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Dave Riley commented on Andrew Cumberland's video
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How to make sourdough

"I find salt sprinkled on the dough and then folded in over the ferment will work...for me. But as I say I also add olive oil then too. I find adding extra water after that first hour (the initial mix) sabotages my momentum and the dough…"
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Latest Sourdough Bake

"He has butter and 'the knife' :) Enjoy, it looks so good. Can't wait for my starter to be of a halve-able quantity. Btw it is producing hooch but is keeping it in a layer about a half inch down under a top layer of starter, this…"
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Latest Sourdough Bake

"Wow!!! They look great Dave, wish I was there with some Lovely Butter."
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Dave Riley commented on Andrew Cumberland's video
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"I wanted to explain how you can shape sourdough using , well anything. I use $3 plastic baskets and they seem to work.  But you could use bread  tins, except to crisp and cook the whole loaf, it's nice to turf it out of its container…"
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About me:
Individual
I am currently involved with the following community gardens and groups:
My own residence. Sandgate PCYC Community and Market Garden
I am interested in:
Vegetables. Rain harvesting.Starchy vegetables.
About what I can offer:
I hope to sell produce at local monthly markets in my township.
My website is:
http://kickbike.blogspot.com/search/label/Gardening

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School Garden Update

Posted on July 17, 2016 at 23:06 10 Comments

The Community School Garden at Beachmere State School was originally set up in partnership with Beachmere Area Network Group and 2016 is its second year of its operation as a shared project.

Over the past 18 months the program has consolidated as…

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Everything's Copacetic.

Posted on July 10, 2016 at 0:00 1 Comment

Well then.

You turn your back for five minutes and the greening business takes off.

It's scary. There's a thickening -- and, dare I say it, a quickening.. 

Outback, plants rule.

I don't think there is one seedling  -- and few seeds -- that haven't settled in situ and are now…

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The garden in June 2016

Posted on June 25, 2016 at 18:18 4 Comments

Today was the first day of the rest of my life.

Posted on June 13, 2016 at 0:16 25 Comments

Today was the first day of the rest of my life. 

To mark the occasion I market-shopped for seedlings and produce.

'Tis my big day out every fortnight.

Being on the chilly side -- finally -- my gardening preference went with a good selection of brassicas and some purple carrots. For gardening umph I purchased a heap of Mizuna seedlings which I find to be a no nonsense versatile…

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Cheering up my green thumb

Posted on June 5, 2016 at 11:00 13 Comments

Now that the rain has come -- and gone -- I guess I can have more confidence in what's a'happening in da soil.

Today's tasks are clear: plant out the seedlings I've grown from seeds and mulch the potato plants that have come up.

I dug up some purple yams…

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At 15:37 on February 23, 2016, Vinay Nellipudi said…
Thanks for friend request.
At 12:06 on January 10, 2015, DARREN JAMES said…

Thanks Dave for your recipes ,will you be going to lissas garden visit as I can give you those brazillian spinach if not will bring them over for you cheers

At 16:52 on December 21, 2014, DARREN JAMES said…

Hi Dave havent forgotten you caught up with work .will get them over to you in the new year sometime hope you have a good xmass  

At 8:32 on December 16, 2014, DARREN JAMES said…

Hi mate leave us an address at darren_and_deb@hotmail.com and I will get them over to you

At 21:05 on December 1, 2014, DARREN JAMES said…

Thanks for your reply mate I do have flowers but they wouldn't be a metre high due to the very sandy soil and low nutrients even though I did put lots of compost in before planting .I planted them initially to stop the neighbours walking across the front lawn,Your plants sound really healthy and you can look forward to good yields 3 to 4 kilos per plant if your lucky and not forgetting the  flowers wich  will be a real head turner. cheers

At 19:51 on November 30, 2014, DARREN JAMES said…

Hi Dave didnt want to hijack your latest blog but just wanted to ask about your Jerusalem artichokes as we seem to be the only few blf members growing them .How tall are they do you have any flowers yet always good to compare your plants with others to guage how things are.cheers

At 17:12 on January 11, 2012, Jane said…

Hi Dave, did you manage to get the Snake Beans. If not you may contact me on borgia@tpg.com.au with your address & I will send some.

Jane

At 21:10 on June 15, 2009, Scarlett said…
hello
hey i want to delete the backyarders group and i'm copying the discussions across, but i can't copy your little cuba photos - what to do?
At 20:50 on March 14, 2009, christopher zane hart said…
Hi Dave , just a reminder that the 2nd Garden Visit is on the 29th at Vanessa place .
At 16:18 on February 4, 2009, christopher zane hart said…
Hi Dave , just a reminder that the GARDEN VISITS are starting at the end of the month (22nd) .Everyone is welcome .
 
 
 

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