Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]

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.


[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» New England May 2017
by Scorpio Rising Today at 9:54 pm

» Tips for compost tumbler
by jimmy cee Today at 9:13 pm

» Turan in the Western Mountains
by Scorpio Rising Today at 8:17 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in May 2017
by Fiz Today at 8:17 pm

» N&C Midwest: May is here! 2017
by Scorpio Rising Today at 8:14 pm

» Dandelions - I cut this out of a magazine when I was a teen-
by Scorpio Rising Today at 8:02 pm

» Bryan Greenbeard of Minnesota's 2017 Plans
by Greenbeard Today at 5:22 pm

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by trolleydriver Today at 5:00 pm

» Watering System -- Finally!
by countrynaturals Today at 3:49 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by countrynaturals Today at 3:43 pm

» TrolleyDriver's Compost Thermometer
by trolleydriver Today at 3:19 pm

» Natural Dying ~ The Thyme to Dye is Coming!
by Turan Today at 2:07 pm

» Maritime SGFG 2017
by CapeCoddess Today at 12:35 pm

» Planting for the trellis
by CapeCoddess Today at 12:32 pm

» Strawberry protection
by camprn Today at 11:57 am

» Using Eggshells for your garden
by CapeCoddess Today at 10:46 am

» 2017: First full year of SFGing in ND
by Turan Today at 10:44 am

» Spring BBQ day
by Cajun Cappy Today at 10:42 am

» Slugs and stuff
by CapeCoddess Today at 9:56 am

» surprising results from soil test
by sanderson Today at 3:29 am

» New in Tennessee
by sanderson Today at 3:23 am

» Netting as Barrier
by sanderson Today at 3:20 am

» Bumble bees In Trouble
by sanderson Today at 3:08 am

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by Cajun Cappy Yesterday at 10:27 pm

» What region am I in now?
by CapeCoddess Yesterday at 3:54 pm

» Get Moving!
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 12:14 pm

» Friday Rookie Topic: Edible Flowers
by BeetlesPerSqFt Yesterday at 11:39 am

» 2017 SFG in Brooks, Ga
by sanderson Yesterday at 2:25 am

» Garden pics from S/W Illinois
by yolos 5/21/2017, 4:57 pm

» Row Cover Material - garden blankets
by sanderson 5/21/2017, 1:44 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Anyone going to the beach?

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Anyone going to the beach?

Post  camprn on 5/17/2011, 8:19 pm

Next time you are heading to the beach, pack a few extra empty sacks and pick up as much seaweed you can stuff into the car! hmmm... I could use a road trip... Very Happy
http://eartheasy.com/blog/2010/09/how-to-use-seaweed-to-mulch-your-garden/ Very Happy
avatar
camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14137
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 54
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

View user profile http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

Re: Anyone going to the beach?

Post  Glendale-gardener on 5/17/2011, 8:29 pm

darn it! I just got back from Hilton Head Sunday!

I never would have thought to harvest seaweed, I was however eyeballing the towering tall bamboo imagining my awesome bean teepee I could make!
avatar
Glendale-gardener

Female Posts : 293
Join date : 2011-03-10
Age : 41
Location : Cincinnati Zone 6A

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Anyone going to the beach?

Post  camprn on 5/17/2011, 8:31 pm

@Glendale-gardener wrote:darn it! I just got back from Hilton Head Sunday!

I never would have thought to harvest seaweed, I was however eyeballing the towering tall bamboo imagining my awesome bean teepee I could make!
Well now you have another reason to go back to the beach!!! What a Face
OOoooooh, Fabulous thinking!!! did you take any bean teepee poles home?
avatar
camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14137
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 54
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

View user profile http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

Re: Anyone going to the beach?

Post  elliephant on 5/17/2011, 8:32 pm

Like I need another reason to go to South Padre Island! Laughing

elliephant

Female Posts : 842
Join date : 2010-04-09
Age : 41
Location : southern tip of Texas zone 9

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Anyone going to the beach?

Post  Glendale-gardener on 5/17/2011, 8:40 pm

@camprn wrote:
@Glendale-gardener wrote:darn it! I just got back from Hilton Head Sunday!

I never would have thought to harvest seaweed, I was however eyeballing the towering tall bamboo imagining my awesome bean teepee I could make!
Well now you have another reason to go back to the beach!!! What a Face
OOoooooh, Fabulous thinking!!! did you take any bean teepee poles home?

I wish I had but we were only there for a couple of days and the bamboo I saw was on private property, boo. I already have a bean teepee in the plans at home but I read I should use 8 to 10 ft poles and I can't find 10 foot poles anywhere! I finally found 8 ft poles at Garden Ridge but they were $5 ea and the teepee needs like 10-12 poles- I don't want it that badly! I might be tying together some 5 ft poles I already have!
avatar
Glendale-gardener

Female Posts : 293
Join date : 2011-03-10
Age : 41
Location : Cincinnati Zone 6A

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Anyone going to the beach?

Post  NHGardener on 5/19/2011, 7:56 am

camprn - I'm a lot closer to the beach than you are, but I heard some organic gardeners talk about their trips to the coastline to pick up garbage bags full of seaweed - I believe you are only allowed to take 3 garbage bags at a time, altho that may be a rough estimate. Anyway, they limit your take, and the takers were raving about seaweed as mulch, and loving it. (They were using it in sheet mulching beds)

(I love that website! Thanks!)
avatar
NHGardener

Female Posts : 2298
Join date : 2011-02-25
Age : 56
Location : Southern New Hampshire

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Anyone going to the beach?

Post  sarah in the garden on 5/19/2011, 8:59 am

thanks thanks thanks

I don't know why I never thought about seaweed....I feel like such a dunce! I am a mile from the beach, and we go constantly in the summer! I'm on the Gulf Coast and the water is usually clear, but we do have weeks where masses patches of seaweed will wash up and it makes the water pretty gross for swimming. I never thought about taking it to put into the garden.

Finally, something I can do when we get into the 2 or 3 months where it is to hot/humid to grow much.
avatar
sarah in the garden

Female Posts : 40
Join date : 2011-03-24
Age : 40
Location : Panama City Beach, FL - Zone 8b

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Anyone going to the beach?

Post  Sponsored content


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