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Rob Collings replied to Angela gray's discussion Jumping back into it! in the group Aquaponics Adventures
"I had a Kindy thing on... ended up loosing the car to Tash and not making it anyway. The pictures show a great day and great gardens. I look forward to your next GV or a visit over there with Phil maybe."
Oct 9, 2016
Andrew Cumberland replied to Angela gray's discussion Jumping back into it! in the group Aquaponics Adventures
"Home built 1000L tank Angela.  You'll find you can mostly only get little guys. "
Oct 9, 2016
Angela gray is attending Dianne Caswell's event
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GARDEN VISIT - FREE at Susan's garden

October 16, 2016 from 10am to 12pm
SUNDAY 16TH OCTOBER 10AM TO 12PMWe all love to re-visit Susan's amazing garden and check out the new plantings and animals and see how far her guerrilla plantings on "borrowed" land have travelled.From Susan:Kids welcome but we do have a boistrous dog.We have 9 thriving wicking vegie beds that produce about half of our vegie needs.  Many different fruit trees, most in infancy but have fully productive lychees, mango, bananas, apple, multigraft stone fruit, lemon, orange, pawpaw and mulberry…See More
Oct 9, 2016
Angela gray replied to Angela gray's discussion Jumping back into it! in the group Aquaponics Adventures
"Haha! Just re read that you started with fingerlings."
Oct 9, 2016
Angela gray replied to Angela gray's discussion Jumping back into it! in the group Aquaponics Adventures
"Thanks for the replies. Andrew, you said you started with 25 fish. Was that in an IBC? Just wondering how many fish to get. What size do you start with?"
Oct 9, 2016
Andrew Cumberland replied to Angela gray's discussion Jumping back into it! in the group Aquaponics Adventures
"You and Colin are welcome to visit and have a look at my set up, anytime you like. "
Oct 8, 2016
Andrew Cumberland replied to Angela gray's discussion Jumping back into it! in the group Aquaponics Adventures
"Angela - I agree with Rob.  Silver perch seem to be picky eaters.  We are just a touch cold for Barra.   I started with 25 Jade Perch fingerlings.  Two years later, I found I'd only lost two fingerlings.  I may have…"
Oct 8, 2016
Mary-Ann Baker replied to Angela gray's discussion Jumping back into it! in the group Aquaponics Adventures
"thanks Rob interesting read - was hoping you were coming today so you could look at our ideas and where to put the set up etc."
Oct 8, 2016
Rob Collings replied to Angela gray's discussion Jumping back into it! in the group Aquaponics Adventures
"Great news Angela. I've only kept Jade Perch in aquaponics. I have found them easy to raise and great to taste."
Oct 8, 2016
Rob Collings replied to Angela gray's discussion Jumping back into it! in the group Aquaponics Adventures
"I placed this link in your fish discussion however I did not highlight it. It is a link to a pdf named The IBC of Aquaponics. A single document rich with ideas for IBC's and 200 Litre Blue Barrels."
Oct 8, 2016
Rob Collings favorited Angela gray's discussion Jumping back into it!
Oct 8, 2016
Jeff Kiehne replied to Angela gray's discussion Jumping back into it! in the group Aquaponics Adventures
"What is an IBC container? An intermediate bulk container (IBC), IBC tote, or pallet tank, is a reusable industrial container designed for the transport and storage of bulk liquid and granulated substances, such as chemicals, food ingredients,…"
Oct 8, 2016
Mary-Ann Baker replied to Angela gray's discussion Jumping back into it! in the group Aquaponics Adventures
"ignorance again - what is an IBC and what size fish are you looking at? we are looking at setting up a hydroponics unit and were advised jade perch"
Oct 8, 2016
Lissa favorited Angela gray's discussion Jumping back into it!
Oct 8, 2016
Angela gray added a discussion to the group Aquaponics Adventures
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Jumping back into it!

Hello,I set up an IBC earlier in the year which was going really well. I didn't have fish ( just gudgeons) as winter was coming on and no one had fish stocks apparently. Anyway.. I'm keen to jumpIn again.. Ready to get my tank up & running. Well, it's been running & syphoning etc. I initially planted lots of veg which grew amazingly well.winter was a bit slow, & I've been away, But I'm ready to jump in & get my fish now I'm home again & it seems the right time to do it.…See More
Oct 8, 2016
Angela gray joined Lissa's group
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Bees - native and honey

Until I sold my home and garden recently, I owned two native bee hives of Tetragonula carbonaria and a top bar honey bee hive.While I'm am so far from expert at bee keeping it's not funny I do love to learn more about bees and the benefits they provide us.When I was a child at primary school we had our own honey-bee hive and the local bee keeper would come by regularly and we would all gather around while he showed us how to look after them and gather the honey.We have members on BLF who are…See More
Oct 7, 2016

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About me:
Backyard gardener, early childhood teacher, grandma, married, several pets: 2 dogs, 1 cat, 4 chooks, 1 turtle, setting up an aquaculture at the moment.
I am currently involved with the following community gardens and groups:
Our kindergarten garden
I am interested in:
Bees, chooks, aquaculture, soil, worms
I can offer (you can't offer too much or too little - we don't mind)
Plants and Produce, Garden Materials, Community Involvement, Gardening Help
What I am looking for:
Community Involvement
Location
Brisbane Northern Suburbs

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At 20:52 on May 17, 2016, Andrew Cumberland said…

Yep ... Rob was onto it and Che will bother you no more.  Your way of contacting us was good.  

At 20:30 on May 17, 2016, Angela gray said…
Dave & I did a workshop on Sunday with Brisbane backyard bees. Fantastic workshop learning about top bar beehives. Hoping to get one in spring. I'd recommend his workshop to anyone interested in beekeeping. Fun & informative.
At 20:24 on May 17, 2016, Angela gray said…
Ok. Thanks for the reply regarding this.
At 20:00 on May 17, 2016, Rob Collings said…

Thanks Angela, Che is no longer a member of Brisbane Local Food.

At 17:01 on March 29, 2016, Dianne Caswell said…

Welcome to BLF Angela, We have regular GV's (Garden Visits). I am sure you would enjoy visiting our member’s gardens. The GV's are usually held once a month just click here to see the 2016 GARDEN VISITS CALENDAR  We are a friendly group and we use the GV's to share  seeds, cuttings, plants, produce, knowledge, a wonderful homemade Morning Tea as well as a good chat.

   

 
At 18:45 on March 28, 2016, Rob Collings said…

Welcome to BLF Angela. We hope you enjoy all this site has to offer. You may wish to browse some of the Groups within BLF as they specialise in many areas of your interests.

 
 
 

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