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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

Becky commented on Dianne Caswell's event 'GARDEN VISIT to Susan's Patch in Gympie'
"Hi Dianne, will play by ear to meet you all at Rick's Garage.  Definitely would love to catch up before your travels."
8 hours ago
Dianne Caswell commented on Dianne Caswell's event 'GARDEN VISIT to Susan's Patch in Gympie'
"Hi Becky, So Sorry Paul is having trouble getting about, we are thinking of him, hope to see you at the next outing. Graham and I are off To South America & Galapagos Islands in 3 weeks, for just over 4 weeks so we may not see most of you who…"
10 hours ago
Dianne Caswell commented on Dianne Caswell's event 'GARDEN VISIT to Susan's Patch in Gympie'
"So sorry you can't join us Christa & Ian we will miss you, get better soon. Graham and I have been to Rick's Garage before, we love it and the Food is so good, and they also have an area where quite a few people can sit together under…"
10 hours ago
Christa commented on Dianne Caswell's event 'GARDEN VISIT to Susan's Patch in Gympie'
"We were planning to go Susan, but unable due to leg problems. The terrain may be a bit rough, but it sounds like everyone will have a good time.  Dianne that Rick's Garage is an old fashioned Cafe with some 50'-60's atmosphere.…"
16 hours ago
Becky commented on Dianne Caswell's event 'GARDEN VISIT to Susan's Patch in Gympie'
"Hi Susan, We are going to have now out of your GV. I'm so sorry. Paul would be too much of a fall risk as his balance (vision and charcot foot) has not settled and he would not be able to traverse unknown terrain. I was hoping that he would…"
yesterday
Dianne Caswell commented on Dianne Caswell's event 'GARDEN VISIT to Susan's Patch in Gympie'
"Hi Everyone, I have been a bit quiet lately with the flu and a couple of other issues but all is well and we are looking forward to a great weekend, this weekend. This is the plan for the week end, You can put in or take out what you want to…"
yesterday
Dianne Caswell commented on Dianne Caswell's event 'GARDEN VISIT to Susan's Patch in Gympie'
"Hi Valerie, Can you please phone me as I may be able to help you with accommodation, I don't have your ph #. Cheers...  Dianne"
yesterday
Andrew Cumberland commented on Dianne Caswell's event 'GARDEN VISIT to Susan's Patch in Gympie'
"I think I'll just have to do a day trip.  Circumstances have caught up with me.  I have 30 baby (just hatched) quail and am house sitting my son's dog (in addition to my own two) which preclude an overnighter.  "
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Valerie commented on Dianne Caswell's event 'GARDEN VISIT to Susan's Patch in Gympie'
"Where is everybody staying?"
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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
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Dianne Caswell left a comment for Christopher Simpson
"Good Afternoon Christopher, Welcome to Brisbane Local Foods (BLF). I am sure you will find lots to do here in your Retirement. I am sure you will enjoy our little group Here at the top of the page, you will find many GROUPS to join. One of these is…"
Aug 30
Dianne Caswell left a comment for Kristian Lindhe
"Good Afternoon Kristian, 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. I am sure you would enjoy visiting our…"
Aug 30
Sophie commented on Dianne Caswell's event 'GARDEN VISIT to Susan's Patch in Gympie'
"would so like to go but have something on that weekend...another time!!"
Aug 30
Sophie replied to Dianne Caswell's discussion GARDEN VISIT - 11th August 2019 - Gayle D's, Bridgeman Downs in the group Garden Visits
"Sorry I missed it! Nice report Becky. Gayle, your garden sounds delightful! I also have fingers and toes crossed for your that it is The Year of The Avocado! :D"
Aug 23
Sophie favorited Dianne Caswell's discussion GARDEN VISIT - 11th August 2019 - Gayle D's, Bridgeman Downs
Aug 23
Andrew Cumberland favorited Dianne Caswell's discussion GARDEN VISIT - 11th August 2019 - Gayle D's, Bridgeman Downs
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At 19:59 on August 10, 2019, Pat Dorsett said…

Would love to get to know some other like minded members, but may not be able to make any of the up coming garden visits that are listed. Hopefully my time will free up a bit more in a couple of months. 

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!

 
 
 

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