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Post  Windsor.Parker on 12/12/2011, 5:56 pm

I'm sure this forum will be a great resource for me, and I plan to contribute whenever possible.
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Re: Prosperity for Posterity...

Post  boffer on 12/12/2011, 6:04 pm

Welcome to the forum! We always recommend reading the ALL NEW SFG book, copyright 2006. That is the starting place for learning all about the new SFG.

Are you a beginning gardener, or an old hand at it? Either way, we look forward to your contributions.
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Post  Windsor.Parker on 12/12/2011, 6:15 pm

I'll read the book as soon as I find it! I'm planning for my 4th year and getting in deeper all the time. It's great to have someone reply so quickly.
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Post  BackyardBirdGardner on 12/12/2011, 6:19 pm

Welcome to the forum. You'll find the people here are a great compliment to the book.

I see you are in Chicagoland? Feel free to stop in the Midwest Region once you get settled in. We all kind of bounce around from subforum to subforum around here, but you will find more specific info in there when regarding your particular climate. We have a pretty decent contingent from the Windy City. I would be interested in learning how Chicago differs from north side to south side, if at all. I would think the lake has a lot to do with microclimates up there.

You say 4th year? 4th year gardening, or using the SFG concept? Just curious. Not a big deal either way. Glad to have you here.
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Post  RoOsTeR on 12/12/2011, 7:29 pm

Welcome Windsor!
This forum is a vast wealth of information, with outstanding helpful people.
We highly encourage you to read the book boffer already posted above. Its an entertaining and simple book to read which will help you get the most out of this great site. It will be your go to reference guide for everything concerning SFG.
We are all here to help and look forward to your contribution to the site. Very Happy

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Post  Kelejan on 12/12/2011, 8:33 pm

Windsor. In case you have not yet got the message, we are really, really, nice people here.

Look forward to hearing from you.
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Re: Prosperity for Posterity...

Post  Luci Dawson on 12/12/2011, 8:33 pm

Welcome, Windsor! welcome

I'm a Chicago native (Old West Side...Taylor & Aberdeen) and would almost consider mortgaging my house, if I could get seeds or a plant for the real Melrose pepper. I've read that Caputo's deli carries both, but since I'm in NM that doesn't do me a whole lot of good.

Do you grow them?
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Post  Windsor.Parker on 12/30/2011, 9:39 pm

everyone, for making me feel at ease! We'll be setting up 1-3 SFGs this season.
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Post  Windsor.Parker on 1/7/2012, 8:01 pm

Luci Dawson wrote:Welcome, Windsor!

I'm a Chicago native (Old West Side...Taylor & Aberdeen) and would almost consider mortgaging my house, if I could get seeds or a plant for the real Melrose pepper. I've read that Caputo's deli carries both, but since I'm in NM that doesn't do me a whole lot of good.

Do you grow them?

They're in my 2012 plan!
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