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Dianne Caswell
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  • Brisbane, Queensland
  • Australia
  • Brisbane Western Suburbs
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Dianne Caswell's Discussions

Details of Gardening & Cooking Books, Dianne is selling

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elaine de Saxe May 5. 3 Replies

Well the de Clutter of the over flow has begun as the Reno's are almost finished. I have a lot of Gardening and Cooking Books for sale on Ebay if anyone is interested. My shop name is Cottage,…Continue

Old Spice Jars

Started this discussion. Last reply by Christa Mar 15. 3 Replies

Good Evening Members, I am on the hunt for Spice Jars. There is a particular one that I am after if I can find them and that is the old McCormack's Green Top Jars, the bigger ones but I would be…Continue

Tags: Spelt, Bread, Mustard, Jars, Spice

Share Farming Opportunity - certified organic farm

Started Jan 24 0 Replies

A sharefarming opportunity Eugenie Navarre is offering the opportunity for someone to come and share farm on her certified organic farm. Machinery not provided. Macalister, near Dalby, QLD    Phone…Continue

Wanted new and out of the ordinary ferns and Accent Plants

Started this discussion. Last reply by Susan Oct 6, 2018. 5 Replies

Realizing this is a non Edible Request, I beg Pardon.I am planting up a new Fern Garden and am on the hunt for New or Unusual Ferns and Accent Plants. Some of my available area to plant in is in Full…Continue

Tags: ferns, Accent, Plants, ordinary, the

 

Dianne Caswell's Page

Profile Information

I am interested in:
We live on a fairly normal suburban 750sq metre block, all available space utilized.
I am a Moon Gardener. I enjoy Companion Planting.
We grow many miniature Fruit Trees in pots, a small Veggie Patch and Herb Garden.
Have started Bag Gardening and have a Blueberry and Alpine Strawberry Patch as well as Rose and Perennial Gardens.
We have Native Bees, Blue Tongue Lizards and Many Birds.
Breadmaking, Preserving, Fermenting and Cooking are other passions of mine.
I can offer (you can't offer too much or too little - we don't mind)
Information, Products and/or Services, Plants and Produce, Garden Materials, Events, Gardening Help
What I am looking for:
Information, Products and/or Services, Plants or Produce, Garden Materials, Community Involvement, Other
Location
Brisbane Western Suburbs

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Dianne Caswell's Blog

Dianne's 1st Day back into the Garden

Posted on April 14, 2018 at 19:30 6 Comments

Here are some photos of how the garden is looking at the moment.

 

Dianne's first day in the garden. Not a very flattering photos. But this is me after 8 weeks in hospital.

Tropical Cherry and Pink Guava are doing well…

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WE WELCOME AUTUMN 2017

Posted on March 26, 2017 at 19:49 11 Comments

It has been a very busy time here since you were all at the GV Last year. We have transformed our Front Gardens into Food and Fruit Gardens. My love of Citrus stands out and since being introduced to so many Sub Tropical Fruits both from Members and our Visit to Daley's  last year, you will find our Front Garden now very edible.

BEFORE - Garden has now been widened and…

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GARDEN VISITS CALENDAR 2017

Posted on December 21, 2016 at 22:09 0 Comments

Please find attached the 2017 GARDEN VISITS CALENDAR it is filling quickly. Thank you to all member who have helped by Hosting next years GV's, a Special thanks must go to our new members. We are still needing the months that are clear to be filled. If you would like to host a GV, please Personal Message me.

Next year some of the GV's will include Talks/Presentation/etc.…

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SUMMER 2016-17, WHAT ARE YOU SOWING, PLANTING, PREPARING, DESIGNING-REDESIGNING FOR YOUR GARDEN

Posted on December 3, 2016 at 12:19 17 Comments

Well Summer is here. We have felt the brunt of the first storms for the Season, some of us left with a mess to clean up and others with some lovely rain added to their tanks. As we feel the extremes of Summer so do our Flowers, Vegetables, Herbs, Plants and Trees. Whilst some are very good at coping with the stresses of Summer others need help. So it's time to think about how we can help our plants along.

