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Mary-Ann Baker's Discussions

seasons greetings

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andrew Cumberland Dec 8, 2018. 3 Replies

Merry Xmas Happy new Year to you all ... spending time with family in Perth - hopefully get everything sorted by early new Year then back to normal again !Continue

fridays advntures

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mary-Ann Baker May 10, 2018. 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, 2018. 1 Reply

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

seeds

Started this discussion. Last reply by Christa May 4, 2018. 2 Replies

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

 

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Mary-Ann Baker commented on Dianne Caswell's event 'GARDEN VISIT'
"Gayle garden is always wonderful - alas will still be in Perth sorting family matters ! have fun everyone"
Dec 19, 2018
Mary-Ann Baker commented on Dave Riley's photo
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LUNCH:West meets East.

"Andrew we eat it all the time - first take the hairs off the skin - slice thinly so it looks like beans then lightly steam and add a little soy sauce - then get more ambitious !!!"
Dec 11, 2018
Andrew Cumberland replied to Mary-Ann Baker's discussion seasons greetings
"Enjoy your time away Mary-Ann"
Dec 8, 2018
Elaine de Saxe favorited Mary-Ann Baker's discussion seasons greetings
Dec 7, 2018
Mary-Ann Baker replied to Mary-Ann Baker's discussion seasons greetings
"wow cant wait to see the photos - sounds wonderful !"
Dec 7, 2018
Dianne Caswell replied to Mary-Ann Baker's discussion seasons greetings
"And a Merry Christmas & Happy New Year to you and Colin. We are off to China for Christmas on the 19th, think of use while we are freezing @ -30*C in Harbin for the Ice Festival, though it will be warmer as we move South. See you in the New…"
Dec 7, 2018
Mary-Ann Baker posted a discussion

seasons greetings

Merry Xmas Happy new Year to you all ... spending time with family in Perth - hopefully get everything sorted by early new Year then back to normal again !See More
Dec 7, 2018
Mary-Ann Baker commented on Dianne Caswell's event 'GARDEN VISIT - FREE and Demonstration of the Making of Truffles and Rum Balls'
"have an awesome time everyone - see you in the new year when I get back from Perth !"
Dec 7, 2018
Mary-Ann Baker replied to Dianne Caswell's discussion Wanted new and out of the ordinary ferns and Accent Plants
"for some reason ferns and i dont go well together - even manage to kill the fish tail fern but do have a few common orchids i will be re-potting soon if you would like to put them in hanging v=baskets "
Oct 6, 2018
Mary-Ann Baker replied to Elaine de Saxe's discussion Dave's Garden Visit 30th September 2018 in the group Garden Visits
"thanks Dave and Helen it was wonderful and both of you are an inspiration ! Went to Bunnings on the way home for gardening supplies and mosaic supplies !"
Sep 30, 2018
Mary-Ann Baker commented on Dianne Caswell's event 'Re - rescheduled - GARDEN VISIT AND MOSAICS DEMONSTRATION - FREE'
"will have to wait and see what the weather is doing - will wait to see if it clears -"
Sep 30, 2018
Mary-Ann Baker commented on Dianne Caswell's event 'Re - rescheduled - GARDEN VISIT AND MOSAICS DEMONSTRATION - FREE'
"Dianne I will be alone Col has family affairs to settle in Millaa Millaa and scholl reunion - is going to do a fruit tree buying spree while in the Cairns Cooktown area - so far 40 on the list !!!!!"
Sep 25, 2018
Mary-Ann Baker is attending Dianne Caswell's event
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Re - rescheduled - GARDEN VISIT AND MOSAICS DEMONSTRATION - FREE at Dave's Garden

September 30, 2018 from 10am to 12pm
SUNDAY 30th September 10.00am TO 12.00pmGARDEN VISIT & MOSAICS DEMONSTRATIONAddress will be sent closer the date. The address is always sent to your email you signed up with, if it is different you need to change your profile.It has been a while since we have visited Dave's Garden at Beachmere. His garden is something to…See More
Sep 22, 2018
Mary-Ann Baker replied to Mary-Ann Baker's discussion nashi
"saw some of those pears in COSTCO yesterday but resisted the tempation - went to Narangba nursery and bought a Rose Apple and Cherry apple instead !!!!! both natives so should do really well if we can keep the mrytle rust off them !"
Aug 20, 2018
Andrew Cumberland replied to Mary-Ann Baker's discussion nashi
"I have what's described as a sub-tropical pear (not nec. Nashi).  It's deciduous, the possums like to eat the new branches.  At the end of this summer season, I'll provide advice on whether it went into the compost. …"
Aug 19, 2018
Dave Riley replied to Mary-Ann Baker's discussion nashi
"My ambivalence about growing fruit or nut  trees haunts me. If it isn't the cost of stock, it's the wait until harvest or that ripening means you get a glut of fruit all at once. So far, my soil isn't deep enough to make serious…"
Aug 19, 2018

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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