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October Seed Savers Meeting at Jane Street

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October Seed Savers Meeting at Jane Street

Time: October 17, 2010 from 11am to 2pm
Location: Jane Street, West End. Between Montague Road and Riverside Drive, next to Davies Park.
Street: 103 Jane Street
City/Town: West End
Website or Map: http://maps.google.com.au/map…
Phone: 0432 178 352
Event Type: seedsaver, meeting, seeds, plants, seed, saver, october, garden, visit, brisbane, west, end, jane, street, community
Organized By: Jane Street Community Garden email: janestcomgarden@yahoo.com.auu
Latest Activity: Oct 19, 2010

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Join Brisbane Seed Savers for the October meeting hosted by Jane Street Community Garden. There is plenty of parking available on Sundays. Tea and coffee will be available as well as all of the garden's open pollinated seeds. Lots of plants are available for cuttings or propagation.

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Comment by Florence on October 8, 2010 at 14:05
Oh crap!! Gotta make sure I put garden visits in my calendar well in advance!! I am just doing that now and realized I stupidly booked myself into a whale watching tour on the same day earlier this week!! >___<" Wanted to book 16th, but not available, and our pre-purchased tickets are about to expire ... Well, have a great day everyone ^^
Comment by Jacqui on September 26, 2010 at 15:07
Comment by Jacqui on September 26, 2010 at 15:06
Reyna, It would be good to see you there. The last one was a great success. Moringa is a truly an awesome plant. Not only the most nutritious plant to eat, but can be used as a fertiliser, plant conditioner and lots of other uses. btw, it can grow to 9 plus metres high, but the best use is to grow it really close and crop it heavily as a salad crop, ie no more than 30 to 100 cm apart and keep low enough to continually harvest. The best website I found for info on growing and uses is at:


Or check out our Jane Street Seed Packet:
Drumstick.pdf
Comment by Lissa on September 26, 2010 at 5:10
Hope to get to this meeting :)
3slo8jflri2oa Comment by 3slo8jflri2oa on September 11, 2010 at 17:20
Hmmmm. I ordered stem cuttings from Green Harvest and followed directions with potting mix but no shoots yet. See how i go.
Comment by Jacqui on September 6, 2010 at 11:12
Great Vanessa. Update on Moringa - Bruce Ham from BOGI has a huge Moringa tree at home and recently gave me some fresh seeds. I can ask him to bring more (and hopefully some cuttings) to the BOGI Fair on Oct 3 for anyone else looking for this amazing plant.
Vanessa Pomare Comment by Vanessa Pomare on September 6, 2010 at 0:09
YES....i shall be a little late...but i shall leave straight from church and be there with bells on...YEAPY.
Comment by Jacqui on July 19, 2010 at 10:23
Thanks Elaine - glad you managed to save the sickly looking ones. If anyone can do it, I knew you could.
Comment by Elaine de Saxe on July 18, 2010 at 21:04
When I get my 3 Moringa seedlings out of their pots and into the garden and when they produce seeds (I should live so long!) I'm intending to distribute what I can glean from them. Although how old I will be by then is anyone's guess ;-)
Comment by Jacqui on July 18, 2010 at 18:29
So they do, will buy some cuttings from them next time I need to order something. Very expensive tho. Oh well if I can find some more seeds when they're due to flower, I'll take a LOT more care with them. There is a drumstrick tree somewhere in west end. It's shown on that google map produced by Permablitz edible streets tours which I think I found on this site.

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