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good use of household waste

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elaine de Saxe Apr 4. 1 Reply

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yabbies in acquaponics

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mary-Ann Baker Apr 6. 5 Replies

does any one keep yabbies in acquaponics tanks - any tips?Continue

aquaponics

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does anyone have the clayballs, solar pumps etc for aquaponics set up that they would be willing to sell for a reasonable price . Have researched the best prices around but have also heard many…Continue

elephant garlic

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elaine de Saxe Mar 3. 1 Reply

just about to send for some elephat galic bulbs for planting - any one want any ?Continue

 

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Mary-Ann Baker replied to Dave Riley's discussion 'Farming' Worms
"when we put our worm towersin i just put a good trowel full of compost worms and their coir from our worm farms in each one - they did well for months until we went away and there wasnt anything put in the  towers - the earthworms gather around…"
Apr 14
Mary-Ann Baker replied to Dave Riley's discussion Native Hibiscus
"we have 4 different coloured native hibiscus here - dont know any other details - all different  some shiny green spikey leaves, one soft dull green leaves a pink flowering one  purple flowering one a white flowering one and a dark pink !…"
Apr 10
Mary-Ann Baker might attend Dianne Caswell's event
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Members Outing - Global Food Village at Croydon Road, Woodridge (opposite the Woodridge train station)

April 15, 2018 from 6am to 2pm
WHENSunday, 15 April 2018,6am - 2pmThis is the time open from - untilVENUE ADDRESSCroydon Road, Woodridge (opposite the Woodridge train station), why not get the train in and leave the car at home.DETAILS Last year a few of us went along and had a wonderful time. We had a very tasty breakfast and then it was off to be amazed by the amount of produce and so much of it we had never seen before, a foodies paradise, not to mention the new species of root vegetables etc that were able to be bought.…See More
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Mary-Ann Baker replied to Mary-Ann Baker's discussion yabbies in acquaponics
"thanks everyone for the advice will definitely take it all in when the planning is complete ... "
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Andrew Cumberland replied to Mary-Ann Baker's discussion yabbies in acquaponics
"Keeping them in the sump is a great idea mate.  "
Apr 5
Matthew Bushnell replied to Mary-Ann Baker's discussion yabbies in acquaponics
"I have Red Claw crayfish currently and they are great fun to have in the aquaponics. I keep them in the sump, separate from the jade perch. Apparently really tasty too, though I haven't tried them. Andy is right about their proclivity to…"
Apr 5
Elaine de Saxe replied to Mary-Ann Baker's discussion good use of household waste
"The link does work. Except that I have to be on FB to read anything. Unlike BLF where anyone can read all the posts."
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Elaine de Saxe replied to Mary-Ann Baker's discussion yabbies in acquaponics
"I've heard that walking through the rainforest near the water where the crays live, hikers do find crays waltzing about on the paths so they are keen walkers it seems!"
Apr 3
Andrew Cumberland replied to Mary-Ann Baker's discussion yabbies in acquaponics
"I kept redclaw and western blues in fish tanks.  You need a lot of cover on the bottom - old pots, pipes etc.  When they shed they put out a hormone that sends the others into a feeding frenzy so the soft shell ones have to be able to hide…"
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Mary-Ann Baker replied to Dave Riley's discussion Eucalyptus Oil usage in the garden and evirons.
"very interesting - we have never used eucy mulch because it not only stops weeds growing it also inhibits the growth of other plants we want to grow or so the research has always said.. Cant find any research about eucy spray for fruit fly - will…"
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aquaponics

does anyone have the clayballs, solar pumps etc for aquaponics set up that they would be willing to sell for a reasonable price . Have researched the best prices around but have also heard many stories of failed systems so a little loathed to splash out hard earned cash for a new set up.See More
Apr 1

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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 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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