Mulching is important, as is keeping the water up. There are many forms of…

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Latest Activity

Andrew Cumberland is attending Dianne Caswell's event
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GARDEN VISIT at Address will be sent closer event

October 27, 2019 from 10am to 12pm
SUNDAY Sunday 27th October 10.00am TO 12.00pmThe address will be sent closer the date. The address is always sent to your email you signed up with, if it is different you will need to change it in your profileRoger will write up a description of his garden , this will be entered before the day.Children welcome but must be…See More
yesterday
Becky might attend Dianne Caswell's event
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GARDEN VISIT at Address will be sent closer event

October 27, 2019 from 10am to 12pm
SUNDAY Sunday 27th October 10.00am TO 12.00pmThe address will be sent closer the date. The address is always sent to your email you signed up with, if it is different you will need to change it in your profileRoger will write up a description of his garden , this will be entered before the day.Children welcome but must be…See More
yesterday
Dianne Caswell left a comment for Andrew Nicholls
"Good Evening Andrew, It sounds like you would fit in very well in our group, welcome to Brisbane Local Foods (BLF). Here at the top of the page, you will find many GROUPS to join. One of these is the GARDEN VISITS, 2019 GARDEN VISITS CALENDAR.…"
Jun 8
Dianne Caswell commented on Dianne Caswell's event 'GARDEN VISIT to Susan's Patch in Gympie'
"Well it looks like my idea to come to your Patch as an alternative to a GV at your place this year was not such a bad idea after all Susan, sounds like we will all have a wonderful week end away, can't wait. As soon as we have the date those of…"
Jun 6
Becky commented on Dianne Caswell's event 'GARDEN VISIT to Susan's Patch in Gympie'
"Thx Susan.  Would be great for Zack and Coby to hangout. Sounds like an awesome weekend."
Jun 3
Andrew Cumberland commented on Dianne Caswell's event 'GARDEN VISIT to Susan's Patch in Gympie'
"I would have my own power and even toilet.  We can bring our own drinking water as well as food. Any rubbish returns home with me.  If something went wrong, I'd just bugger off to Gympie.  LOL.  "
Jun 3
Susan commented on Dianne Caswell's event 'GARDEN VISIT to Susan's Patch in Gympie'
"Hi everyone.  Well the driveway is now in so we will be able to get onto the property at least :).  I am thinking about around the weekend of the 20th but that is not set in stone yet as I have my 40th to organise.  I am more than…"
Jun 3
Dianne Caswell left a comment for Helen Knight
"Good evening Helen, Welcome to Brisbane Local Foods (BLF). Even though you don't live in Brisbane, I am sending you our info just in case you find yourself in Brisbane at some time Here at the top of the page, you will find many GROUPS to join.…"
Jun 2
CHERYL SLAPP is attending Dianne Caswell's event
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GARDEN VISIT to Susan's Patch in Gympie at Address will be sent closer event

September 28, 2019 to September 29, 2019
Dates and Address to be confirmed soonThe address will be sent closer the date. The address is always sent to your email you signed up with, if it is different you will need to change it in your profileSusan will write up a description of her property , this will be entered well before the day. ------------A few of us plan to book into a Hotel for the week-end in the area once we have the dates.I will update with more plans on this event once we finalise does, it will be during the Sept School…See More
Jun 2
Becky commented on Dianne Caswell's event 'GARDEN VISIT to Susan's Patch in Gympie'
"Hi Dianne and Susan, After reading Andy's request, camping it for us might be a possibility and more freasible for us too if Paul is well enough and also if it is ok with Susan. Bye for now, Becky"
Jun 1
Dianne Caswell is attending Andrew Cumberland's event

