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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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Sweet potato pests????

Hi. I noticed a few of you growing sweet potatoes in bags/containers or mounds. Do you reuse the potting mix/soil or do you have to start a…

Started by angela holmes

6 on Tuesday
Reply by angela holmes

What plant is this?

Can someone please identify this plant. We got the seeds from a BLF member, it is hardy and a prolific summer vegetable. I love it in a sti…

Started by Janet Fong

2 on Sunday
Reply by Janet Fong

POLL: What do you eat/What do you grow?

I was meditating my food consumption as it has changed so much since I do seem now to be eating so little. If nature loves diversity, I ask…

Started by Dave Riley

0 Jan 7

Everbearing and summer/autumn harvest strawberries

Hi all, It's been a while since I posted on here, although I used to be quite active back in the day. It was a fair while ago, but recently…

Started by Rob Walter

0 Jan 6

Planning to survive a Bushfire in Brisbane

The current swathe of bushfires we all know about. But the intensity of the blazes and their aggressive incursions into suburban neighbourh…

Started by Dave Riley

13 Jan 2
Reply by Jeff Kiehne

Growing your own food at home can be rewarding, but is it cost-effective?

Started by Valerie

2 Dec 29, 2019
Reply by Jeff Kiehne

Sickling the weeds

I use my sickle for Vetiver harvesting. As one does. TRAMONTINAO. Brazilian. I have three. So there I was mucking about in the beds sickli…

Started by Dave Riley

4 Dec 24, 2019
Reply by Dave Riley

Growing from leaves.

Started by Valerie

4 Dec 24, 2019
Reply by Christa

Participants needed for undergraduate research on edible verge gardening in Brisbane suburbs.

My name is Molly and I am currently undertaking research towards a Honours thesis at the University of Queensland. The research is based in…

Started by Molly Blake

0 Dec 17, 2019

6 months of rain in Brisbane!

Started by Valerie

3 Dec 13, 2019
Reply by Andrew Cumberland



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