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Post  jersh on 7/18/2011, 6:28 am

Greetings all, I'm new to the forum here and also new to SFG. My wife and I live in Wesley Chapel, FL which is just north of Tampa. We are planning our first SFG for this fall. I look forward to learning from this site and also contributing in the future as I get some experience. I'm also an avid homebrewer and I look forward to using the spent grains from my brewing as compost in our SFG!

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Post  Goosegirl on 7/18/2011, 8:48 am

@jersh wrote:Greetings all, I'm new to the forum here and also new to SFG. My wife and I live in Wesley Chapel, FL which is just north of Tampa. We are planning our first SFG for this fall. I look forward to learning from this site and also contributing in the future as I get some experience. I'm also an avid homebrewer and I look forward to using the spent grains from my brewing as compost in our SFG!



Welcome Jersh! This is my first year with SFG as well. I make homemade wine out of the local fruits and just 2 days ago got to put my first spent fruit must in the compost bin!

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Post  CaptainKidney on 7/18/2011, 10:33 am

Welcome. I live in Dunedin (just west of Tampa) and am still getting used to the growing seasons in Florida. Get ready, August is the beginning of the fall planting season.

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Post  jersh on 7/18/2011, 10:49 am

Thanks Mike! I'm planning a trip to the Pasco Extension office later this week to see what kind of info they have to offer... I'm certainly getting ready, in fact I plan on building my boxes this weekend and hopefully obtaining my MM ingredients as well.

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Post  CaptainKidney on 7/18/2011, 11:30 am

Here is a link to the Pinellas County extension office planting guide. Maybe it will give you a starting point.

http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/VH/VH02100.pdf

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Post  MarcyG on 7/18/2011, 11:32 am

glad you\'re here to the forums

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Post  acara on 7/18/2011, 4:14 pm

Welcome !!

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Post  1orangething on 7/18/2011, 10:01 pm

Welcome to SFG. I live down the road in Spring Hill Fl. You will gain lots of insight from this forum. Please post some pics when you are able.Laughing

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