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TNCG
2 years 3 months ago
Just joined the KGI and hope to find great tips and link up with like-minded folks who want to grow their own food, as well as to encourage others to do the same.
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phylliszoon
2 years 3 months ago
Anyone know a source for organic seedlings
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Kaye Kittrell
2 years 3 months ago
Actress Kaye Kittrell's "Late Bloomer" urban garden web series just celebrated it's one year anniversary with the 25th episode, "Tomatomania" and a FREE e-book! Watch it, get it! http://www.latebloomershow.com/
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krisk
2 years 3 months ago
Here's a new video of my kitchen garden-- with emphasis on perennial crops! http://baystatekitchengarden.blogspot.com/2013/05/first-video-tour-of-20...
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K9FindM
2 years 4 months ago
The seeds were started indoors and have now become seedlings. I used egg cartons to start my seeds and hope to "cut out" each egg container and put the seedling directly into the soil. We started on our raised beds also. Started on construction and laying them out. In the process of locating and ordering compost, topsoil and peat moss. Very excited that I was finally able to get this project under way!
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Donnas garden
2 years 4 months ago
Just joined KGI...looking forward to expert advice and sharing of ideas. I am using a community plot of 16' x 4' in Calgary... Hoping for a good experience in vegetable gardening this year.
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ca
2 years 4 months ago
Because of my "wintered over" lettuce, I am already harvesting mature lettuces. The mizuna and mache are looking good, and their leaves along with the baby spinach and arugula are making for some great salads. The alpine strawberries that I planted last year and worried about all summer are looking wonderful and putting out blossoms. Looks like I'll have some special, little treats soon. I'm already picking artichokes. I've never had them ready this early before.
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sgiambastiani
2 years 4 months ago
Consider potted herbs instead of buying these the traditional way. They are normally much fresher, more fragrant and cost effective! Not to mention brighten up your space...
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new2green
2 years 4 months ago
Moved to South Florida and finally we are about to get a home again. So tired of living in a rental. Can't wait to start planting out of pots again!!! :)
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Salma
2 years 4 months ago
Free Kitchen Gardening lesson and seeds for Islamabad School Children .Free Seeds donated by Kelli Ploeger Hinn and free lesson By Salma Kamal.Pot filling Demo by Natasha Khan http://www.flickr.com/photos/salmakamal/sets/72157633250426530/ https://www.facebook.com/pages/Kitchen-gardeningFree-Lessons-And-SeedsPa...
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Lemongrass
2 years 4 months ago
"Man exist for the Sake of One Another Teach Them Then or Bear With Them" Jacob Lawrence(born 1917}
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enrico
2 years 4 months ago
Good to be in England now that spring is here. after the most miserable winter/summer I can recall. happy gardening to all.
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K9FindM
2 years 4 months ago
My area that I have designated for the garden is 56' x 33'. I plan to keep a at least a 3' edge along the long side to mow and and keep the horses from reaching over, plus a 3' edge on the bottom of the short side for the same reason. I also don't plan to "use" the entire area my first year as I believe that will be a little overwhelming and a lot of work to get started. I am looking for suggestions on help and hoping some others can chime in. My plans include using mainly raised beds length ways in the garden area. One question I hope to get help with is how long and how wide, and how tall I should make each raised bed. I plan on putting down screen over top of the grassy area where each bed will be laid out prior to building the raised bed and filling it. Also, how tall should each raised bed be? Looking at using 2'x12' boards and making the beds 24" deep - do I really need to make them this deep or is 12' enough? What do I line the beds with at the bottom? Can I use gravel on the very bottom for drainage and then fill with beds with top soil or a mix depending on what will go in each bed? Help!
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Carrot Chomper
2 years 5 months ago
I can see soil in my garden!! Still plenty of snow piles here in Maine. I'm going to try cloches for the first time this spring to see if I can get some lettuce sprouted early.
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K9FindM
2 years 5 months ago
Hi All - I am back - it has been several months since I have been on KGI and had just about given up gardening, but am planning on trying a go with this project basically on my own with my teenage sons help.
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Salma
2 years 5 months ago
Are there any blogs or links(examples) of sow it forward projects completed successfully ???
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mcenerny
2 years 5 months ago
Planted Pole beans today - sprouted seeds, 2 6' rows
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drregause
2 years 5 months ago
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