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Post  bigluelok on 8/7/2011, 2:29 pm

hi everyone name is Luey,

I am new to SFGing well gardening too. I have a pretty good sized back yard so I am trying to make use of it.

I am from Altadena, CA which i believe is zone 9 I am located about 20 minutes north of LA

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Post  Goosegirl on 8/7/2011, 2:41 pm



Welcome to the group! There are several SoCal gardeners on the forum, so you should find plenty of help from those that know your climate well.

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Post  Dunkinjean on 8/7/2011, 6:14 pm

Welcome,Welcome to the Forum!



You will love it here! Everyone is so kind and helpful... flower
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Post  madnicmom on 8/7/2011, 6:22 pm

Welcome! You'll love it here!
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Re: Another socal SFG'r

Post  donnainzone5 on 8/8/2011, 12:09 pm

Welcome from Culver City! Your zone is just a bit cooler than mine. Have you started a garden yet?





I'd be happy to try to answer any specific questions you might have.
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Re: Another socal SFG'r

Post  bigluelok on 8/8/2011, 12:22 pm

donnainzone10 wrote:Welcome from Culver City! Your zone is just a bit cooler than mine. Have you started a garden yet?





I'd be happy to try to answer any specific questions you might have.

no haven't started yet i just started clearing some ground i think I'm still debating on doing a raised bed or in ground I think raised bed would be little easier for me to start out and then as i get more comfortable i will so the in ground.

I don't know what i want

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Re: Another socal SFG'r

Post  walshevak on 8/8/2011, 3:07 pm

bigluelok wrote:
donnainzone10 wrote:Welcome from Culver City! Your zone is just a bit cooler than mine. Have you started a garden yet?





I'd be happy to try to answer any specific questions you might have.

no haven't started yet i just started clearing some ground i think I'm still debating on doing a raised bed or in ground I think raised bed would be little easier for me to start out and then as i get more comfortable i will so the in ground.

I don't know what i want



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Re: Another socal SFG'r

Post  SoCalET on 8/9/2011, 4:19 pm

Welcome Luey! Great to see so many new So Cal folks here!

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Post  bigluelok on 8/10/2011, 12:51 pm

thanks for the warm welcome everyone.

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Re: Another socal SFG'r

Post  tabletopper on 8/10/2011, 10:50 pm

Welcome to the Forum....from Chula Vista about 8 miles from the border...near the San Diego Bay.....

Lucky us in zone 9.....our weather is such we can grow most veggies year round....on chilly days just cover with large plastic or cages 12"square with plastic and clothes pins....

My suggestion is to take it slowly otherwise the excitement will be overwhelming..so dont plant too many boxes. Copy the grids as per size and plan and plant........Ruth

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Re: Another socal SFG'r

Post  Chopper on 8/10/2011, 11:55 pm

Welcome. You will love SFG and gardening in general I am sure. Plus Spring is right around the corner! What most folks call winter. So unless you want to you never have to have a month without fresh veggies. Enjoy!

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