Square Foot Gardening Forum

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Kale Question
by countrynaturals Today at 3:09 pm

» New England September 2016
by camprn Today at 2:59 pm

» Hand Pollination ?
by camprn Today at 2:57 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in September 2016
by sanderson Today at 2:12 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by sanderson Today at 2:00 pm

» compost thermometer
by sanderson Today at 1:58 pm

» Plantoid' s going into hospital ....
by sanderson Today at 12:54 pm

» Tryst with my first DIY SFG
by sanderson Today at 12:51 pm

» Admin back! Classic cars
by sanderson Today at 12:47 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by sanderson Today at 12:37 pm

» EXPERIMENT: Tomatoes to Powder
by trolleydriver Today at 11:00 am

» N&C Midwest: September 2016
by Scorpio Rising Today at 9:29 am

» The Research Journey:what to plant now, fall gardening in Dallas-Ft worth
by sanderson Yesterday at 9:55 pm

» Second Year SFG in Canada
by sanderson Yesterday at 9:53 pm

» Medical Topic...may be helpful to some folk....
by sanderson Yesterday at 9:50 pm

» Gardening in Central Pennsylvania
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 9:04 pm

» Mid-Atl - Jul 2016 - Wwwwaaaaahhhhh!
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 6:07 pm

» Another item for composting.
by llama momma Yesterday at 4:04 pm

» mulching
by dstack Yesterday at 12:27 pm

» 1,000 worms on their way....
by Cajun Cappy Yesterday at 11:45 am

» Mid-Atl - Oct 2016 - Fall Garden 2016
by BeetlesPerSqFt Yesterday at 9:32 am

» When is a great time to start a garden? The Fall!
by MrBooker Yesterday at 6:05 am

» NEW ENGLAND OCT 2016
by Scorpio Rising 9/24/2016, 10:02 pm

» leggy potatoes plants were started too early in the hous
by sanderson 9/24/2016, 8:31 pm

» Soil Blocks: Tutorial In Photos
by Kelejan 9/24/2016, 12:49 pm

» Mix for making soil blocks
by trolleydriver 9/24/2016, 7:54 am

» soil testing
by Kelejan 9/23/2016, 9:26 pm

» Terrible News: Bumblebees In Trouble
by Scorpio Rising 9/23/2016, 8:51 pm

» Facebook - SFG Foundation postings
by Scorpio Rising 9/23/2016, 8:49 pm

» A traditional German dish with a Fall twist.
by sanderson 9/23/2016, 6:38 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

I'm excited for May to arrive...

View previous topic View next topic Go down

I'm excited for May to arrive...

Post  BackyardBirdGardner on 4/28/2011, 5:58 pm

I really want to post some pictures of how things are doing.......but, I'll have to wait until May 1st since it's so close.

HAHA, I guess I'm just a big tease. Stay tuned!

Anyone else excited?

BackyardBirdGardner

Male Posts : 2727
Join date : 2010-12-25
Age : 42
Location : St. Louis, MO

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: I'm excited for May to arrive...

Post  boog1 on 4/28/2011, 6:27 pm

will somebody turn off the rain spitgot on may 1st ??? rain, 15 minutes of sunshine, more rain, 15 minutes of sunshine, dis is gettin really old really fast


boog

boog1

Male Posts : 260
Join date : 2010-09-01
Age : 59
Location : jackson,mi

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: I'm excited for May to arrive...

Post  tkdtara84 on 4/29/2011, 12:31 am

We're supposed to get our first nice day tomorrow-- can't wait! I have big plans.

I'm having such a hard time waiting to buy tomato and pepper transplants. I keep ogling them at nurseries, but I'm holding off because as sure as I plant them before our frost date, it will frost...ugh, so hard to wait!

tkdtara84

Female Posts : 68
Join date : 2011-03-29
Location : Lafayette, IN 5b

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: I'm excited for May to arrive...

Post  Barkie on 4/29/2011, 7:23 am

@boog1 wrote: will somebody turn off the rain spitgot on may 1st ??? rain, 15 minutes of sunshine, more rain, 15 minutes of sunshine, dis is gettin really old really fast


boog

Agree with you completely boog I should be hardening off my young plants ready for planting out but we have had boiling hot days and frosty nights. It has rained twice this month - once for under a minute.

Yeah, excited and relieved about being able to plant out soon.

Barkie

Posts : 306
Join date : 2011-03-25
Location : Wales, Uk. Last frost May

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: I'm excited for May to arrive...

Post  nancy on 4/29/2011, 8:36 am

Oh my heavens, yes - I am ready for May!!

nancy

Female Posts : 595
Join date : 2010-03-16
Location : Cincinnati, Ohio (6a)

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: I'm excited for May to arrive...

Post  yosoypanadero on 4/29/2011, 9:02 am

@tkdtara84 wrote:We're supposed to get our first nice day tomorrow-- can't wait! I have big plans.

I'm having such a hard time waiting to buy tomato and pepper transplants. I keep ogling them at nurseries, but I'm holding off because as sure as I plant them before our frost date, it will frost...ugh, so hard to wait!

Build a hoophouse and wait for frost no more! There is a perfect video on my DIY section on my blog. It is specifically for a 4x8 SFG!

yosoypanadero

Male Posts : 105
Join date : 2011-03-22
Location : Cincinnati, OH Zone 6b

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: I'm excited for May to arrive...

Post  tkdtara84 on 4/30/2011, 1:29 am

@yosoypanadero wrote:
@tkdtara84 wrote:We're supposed to get our first nice day tomorrow-- can't wait! I have big plans.

I'm having such a hard time waiting to buy tomato and pepper transplants. I keep ogling them at nurseries, but I'm holding off because as sure as I plant them before our frost date, it will frost...ugh, so hard to wait!

Build a hoophouse and wait for frost no more! There is a perfect video on my DIY section on my blog. It is specifically for a 4x8 SFG!

I checked out the video-- is that your hoop house? It's nice, and there are some things I wouldn't have thought about like the 2x2s stapled to the side-- good idea. I was trying to hold off on the hoop house this first year because of startup costs, and I got started late anyhow. I may build one in the fall, though, if I decide I still want to do lettuce.

tkdtara84

Female Posts : 68
Join date : 2011-03-29
Location : Lafayette, IN 5b

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: I'm excited for May to arrive...

Post  yosoypanadero on 4/30/2011, 10:13 am

That is actually the video that I found most useful in making my own hoophouse. I have 4x8's all over the place and this was the best video I found so I plastered it up there. Mine looks pretty much dead on this guys though. As far as you building one, the most expensive thing will be the plastic. You will end up getting a 4 foot x 100 foot roll of 4 mil plastic for $35 - $40. The rest is chump change, altogether I got mine installed for around $50. Good luck!

yosoypanadero

Male Posts : 105
Join date : 2011-03-22
Location : Cincinnati, OH Zone 6b

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: I'm excited for May to arrive...

Post  Sponsored content Today at 3:19 pm


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum