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Re: You Know You're a Square Foot Gardener When...

Post  acara on 3/17/2011, 7:37 pm

When you get unmeasurable satisfaction from "teaching the supermarket a lesson" by spending $300.00 & 40 hours on your first SFG box, because the price of tomatoes went up $.50/lb

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Re: You Know You're a Square Foot Gardener When...

Post  walshevak on 3/17/2011, 8:34 pm

When the doctor says get some exercise so you build another box or two and stir up some mels mix.


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Post  Furbalsmom on 3/17/2011, 9:01 pm

@acara wrote:When you get unmeasurable satisfaction from "teaching the supermarket a lesson" by spending $300.00 & 40 hours on your first SFG box, because the price of tomatoes went up $.50/lb


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Re: You Know You're a Square Foot Gardener When...

Post  Megan on 3/17/2011, 9:05 pm

@Furbalsmom wrote:sent them both to you MM

Hee... 32 pages later, I found the original one and sent it, but it looks like Furbal's already got it done! Thanks hon!

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Post  Blackrose on 3/17/2011, 9:07 pm

@acara wrote:When you get unmeasurable satisfaction from "teaching the supermarket a lesson" by spending $300.00 & 40 hours on your first SFG box, because the price of tomatoes went up $.50/lb


lol! funny post rofl darn funny :lolsignwave: yeppers

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Post  Furbalsmom on 3/17/2011, 9:16 pm

@Megan wrote:
@Furbalsmom wrote:sent them both to you MM

Hee... 32 pages later, I found the original one and sent it, but it looks like Furbal's already got it done! Thanks hon!

I remembered it was on the March 1st Anniversary Announcement. Then it was easy to find. Laughing

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Re: You Know You're a Square Foot Gardener When...

Post  CindiLou on 3/18/2011, 12:19 am

......When you really want a salad but won't pay $2.59 for a TINY head of lettuce cause mom is planting in a couple weeks. (this one is from my daughter that helps me)

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Post  Old Hippie on 3/18/2011, 12:33 am

@acara wrote:When you get unmeasurable satisfaction from "teaching the supermarket a lesson" by spending $300.00 & 40 hours on your first SFG box, because the price of tomatoes went up $.50/lb



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Re: You Know You're a Square Foot Gardener When...

Post  WardinWake on 3/18/2011, 5:01 pm

Howdy Folks:

You know you are a Square Foot Gardener when you start out to teach a 45 minute intro to SFG class and 2.5 hours later you finally quit talking!

God Bless, Ward and Mary.

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Post  dixie on 3/18/2011, 7:06 pm

............for your retirement bash you get all new gardening tools & a gift card to Lowe's for more lumber

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Post  ashort on 3/18/2011, 10:31 pm

You drive by an open field and start mentally sizing it up to see how many poeple could be fed if it was planted with the SFG method....

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Post  Old Hippie on 3/18/2011, 11:27 pm

@ashort wrote:You drive by an open field and start mentally sizing it up to see how many poeple could be fed if it was planted with the SFG method....

Ain't that the truth although for me living in an urban setting and seeing all the lawns.......I just think......wow, if you changed half of that lawn to SFG you could feed your whole family and a few homeless people besides.

BTW. I love the shirt you are wearing. made a few of those tie-dyed shirts in my day. LOL!

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Re: You Know You're a Square Foot Gardener When...

Post  middlemamma on 3/19/2011, 1:38 pm

...when you walk into any store that has a gardening section and your kids head immediately in that direction first instead of what ever direction what you actually came for is in.

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Re: You Know You're a Square Foot Gardener When...

Post  Megan on 3/19/2011, 1:42 pm

...your husband asks you, "Is the squash going to eat the house again?" darn funny

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Re: You Know You're a Square Foot Gardener When...

Post  BackyardBirdGardner on 3/19/2011, 2:36 pm

...you ask the electrical and plumbing guys at hardware stores a bunch of gardening questions.

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Re: You Know You're a Square Foot Gardener When...

