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Fall Garden Update and Cost Analysis

  All my seeds sprouted exactly 6 days after planting! End of Week 1. End of Week 2   Click each image to enlarge.   Cost Analysis Materials 31.99  wb 4 x 4 x 6 Cedar Raised Bed Kit 14.99 Weed Barrier  Soil 5.00 Organic Compressed Peat Moss (2.2 cu. ft.) 15.00 Organic Worm Castings (1 1/2 cu. ft.) 3.97 Mushroom Compost (40 lb bag) 2.18 Evergreen Manure Compost (1 cu. ft) 5.17 Cow Manure Black Kow Compost (50 lb bag) 3.75 Winwood’s All Natural Compost and Soil…

Fall Garden 2017

This is my first garden…ever.  Let’s hope I don’t mess this up! Planning I enjoy reading and research.  It’s true.  I really geek out on technical details.  So of course I read all about gardening, watched YouTube videos, and talked to a lot of locals before I started. Square Foot Gardening seemed to be a logical choice for a neophyte like me.  So, I purchased Mel Bartholomew’s book and began as soon as I could! The Day Before Planting – September 23rd, 2017 First, I opened the compacted peat moss…