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Lissa replied to Dave Riley's discussion Two questions: (1) Seed raising practices and (2) Salad mixes
"I'll continue to pick as I need then :) No need to wash, dry, store."
yesterday
Elaine coolowl replied to Dave Riley's discussion Two questions: (1) Seed raising practices and (2) Salad mixes
"When I do pick Lettuces whether single leaves or a whole plant, I never wash before I store. Indeed with bought Lettuces, they don't get their wash until they are about to be eaten. Storing dry like that works well especially using a green Peak…"
yesterday
Dave Riley replied to Anne Golding-Ross's discussion Caper Berry Bush
"Hang on! Capers are grown in Kingaroy (see also here and here) and I used to get fresh capers from a guy selling them in the Queens Street Mall Friday markets. He was from Maleny. A delicious fry up they were. So they are -- and can…"
yesterday
Dave Riley replied to Dave Riley's discussion Two questions: (1) Seed raising practices and (2) Salad mixes
"You pick it > wash it >... [and if you don't eat it straight away it goes limp and soggy]  If you pick it, wash it, dry it ...it keeps  x number of days. If you pick it > eat it ...that depends on what you grow it in, what…"
Sunday
gabrielle austerberry liked Dave Riley's discussion From local food to localised food
Sunday
Lissa replied to Dave Riley's discussion Two questions: (1) Seed raising practices and (2) Salad mixes
"I must be missing something. What's the big deal with removing the moisture from lettuce? I pick it. I eat it. Fill me in on what I'm missing!"
Sunday
Lissa replied to Dave Riley's discussion Sea Bean, Rock Samphire
"I'll never get to the nursery during the work week. Pity."
Sunday
Dave Riley replied to Dave Riley's discussion Sea Bean, Rock Samphire
"I have  suggested to some folks that a great resource for plants that are native to the Moreton Bay shoreline and islands is the  Best price too for native flora. The volunteers at the nursery are a wealth of information and…"
Sunday

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About me:
Individual
I am currently involved with the following community gardens and groups:
My own residence.
I am interested in:
Vegetables. Rain harvesting.Starchy vegetables.
I can offer:
produce
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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07 33331805
ratbagradio@gmail.com
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Dave Riley's Blog

Garden Mappery

Posted on September 10, 2014 at 12:00 3 Comments

Since I was out and about and outback, I decided to give into impulse and map the garden beds.It frustrates me that a photo doesn't take in the overall.Now with a simple template I can sketch out a plantation planting plan whenever I want.

Looking at the layout I think I can fit in…

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The Spring garden takes off!

Posted on September 3, 2014 at 12:30 2 Comments

The Spring garden takes off!

A polycultural jungle.

Very little weed infestation. No bug problems at the moment (touch wood).

As well as…

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French Intensive: La culture maraîchère downunder

Posted on August 21, 2014 at 0:30 1 Comment

I is here. Yesiree.

Finally.

After a very intense period of exploration and research I'm thinking that I have discovered my preferred gardening…

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Waffles, Sponges, Cornmeal and other delicacies.

Posted on August 11, 2014 at 2:00 6 Comments

A friend was talking about the Three Sisters (corns/beans/squash) and indigenous agricultural practices in arid regions of North America. Some of these approaches are covered in Rainwater Harvesting for…

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Market Cart

Posted on August 3, 2014 at 9:00 21 Comments

It wasn't a great day at the markets yesterday (they're monthly) but I'm proud of my snazzy market cart which is being renovated.

Looking gooood.

It used to be a bike cart and I'd carry my community artz workshop wares around from school to school with me peddling up front.

Since it has been used to ferry my canoe to the seashore.

Now it's a perfect produce market artefact. What style,…

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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 .
At 12:52 on January 14, 2009, christopher zane hart said…
thanks for the reply . I have no water tanks myself , very hard in this climate to do any thing without water , but feel free to come along whether you intend to host a visit or not .
At 10:32 on January 14, 2009, christopher zane hart said…
Hi Dave , have you seen the discussion on garden visits ? . Would you be interested ?.
 
 
 

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