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Yuca / Cassava in the Home Garden

Cassava is a very useful  starchy vegetable. I planted some a couple of years back and was mightily impressed with its hedging attributes.…

Started by Dave Riley

0 May 18


There's a lot of info about Chaya on YouTube  (LINK) --if you are keen on the research. I'm still waiting for my cutting -- so I amuse myse…

Started by Dave Riley

8 Mar 30
Reply by Jeff Kiehne

Peperoni di Senise

I never have much luck with sweet peppers -- aka capsicums. The exception is the 'Perennial Capsicum' whose wee bushes are very generous in…

Started by Dave Riley

8 Dec 25, 2018
Reply by Dave Riley

How Hot is That Chilli?

Filched the pic from Twitter, original source unknown.

Started by Elaine de Saxe

0 Oct 18, 2018

Broad Beans

The all-time favourite edible. A marginal crop for this area (coastal south-east Queensland). And one I have struggled to grow for years. U…

Started by Elaine de Saxe

5 Oct 14, 2018
Reply by Rob Walter

What Fruit Trees do you have fruit on this Spring.

Well despite the lack of rain, we are reaping some of the fruits of our labour. Our dwarf black mulberry has kilo's of berry fruit. We have…

Started by Christa

7 Sep 17, 2018
Reply by Elaine de Saxe

Seed Porn: Hyacinth Beans , Agati and Feijoa

I love seeds 'cause they can be so various. I'm indulging on one of those seed obsession periods and have been ordering seeds for Walking …

Started by Dave Riley

2 Aug 31, 2018
Reply by Dave Riley

Growing onions in Brisbane

Onions bulb when the day length is long enough for that variety even if they have not been planted long enough to developed use able onions…

Started by Jeff Kiehne

21 Aug 14, 2018
Reply by Che Corrie

Crabapples in Brisbane?

Anyone growing crabapples in Brisbane for the fruit?  I'm interested to know if any varieties work and where they can be sourced :)

Started by Nigel

2 Jul 13, 2018
Reply by Nigel

Chestnuts for Subtropics

Look what I got in my inbox! Dear Susan, You made an enquiry with us quite a while ago now. Sorry for taking so long to get this ready for…

Started by Susan

10 Mar 20, 2018
Reply by Susan


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