Post  FarmerValerie on 3/20/2011, 9:43 am

....You hear that the Full Moon occuring on the Spring Equinox is also going to the be closest the moon has been to the earth in 18 years and run out to see how bright your garden is after 10PM.

Seriously, it was pretty bright last night, and at dark thirty last night some one was settin off huge fire works, I caught the last one exploding right next to a huge blood red moon. It was awesome, wish I had gotten a picture, but my phone does not take good night pictures, and I'm still not able to get online on my laptop so uploading is not an option either.

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Re: You Know You're a Square Foot Gardener When...

Post  BackyardBirdGardner on 3/20/2011, 9:43 pm

...when you decide to grow peanuts for homeade peanut butter after making the 7th sandwich for the kids today alone.

...when the forum is your homepage.

...when you have a specific category budgeted for SFG in QuickBooks.

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Re: You Know You're a Square Foot Gardener When...

Post  FarmerValerie on 3/21/2011, 7:53 am

@BackyardBirdGardner wrote:
...when you have a specific category budgeted for SFG in QuickBooks.

.....Or an evelope in your Dave Ramsey envelope system.

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Re: You Know You're a Square Foot Gardener When...

Post  CindiLou on 3/21/2011, 11:28 am

@FarmerValerie wrote:
@BackyardBirdGardner wrote:
...when you have a specific category budgeted for SFG in QuickBooks.

.....Or an evelope in your Dave Ramsey envelope system.

Or an amount in the budget book that is above and beyond your misc!

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Re: You Know You're a Square Foot Gardener When...

Post  Jay Bird on 3/21/2011, 12:26 pm

Date night becomes, a dinner and Lowes or tractor supply instead of a dinner and a movie, I just realized that on sat nights we now stop at lowes before going to dinner instead of dinner then a movie, we are to tired to stay up late for a movie due to the long days spent in the garden or greenhouse.

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Re: You Know You're a Square Foot Gardener When...

Post  Blackrose on 3/21/2011, 12:47 pm

@Jay Bird wrote:Date night becomes, a dinner and Lowes or tractor supply instead of a dinner and a movie, I just realized that on sat nights we now stop at lowes before going to dinner instead of dinner then a movie, we are to tired to stay up late for a movie due to the long days spent in the garden or greenhouse.

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Except for me it's afternoon nap for the kids and then the garden centre. The kids are so confused. They want to know when "craft time" turned into search for "Mel's Mix ingredients time". Little do they know that they will be out in the garden learning all summer. Twisted Evil

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Post  elliephant on 3/21/2011, 1:42 pm

@Blackrose wrote:
Except for me it's afternoon nap for the kids and then the garden centre. The kids are so confused. They want to know when "craft time" turned into search for "Mel's Mix ingredients time". Little do they know that they will be out in the garden learning all summer. Twisted Evil



So true! In the words of my 3 year old, finding that we were pulling up to Home Depot yet again, "That's not a STORE!"

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Post  Goosegirl on 3/21/2011, 1:48 pm

@elliephant wrote:
@Blackrose wrote:
Except for me it's afternoon nap for the kids and then the garden centre. The kids are so confused. They want to know when "craft time" turned into search for "Mel's Mix ingredients time". Little do they know that they will be out in the garden learning all summer. Twisted Evil



So true! In the words of my 3 year old, finding that we were pulling up to Home Depot yet again, "That's not a STORE!"

lol!

Or when you tell Hubby that you don't want flowers, jewelry, or a dinner out for anniversary, can I just go to the garden center?

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Post  Wreanne05 on 3/21/2011, 3:06 pm

When your son shows up with an extra box and says it's an early birthday present because your birthday is in July and he realizes it's past your primary planting season.

...when you have a specific category budgeted for SFG in QuickBooks.

Or a line item in your budgeting excel spreadsheet, and you gave up something from your book catergory because you know you will go over if not, and the library is for free after all!

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Re: You Know You're a Square Foot Gardener When...

Post  ashort on 3/22/2011, 5:35 pm

When you start doing this to the neighborhood rabbits....


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