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Mystery Root Vegetable

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jodie Miller Apr 24, 2013. 7 Replies

Hi All,Does anyone know what this root vegetable would be? I think it was part of the green manure mix I had in from January.... It is slightly soft (as in high water content, unlike a carrot), one…Continue

Bulk flours, fruit and veg on the Northside

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andrew Cumberland Mar 6, 2013. 6 Replies

Does anyone know where to buy bulk in Brisbane? ie : 5 kg flour, etc, fruit and veg? Anywhere closer than Rocklea markets to the Northside?Posted by Liz Pardede on March 2, 2013 at 16:04Continue

Fruit flies

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lissa Feb 13, 2013. 9 Replies

Is anybody else inundated by fruit flies at the moment? I don't even have any fruit growing, but we have them everywhere. They come home in the kids lunch boxes, they are in the bird's cage, eating…Continue

How big do Mulberry trees grow?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elaine de Saxe Jan 21, 2013. 9 Replies

Does anyone know if mulberry trees have widespread root systems and what sort of height they grow to?Continue


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The Plot

Posted on January 16, 2013 at 20:34 9 Comments

Getting the plot started has involved laying down lots and lots of straw (lucerne and normal straw). I then ordered some green manure seeds and had just planted them last Wed. To my amazement and complete delight, I discovered today the first fruits of my labours in the form of Lab Lab beans as part of the green manure. To some, it may not be a great achievement, but to me, it is the beginning of a hopefully long and fruitful relationship with the garden (hoping I have inherited my grandad's…


The start...

Posted on January 16, 2013 at 20:22 4 Comments

My garden to date has consisted of herbs and tomatoes in pots. The tomatoes did ok crop-wise,  but have long since succumbed to the summer heat. The remaining herbs and pots below. The chillies are going crazy, the basil is doing well and the capsicum not so great.…


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At 18:44 on August 5, 2013, Andrew Cumberland said…

Hey Liz - I'll pm you with my mobile when you add me as a friend.  Otherwise, tell your dad to ring me on the mobile number on the certificate.  He just needs to use the "book now" tab to choose a date.  This Sunday's class is pretty empty if he is free.  


At 21:53 on April 19, 2013, Andrew Cumberland said…

LOL. No worries Liz. Glad you found it.

At 11:09 on December 3, 2012, Scarlett said…

welcome Liz :)



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