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Growing onions in Brisbane

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Riley yesterday. 8 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. 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. 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. 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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Dave Riley replied to Jeff Kiehne's discussion Growing onions in Brisbane
"Spring Onion seedlings are my most bought number from the Caboolture Mkts.I usually buy in lots of 45 and each of those is a bunch: say of around about 4-5 onions. 7 of these for a dollar/15 for $2. That's a lot of value for an everyday…"
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Elaine de Saxe replied to Jeff Kiehne's discussion Growing onions in Brisbane
"Is this the Rakkyo Onion, Christa?"
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Andrew Cumberland replied to Jeff Kiehne's discussion Growing onions in Brisbane
"I'm having a bumper season of shallots in the aquaponics bed.  Best thing is the rats don't like them.  "
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Mary-Ann Baker replied to Jeff Kiehne's discussion Growing onions in Brisbane
"tried big onions with little success - rely on spring onions and shallots as well as chives for oniony dishes and swaps of more warm climate fruit and vegies with relies out Stanthorpe/ Gatton  way where it is colder . They grow good onions…"
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Elaine de Saxe replied to Jeff Kiehne's discussion Growing onions in Brisbane
"Not tried big onions but I do regularly plant seedlings of Spring Onions. "
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Jeff Kiehne replied to Jeff Kiehne's discussion Growing onions in Brisbane
"I planted some of the roots from spring onions purchased  and they  went to seed and collected that seed and planted that seed  and they produced OK. Have not tried this with bulb onion but some of those are hybrid. With the bulb…"
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Christa replied to Jeff Kiehne's discussion Growing onions in Brisbane
"I have success with Japanese onion, can be purchased from GH. Chives and shallots grow well in Brisbane. Never had much luck with big onions."
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Dave Riley replied to Jeff Kiehne's discussion Growing onions in Brisbane
"I rely on spring onions which I plant out intermittently throughout the year.Some of the Asian varieties don't thrive.I harvest by cutting the stem close to the bulb end. Generally they are my most reliable producers for the kitchen."
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Growing onions in Brisbane

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 not produce a bulb planted some sweet Spanish seed that i was given  and going by previous posts  some onions do not get very big in Brisbane  the sweet Spanish may be a problem. Have grown other varieties  of onions  and did not get big onions but did get usable onions.Brisbane gets 13hours 50 min…See More
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"Any bush turkeys in your area there one dumb bird."
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Making paper seed pots inside other pots

"The paper pots would good for growing corn plant the corn seeds and put some in the paper pots to fill in blank spaces  or just plant in the paper pots and place in rows when they sprout."
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Jeff Kiehne replied to Lissa's discussion DO YOU EAT YOUR FIG LEAVES?
"How would figs go on verge or footpath garden  should be plenty of sun ."
Nov 13
Jeff Kiehne replied to Christa's discussion NATHAN BANANA
"When the fruit is picked usually chop down  that banana plant and chop up."
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What you don't want to see in your solar system.

"100pc green energy. It all comes down the same wires A new renewable Bioenergy plant at Southern Meats has been given the go-ahead and will start operating in Goulburn early next year. The waste they use to generate electricity  looks to…"
Nov 3

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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 :)

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