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Hi from North Dakota

Post  dreamingoutloud on 3/25/2011, 7:23 pm

Starting our first SFG this summer. We had a few tomatos and bean plants last year and our kids LOVED it . So we are going bigger this year. I will probley have a zillion questions. Such as can egress windows be used as a cold frame??


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Post  Goosegirl on 3/25/2011, 7:55 pm

Welcome from South Dakota! Glad to have another frozen gardener nearby!lol!

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Re: Hi from North Dakota

Post  Furbalsmom on 3/25/2011, 8:29 pm

Welcome, dreamingoutloud

Thanks for joining us.

Sorry, but I don't know if egress windows could be used as cold frames, sounds possible.

You should wait for a response from someone who knows about cold frames.

Kids and SFG are made for each other. The simplicity of the squares and plant spacing make it easier for the smaller ones to participate.

Have fun and keep us updated on your progress. We love pictures!

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Post  BackyardBirdGardner on 3/26/2011, 12:50 pm

Welcome aboard!! There are no questions unaskable here. Fire away and the people here will leapfrog each other to answer it for you. They are truly amazing around here and you will learn so much. I hope you contribute frequently, too. The more the merrier.

Pictures are worth 1000 words, so don't be shy once you get situated. We love watching other's gardens grow, too.

I wish I could help, but I don't know what egress windows are. My brother just tried to explain it to me, and I am still not quite understanding it. You will get an answer soon.

Looking forward to seeing you around!

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Post  dreamingoutloud on 3/26/2011, 12:57 pm

@Goosegirl wrote: Welcome from South Dakota! Glad to have another frozen gardener nearby!lol!

TC

I grew up in a tiny little town in South Dakota!!

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Post  dreamingoutloud on 3/26/2011, 1:00 pm

@Furbalsmom wrote:Welcome, dreamingoutloud

Thanks for joining us.

Sorry, but I don't know if egress windows could be used as cold frames, sounds possible.

You should wait for a response from someone who knows about cold frames.

Kids and SFG are made for each other. The simplicity of the squares and plant spacing make it easier for the smaller ones to participate.

Have fun and keep us updated on your progress. We love pictures!

I used it last year as a way to help my children keep there minds off of and deal with there dad being deployed to guam for 6 months. It helped a LOT!!

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Post  dreamingoutloud on 3/26/2011, 1:03 pm

@BackyardBirdGardner wrote:Welcome aboard!! There are no questions unaskable here. Fire away and the people here will leapfrog each other to answer it for you. They are truly amazing around here and you will learn so much. I hope you contribute frequently, too. The more the merrier.

Pictures are worth 1000 words, so don't be shy once you get situated. We love watching other's gardens grow, too.

I wish I could help, but I don't know what egress windows are. My brother just tried to explain it to me, and I am still not quite understanding it. You will get an answer soon.

Looking forward to seeing you around!

http://www.egressescapewindows.com/pages/family_safety.html


Hope that helps.

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Re: Hi from North Dakota

Post  dreamingoutloud on 3/26/2011, 1:04 pm

THANKS for all the welcomes!!!! Very Happy

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Post  BackyardBirdGardner on 3/26/2011, 1:13 pm

Helps a ton! I can't imagine you would go wrong with that setup if it gets sun. I would monitor the temps in there without plants first and go from there.

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Hi from North Dakota

Post  Goosegirl on 3/26/2011, 1:57 pm

@dreamingoutloud wrote:
@Goosegirl wrote: Welcome from South Dakota! Glad to have another frozen gardener nearby!lol!

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I grew up in a tiny little town in South Dakota!!

I'm in the far NE corner. What part are you from?

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Re: Hi from North Dakota

Post  dreamingoutloud on 3/26/2011, 11:44 pm

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