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Post  kathyinntx on 3/9/2011, 1:49 pm

Hi, I'm a new member and I'm just getting started. I'm working on sort of a combination of raised bed and square food gardening. I've got good soil here but it's got heavy clay. My first bed came out 5'x5', in a spot where mulch has rotted into the soil. I've got 2 Arapahoe Blackberries planted. It took a couple of days of work. I alternated layers of compost, soil and expanded shale and will mulch around the bed.

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Post  dixie on 3/9/2011, 1:54 pm

Welcome to the forum! There are lots of friendly folks glad to offer info & encouragement.

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Post  elliephant on 3/9/2011, 2:25 pm

Welcome!

I was thinking "Celina, Celina...why have I heard of Celina?!"

Then it dawned on me. I was teaching at Valley View when y'all came and beat us at home and broke some kind of consecutive win record...lots of media attention and all at the game!Laughing

I won't hold it against you!

Welcome!

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Post  Furbalsmom on 3/9/2011, 3:23 pm

KathyinNTX

We are so glad you joined us. This is a really great group of people who can and do offer advice and support.

Please keep us updated on your progress, and just so you know, we absolutely I love you pictures.

Again, Welcome

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Post  ashort on 3/9/2011, 10:04 pm

Welcome from down the road in Frisco! Any other plans for vegetable planting soon?

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Post  FarmerValerie on 3/10/2011, 8:44 am

Welcome!!! There are lots of Texans here!

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Post  kathyinntx on 3/10/2011, 12:00 pm

Nice to hear from so many folks! I do plan to plant some veggies and have a few herbs from last year that I plan to put in a bed...that'll be the first one in my garden area and the 2nd bed.
Elliphant, Bob and I don't have kids but we know about the Bobcats...every once in a while the 4 legged variety make an appearance in the neighborhood too. Smile

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Post  ander217 on 3/10/2011, 12:21 pm

Welcome to the forum, Kathy.

Texas is erupting with new SFG'ers this spring. That's wonderful.

Keep us posted on how your garden grows.


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