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autumn_prepper
Northern Lake County, IL
(Zone 5a)

October 4, 2012
5:31 PM

Post #9296127

Hello everyone. I thought I would introduce myself rather than just come in blindly to the forums. I am gardening in zone 5A and started gardening off and on a few years ago..I thought this year I would start my prepper square foot garden...Ya right!!! Nope the drought had better ideas for me..so hopefully next year will be better..so this winter I can look for heirloom seed that I would like to add to my garden and seed storage.

I'm a wife of 22 yrs and a mom to a jack Russell. As well as a breast cancer survivor.
I'm not much of a crafter but would like to take up one someday.What I do enjoy doing is birdwatching and pretty much anything outdoors,genealogy,cooking/baking and canning,traveling.
Looking forward to hearing from you.
Autumn_Prepper.
porkpal
Richmond, TX

October 4, 2012
8:00 PM

Post #9296250

Hi Autumn-Prepper! I'm not really a homesteader, more of an ordinary farmer, but I enjoy reading the posts here. Welcome!
yardener
Greenfield, OH
(Zone 6a)

October 5, 2012
4:31 AM

Post #9296389

Hi autumn

darius

darius
So.App.Mtns.
United States
(Zone 5b)

October 6, 2012
4:00 PM

Post #9297719

Hey and Welcome, autumn!

porkpal... I think anyone who uses the term "homesteader" is a prepper, in one sense or another.
Dyson
Rocky Mount, VA
(Zone 7a)

October 8, 2012
3:14 PM

Post #9299873

Hi !
CajuninKy
Biggs, KY
(Zone 6a)

November 13, 2012
12:01 PM

Post #9332200

I am ashamed I have not welcomed you before now. I have had a bit of a rough go lately and have not been around much. I am so glad you have joined us.

I am not a full time homesteader other than in my mind but I like the thought and I do what I can towards the dream.

What kind of seeds are you looking for? It must be quite a challenge to garden much in zone 5. I am in zone 6 and I miss being able to garden most of the year like I did back home in La. We had a bit of a drought here this past season too and I am glad my garden is small.

We'd sure love to see pics of your place.

Here is my garden.

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passiflora07
Fern Park, FL
(Zone 9b)

November 17, 2012
12:38 AM

Post #9335236

Welcome, Autumn :)

I'm a homesteader-in-progress as well. I have a lot of pics of my garden and my projects at my blog...www.suburbindigenous.com. I hope next season is better for you, and I hope you can post some pics here.
CajuninKy
Biggs, KY
(Zone 6a)

March 26, 2013
10:58 PM

Post #9463468

Autumn, you still around?

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