Join date : 2010-08-12
Age : 65
Location : Canada 3b

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Here I am in Robinson Illinois, giving my SFG class

Post  middlemamma on 1/30/2011, 2:44 am

Awesome!!! So glad you got through it and it was a positive experience! Can't wait to hear more!

Jennie

middlemamma
 
 

Female Posts : 2260
Join date : 2010-04-25
Age : 39
Location : Post Falls Idaho and LOVING it

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Here I am in Robinson Illinois, giving my SFG class

Post  sully on 1/30/2011, 6:57 am

Great. Keep it up.

sully

Male Posts : 21
Join date : 2010-12-19
Age : 64
Location : Herington, Ks. Z5b6a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Way to go

Post  ander217 on 1/30/2011, 7:01 am

Way to go, Josh!

golly gee whiz

ander217

Female Posts : 1450
Join date : 2010-03-16
Age : 62
Location : Southeastern Missouri (6b)

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Here I am in Robinson Illinois, giving my SFG class

Post  Furbalsmom on 2/5/2011, 7:57 pm

So, how did it go? What type of presentation was it? What did you cover?

Furbalsmom

Female Posts : 3141
Join date : 2010-06-10
Age : 70
Location : Coastal Oregon, Zone 9a, Heat Zone 2 :(

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Here I am in Robinson Illinois, giving my SFG class

Post  Josh on 2/6/2011, 4:59 pm

I think it went really well, I had a table set up to answer questions the rest of the day and a lot of people came by and talked with me and asked me questions and gave me a lot of compliments. They asked me for my autograph! I had more offers to do more presentations.
They said they wanted it to be very informal, to use pictures of my families SFGs, and talk about them. It was at the collage and the room was really big, like being in a theater. There was 375 people signed up to be there. The room started off about 1/2 full at the start and was full by the time we were done. My mom was with me, she did most of the talking at the presentation, but I did some too. We made a power point using our own SFG photos, we based the slide show on the 10 Major improvements Mel listed in his book. We had SFG photos of each of those things and then we just talked about those things as each picture came up. After that we showed harvest pictures, they really liked the one of me eating that big blackberry! We had the picture of me with my Ipod planning this years garden, they liked that too. We told them about the SFG web site and told them about the forum and to look for me here, they asked me what my sign in name was so they could find me, maybe someone who was there will post.

Very Happy


Photobucket" alt="" />

Josh

Certified SFG Instructor

Male Posts : 741
Join date : 2010-03-05
Age : 21
Location : Illinois zone 6

View user profile http://greenesgardenthings.forumotion.com/

Back to top Go down

Re: Here I am in Robinson Illinois, giving my SFG class

Post  Megan on 2/6/2011, 5:37 pm

Josh, that is absolutely fantastic! Congratulations. Public speaking is always a little nerve-wracking, but getting that first one under your belt makes a huge difference--and so does talking about something you really love, so it's all downhill from here! *hugs* Very Happy

Megan

Female Posts : 3350
Join date : 2010-04-27
Age : 49
Location : Manassas, VA - Zone 7a

View user profile http://novasquarefootgardener.blogspot.com/

Back to top Go down

Re: Here I am in Robinson Illinois, giving my SFG class

Post  Furbalsmom on 2/6/2011, 11:21 pm

So glad everything went well. cheers

@Megan wrote:Public speaking is always a little nerve-wracking, but getting that first one under your belt makes a huge difference--and so does talking about something you really love, so it's all downhill from here! *hugs*

I absolutely agree with Megan. Glad you got those offers for more presentations. That was a great way to make your first presentation, taking the 10 steps and making a power point to demonstrate. It must have made it easier to discuss, since you had pictures of your own garden.

Again, Great Job!

Furbalsmom

Female Posts : 3141
Join date : 2010-06-10
Age : 70
Location : Coastal Oregon, Zone 9a, Heat Zone 2 :(

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Here I am in Robinson Illinois, giving my SFG class

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