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Darryl Simpson
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  • Queensland
  • Australia
  • Brisbane Southern Suburbs
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Edible Weeds

OXALIC ACID - suggested reading.TOOLS FOR IDENTIFYING WEEDSA place where we can discuss edible weeds, post pics and information.Please start a NEW DISCUSSION for each weed to keep the information in one place.SOME WISDOM ABOUT WEEDS:"When foraging for weeds make sure to do some…See More
Mar 25
Darryl Simpson updated their profile
Mar 25
Darryl Simpson is attending Lissa's event


May 13, 2017 at 9am to May 14, 2017 at 4:30pm
GARDEN ADDRESS: 56 Daisy St, Wynnum, Qld 4178 OPENING: 13th and 14th May 2017, from 9.00am to 4.30pm;ADMISSION: $10 adults, under 18 free;NOTE:* Wear sensible shoes (stilettos and mulch don’t work!);* No pets;* Unsuitable for wheelchairs and strollers;* Supervise children at all times: plant spines, chillies and euphorbia sap may cause injury;A nation of television gardeners have been watching this garden develop since its inception in 2003. Now a variety of native bee species have replaced the…See More
Mar 20
Darryl Simpson commented on Dianne Caswell's event 'Turner's Fruit Nursery Outing'
"I am not going . I am going to harmony day at Inala Civic Centre 9am - 3pm."
Mar 20
Lissa commented on Darryl Simpson's blog post Spurtopia workshop - making a self-watering planter boxes and wicking pots
"Hi Darryl. Good for you for listing a workshop! But this needs to be listed under "Events" not "Blogs"(see top menu). Let me know if you have any problems. "
Feb 8
Darryl Simpson posted a blog post

Spurtopia workshop - making a self-watering planter boxes and wicking pots

WhenWednesday, March 22, 2017, 10am – 12pmWednesday, March 22, 2017, 12:30 – 2:30pmNoteBookings essential. Join Roman Spur and learn about water efficient wicking pots and portable wicking planter boxes which last weeks without watering. Grow fruit and vegetables on balconies, patios or in the garden and learn about a fruit and vegetable pyramid garden. Make a self-watering planter box and wicking pot from recycled material to take home and grow your own. All materials provided. Please wear…See More
Feb 8
Darryl Simpson commented on Dianne Caswell's event 'GARDEN VISIT/WICKING BED SPECIAL - FREE'
"I would love to go but I am doing a sausage sizzle at Bunnings for Scouts all day."
Feb 4
"To keep your watermelon, pumpkin, etc vines under control pinch off the growing tips, This will help to keep the vine to a smaller area. ( you will need to keep doing this as the vine will put out new shoots)."
Feb 3
Darryl Simpson commented on Lissa's event 'Grow it, cook it, compost it'
"I am going"
Feb 2
Darryl Simpson commented on Lissa's event 'Asian Roots, Shoots and Fruits @ BrisAsia'
"I am going"
Feb 2
Darryl Simpson posted a status
"I went to "Fast, fresh, fab food cooking". We prepared, cooked, shared 4 recipes. Annette McFarlane was there learning new recipes."
Feb 2
Darryl Simpson commented on Lissa's event 'From the Ground Up - Building Healthy Soil'
"I am going to this"
Feb 2
Darryl Simpson might attend Dianne Caswell's event

New Year, New Garden at Carindale Library

January 28, 2017 from 10am to 12pm
WHENSaturday, January 28, 2017, 10am – 12pmVENUECarindale LibraryVENUE ADDRESSCarindale Library, Westfield Carindale, 1151 Creek Road (near Millennium Boulevard), CarindaleAGE RANGEAdults (30+), SeniorsBOOKINGSBookings required. Phone Carindale Library on 07 3407 1490 to reserve your place.COSTFreeEVENT TYPEClasses & workshops, GreenDETAILSMake 2017 a great year for gardening. Learn what to…See More
Jan 11
Darryl Simpson might attend Dianne Caswell's event

GARDEN VISIT - FREE at Sophie'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
Dec 17, 2016
Darryl Simpson might attend Dianne Caswell's event

Turner's Fruit Nursery Outing at "Turner's Fruit Nursery"

March 25, 2017 from 10am to 1pm
SATURDAY 25TH MARCH, HALF DAY I am sure most of our members like to visit Nurseries. Turners's Nursery a Family owned business which is predominantly a Fruit Tree Nursery but has not only got one of the best number of varieties of Fruit Trees but also sells, Vegetable Seedlings, Bush Tucker Plants as well as other Plants and Gardening Needs. There will be a member of staff there to give us a tour and talk.I have been advised that if we were to have Lunch there they would have enough seating for…See More
Dec 17, 2016
Darryl Simpson might attend Dianne Caswell's event


February 12, 2017 from 10am to 12:30pm
SUNDAY MARCH 5TH 10.00am TO 12.00-12.30pmWICKING BED SPECIALADDRESS SENT AT 6.30AM FRI 3/3 TO ALL MEMBERS ATTENDING OR MAY BE ATTENDINGA Message from ElaineElaine and Elaine, the 'Wicking Bed Queens of Deception Bay' invite wicking bed enthusiasts to share a morning with us on Sunday 5th March, 2017; 10am start and finish…See More
Dec 17, 2016

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I am interested in:
learning about edible weeds. I am growing and eating Purslane to start with.
I can offer (you can't offer too much or too little - we don't mind)
What I am looking for:
Information, Garden Materials, Events, Community Involvement, Gardening Help
Brisbane Southern Suburbs

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Spurtopia workshop - making a self-watering planter boxes and wicking pots

Posted on February 8, 2017 at 16:30 1 Comment


Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 10am – 12pm

Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 12:30 – 2:30pm


Bookings essential. Join Roman Spur and learn about water…


upcoming events

Posted on October 30, 2016 at 10:42 2 Comments

Subjects I would like to see in upcoming events.

1.       Learn about eatable flowers and how to use them.

2.       Learn about eatable weeds and how to use them.


Posted on October 16, 2016 at 20:03 4 Comments

Dose anyone know anything about this movement, or has anyone been up to see how it is done. It is located in Buderim.

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At 20:12 on July 6, 2016, Dianne Caswell said…

Welcome to Brisbane Local Foods (BLF) Darryl, You may like to join one of our GROUPS, feel free to join in the discussions and ask questions.

We look forward to meeting you at one of our Garden Visits, we actually have one on this week if you would like to come along, 2016 GARDEN VISITS CALENDAR here.  I am sure you would enjoy meeting and visiting in our member’s gardens. We have members who grow many different kinds of Gardens, Permaculture, Aquaculture, Wicking Beds, Traditional and many more.

At 19:57 on July 6, 2016, Rob Collings said…

Welcome to Brisbane Local Food Darryl.

At 19:55 on July 6, 2016, Andrew Cumberland said…

Welcome to the site Darryl.  I hope you enjoy it!



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