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
» My first SFGs in 11 years
by phoeg Today at 10:50 pm

» New Green House
by yolos Today at 10:48 pm

» N & C Midwest: April 2017!
by CitizenKate Today at 9:50 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in April 2017?
by Mimi2 Today at 9:18 pm

» Kombucha
by RoOsTeR Today at 8:53 pm

» Healthy Meals
by RoOsTeR Today at 8:26 pm

» Hello from SE Michigan
by Cindy G Today at 8:14 pm

» Ideas needed
by mlpii66 Today at 7:48 pm

» New England April 2017
by Scorpio Rising Today at 7:03 pm

» Garlic Growing Lovers
by Scorpio Rising Today at 7:00 pm

» Zucchini Tower
by RC3291 Today at 6:56 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by newbeone Today at 3:39 pm

» Ants.
by SonSeeker Today at 3:18 pm

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by trolleydriver Today at 3:12 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by newbeone Today at 2:15 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by trolleydriver Today at 2:10 pm

» Mustard Greens
by sanderson Today at 2:06 pm

» Gardening in Central Pennsylvania, 3rd year SFG
by sanderson Today at 1:58 pm

» Amaranth
by sanderson Today at 1:37 pm

» Double summer squash flower
by Scorpio Rising Today at 12:20 pm

» Garden Progress in Georgia
by yolos Today at 12:10 pm

» who has chickens
by trolleydriver Today at 11:09 am

» Hello from Chino, CA (Zone 10a)
by BeetlesPerSqFt Today at 8:31 am

» EWWWWW.........bugs and stuff...good or not so good?
by BeetlesPerSqFt Today at 8:23 am

» Carrot Week 2017!
by CapeCoddess Today at 8:17 am

» Sour Dough Starter
by CapeCoddess Today at 8:07 am

» Jaffa's garden - year one
by BeetlesPerSqFt Today at 7:58 am

» Feedback for my 2017 garden plan
by sanderson Today at 3:54 am

» garden ready need better weather
by sanderson Today at 3:44 am

» Getting Started--It's snowing here today :)
by BeetlesPerSqFt Yesterday at 10:24 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Growin grain in a SFG....

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Growin grain in a SFG....

Post  Theresa on 3/20/2010, 10:20 am

I attended a conference back last fall, and one of the
classes I attended was growing grain & legumes in your backyard, presented by ISU. I think what really caught my eye about this class was they used the SFG method.

The instructor said that many gardeners overlook the fact that growing grain in a small area is possible.
Although the harvest may be small, just adding your own grains to your recipes will add nutritional value as commercial grain processing removes a fair amount of the minerals and vitamins found in the germ and bran.

Growing grain and legumes in your SFG may not be for everyone, but just for the fun of it I’m going to give it a try. They gave me sample packs of seed to get me started: Red quinoa, amaranth, flax, sorghum, barley, wheat, & oats.

And if I don’t use the grains myself, the birds will love it!

Theresa

FOUNDER SFG forum 2009

certified SFG instructor

Female Posts : 211
Join date : 2010-02-26
Age : 63
Location : Illinois Z6

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Growin grain in a SFG....

Post  Lavender Debs on 3/20/2010, 11:28 am

So many of my home school families like this one as a summer project. Most of them have had The Little Red Hen read to them. It puts feet to the story and intrest to whole grain bread.
avatar
Lavender Debs

Posts : 2054
Join date : 2010-03-03
Age : 60
Location : Everett, WA USA

View user profile http://songs-of-coming-rain.blogspot.com/

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