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White flowered shrub?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Riley Mar 22. 14 Replies

What plant is this?…Continue

'Marguerite' Sweet Potato

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Rohde Jan 8. 5 Replies

I'd like to try these. Does anyone know where I can get some?Continue

Tags: Potato, Sweet, Marguerite

 

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Chris Rohde commented on Dianne Caswell's event 'GARDEN VISIT & BANANA SPRING ROLL MAKING DEMONSTRATION- FREE'
"Great Garden Visit. :-D Yummy banana spring rolls Thanks for the sweet potato and cress."
May 7
Chris Rohde commented on Dianne Caswell's event 'GARDEN VISIT & BANANA SPRING ROLL MAKING DEMONSTRATION- FREE'
"Thanks Sophie. Must remember my name badge so you can find me."
May 5
Chris Rohde commented on Dianne Caswell's event 'GARDEN VISIT & BANANA SPRING ROLL MAKING DEMONSTRATION- FREE'
"I believe it's grown mainly as an ornamental but it is edible."
May 5
Chris Rohde commented on Dianne Caswell's event 'GARDEN VISIT & BANANA SPRING ROLL MAKING DEMONSTRATION- FREE'
"Does anyone going have marguerite sweet potato? I want to try it because it's more compact than other sweet potatoes. Rob, I'll give the Lebanese water cress a go."
May 5
Chris Rohde commented on Dianne Caswell's event 'GARDEN VISIT & BANANA SPRING ROLL MAKING DEMONSTRATION- FREE'
"Has the address been sent out yet?"
May 5
Chris Rohde might attend Dianne Caswell's event
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GARDEN VISIT & BANANA SPRING ROLL MAKING DEMONSTRATION- FREE at Susan's Garden

May 7, 2017 from 10am to 12pm
SUNDAY MAY 7th 10.00am TO 12.00pmSusan is having her GV to replace Sophie's - Sophie will be having hers a little later.Well you know how much we love Susan's Spring Rolls  well during her GV there will be a Demonstration on just how to Wrap, Fold and Cook Banana Springs Rolls. On street parking is available.  Ground is mostly…See More
Apr 17
Dave Riley replied to Chris Rohde's discussion White flowered shrub?
""Frangipanis grow about 30–60cm a year, depending on climate and care. They need full sunshine and a fertile, free-draining soil. Sandy or sandy-loam soils are ideal. Frangipani trees have compact, non-invasive root systems, so they can…"
Mar 22
Rob Collings replied to Chris Rohde's discussion White flowered shrub?
"Pleasure Chris!"
Mar 22
Dave Riley replied to Chris Rohde's discussion White flowered shrub?
"If it's Plumeria it is easily grown from cuttings. The frangipanis sure love the coastline but the flower numbers vary in my sandy experience. I've seen this species in photos from Bali: it's a evergreen...often used as a street tree…"
Mar 22
Dianne Caswell replied to Chris Rohde's discussion White flowered shrub?
"I was in Bunnings today and they had these on sale, very pretty."
Mar 22
Chris Rohde replied to Chris Rohde's discussion White flowered shrub?
"Yes. Plumeria pudica Common names Bridal bouquet White frangipani Fiddle leaf plumeria Wild plumeria Bonairian oleander Naag champa (Bengali) But not dwarf Plumeria pudica [frangipani ] which grows 1.1/2 meters. The ones I have seen are taller…"
Mar 21
Christa replied to Chris Rohde's discussion White flowered shrub?
"Well done Rob, I was searching for the leaf as is was quite unusual.  Doubt if I would have found it. "
Mar 21
Lissa replied to Chris Rohde's discussion White flowered shrub?
"Clever man.  Plumeria pudica"
Mar 21
Rob Collings replied to Chris Rohde's discussion White flowered shrub?
"Maybe, this one? plumeria-pudica"
Mar 21
Rob Collings replied to Chris Rohde's discussion White flowered shrub?
"The flowers are frangipani ... maybe a variant of sorts?"
Mar 21
Elaine de Saxe replied to Chris Rohde's discussion White flowered shrub?
"Thanks Chris - those leaves really are distinctive for someone with an inkling the leaves could be a clincher."
Mar 21

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About me:
60+ Married man in Wynnum
I am currently involved with the following community gardens and groups:
Wynnum Manly Community Garden
I am interested in:
Food plants
I can offer (you can't offer too much or too little - we don't mind)
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What I am looking for:
Information, Products and/or Services, Plants or Produce, Gardening Help
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Brisbane Eastern Suburbs

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At 11:21 on January 7, 2017, Dianne Caswell said…

Good Morning Chris, Welcome to BLF. You will find many GROUPS yo can join at the top of the page, I am sure you will find some that are of interest to you. Please join in on any of the Blogs and Forums that interest you. 

The GARDEN VISITS is a particularly interesting GROUP as this is where you will find Members garden  to visits, usually held once a month. You will find other EVENTS above that may  be of interest for you to attend as well. Would love to meet you at a Garden Visit we actually have one on next week end..

At 18:06 on January 4, 2017, Rob Collings said…

Welcome to Brisbane Local Food Chris. Enjoy the site and happy gardening.

 
 
 

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