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Mary-Ann Baker
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Mary-Ann Baker's Discussions

dutch bucket hydroponics

Started yesterday 0 Replies

has anyone ever had any experince of Dutch bucket hydroponics - looks interesting https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nXy32Dr4Z4AContinue

another facebook page

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another great interactive discussion group on facebook is South East Qld Urban Backyard Food Growers - f any one is interested and has time ! Continue

Living Green

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elaine de Saxe on Thursday. 18 Replies

for those who are environmentally conscious you may like to read this http://www.plasticpollutioncoalition.org/no-straw-please/Continue

looking for advice

Started Dec 2 0 Replies

meeting soon for the development of a community garden in Dayboro - anyone got any pros and cons for development and on going issues associated with this type of development .Continue

 

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Mary-Ann Baker commented on Roger Clark's photo
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Galleux D'Esines pumpkin 007

"wow awesome work - does it taste as good as it looks?"
1 hour ago
Mary-Ann Baker replied to Dave Riley's discussion Yum! Liver! -- 'When all else fails, turn to offal'
"yum!! will have to try this sounds good!"
22 hours ago
Mary-Ann Baker posted discussions
yesterday
Mary-Ann Baker commented on Matthew Bushnell's photo
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Cassava Plant

"flour is a little tricky it is poisonous as is the plant if you dont treat it corrctly - you have to soak it for a few days first ! will get Col to tell you exactly what you have to do ! will miss you tomorrow - do drop over any ime you are out this…"
Saturday
Mary-Ann Baker commented on Matthew Bushnell's photo
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Cassava Plant

"so glad to see you had success - you might get some more or try our cassava flour if you come partying tomorrow ! "
Saturday
Mary-Ann Baker replied to Christa's discussion BUSH TUCKER PLANTS
"will have to ask Col which ones we have and which ones we planted on his family farm at Garadunga ( 10km north of Innisfail !) have only had them as drink and jam never actually eaten a whole one !!!  - Argh apparently its the Southern one we…"
Friday
Mary-Ann Baker replied to Christa's discussion BUSH TUCKER PLANTS
"so is that the  Davidsonia jerseyana ,the southern form, or  the northern Davidsonia pruriens. or a different one again . "
Friday
Mary-Ann Baker replied to Christa's discussion BUSH TUCKER PLANTS
"wow what did t=you get  sounds interesting - we usually just go to CREC or Kumbartcho "
Friday
Elaine de Saxe replied to Mary-Ann Baker's discussion Living Green
"Woo hoo - do tell!"
Thursday
Jeff Kiehne replied to Mary-Ann Baker's discussion Living Green
"Probably saw what French farmers could do with a manure spreader and got cold feet."
Dec 8
Elaine de Saxe replied to Mary-Ann Baker's discussion Living Green
"Oh blimey - when governments make something compulsory, those who do not want to comply - or cannot - find a way around it. It seems like a poorly conceived scheme but looking at the date - 2011 - seems to be some years out of date and presumably…"
Dec 8
Dave Riley replied to Mary-Ann Baker's discussion Living Green
"Every home will be issued with a kitchen slop bucket under plans being drawn up in Whitehall. Ministers aim to ban the dumping of food waste in landfill sites. They insist that all the food collected by binmen is instead sent to recycling…"
Dec 8
Jeff Kiehne replied to Mary-Ann Baker's discussion Living Green
"Food scrap can go into the sewerage  and be reclaimed that way  they need to mine the sewerage and cart the solids  to where it can be used as a resource compost and grow bio fuel  the Queensland government have already…"
Dec 8
Jeff Kiehne replied to Mary-Ann Baker's discussion Living Green
"I  think the government should look at these disposable nappies as a resource  and when crimes are committed and people are sentenced  part  of there punishment could be processing these soiled  nappies community…"
Dec 8
Mary-Ann Baker commented on Dianne Caswell's event 'GARDEN VISIT/CHRISTMAS PARTY- FREE'
"yay its nearly time for Garden visit and PARTY - anyone coming on Saturday afternoon or to stay Sunday night - we still have two double beds spare and a double pull down futon and a media room lounge that converts to a double bed !!! Saturday night…"
Dec 8
Elaine de Saxe replied to Mary-Ann Baker's discussion Living Green
"Keen gardener with some small grandchildren: use the disposable nappies and recover the contents. Then the nappies are composted. "
Dec 7

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 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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