Brisbane Local Food

Growing local

Jeff Kiehne
  • Brisbane Eastern Suburbs
Share on Facebook
Share

Jeff Kiehne's Friends

  • Dave Riley

Jeff Kiehne's Discussions

When can you grow potatoes in Brisbane

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeff Kiehne on Tuesday. 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

Growing pineapples

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mary-Ann Baker Jan 30. 3 Replies

Has anyone grown a  non commercial variety of pineapple  have read that there are better tasting pineapples  but they are not robust enough  .Continue

 

Jeff Kiehne's Page

Latest Activity

Jeff Kiehne replied to Jeff Kiehne's discussion When can you grow potatoes in Brisbane
"Yes can find information by doing a search  but you need more words  then  potato  as that also brings up sweet potato .Where i am does not get cold enough to worry potatoes growing  but if planted too early extreme wet and…"
Tuesday
Lissa replied to Jeff Kiehne's discussion When can you grow potatoes in Brisbane
"Jeff - have a look at THIS REPORT on potato growing, might be of some help."
Tuesday
Roger Clark replied to Jeff Kiehne's discussion When can you grow potatoes in Brisbane
"See my recent blog re growing Kipflers and Sebegos."
Sunday
Jeff Kiehne commented on Dave Riley's photo
Thumbnail

Cutting Vetiver: Preferred sickle

"Use secateurs going by news reports its illegal to have a knife  in public area so if forget about the knife could be charged  .Autobarn have a survival knife for on special  for $18.49 ."
Saturday
george s replied to Jeff Kiehne's discussion When can you grow potatoes in Brisbane
"For best results plant April to August. One of the easiest winter crops to grow in Brisbane. Check out Annette McFarlane's planting calendar if you are not sure."
Jul 13
Elaine de Saxe replied to Jeff Kiehne's discussion When can you grow potatoes in Brisbane
"Jeff did you search this site? There's been lots of posts about Potatoes, many BLFers grow them. Similar to Garlic, plant in May and expect to harvest in Sept-Oct. Seed Potatoes? Yes well they are exxy. Nothing wrong with using the ones from…"
Jul 13
Elaine de Saxe favorited Jeff Kiehne's discussion When can you grow potatoes in Brisbane
Jul 13
Jeff Kiehne posted a discussion

When can you grow potatoes in Brisbane

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 potato plants they could be covered in frost areas.The other thing is planting material seed potatoes are too expensive in Brisbane .There are the different types of potatoes  10 - 20 weeks to maturity so if planted  now the 20 week potatoes would be in the start of summer .There seems to be a lack of…See More
Jul 13
Jeff Kiehne commented on Dave Riley's blog post Is growing food at home costing you more?
"The farmers get very little out of the $10 a kilo tomatoes  they said about $2  what happened to the hydroponic green house in SA  with tomatoes if intensively grown in a green house can produce hundreds of tons per hectare so how big…"
Jun 29
Jeff Kiehne replied to Dave Riley's discussion Under-utilized Grains: Pearl Barley and Cracked Wheat (Burgur)
"Barley grain is cheap  but when it has  been through the pearling process is not so cheap  compared to the cost of the grain . Buying a pearling machine would be a good investment."
Jun 28
Jeff Kiehne commented on Andrew Cumberland's blog post It started when I made some chutney - or - what the hell is in my fridge?
"If you use all  the vinegar and do not make more you will realize its  better to have too much  ."
Jun 27
Jeff Kiehne commented on Dave Riley's blog post Is growing food at home costing you more?
"Water in Water tank can be saved by getting some  Intermediate Bulk Containers they are cheap and not heavy when empty  could  even dig a big hole and put in the ground   i pump into the one i have when the tank is full and water…"
Jun 26
Jeff Kiehne commented on Dave Riley's blog post Is growing food at home costing you more?
"If you grew seedlings and small plants at home and at the school to sell the profits could be used to invest in the garden and could also look at buying seeds and packing into smaller packets and selling  plants like egg plant and tomato you…"
Jun 26
Jeff Kiehne replied to Dave Riley's discussion Northey Street City Farm: Allotment gardens
"There are no title deeds they transfered to computer record  that is why your property can be sold without you knowing."
Jun 24
Jeff Kiehne replied to Elaine de Saxe's discussion Recycling Disposable Coffee Cups?
"I use a red  Decor Microsafe Soup Mug  at home for tea and coffee  probably too big to get takeaway at 450 ml  can get half price at super market for $2.49  after a long period  the plastic goes off and cracks previous…"
Jun 21
Jeff Kiehne replied to Lissa's discussion SOLAR COOKERS
Jun 17

Profile Information

I can offer (you can't offer too much or too little - we don't mind)
None/Unsure
What I am looking for:
Information, Plants or Produce, Gardening Help
Location
Brisbane Eastern Suburbs

Jeff Kiehne's Blog

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

Comment Wall (1 comment)

You need to be a member of Brisbane Local Food to add comments!

Join Brisbane Local Food

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

 
 
 

Photos

Loading…
  • Add Photos
  • View All

Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

Organic Farm Share

Ads by Google

© 2017   Created by Farina Murray.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service