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Lissa commented on Doug Hanning's blog post Whats in the ground at my place.
"You were one of our "silent watchers" Doug lol. What made you come out of the woodwork and sign up to BLF in the end?"
Jun 21
Doug Hanning commented on Doug Hanning's blog post Whats in the ground at my place.
"Hi Janet, I have a few different areas fenced off mainly to protect the cooks from my dog, she was a pup from pig hunting dogs and is the most placid thing around people and other dogs but will hunt and kill any other animal. We can't let her…"
Jun 20
Dianne Caswell commented on Doug Hanning's blog post Whats in the ground at my place.
"Good Morning Doug, Your garden sounds fantastic and I am sure our members would love to visit some time for a Garden Visit if you are up to it. I will send you a Personal Message regarding this. You certainly have it covered with your Fruit Trees,…"
Jun 19
Janet Fong commented on Doug Hanning's blog post Whats in the ground at my place.
"You have an impressive garden Doug. Do you have a fence for the swimming pool and another fenced area for the chooks? The latter is a great idea."
Jun 18
Mary-Ann Baker commented on Doug Hanning's blog post Whats in the ground at my place.
"yes I am scared to look at the Daleys website ( my wish list is far longer than economics allow but will look now havet had notification that they are in - we have several black ones and were trying to make hedge of them around the duck pen but most…"
Jun 18
Doug Hanning commented on Doug Hanning's blog post Whats in the ground at my place.
"I have to say the reason everything is pretty organised in the garden is because that was on of the stipulations the boss laid down before i started planting. I have 100-150mm of wood chip and forest mulch over everything and pretty much never see a…"
Jun 18
Mary-Ann Baker commented on Doug Hanning's blog post Whats in the ground at my place.
"wow what a great selection of trees and a lot of hard work in keeping everything so neat and tidy - can give you many different type of weeds !  -inspired to get some cocnuts growing ! and  quite envious have had yellow jabotacaba and…"
Jun 17
Christa commented on Doug Hanning's blog post Whats in the ground at my place.
"You did well with the photos Doug, your trees have lots of space to grow and it looks like you have bark chips and mulch under the trees.  Everything looks tidy and neat.  The Sir Prize Avo is one that does not go brown when cut, great for…"
Jun 17
Andrew Cumberland commented on Doug Hanning's blog post Whats in the ground at my place.
"Wow - that looks fantastic mate.  I'm very jealous of the size of your yard."
Jun 17
Lissa commented on Doug Hanning's blog post Whats in the ground at my place.
"My Lychee performed well when small and then virtually stopped producing for a few years. Looked like it finally had a crop when I sold the house last December...figures. Longans seemed to do better in this area from feedback from others."
Jun 17
Doug Hanning commented on Doug Hanning's blog post Whats in the ground at my place.
"Hi Lissa, The lychees have grown 2 to 3 times as muxh as the longans. The lychees have grown into a nice dome shape naturally whereas the longans keep shooting a couple of strong stems and the other growth on them slows down. I have pruned these a…"
Jun 17
Lissa commented on Doug Hanning's blog post Whats in the ground at my place.
"Wonderful array of plants Doug :) How do you find the Longans vs Lychees? Is one outperforming the other with growth and fruit production?"
Jun 17
Doug Hanning commented on Doug Hanning's blog post Whats in the ground at my place.
"Thanks Andrew, realised this has to be done on my laptop not my tablet which is android. Here goes  some berries and figs further down mulberry tree collards lychee longans etc top of drive entrance herb strip From patio up to drive on…"
Jun 16
Andrew Cumberland commented on Doug Hanning's blog post Whats in the ground at my place.
"When you reply, there will be a bunch of icons above where you are currently typing.  The second one lets you attach an image.  You can keep using it in the same reply until you are done.   "
Jun 16
Doug Hanning commented on Doug Hanning's blog post Whats in the ground at my place.
"Thanks for the kind words. Susan im on 2100 square metres and i have had 30 or so fruits from the grumichina. They are sort of a cross between a plum and cherry, thats what they taste like to me anyhow. Most of the fruit are of my biggest tree about…"
Jun 16
Sophie commented on Doug Hanning's blog post Whats in the ground at my place.
"Reads like a Daley's catalogue, well done! "
Jun 16

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About me:
Am a self employed builder with a 2100m2 block in Camira. Have over 100 tropical and subtropical fruit trees and vines, herbs and have started with perennials to eat. Have 8 heritage breed cooks and 4 khaki Campbell ducks. I only have an hour or so to work in the garden each day so don't have time or space for a huge vege patch our block has two buildings on it a separate carport a lap pool and part of my block is a 16*8 metre shed and gravel drive for parking work trucks.
I am interested in:
Fruit trees perennial edible plants poultry beekeeping
I can offer (you can't offer too much or too little - we don't mind)
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http://premierpatios.com.au
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Ipswich Region

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Whats in the ground at my place.

Posted on June 15, 2017 at 19:40 22 Comments

Thought I would share what ive got going on at my place. I have trees spread out a bit in different areas and half my trees are 2 -3 years old. The rest have been added incrementaly over those years. Ill grab some photos on the weekend when i'm home in the daylight.



On the top side of my drive i have a wampie , 2 longans, 2 lychees, 2 soursops, a hicks mulberry, a white mulberry, a kp mango, 3 avocados lambhass,sirprize and pinkerton ( recently planted) a couple of large leaf… Continue

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At 20:49 on June 13, 2017, Dianne Caswell said…

Good Evening Doug, Welcome to Brisbane Local Foods (BLF). Pleased to see another gardener in my area, we are almost neighbours, I envoy you your land space and what love to have as much growing as you. I am sure you will find BLF of enormous help to you and looks like you can teach us a few things as well.

Here at the top of the page, you will find many GROUPS to join. One is the GARDEN VISITS, 2017 GARDEN VISITS CALENDAR here. I am sure you would enjoy visiting our member’s gardens. We have members who grow many different kinds of Gardens, Permaculture, Aquaculture, Wicking Beds, Traditional and many more. The GV's are usually held once a month. At the GV's we share cuttings, plants, produce, seeds, knowledge as well as a good chat and a lovely Homemade Morning Teas. 

We have many subjects of interest, if you have any questions I am sure we would have a member or site available to answer that question.

You may like to go into your page and change the Pea Leaf Avatar for one of your own, it makes it a little more personal and as soon as we see your own Avatar we know who it is. Please enjoy BLF…..

At 20:33 on June 13, 2017, Andrew Cumberland said…

Welcome to the site Doug. 

 
 
 

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