Garden visit at Andy's at McDowall

July 14, 2019 from 10am to 12pm
SUNDAY 14 July 10.00AM - 12.00PMAgenda forAndy and His Rozie’s Garden Visit:  14 July 201910.00 – 10.30:  Arrive, meet and introduce yourselves. Someone remind Andy to make sure there is tea, coffee and cold water!  (He’ll be all nervous and silly on the day.)10.30 – 11.00/15-ish:  Garden tour.  Somebody take photos to share on the web site!11.15-ish - 11.45:  Eat, drink, chat and be merry.  11.45 – 12.(whenever):  FREE LESSON:  how to … do some weird thing that Andy likes to do.  I haven’t…See More
Jun 1
Dianne Caswell commented on Dianne Caswell's event 'GARDEN VISIT to Susan's Patch in Gympie'
"Good Morning Becky, No we won't be doing the accommodation side of things that is up to the participants as there is so many different kinds of accommodation and everyone likes something different. I will ask Susan to put in the name of the…"
Jun 1
Andrew Cumberland commented on Dianne Caswell's event 'GARDEN VISIT to Susan's Patch in Gympie'
"Hey Susan.  I'd like to camp on your plot.  I intend to be completely self sufficient and off-grid: right down to power, toilet, water and food.  "
May 31
Valerie is attending Dianne Caswell's event
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GARDEN VISIT to Susan's Patch in Gympie at Address will be sent closer event

September 28, 2019 to September 29, 2019
Dates and Address to be confirmed soonThe address will be sent closer the date. The address is always sent to your email you signed up with, if it is different you will need to change it in your profileSusan will write up a description of her property , this will be entered well before the day. ------------A few of us plan to book into a Hotel for the week-end in the area once we have the dates.I will update with more plans on this event once we finalise does, it will be during the Sept School…See More
May 31
Becky commented on Dianne Caswell's event 'GARDEN VISIT to Susan's Patch in Gympie'
"Hi Susan, Will someone be collating info regarding the accommodation? Depending on costs, Paul and I (maybe 1 or 5 of my children too) would love to come. Cheers, Becky"
May 31
Becky might attend Dianne Caswell's event
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GARDEN VISIT to Susan's Patch in Gympie at Address will be sent closer event

September 28, 2019 to September 29, 2019
Dates and Address to be confirmed soonThe address will be sent closer the date. The address is always sent to your email you signed up with, if it is different you will need to change it in your profileSusan will write up a description of her property , this will be entered well before the day. ------------A few of us plan to book into a Hotel for the week-end in the area once we have the dates.I will update with more plans on this event once we finalise does, it will be during the Sept School…See More
May 31

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At 9:46 on March 27, 2019, Christa said…

Good work Dianne, there's a lot that goes on behind the scenes, such as phone calls, organising GV's and just getting gardeners together.  Thanks for your efforts in gardening.

At 9:11 on March 27, 2019, Elaine de Saxe said…

Well done, Dianne - totally deserved :-)

At 23:13 on March 26, 2019, Andrew Cumberland said…

Congratulations to our first featured member!  Director of Garden Visits and all things Events.  Top work!

At 8:58 on February 2, 2019, Dave Riley said…

Taking up Dianne's theme...next week I turn water into wine and get the Walking Onions to run.

At 15:13 on July 11, 2018, Che Corrie said…

Thank you Dianne for the welcome and all the information.  Sorry it took so long to get back, I've been unwell.  Definitely interested in some garden visits, though don't think I have very much to offer at this stage.

At 10:27 on July 10, 2018, Sid Saghe said…

Thank you Dianne! I'm excited to do some visits - though this Saturday I have earmarked for the Garden Show at Nambour! Keen to get some good learning in, I'm only what I consider a level one gardener (only just able to keep things alive without killing them at this stage) so I have a lot to learn.

At 20:14 on June 19, 2018, Micheline Haddad said…

Thank you Dianne!

At 22:08 on June 2, 2018, lynda shale said…

Thanks Dianne for your warm welcome into BLF's informative community...looking forward to exploring the site and hopefully being able to contribute in some way in the future :)

At 11:26 on May 1, 2018, Rachel Bekessy said…

Hi Dianne, Thanks for that lovely welcome email. I am just about drooling over your photos -  your garden and kitchen are amazing! I can't decide whether to explore BLF's pages more, or rush out into the garden and plant coriander and nasturtiums right now!

At 10:45 on April 29, 2018, Karon Swift said…

Good morning Dianne, thank you for the warm welcome. I look forward to getting to know everyone

 
 
 

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