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Aussie Farmers Direct

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeff Kiehne Mar 9. 3 Replies

Discount Grocery Outlet Underwood - DGO is selling Aussie Farmers Direct they had orange juice  milk  and lots of small goods saw  on facebook  on Thursday 8 march 2018Continue

Cheap Seeds

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elaine de Saxe Mar 1. 1 Reply

K mart  had cheap seeds purchased a heap for 75 c each they may be discontinuing could not find seeds in Coles  i think there not going to sell what Bunnings sell  .may not last very long.Continue

Growing onions in Brisbane

Started this discussion. Last reply by Christa Nov 26, 2017. 18 Replies

Onions bulb when the day length is long enough for that variety even if they have not been planted long enough to developed use able onions and if you plant a long day length onion in Brisbane it may…Continue

Vegitable scraps.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elaine de Saxe Oct 18, 2017. 8 Replies

What do you do with vegetable scraps like peelings if they are placed in the garden what diseases could they be introducing  they say to buy certified  seed potatoes  but if you place the potato…Continue

 

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Jeff Kiehne replied to Dave Riley's discussion Planting Seeds and seedlings NOW
"London has  longer days in summer then Brisbane that may help with some crops."
9 hours ago
Jeff Kiehne replied to Dave Riley's discussion Planting Seeds and seedlings NOW
"On gardening Australia when the went to a seed growing nursery it was mentioned that some seeds need light to sprout  but did not go into detail  some sprout seeds in flats and then transfer into the smaller punnets ."
18 hours ago
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Free coffee seedlings

"$5 Viewed by 60 people Facebook market place there are Small new season coffee trees. K7 variety for sale $5 if anyone interested. Small new season coffee trees. K7 variety has been developed in Australia for Australian conditions. .resistant to…"
Saturday
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Ruby Grapefruit

"No problem with grapefruit in Brisbane  live on a hill where its warm and have a good crop just need to water when it gets dry and fertilize ."
Saturday
Jeff Kiehne replied to Dave Riley's discussion 'Farming' Worms
"Compost worms if can sell to others probably have value but if using as a food source for fish or other animals would have less value and if successful the numbers are going to grow what they produce from the compost may be enough to keep…"
Saturday
Jeff Kiehne replied to Dave Riley's discussion 'Farming' Worms
" Worm farmer what does it cost to produce a kilo of worms ."
Friday
Jeff Kiehne replied to Andrew Cumberland's discussion Free coffee grounds
"Have you looked at using a courier  there not expensive for local delivery going to the city is going to be expensive and time consuming."
Apr 18
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Help

"Spraying with Epsom salts could also be a problem in a pot that does not drain   could have lack of or imbalance of trace elements  you can get a trace element mix that can be sprayed onto leaves   i have some  old Librel…"
Apr 18
Jeff Kiehne commented on Susan's blog post Exciting News and April clean up
"The problem with owning land  that is unattended is theft  and illegal dumping if someone dumps a load of asbestos waste can cost a fortune to clean up as its the land owners cost  best to have good fences and someone local looking…"
Apr 15
Jeff Kiehne replied to Dave Riley's discussion Eucalyptus Oil usage in the garden and evirons.
"Walnut sawdust is an herbicide not sure how prevalent it is in Australia  also not good for horses bedding."
Apr 4
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Why isn't the world covered in poop? - Eleanor Slade and Paul Manning

"In India they showed a dairy farmer collecting the manure  and putting in a methane generator  to use for house hold cooking gas ."
Apr 1
Jeff Kiehne replied to Susan's discussion Banana Flour - Who Knew?
"How about banana bread  i think if going to cook with banana   could  put bananas in the freezer after they are ripe. "
Mar 30
Jeff Kiehne commented on Elaine de Saxe's status
"Mozilla Firefox seems to change very often."
Mar 29
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Seed Raising Methodology

"One mixture is 4 parts saw dust 2 parts sand  and 1 part perlite"
Mar 22
Jeff Kiehne commented on Clive Buckingham's blog post Rats
"The rats could be given to someone that has snakes so you do not have to do the killing."
Mar 19
Jeff Kiehne replied to Dave Riley's discussion How to poison yourself...Do not try this at home.
"Potato plants are poison  so best to teach what can and can not be eaten then to ignore  ."
Mar 15

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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.

http://www.retirementbylendlease.com.au/srf2017/qld/

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.

http://recyclingnearyou.com.au/notice-board/MoretonBayQLD

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

Welcome to BLF Jeff :)

Feel free to join in conversations in the Forum, add photos and blogs.

If you need any assistance using the site please do not hesitate to ask.

Happy gardening

Lissa

 
 
 

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