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Janet Fong
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  • Brisbane Northern Suburbs
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Janet Fong's Discussions

Dioscorea white

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lissa Jul 25, 2015. 8 Replies

Botanical name: Dioscorea opposita…Continue

My herbal tea concoction

Started this discussion. Last reply by DARREN JAMES Jun 24, 2015. 5 Replies

My herbal tea…Continue

A proliferation of plastic

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lissa Aug 7, 2015. 19 Replies

A proliferation of plastic from the Choice magazineBy…Continue

Tags: redcycle, recycling, wrappers, bags, plastic

 

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Lissa commented on Janet Fong's group Water Garden
"Great list Christa. I didn't know a lot of those plants had edible bits. I've put it in discussions so it can be found easily again...especially when I come to make a water garden! "
May 15
Elaine de Saxe commented on Janet Fong's group Water Garden
"Notice that Bunnings have jumped on the water garden band-wagon and now stock ready-to-plant water plants. Apart from the 'weed' for the fish and the little plants which float on top (of course, have forgotten their names) I've not…"
May 14
Christa commented on Janet Fong's group Water Garden
"Today we went out looking for water plants for our bath tub and also a little pond we have with a fountain. After searching some pages I found this website HERE. On the bottom of the page it has a list of edible parts of water plants. I knew about…"
May 14
Janet Fong commented on Susan's photo
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Them Lemons

"Is Eureka pest and disease free?"
May 14
Janet Fong commented on Susan's photo
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Them Lemons

"What is the Eureka skin quality like? I mainly need lemon zest for cooking and baking."
May 14
Janet Fong commented on Susan's blog post My Mate Jerry's house.
"Thanks Susan. Enjoyed reading your writeup and wishing I could be there. About the celery, we call this Chinese celery and commonly used as a herb in stir-fries. They're very easy to grow and I pull out the seedlings like weeds every summer.…"
May 13
Janet Fong commented on Dianne Caswell's blog post Dianne's 1st Day back into the Garden
"Welcome back Dianne. Your garden looks so lush and tidy. Currently the self-seeded Marigold flowers are everywhere in my garden. I love them."
Apr 29
Janet Fong commented on Susan's blog post Daley's Visit 2018
"Love reading your report, Susan. Waking up at 5:15 am and the long drive are very challenging!"
Mar 24
Janet Fong favorited Susan's blog post Daley's Visit 2018
Mar 24
Janet Fong favorited Dianne Caswell's event CANCELLED GARDEN VISIT
Feb 23
Janet Fong is attending Dianne Caswell's event
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GARDEN VISIT and native bee split demonstration - free at Jacqui and Clay's Garden

February 24, 2018 from 10am to 12pm
SATURDAY February 24th 10.00am TO 12.00pmAddress will be sent closer the date. The address is always sent to your email you signed up with, if it is different you need to change your profile.Clay and I live with our 3 boys in Mitchelton. Here are the details about our garden:  We live on a 683m block, our house sits right in…See More
Feb 18
Janet Fong commented on Elaine de Saxe's photo
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Saba Nut flower late Nov 2015

"I think I should have waited cause the nuts were still soft after roasting. Very yummy though."
Jan 8
Janet Fong favorited Elaine de Saxe's photo
Jan 8
Janet Fong commented on Elaine de Saxe's photo
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Saba Nut flower late Nov 2015

"The shell is around12cm with several edible nuts inside each shell. The shell is very hard so I've never tried to crack open one but instead wait for the shell to burst open naturally and pick up the pieces. Young leaves are supposed to be…"
Jan 8
Janet Fong commented on Elaine de Saxe's photo
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Saba Nut flower late Nov 2015

"I only keep the height to approx 2 metres so I can prune it without climbing onto a stool. Saba nut tree is very hardy, it can withstand drought, wetness, harsh pruning, roots being pot bound and will always bounce back."
Jan 5
Janet Fong commented on Elaine de Saxe's photo
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Saba Nut flower late Nov 2015

"I put 3 juvenile Saba nut trees in the ground about 3 years ago. They each set flowers (10?) last year and I was able to enjoy the nuts. I roasted the nuts in the oven and they were delicious. The problem is I never know if the fruit is mature so…"
Jan 5

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I am interested in:
herbs especially ginger, wicking beds,
water garden, fish pond, plants for Chinese cooking
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Hugelkultur - Learn German

Posted on July 3, 2016 at 22:33 2 Comments

The word Hugelkultur reminds me of an email sent to me last week, just want to share the fun.....

The European Commission has just announced an agreement whereby English will be the official language of the European Union rather than German, which was the other possibility.

As part of the negotiations, the British Government conceded that English spelling had some room for improvement and has accepted a 5- year phase-in plan that would become known as "Euro-English".

In…

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At 22:12 on August 24, 2016, Samaya Culverhouse (Tilney) said…
Fantastic Janet! I will send you an sms and we can arrange something.
At 21:38 on August 24, 2016, Samaya Culverhouse (Tilney) said…
Hi Janet, Do you remember me? I am back from the UK for a couple of weeks arranging for our permanent return. I would love to catch up with you! I am also interested in learning about fermenting, so would love to chat about that too! Best Wishes, Sam Culverhouse (Tilney) (sam@familyculverhouse.com)
At 23:22 on October 2, 2013, Andrew Cumberland said…

Welcome to Aquaponic Adventures Janet.  Hopefully, you'll meet a few of us on Saturday's garden visit. 

At 18:40 on February 19, 2011, Donna said…
Welcome to Brisbane Local Food, happy gardening!
 
 
 

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