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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

Buying potato for seed .

Started this discussion. Last reply by Susan Aug 6, 2017. 4 Replies

Where are you buying your seed potatoes  they all seem to be coming from other states  do they produce seed potato in Queensland.The big green shed seem to be over charging by selling only one kilo…Continue

When can you grow potatoes in Brisbane

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeff Kiehne Jul 19, 2017. 5 Replies

When is the growing season in Brisbane  the heat,rain  and humidity  in summer would seem to be the major factor  and in winter frost . Where i am does not get frost  but considering the height of…Continue

 

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Jeff Kiehne commented on Valerie's blog post Just how bad did it get after 7 weeks of neglect?
"Could have been worse without the dry hot weather."
Sunday
Jeff Kiehne replied to Andrew Cumberland's discussion An easy video instructions guide in the group Home Grown Liquors
"There are a lot of different chemicals acetone  low boiling  and furfural  high  there all mixed together and  separating is not complete the problem with methanol is that it is not unpleasant to drink that is why its a big…"
Jan 17
Jeff Kiehne replied to Andrew Cumberland's discussion An easy video instructions guide in the group Home Grown Liquors
"Methanol  is not used in methlyated spirits it is dangerous and easy to separate  they have to use a chemical that is hard to remove  and tastes foul .If you used methlyated spirits with Methanol to clean glass  your friend would…"
Jan 17
Jeff Kiehne replied to Mary-Ann Baker's discussion west Indian gherkins
"West Indian gherkins Jerry Coleby-Williams has a article about growing and harvesting."
Jan 16
Jeff Kiehne replied to Mary-Ann Baker's discussion when the freezer is full of tomato sauce
"Last time went to Aldi they had portable air conditioner seemed to be very powerful and cheap  and good warranty one of these may be worth looking at ."
Jan 14
Jeff Kiehne replied to Rob Walter's discussion Fast screening/hedging plants
"hibiscus clumping"
Jan 9
Jeff Kiehne replied to Dave Riley's discussion Foraging, Drying + Eating Seaweed
"There is a video French onion sellers of Brittany who cycled round the streets of Britain, strings of onions tied to their bikes, knocking at doors they showed the onion fields mulched with seaweed."
Dec 29, 2017
Jeff Kiehne replied to Dave Riley's discussion Foraging, Drying + Eating Seaweed
"Seaweed has iodine they have tested imported and had over safe levels  not a good idea to consume large quantities."
Dec 28, 2017
Jeff Kiehne replied to Mary-Ann Baker's discussion do we really learn from our mistakes - bananas
"Burning cane destroys nutrients its not good practice when cane is sent to the mill is then owned by the mill that is the problem not the cane mulch."
Dec 24, 2017
Jeff Kiehne replied to Lissa's discussion Cane Toad Challenge research project
"Why can they not genetically modify  cane toads to stop breeding or remove toxin then they would just be food."
Dec 23, 2017
Jeff Kiehne replied to Mary-Ann Baker's discussion nashi
"Pears seem to be one of the cheapest fruits  would think better buying then trying to grow in Brisbane."
Dec 21, 2017
Jeff Kiehne replied to Elaine de Saxe's discussion Low-Chill Double-Grafted Cherry Trees
"How are they propagated could look at producing more trees may be too warm to produce fruit  but the trees may grow OK and fine better homes where it does get colder temperature  or could  cover and place large ice blocks how long do…"
Dec 17, 2017
Jeff Kiehne replied to Elaine de Saxe's discussion Low-Chill Double-Grafted Cherry Trees
"Cherry wood is used for smoking BBQ meats not cheap to buy how big is the tree ."
Dec 17, 2017
Jeff Kiehne replied to Elaine de Saxe's discussion Redcliffe Produce Morphed into Redcliffe Feed and Grain?
"There on facebook been open for 6 months and have xmas Hamper draw  if you give your details."
Dec 9, 2017
Jeff Kiehne replied to Mary-Ann Baker's discussion Living Green
"Probably saw what French farmers could do with a manure spreader and got cold feet."
Dec 8, 2017
Jeff Kiehne replied to Mary-Ann Baker's discussion Living Green
"Food scrap can go into the sewerage  and be reclaimed that way  they need to mine the sewerage and cart the solids  to where it can be used as a resource compost and grow bio fuel  the Queensland government have already…"
Dec 8, 2017

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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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