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Mark Hamilton
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  • Greenbank, Qld
  • Australia
  • Logan Region
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New fruit tree ideas

Started this discussion. Last reply by Florence May 6, 2015. 18 Replies

I hope everyone survived the downpour....wetter than Darwin here in Greenbank!!!Ok, Im thinking about adding a few new fruit tree varieties to the collection - these are......Jaboticaba -(the unusual…Continue


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Dianne Caswell commented on Mark Hamilton's status
"Hope your elderly mother is fine now. Do hope to see you back on the site again soon.."
Mar 24, 2016
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"how are you guys??? Best regards Mark"
Feb 1, 2016
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Jun 30, 2015
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Jun 30, 2015
Mark Hamilton might attend Green Dean's event

Permaculture Practical Skills Day - Fundraiser Workshop at Helen's Urban Farm

June 14, 2015 from 9am to 3:30pm
This 1 day workshop will share solid practical permaculture skills, focusing on chicken keeping, worm farming and composting. THIS IS NOT A BASICS WORKSHOP - THIS IS AN INTERMEDIATE-ADVANCED SKILLS MASTERCLASS, but presented in an easy-to-understand way for beginners or those with some knowledge and skills. If you would like to get the best out of your chickens, worms and soil, with absolute respect for nature, this workshop is for you. CHICKEN KEEPING In this session you’ll learn: * How to…See More
May 22, 2015
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May 21, 2015
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Harvesting and preparing turmeric

"As Rob said - thanks for passing on the Turmeric info. Well done."
May 20, 2015
Mark Hamilton replied to Mark Braz's discussion Todays GV
"Had a great time at Lissa's GV!!  - great to meet so many other like minded people - and enjoy all the food and conversation. Thanks Lissa - thanks Mark, great meeting you all - and the others :)I hope many more ppl have…"
May 16, 2015
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May 7, 2015
Mark Hamilton commented on Lissa's event 'GARDEN VISIT - FREE'
"I am able to take any bags you have over (making up the 50 by Tim for free delivery) if you like Lissa? - only if there are leftovers you need to sell :)"
May 7, 2015
Mark Hamilton is attending Lissa's event

GARDEN VISIT - FREE at Lissa's garden

May 16, 2015 from 10am to 12pm
ADDRESS HAS BEEN SENT OUT 11.05.15. ANY PROBLEMS PLS CONTACT LISSA.SATURDAY 16TH MAY 10AM TO 12.30PMMay is such a beautiful time of the year to get out in the garden. Come along and have a chat with some of the other members.*I'm thinking we might harvest my Water Chestnut while everyone is here. They are just starting to die off. I'll be able to give away a limited number of tubers for members to start growing their own for next year.* Bring your PH Test Kit if you have one. We're going to…See More
May 7, 2015
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"Looking great Rob!"
May 7, 2015
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May 7, 2015
Florence replied to Mark Hamilton's discussion New fruit tree ideas
"Do you know what variety of banana it is?  Mine fruit at just above 2 metres tall.."
May 6, 2015
Florence replied to Mark Hamilton's discussion New fruit tree ideas
"Acerola cherry is a tropical/subtropical tree, also called barbados cherries, or vitamin c fruit.  It is a really tough tree... I had it in a really small pot thinking it wouldn't survive with no watering for long periods of time, but it…"
May 6, 2015

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About me:
Retired helicopter pilot living on acreage (Greenbank) , and enjoying the vegie garden, fruit tree & chicken raising lifestyle.
Also a keen photographer!
I am currently involved with the following community gardens and groups:
Only been in QLD since last year - so no groups yet
I am interested in:
All aspects of growing food/fruit
I can offer (you can't offer too much or too little - we don't mind)
Information, Products and/or Services, Plants and Produce, Events
What I am looking for:
Information, Plants or Produce, Events, Gardening Help
Logan Region

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Home made fruit fly trap

Posted on April 19, 2015 at 18:34 3 Comments

Has anyone had any luck making your own fruit fly trap - similar to this one?

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At 19:57 on February 1, 2016, Mark Braz said…

how are you guys???

Best regards Mark

At 19:56 on April 14, 2015, Lissa said…

Welcome to BLF Mark :)

Feel free to join in discussions in the Forum, post photos and blogs.

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

Happy gardening


PS Check out the Events section on the top menu - there might be something there to interest you.



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