Farming forum: I guess this is the place for me

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Name: David Cortes
Lemon Grove, Ca
if you don't try you'll never know!
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dcorteswood
Feb 6, 2014 2:56 PM CST
After reading the post about being committed to growing your own food makes you a farm I will call this my spot. I live on a 1/2 acre of land in Lemon Grove, Ca. I like growing any plant you can eat. I am not an expert at anything, I just try until it works. I will eventually post pics of my little piece of the world, until then I hope you all have a great time of it.
David of Cortes Designs
Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
Charter ATP Member Region: Texas Master Gardener: Texas Permaculture Raises cows I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
Garden Ideas: Master Level Beekeeper Garden Sages Avid Green Pages Reviewer Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Plant Identifier
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dave
Feb 6, 2014 3:07 PM CST

Garden.org Admin

Hi David. Welcome!

Keep an eye on our edibles forum, and I think you'd like our permaculture forum, too.

http://garden.org/forums/view/eateat/
http://garden.org/forums/view/permaculture/
Name: Porkpal
Richmond, TX
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Keeper of Poultry Farmer Roses Raises cows
Garden Ideas: Level 2 Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Plant Identifier
porkpal
Feb 6, 2014 3:37 PM CST
Welcome David! It does sound like you belong here.
Porkpal
Name: Rick Corey
Everett WA 98204 (Zone 8a)
Sunset Zone 5. Koppen Csb. Eco 2f
I helped beta test the first seed swap Plant and/or Seed Trader Seed Starter Region: Pacific Northwest Photo Contest Winner: 2014 Vegetable Grower
Avid Green Pages Reviewer Garden Ideas: Master Level Garden Sages I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! I helped plan and beta test the plant database. Charter ATP Member
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RickCorey
Feb 6, 2014 5:12 PM CST
Welcome David!

>> if you don't try you'll never know!

Amen! And if YOU don't try it, what if no one EVER tries it? The world would be a poorer place.

I see from the memberlist that there are 10 ATP members within 10 miles of you.
http://garden.org/users/memberlist/location.php?my_location=...

EdensBotanicals
stephgem
Dawgboy
Suseart
Jujuhu
Poolshark234
KathleenC
Oasys
margaretforys
sanalaloca7

We also have a member map:
http://garden.org/users/memberlist/map.php

I happen to know that Risingcreek is an active trader of seeds including edibles, and gave a location 83 miles from your town.

Name: Deb
Pacific Northwest (Zone 8b)
Region: Pacific Northwest Organic Gardener Herbs Dragonflies Dog Lover Keeper of Poultry
Birds Lover of wildlife (Raccoon badge) Garden Ideas: Master Level Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Garden Sages Plant Identifier
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Bonehead
Feb 6, 2014 6:47 PM CST
Warm welcome, David. I hope you enjoy the excellent company found at this site! Post often, and pictures are always good.
I want to live in a world where the chicken can cross the road without its motives being questioned.
Name: joseph wittenberg
high desert (Zone 8b)
Permaculture Region: California
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grizzlyjoe
Feb 8, 2014 5:42 PM CST
I used to live a town over from lemon grove. Some friends of mine have a few acres off the 94. It's a great area to grow stuff, you can even do bananas year round! Good luck and looking forward to seeing how it progresses.
Here is a link to my friends place, lots of good stuff for your area and they will gladly answer questions for you, they're really nice people.
http://radioacresfarm.blogspot.com/?m=1

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