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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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Direct Sowing of Seeds (Part the First)

One of the great conundrums of being a mulchy-type person is that I tend to prefer to plant seedlings rather than direct sow seeds. After a…

Started by Dave Riley

17 1 hour ago
Reply by Dave Riley

PITPIT also known as Duruka, Setaria Palmaefolia/Palmifolia

This plant is one recommended during a garden training day with Elizabeth Fekonia a couple of weeks back. I would like to get hold of some…

Started by Lissa

42 Jun 5
Reply by Bridget Larsen

Harvesting Ginger and Turmeric

As you can see these crops can be grown anywhere. Deep soil is not needed. These are being grown in both Polystyrene boxes and old feed s…

Started by Roger Clark

1 May 31
Reply by Roger Clark

Worms at Work :The Importance of Earthworms in Soil Carbon Capture (with videos)

This is from Mel Landers on f/b: One of the reasons it is important to use the available crop wastes, weeds and other organic matter as mu…

Started by Dave Riley

0 May 22

What would you pay for a choko

 Woolworths Morningside had choko at $9 a kilo previously have seen for $8 a kilo   what would you do with these at that price.

Started by Jeff Kiehne

0 May 20


I'm sure most of us have been influenced by Permaculture principles. It may even be 'un-Australian' not to have been. Nonetheless I have ma…

Started by Dave Riley

11 May 14
Reply by Evan


Has anyone tried growing keriberry? I have one that I am about to move into a concrete enclosed bed. Does it grow into a big suckering mons…

Started by angela holmes

9 Apr 28
Reply by angela holmes


We have had an abundance of different types of mushroom types coming up in our backyard amongst the mulch.   Does anyone know a good book o…

Started by Christa

8 Apr 18
Reply by Lissa

Recipe for Char Grilled Red Capsicum Dip

Char Grilled Red Capsicum Dip 6 Italian Fryer Capsicums, halved and deseeded 400 g tin of chick peas,drained 5  tablespoons of Extra Virgin…

Started by Roger Clark

4 Apr 17
Reply by Janet Fong

Mulch versus Compost

Mel Landers posted this in Soil4Climate: I read it a few times and loved the argument. Mulch versus Compost - Why I choose mulch –Experienc…

Started by Dave Riley

15 Apr 3
Reply by Christa


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