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Re: Square-Foot Gardening

PostPosted: Fri May 14, 2010 5:28 pm
by greg
woodman wrote:Would love to know the ingredients myself those giant crops are amazing!!


Try this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0en00_CSM4

This was interesting too - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jSGNgJFEPg&feature=related

greg

Re: Square-Foot Gardening

PostPosted: Fri May 14, 2010 5:29 pm
by woodman
Cheers Greg :wink:

Re: Square-Foot Gardening

PostPosted: Fri May 14, 2010 5:30 pm
by huntingross
Farmerboy wrote:So no-one is interested in forest farming then? Contrary to believe, it is not the farming of forests...

FB


Post it up FB....you shouldn't need to be asked....are there not issues with shading ?

Re: Square-Foot Gardening

PostPosted: Fri May 14, 2010 5:35 pm
by greg
huntingross wrote:
Farmerboy wrote:So no-one is interested in forest farming then? Contrary to believe, it is not the farming of forests...

FB


Post it up FB....you shouldn't need to be asked....are there not issues with shading ?



Yes I am, please share.

HR, as I understand, permaculture principles state that a flat floor is not a good use of light and space. If you look at a wood, you will see trees, bushes / shrubs, and grasses and plants lower down. There is not just one layer.

I really enjoyed this - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q3R1BZVnD4M

Greg

Re: Square-Foot Gardening

PostPosted: Fri May 14, 2010 6:14 pm
by Farmer
greg wrote:
Farmer wrote:That compost tea is amazing



Have you got experience with it mate?


I should have written that it amazed me.

Re: Square-Foot Gardening

PostPosted: Fri May 14, 2010 6:16 pm
by greg
Farmer wrote:
greg wrote:
Farmer wrote:That compost tea is amazing



Have you got experience with it mate?


I should have written that it amazed me.



Me too. I'm composting all my organic waste now, it seems like such a waste to throw it away when you know what it's capable of

Re: Square-Foot Gardening

PostPosted: Fri May 14, 2010 6:45 pm
by woodman
My compost bins are my most favourite tools in the garden, it's like magic lol. The soil they produce is good enough to eat, well maybe not :giggle:

Greg, that Mike Feingold knows his onions doesn't he :wink: decent

Re: Square-Foot Gardening

PostPosted: Fri May 14, 2010 7:13 pm
by greg
woodman wrote:My compost bins are my most favourite tools in the garden, it's like magic lol. The soil they produce is good enough to eat, well maybe not :giggle:

Greg, that Mike Feingold knows his onions doesn't he :wink: decent


Haha that made me laugh way more than any pun should, nearly choked on me beans on toast!

Yeah he does, seems like a nice fella too. Wish I could take a trip to Planet Zog :grin:

Greg