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Salma
2 years 9 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 months ago
Are there any blogs or links(examples) of sow it forward projects completed successfully ???
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mcenerny
2 years 10 months ago
Planted Pole beans today - sprouted seeds, 2 6' rows
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drregause
2 years 10 months ago
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wholeallotmentoflove
2 years 10 months ago
any growers who blog, i would love to follow through my blog xxx http://wholeallotmentoflove.blogspot.co.uk/
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wholeallotmentoflove
2 years 10 months ago
AdieB
2 years 10 months ago
My garden plan for the day... weeding, weeding, weeding! The long sunny bed in the back will get pulled all up this weekend and next (with my little helpers - aka kiddos - helping me a bit, it should go pretty quickly!). And I'm going to pick out which transplant seeds to put in, which we'll probably do Tuesday afternoon. I am looking forward to seeing all those little beauties pop up! It's got to be my favorite part of gardening... except for eating the delicious, organic produce afterward, of course!
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AdieB
2 years 10 months ago
I'm ready to start the garden up for the year! I have my round bed in the front that I've decided to turn into a perennial bed -- this will be almost exclusively strawberries and asparagus, with a bit of rhubarb and borage mixed in with it. I managed to pick up an awesome used staircase plant stand at a yard sale a couple weeks back, and that is now gracing the middle of the bed with plant holders containing some deeeelish sugar snaps that the kiddos helped me plant. Bonus that they'll have the "banister railing" of the plant stand to climb and hang down on... and some are high enough the kids can't reach them, so we might get to cook with some of our peas this year (and save the peas for next season)! I am also going to try my hand at some potted lemons this year... I know, it doesn't quite get warm enough, but I plant to keep them trimmed small and in their pots, so I can bring them inside for the winter. So far I have about 7 meyer lemon trees growing... I won't get to keep them all though, so I may need to find a couple new homes eventually!
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AdieB
2 years 10 months ago
I did it.... I finally broke down and created a Twitter page. I have to say, though, I have really been enjoying using my Pinterest account, though! What an awesome and yet simple service! https://twitter.com/xBazorax/ on Twitter http://pinterest.com/adiebee/ on Pinterest
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Saros61
2 years 11 months ago
I just signed up after reading about you in "Eaarth" by Bill McKibben. Great site!
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Liviooo
2 years 11 months ago
Any Belgians here ? :)
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Kaya
2 years 11 months ago
As a member in Cityplot Amsterdcam I want to start a vertical gardening fence. Who's interested, please send ideas!!!
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Kaya
2 years 11 months ago
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Roger Doiron
2 years 11 months ago
We're proud to announce our garden grantees here: http://kgi.org/garden-grants-2013
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SQUIRREL
2 years 11 months ago
Hello fellow gardeners. Pleased to be growing among you......Love to hear from Aussie gardeners, let's share some autumn/winter tips- I'm in the sub-tropic/temperate crossover zone of Northern New South Wales.....
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