A big Wyoming "HOWDY"!

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  1. weeds n seeds

    weeds n seeds Seedling

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    Am new to the site, so will introduce myself a bit and give you all some of my background. Come from a family of "gardeners" but have only had the opportunity to really get SERIOUS about it the last several years..and LOVE IT! Have a small unheated greenhouse where I raise plants started from seeds in a great south-facing sunroom, grow all my own plants in containers after due to poor soils in this locale, am AMAZED at results with the little bit of work/effort involved in doing so.
    My only "formal training" has been taking the Master Gardener's course offered (Casper); spending a few years with the organization as their greenhouse manager; being employed as a caretaker of a 300 foot long berm (containing nothing but xeriscaping plants) they started where their office is located, and being rather instrumental in the formation of an educational herb garden nearby on the same property. Had some knowledge to begin with but learned..FAST!..Wyoming is another world when it comes to gardening: thank Heavens I invested in a computer and printer to keep researched information for future referance!
    I've written articles pertaining to gardening; taught classes on using dried materials in wreaths/decorations (all self-taught); am a very firm believer in planting-by-the-moon and using only organic methods of fertilizing/pest/bug control on my plants..indoors and out. Have very neglected (by all means) orchids that continue to bloom, African violets, two thriving lemon eucalyptus seedlings, a Musa and taro plants growing IN WYOMING without the greenhouse culture they really need..who said it can't be done?
    All in all being said, I'm very GLAD to find a site to share growing experiences and LEARN from others with more knowledge than me!
     
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  3. Wrennie

    Wrennie In Flower

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    Welcome to the forum Weeds-n-seeds! :stew2: :stew1:
     
  4. eileen

    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Ho there Weeds-n-seeds and a big, warm welcome to GarenStew from Scotland. It certainly sounds as though you have greenfingers and enjoy gardening to the full. I hope you'll post piccies of some of your wreaths and decorations and of your garden as we love to look at others creations. :stew1:
     
  5. zuzu's petals

    zuzu's petals Silly Old Bat Plants Contributor

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    [​IMG] Welcome, weeds-n-seeds! It's great to have you with us.
    You sound like a very accomplished gardener,
    with some great training and experience under your belt.
    Sometimes benign neglect is quite effective. :smt023
     



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  6. Netty

    Netty Chaotic Gardener Plants Contributor

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    Howdy weeds n seeds :wave:
    Welcome to Gardenstew from southern Ontario!
    I'd love to learn more about planting by the moon.
     
  7. Frank

    Frank GardenStew Founder Staff Member Administrator

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    Welcome to GardenStew weeds n seeds, I don't believe we have seen a Wyoming member before but I could be wrong on that :) Sounds like you are on top of the gardening game, looking forward to having you on the site with us!

    // Frank
     
  8. kuntrygal

    kuntrygal Texas Rose

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    Welcome to the stew from East Texas ;)
     
  9. Sjoerd

    Sjoerd Mighty Oak

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    Welcome WNS.
    Make yourself at home.
     
  10. petunia

    petunia Young Pine

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    Welcome to the stew weeds n seeds. Could you expand more on your greenhouse? Is it just that-a greenhouse or a sunroom, maybe both?? We enjoy any picts that you can post, just helps us underdtand a liitle more what you do.
     
  11. Biita

    Biita Arctic-ally Challenged Forager

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    Hello Weeds n seeds from cold an snowy Artic Norway. Sounds like you will fit right in with the very nice people of Garden Stew,, Welcome. :stew2:
     
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    wannabe Young Pine

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    Welcome to the Stew from Illinois. There is a lot of info from the members. Wannabe
     
  13. glendann

    glendann Official Garden Angel

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    Howdy Weeds n seeds from central Texas.
    I'm so glad you found us on the Stew.My daughter is your neighbor.She lives in Billings,Montana.
    I would love to see pictures when you can get them.
     
  14. Palm Tree

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    Hi there Weeds n Seeds

    A big, warm Stew welcome to you. Looking forward to your posts. It sounds like your fingers are green and that is totally cool.
     
  15. Droopy

    Droopy Slug Slaughterer Plants Contributor

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    Warm welcome Weeds-n-seeds from Norway. I hope you will share some photos with us. I like photos.
     
  16. Penny

    Penny Young Pine

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    Hi there,

    Welcome to the Forum.
     

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