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What would you pay for a choko

Started May 20 0 Replies

 Woolworths Morningside had choko at $9 a kilo previously have seen for $8 a kilo   what would you do with these at that price.Continue

Trampoline frame

Started this discussion. Last reply by Valerie Jan 24. 2 Replies

There is a free round Trampoline frame on facebook market place at Ningi  if you look at these Trampoline frames  they are made from solid steel and have a large diameter and would be expensive to…Continue

Free seeds.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lissa Jan 2. 5 Replies

If you're a Queensland resident, you can get a FREE kitchen garden kit posted to you.It's part of the government's…Continue

True Potato Seed

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elaine de Saxe Jun 27, 2018. 1 Reply

Has anyone planted potatoes from the seed and not from seed potato  if you look on youtube  it shows how to collect and treat the seed  but when grown from seed  not going to be same as the plants…Continue


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Jeff Kiehne commented on Dave Riley's blog post It's that 'Neither/Nor' Time of year, isn't it?
"Is the asian greens bolting from the warm weather then some cold weather then warm weather .My potatoes  seem to have grown very quickly Dutch cream 10 weeks some good but a lot of small potatoes i think its the warm weather mature quickly and…"
Aug 27
Jeff Kiehne commented on Cres's blog post Growing my weeds as mulch.
"Have you looked at retaining walls and some decking  to try and level off some of the yard to make useful  a deck could have heavy metal mesh that can walk on  but let  light in like a big cage that you can get underneath  …"
Aug 22
Jeff Kiehne commented on Lily's blog post Blue Tongue Lizard
"Need to have some safe places  for blue tongues to hide from predictors."
Aug 19
Jeff Kiehne commented on Andrew Cumberland's blog post Environmental warrior... or dirty old dumpster diver?
"If you have expired milk mix it up with chicken mash and feed to chooks."
Aug 5
Jeff Kiehne commented on Roger Clark's blog post A report on a talk on Fruit Fies from the Nambour gardening show
"Fruition fruit fly trap developed and marketed by AgNova Technologies Pty Ltd, an Australian Company based in Melbourne.AgNova Technologies are on Facebook and have website  but do not seem to be on sale any where…"
Aug 2
Jeff Kiehne commented on Roger Clark's blog post A report on a talk on Fruit Fies from the Nambour gardening show
"They need to look at GMO if they can modify can make the pests less efficient at causing the damage .If cane toads had there poison removed they would just become food ."
Aug 1
Jeff Kiehne commented on Andrew Cumberland's video

Self sufficient in the city?

"  Supercapacitor Energy Storage is another option  to batteries."
Aug 1
Jeff Kiehne commented on Dave Riley's blog post I UPPED MY SCOVILLE HEAT UNITS
"Capsaicin is  soluble in alcohol  have you tried  using as a solvent  and evaporate off the alcohol."
Jul 25
Jeff Kiehne commented on paul's photo

solar cooking

"Kogan Creek power station near Chinchilla thousands of specially made giant mirrors  where scrapped  you think they could have repurposed these for cooking."
Jul 22
Jeff Kiehne replied to Andrew Cumberland's discussion Big (kinda) news about site funding! in the group BLF Futures
"Container for Change scheme some  Coles  supermarket look to have collection points where you fill a bag  they supply and the bag has your id and money can be put into nominated .papal account."
Jul 21
Jeff Kiehne commented on Dave Riley's blog post The Opportunity of all this Rain. What happenstance! So plant out
"What seems to kill off late planted potatoes   in Brisbane  is not the heat but the humidity all goes well until get several days of hot humid weather ."
Jul 16
Jeff Kiehne commented on Dave Riley's blog post The Opportunity of all this Rain. What happenstance! So plant out
"When is it too late to plant potatoes ."
Jul 15
Jeff Kiehne commented on Sid Saghe's photo

Variety is the spice of life

"Is there any difference between pak choy and bok choy  one site says pak choy has green stems  and that bok choy gets bigger but the Pak Choi  seeds i have  grow white stems and get big  so looks to be exactly the same as…"
Jul 12
Jeff Kiehne commented on Roger Clark's photo

Nematodes on tomato roots 001

"Heat kills Nematodes would be possible to treat any soil used in pots could also try drowning by putting in plastic drum and fill with water and leave for months  that is what happens some places where lakes form in wet  and when they…"
Jul 7
Jeff Kiehne commented on Valerie's blog post Winter at The Gap
"Seedlings in newspaper trenches is interesting  have been experimenting with 2 litre  milk containers  with the top cut off and use the bottom  planted Pak Choi  i think they need to be partly buried in ground so the roots…"
Jul 2
Jeff Kiehne commented on Valerie's blog post Winter at The Gap
"Have you looked at spreading some of the nasturtium seed some where in your area they seem to regrow each year  without any help.They are very peppery if chew on them."
Jul 1

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Sous Vide Demonstration

Posted on July 11, 2018 at 9:42 1 Comment

If anyone is interested  Cannon Hill Brewing   are doing  events  at there shop at Cannon Hill  can find details on there facebook.

Sous Vide Demonstration
Jul 21 12 PM · Cannon Hill Brewing · Cannon Hill

Costa Georgiadis Great Gardening

Posted on September 30, 2017 at 22:10 0 Comments

Costa Georgiadis is doing 2 events  4 th and 5 th October that are free for over 55 years but you have to give personal details to register for free tickets  which may not be a good idea.

Moreton Bay Regional Council free mulch to residents

Posted on October 8, 2016 at 5:38 3 Comments

Has anyone collected this free mulch and how is it made .When they make mulch they can add some very toxic substances that you would not want but because the levels in final product are low can still meet standards.

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At 19:24 on October 25, 2015, Lissa said…

Welcome to BLF Jeff :)

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