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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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Comic explainer: forest giants house thousands of animals (so why do we keep cutting them down?)

Giant eucalypts play an irreplaceable part in many of Australia’s ecosystems. These towering elders develop hollows, which make them nature…

Started by Dave Riley

3 yesterday
Reply by Elaine de Saxe

seasons greetings

Merry Xmas Happy new Year to you all ... spending time with family in Perth - hopefully get everything sorted by early new Year then back t…

Started by Mary-Ann Baker

3 on Saturday
Reply by Andrew Cumberland

Nopales a la Prickly Pear

Since my Prickly Pear has come on I can begin to harvest the paddles -- the nopales -- for eating. This is a plant we KNOW grows in Queensl…

Started by Dave Riley

15 on Saturday
Reply by Dave Riley

Link to Micronutrients Deficiency Chart

Easy to read chart picturing leaves with various deficiencies.

Started by Becky

0 Nov 20

Tributes flow for Sam Ballard, who died after eating a slug

FULL ARTICLE LINK The family of a young man taken in tragic circumstances has revealed the last moments he spent surrounded by his closes…

Started by Lissa

7 Nov 7
Reply by Christa

Fruit Fly

Hi, Great to see the photos of members gardens that are thriving this time of year. In many of them I’ve noticed the exclusion netting. My…

Started by Tony

3 Nov 7
Reply by Tony

Fresh Turmeric Vs. Powder: SPICEography Showdown

If you have ever wondered...I have. I'm now back with the dry with high curcumin from my Spice Merchant's pepper/cinnamon blend.(LINK) If n…

Started by Dave Riley

2 Nov 3
Reply by Dave Riley

A coriander for our climate - Perennial coriander / Mexican coriander (Eryngium foetidum)

I love (true) coriander, but find it difficult to grow. In the heat, it bolts and goes to seed quickly or simply keels over and dies. Lucki…

Started by Farina Murray

11 Nov 1
Reply by Dave Riley

Garden Essentials.

There are many plants you can grow in your kitchen garden and I own up to sometimes not being able to see straight. I'd say I 'cannot see t…

Started by Dave Riley

3 Oct 31
Reply by Christa

We have more in common with our produce than we think....

Started by Lissa

3 Oct 29
Reply by Lissa


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