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My first SFG

Post  smitty750 on 4/18/2011, 9:35 pm



Here is my new garden, and my PVC 4mill plastic cold frame. dimensions are 4'x12'


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Post  boffer on 4/18/2011, 9:48 pm

Lookin' good, Smitty, can't wait to see it full of green stuff!

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Post  sherryeo on 4/18/2011, 9:58 pm

Smitty, glad to have you join in the fun. Your garden box looks just great - very professional! I hope you're going to use Mel's Mix to fill it! It's the best. Keep us updated on how things go. We love seeing the pictures!

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Post  smitty750 on 4/18/2011, 10:07 pm

Yes I used MM. Canadian Peat Moss, Vermiculite, and Compost from dirtworks in VT. The compost consists of horse, chicken, and cow manure, leaves, sawdust,foodscraps, and melted Ben and Jerrys ice cream. I also added some dried red,green and blue seaweed compost and mixed it all together. Came out light and crumbly and Im happy with it, hope it goes well

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Post  sherryeo on 4/18/2011, 10:12 pm

Hey! If I was a plant, I know I'd grow better with the Ben & Jerry's added! lol!

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Post  Old Hippie on 4/18/2011, 10:19 pm

First of all......... It is great to have you join us. We are thrilled to have new people join and pictures are our favourite. Thanks for posting those.

Second....your garden looks awesome. Way to go.

Don't be afraid to join in the conversations. Ask any questions you want and someone here will be sure to answer. For the most part we are a pretty friendly helpful bunch. We like to joke around and be silly sometimes too so hopefully you won't mind.

best of luck with your garden.

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Post  quiltbea on 4/18/2011, 11:34 pm

Lookin' Good!

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