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Needing someone to represent BLF on 31 May 2017

I received this email and hoped that someone would like to represent Brisbane Local Food at these discussions.  I am looking for one volunt…

Started by Andrew CumberlandLatest Reply


I follow a blog called HIGH WATER of a young gardener, Rod, who owns a property on Lamb Island. Rod re-posted this on his site - I found th…

Started by LissaLatest Reply

Daley's Nursery outing

Hi Folks, well today, a couple of us BLF's went for a drive to Kyogle to visit the Daley's nursery that we all know and love.. and if you d…

Started by SusanLatest Reply

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Any experience with peachcot?

Hi all. I am seriously coveting a peachcot tree from Daley's but have never tasted one. They are described as having a firm flesh....but w…

Started by angela holmes

4 on Sunday
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ABC Radio, 1976

Allan Humphries: Welcome to Gardening Talkback on the ABC, Brian you've got a question for Allan Seale. Talkback caller Brian: G'day, I wan…

Started by Dave Riley

2 on Thursday
Reply by Andrew Cumberland

Vetiver Symbiosis

Tho Ngo's work in Vietnam (near Hanoi)  pairing Vetiver with fruit trees  and vegetables plantings is an exciting project. Tho's hypothesis…

Started by Dave Riley

4 Dec 4
Reply by Dave Riley

Planting Vetiver in times of drought on the Western Downs of Queensland

Started by Dave Riley

0 Nov 18


Has anyone come across this, inside a pawpaw ?   It looks like a couple of embryos.  This type of pawpaw is often without seeds or just a c…

Started by Christa

1 Oct 25
Reply by Andrew Cumberland

Diane & Graham in South America photo's

Here’s a couple of pics for the BLF site. Of all the places to find native bees and Asian Jak Fruit ?? Right up on top of Sugarloaf Mounta…

Started by Christa

2 Oct 22
Reply by Susan

Syntropy:'They're log paths that rot away over time/that protect the soil from compaction..'

There I was -- as is my want -- delving into Ernst Gotsch's Syntropy ways -- when the main thought I walk away with is logs of wood! That f…

Started by Dave Riley

10 Sep 23
Reply by Jeff Kiehne

Bat population in South-East Queensland affected by mass starvation event

"Unfortunately we're seeing a starvation event happening due to deforestation, development and even the recent bushfires and most predomina…

Started by Dave Riley

2 Sep 22
Reply by Jeff Kiehne

Worth a share

I stole this link from Gayle D.  Great article worth a share.  5 myths often used to deny climate change

Started by Andrew Cumberland

0 Sep 18

Low-Chill Double-Grafted Cherry Trees

Some of us on BLF bought these trees from Daley's around 3 years ago. Anyone had any fruit? Mine flowered the first year after it was plant…

Started by Elaine de Saxe

13 Aug 25
Reply by Susan



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