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

Post  johnfromfl on 5/23/2010, 11:25 am

....if you throw out all other gardening books but keep the SFG book series.


(Ya might need to keep a few old gardening books just for reference.)
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Post  boffer on 5/23/2010, 11:38 am

You get excited when your wife brings home a twelve pack...........of flowers or veggies and not beer!
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Post  carolintexas on 5/23/2010, 7:11 pm

you sit in your chair in the garden, watching over your baby plants AND have a laptop with you so you can read the forums at the same time.

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Post  PB on 5/23/2010, 8:07 pm

My husband knows he wont have to go to a jewelry store, or clothing store for my anniversary or birthday. He won't be embarassed asking a sales lady for the right size. All my gifts will come from a garden center somewhere out there! Where men can still shop like real men!!
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Post  Dunkinjean on 5/23/2010, 9:14 pm

If you fall asleep thinking about your SFG, dream about your SFG and wake up thinking about your SFG.

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

Post  johnfromfl on 5/24/2010, 9:28 am

.....If you are watching TV or a movie and spot a SFG...You yell out "SFG" to one you just viewed to get everyones attention.
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Re: You Know You're a Square Foot Gardener When...

Post  Shoda on 5/24/2010, 12:09 pm

... rather build another box then get your tempermental dishwasher fixed.
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Re: You Know You're a Square Foot Gardener When...

Post  Weedless_ on 5/24/2010, 12:29 pm

... wake up an hour early, so that you can go plant a few seeds before you start your normal day ...
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Re: You Know You're a Square Foot Gardener When...

Post  johnfromfl on 5/25/2010, 8:53 am

........wonder if you should have planted the bloomed rose bushes that are in large pots into a stacked SFG.
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you might be a sfg er if you

Post  kiwirose on 5/25/2010, 9:46 am

are worried that WW3 is going to erupt at your family dinner table tonight because the kid wants to eat more than his share of the sugar snap peas and mom (me) won't give the kid some of hers

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

Post  LaFee on 5/25/2010, 2:20 pm

go running out into the middle of a torrential downpour with 1/2" hail (with an umbrella...I'm crazy, but I'm not STUPID!) to find the torn fleece you put in the garbage because you get teary thinking that all your little plants could be smashed to a pulp by the hail.

(Mission accomplished...shoes full of water and pants dripping across the kitchen...but the plants are safe)

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Post  timwardell on 5/25/2010, 3:04 pm

@LaFee wrote:go running out into the middle of a torrential downpour with 1/2" hail (with an umbrella...I'm crazy, but I'm not STUPID!) to find the torn fleece you put in the garbage because you get teary thinking that all your little plants could be smashed to a pulp by the hail.

(Mission accomplished...shoes full of water and pants dripping across the kitchen...but the plants are safe)
Nice save. When it comes to the garden, you gotta' do what you've gotta' do. Very Happy
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Re: You Know You're a Square Foot Gardener When...

Post  johnfromfl on 5/25/2010, 6:38 pm

I was in Wally World today....looking at the Hobby Farm Magazine and saw what looked like a SFG and almost yelled out "SFG". Now for sure I know I am hooked on SFG.
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Post  martha on 5/25/2010, 9:25 pm

@johnfromfl wrote:.....If you are watching TV or a movie and spot a SFG...You yell out "SFG" to one you just viewed to get everyones attention.

Well, how cool is that? What shows/movies?
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Re: You Know You're a Square Foot Gardener When...

Post  PB on 5/25/2010, 9:33 pm

If while you are working on your SFG you are comtemplating what you will post about your adventures in SFGing today!!

Instead of telling hubby about the garden today. It has turned into I did -fill in the blank- in the SFG today.
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Re: You Know You're a Square Foot Gardener When...

Post  happyfrog on 5/26/2010, 9:14 am

. . .start making a list of all your gardening friends and see if they'd be interested in splitting a seed order - consisting of ONE seed packet each of 75+ different varieties - it'll be a win-win for everyone! We all get to grow a wide variety of produce/fruits w/o much cash outlay. . .and no worries about seed storage. Smile

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

Post  johnfromfl on 5/26/2010, 5:26 pm

....Talk to several people you meet and they think SFG a good Idea.


This happened to me today. I convinced two people to try SFG.
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Re: You Know You're a Square Foot Gardener When...

Post  Josh on 5/29/2010, 8:27 am

Posting this one for my dad

You might be a SFGer if:

You tell your wife your going out to work in the garden…

But instead you go to the SFG TT, just to hang out and have
a good time with your SFG buddies, cause you don’t really have any work to do in your SFG.
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Re: You Know You're a Square Foot Gardener When...

Post  Ha-v-v on 5/29/2010, 8:34 am

Ahhhh!! So good to see folks having a good time in the garden :-D

That TT is growing so nicely as well, I can see your Dad in my mind mixing MM in the box from the before pics. All of you have done a nice job, a true family team effort, I love team work.

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Post  Kabaju42 on 5/29/2010, 11:09 am

@kiwirose wrote:are worried that WW3 is going to erupt at your family dinner table tonight because the kid wants to eat more than his share of the sugar snap peas and mom (me) won't give the kid some of hers

Kids fighting to eat more veggies? That's gotta be from an SFG instead of wally's world.
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Re: You Know You're a Square Foot Gardener When...

Post  PB on 5/29/2010, 10:20 pm

You might be an SFG'er if for years you wanted flowers, but didn't have time for them because of trying to keep your traditional garden happy. Now with SFG.... I have time for flowers!!! Woo-Hoo!!
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Re: You Know You're a Square Foot Gardener When...

Post  boffer on 5/29/2010, 10:45 pm

you kill time wandering among your table tops looking for weeds to pull, dressed in a suit and tie, while waiting on your wife to finish dressing.
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Re: You Know You're a Square Foot Gardener When...

Post  Ha-v-v on 5/29/2010, 10:53 pm

you kill time wandering among your table tops looking for weeds to pull,
dressed in a suit and tie, while waiting on your wife to finish
dressing.


lolololol how is it I can picture this ? lolololololol Oh maybe because I can picture my husband waiting for me lolololol He might not be in the garden but he is always ready before me Smile

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Post  Kabaju42 on 5/30/2010, 10:11 pm

@boffer wrote:you kill time wandering among your table tops looking for weeds to pull, dressed in a suit and tie, while waiting on your wife to finish dressing.



I was actually about to do that this morning, but I wound up talking to the neighbor instead.
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Re: You Know You're a Square Foot Gardener When...

Post  Kabaju42 on 5/30/2010, 11:05 pm

... If you spend most of your free time inside looking out the kitchen window to look at the garden.

... If you've seriously considered taking out said window and putting in a glass door instead for quicker access to the garden. Hey it can't be that hard can it?
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