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GARDEN VISIT FREE - Lissa's place at Strathpine 10am

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GARDEN VISIT FREE - Lissa's place at Strathpine 10am

Time: January 18, 2014 from 10am to 12pm
Location: Lissa's garden
Street: ADDRESS SENT OUT TO GV MEMBERS 14.01.14
City/Town: Strathpine
Phone: 0414 445 581
Event Type: free garden visit
Organized By: Lissa
Latest Activity: Jan 21, 2014

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RSVP'S appreciated.

Come and visit my garden at Strathpine.

I have quite a lot of fruit trees and raised vege beds on a small suburban block plus native bees and honey bees. My focus is sub-tropical veg - things which will grow well here but aren't traditional to our palate.

I have only been gardening edibles for about four years, so still learning myself. Every season is a new experience.

Shade available under carport and you might like to bring a chair for comfort. No stairs except into the house for the loo.

Please bring a small plate of food or drink to share and any plants or produce that you want to give away, swap or sell.

Children welcome but must be supervised by their parents. Please be aware that I have a hive of honey bees.

RSVP here, but join the Garden Visit group to be emailed the address closer to the date.

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Comment by Lissa on January 21, 2014 at 4:55

The little hardware along South Pine Rd sells SC mulch for $10 a bale if you buy 5 or more.

It's just changed hands, they've painted it orange and changed the branding.

Comment by Muriel on January 20, 2014 at 12:09

excellent Lissa!

Barb and I stopped off at the Hardware in Brendale and got a bale ea of s c mulch.

Planning to go with my son on Sat and get lots, then I can get down to serious gardening

Comment by Lissa on January 20, 2014 at 5:10

Thank you both for coming Muriel :)

Figs are easy-peesy - plant watch them grow. Remind me about the Tamarillo when you see my postings showing the fruit ripening (a few weeks from now) and we'll get you some fresh seed. They grow best from fresh.

Comment by Muriel on January 19, 2014 at 11:31

Lissa,   Thanks very much for showing us your garden yesterday.

The figs, tamarelo, and bees amongst others  were an inspiration.

Comment by Lissa on January 18, 2014 at 19:27

Thanks folks :) It was a good day to get together with like minded friends.

Brad, do you want me to leave your plate out for collection? I can leave it on the porch table and you can reach over the railing if I'm not home. Thanks for the tom plant!

17uk1q18m3yry Comment by 17uk1q18m3yry on January 18, 2014 at 18:30

Thanks you Lissa  for hosting this event, I meet new people today that share what I'm into, that's  awesome.

Comment by CHERYL SLAPP on January 18, 2014 at 17:28

Hi LIssa, just a quick not to say many thanks for your invitation to attend today.  I really enjoyed meeting you and other members of the group and appreciate all the cuttings you were kind enough to give out.  You have given me some great advice and hopefully I can get my garden as productive as yours.

Comment by nina on January 18, 2014 at 14:48

Thank you for a really enjoyable morning. Your garden looks fabulous and so productive. Lovely to meet new people and catch up with those I know.

Comment by Lissa on January 18, 2014 at 4:52

We're having a couple of extra visitors today as well, Lanie and Julie -  who don't yet belong to BLF. Should be a big day.

Comment by Lissa on January 18, 2014 at 4:41

Travis you're always welcome to come visit on your own, you're so close anyway. Just check the day/time suits me before turning up.

Matt - you're on! ;) We can always stand and admire your Clitoria ternatea. I have one surviving plant! Have a good trip.

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