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fridays advntures

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mary-Ann Baker May 10. 9 Replies

last year we had a storm and part of the damage was the loss of shed roof and all the watering and  monitoring systems , electric fence etc etc etc so got it all fixed a few weeks ago and spent hours…Continue

small house caravan ideas

Started this discussion. Last reply by Christa May 7. 1 Reply

Lissa thought you might like this for your tiny house ! /…Continue

seeds

Started this discussion. Last reply by Christa May 4. 2 Replies

looking for seeds seedlings plants cuttings of Malay AppleAmberellaElephant appleMarangMaprangMangosteen purpleMarulaKiwi berryyes we are Daleys and others wait list ! Continue

BOGI

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elaine de Saxe May 1. 3 Replies

anyone interested in growing fruit and vegies organically BOGJ meeting 7 30 pm Thursday May 3rd Peace Hall Albion  George Allen will lead a discussion on what works and what doesnt around Brisbane…Continue

 

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Mary-Ann Baker commented on Dianne Caswell's event 'GARDEN VISIT - FREE'
"sorry thought I was going to make it - Col wont leave the block as the shed is still not lockable and i am off to daughter in perth "
Jun 23
Mary-Ann Baker replied to Dave Riley's discussion Seed Suppliers
"thats interesting Valerie I too have given up on Green harvest could not recommend them for any of the at least 100 packets of seeds i have piurchased from them ---- less than 5% success rate and several packets nada  5 packets of cossack…"
Jun 1
Mary-Ann Baker commented on Cathie MacLean's blog post Glorious days in May
"roger -they are netted in a pot so every time i see flowes i do give the plants a bit of a shake !!!! "
May 25
Mary-Ann Baker commented on Cathie MacLean's blog post Glorious days in May
"great garden and awesome reading everyone - Roger as Cape gooseberries are related to tomatoes they are wind pollinated as well so the ony way we can successfully grow them is under fruit fly netting ! or they are just decimated one day you think…"
May 25
Mary-Ann Baker replied to Roger Clark's discussion Fig cuttings -would anyone like to swap?
"thanks - nothing I am looking for at the moment ! seriously think we owe you much ! "
May 23
Mary-Ann Baker replied to Roger Clark's discussion Fig cuttings -would anyone like to swap?
"have been promised some black Genoa cuttings so  if they eventuate will keep some for you ! wont be at the next meet as its Dayboro day and as vice president of the Historical society - will be orgainising and as a 6th generation local have to…"
May 20
Mary-Ann Baker commented on Dave Riley's blog post My new garden 'plan' -- green aspirations in motion with snakes and ladders, Vetiver and stuff.
"we use New guinea beans or what ever they are called a lot as well mostly everyone here loves it as a soup - as much bean flesh as potaoe some onion and some bacon , lots of pepper and a little salt, cillantro parsley from the garden, there is a pot…"
May 20
Mary-Ann Baker commented on Dave Riley's blog post My new garden 'plan' -- green aspirations in motion with snakes and ladders, Vetiver and stuff.
"awesome informative read as usual Dave - you really are an inspiration ! "
May 20
Mary-Ann Baker commented on Susan's blog post My Mate Jerry's house.
"great photos and story as usual Susan - the chinese spuds and celery sound really interesting - tried to grow some chinese celery from seed bu no luck some seedlings sound awesome Janet - "
May 19
Mary-Ann Baker commented on Susan's blog post My Mate Jerry's house.
"great photos and story as usual Susan - the chinese spuds and celery sound really interesting - tried to grow some chinese celery from seed bu no luck some seedlings sound awesome Janet - "
May 19
Mary-Ann Baker commented on Roger Clark's blog post Roger's May report- Growing anti Inflammatory plants , etc.
"Wow that is a great haul of everything considering how long you were away. we are still producing both capsicums and chillies - seed given to us last year so dont know the names ! the garlic is doing well and our ginger gaangal and tumeric needs to…"
May 19
Mary-Ann Baker replied to Danielle Cross's discussion Free PAPAYUELO plant
"Gail - we have them growing - small yet but even with three it doesnt seem as if we have managed to get a male and a female going ! and definitely one is not enough unless you have neighbours with them ! "
May 17
Mary-Ann Baker replied to Dave Riley's discussion It takes guts
"Daughter had a feacal transplant done as part of the medical plan for her chrons - she is a vegan also part of the medical plan and while the first was not a success the veganism seems to have been her saviour - only one episode in the two years…"
May 16
DARREN JAMES left a comment for Mary-Ann Baker
"They are what is known as my drum gardens and were published in grass roots some time ago with also a long version"
May 11
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Profile Information

About me:
I am interested in sustainable living - currently work but plan retirement soon on our 5 acre block
I am currently involved with the following community gardens and groups:
BOGI subtropical fruit group, Dayboro and surrounds Permaculture group Dayboro and surrounds garden group
I am interested in:
living a sustainable life , permaculture aquaculture
I can offer (you can't offer too much or too little - we don't mind)
Plants and Produce, Events
What I am looking for:
Plants or Produce, Garden Materials, Events
Location
Moreton Bay Region

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new chooks

Posted on October 25, 2017 at 8:53 9 Comments

Athertonia diversifolia

Posted on July 1, 2017 at 10:24 4 Comments

has anyone ever grown or eaten Atherton almond -  relative of the macadamia - a native - Athertonia diversifolia, commonly known as Atherton Oak, is a small to medium-sized rainforest tree of the family Proteaceae found in northern Queensland, Australia. 

food

Posted on November 15, 2016 at 5:56 4 Comments

last nights dinner - we managed 1/4 each so enough for tonight as well ! so yummm…

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breakfast on the hill -

Posted on October 24, 2016 at 7:00 15 Comments

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At 21:09 on May 11, 2018, DARREN JAMES said…

They are what is known as my drum gardens and were published in grass roots some time ago with also a long version

At 21:08 on May 11, 2018, DARREN JAMES said…

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At 21:05 on May 11, 2018, DARREN JAMES said…

Hi Mary Anne ,just to take your mind of your hardship for a second or two if its possible I promise col a few pictures of what  I made from one of those drums

At 12:27 on September 4, 2017, Jane Bosward said…

Greetings Mary-Ann, 

Thankyou for your welcome! I feel a tad silly....I cannot find the recycle group to join....still finding my way around the site.....help??!!

Ta, Jane

At 0:31 on November 30, 2016, Ayton Farm said…

Thanks Mary-Ann

At 21:19 on September 2, 2016, DARREN JAMES said…

It was the daisy ,smaller type one wich had the butterfly on its leaf

At 21:21 on August 6, 2016, DARREN JAMES said…

Hi Mary Anne and welcome to BLF look at your private messages in regards to worm towers.I May be able to help

At 20:00 on April 23, 2016, Dianne Caswell said…

Welcome to Brisbane Local Foods (BLF) Mary-Ann, You may like to join one of our GROUPS, feel free to join in the discussions and ask questions.

We look forward to meeting you at one of our Garden Visits, 2016 GARDEN VISITS CALENDAR here.  I am sure you would enjoy meeting and visiting in our member’s gardens. We have members who grow many different kinds of Gardens, Permaculture, Aquaculture, Wicking Beds, Traditional and many more.

At 18:04 on April 23, 2016, Phil said…

Welcome Mary-Ann. Love your plan to retire on an acreage to pursuit sustainable living - something that is close to the hearts of many people on this site. I'm sure you will be interested in the garden visits which Dianne will be more than happy to tell you about. Enjoy the site.

 
 
 

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