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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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Organic matter slumping - another try to counter this.

Those of you who have been members for a while will (maybe) remember my fixation with trying to correct the problem of being able counterac…

Started by Roger Clark

5 yesterday
Reply by Christa


Hi, our few strawberries are producing their far share of fruit at the moment. I covered them with an old fishing net with 10mm mesh. but s…

Started by Tony

10 on Tuesday
Reply by Tony


I have many tomato bushes growing at the moment and availed myself of the opportunity to grow a few varieties. I'm not a skilled tomato-eer…

Started by Dave Riley

11 on Tuesday
Reply by Valerie

Galangal Ginger Dug Up

Just dug up my Ginger (Alpinia Galanga), and ended up tipping over the pot as that was easiest. We pulled up one piece which broke into 3 p…

Started by Christa

3 on Sunday
Reply by Andrew Cumberland


During my dawn walks along the foreshore of the Pumicestone Passage I have met some wonderful people. Most don't go beyond a familiar face,…

Started by Lissa

3 on Saturday
Reply by Christa

What's on your food? Everyone should know about this.

An article in Organic Gardening magazine's 100th edition - March / April 2018 by Malcolm Maguire is an eye opener for me. I have known that…

Started by Roger Clark

24 Aug 7
Reply by Elaine de Saxe


I love buying food from the market with chew marks in it.....

Started by Lissa

5 Aug 6
Reply by Lissa

Anyone growing Chokeberry

I would like to know if any local people have grown Aronia melanocarpa in the sub-tropics.  It can be grown as a deciduous shrub and the be…

Started by Christa

0 Aug 1

Soil grown vs hydroponics The plants and the biology of the soil have formed symbiotic relationships exchang…

Started by Valerie

0 Jul 31

Chicken permit no more

While we were sleeping, this was very discreetly introduced and then promptly scrapped. Hurray.

Started by Valerie

1 Jul 31
Reply by Lissa


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