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Buying a native bee hive

Started this discussion. Last reply by Megan Feb 11. 2 Replies

Hi All, how long after a hive has been split would it be safe to say that it will survive. I'm looking at buying one that was split 10 weeks ago. How can I tell if it's any good? ThanksContinue

Wattle seed

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Riley Feb 3. 2 Replies

Hi all, does anyone have experience with growing or foraging wattle seed? I'm keen to learn which varieties are tastiest/ produce good quantities. Thanks. Continue

Bunya nuts

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sophie Jan 26. 3 Replies

Hi all, does anyone know where I can get a Bunya nut to try? Continue

Cooking dried pigeon peas

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Riley Jul 3, 2017. 3 Replies

Hi All,I tried cooking dried pigeon peas today. I removed them from the shells, soaked then boiled. They softened but still had tough skins. Did I not cook them long enough or is this just how they…Continue

 

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Gourmet

"Hi Andy, did you dispatch the quail yourself? "
Feb 13
Megan replied to Megan's discussion Buying a native bee hive
"Thanks Andy "
Feb 11
Elaine de Saxe favorited Megan's discussion Buying a native bee hive
Feb 10
Andrew Cumberland replied to Megan's discussion Buying a native bee hive
"I'd be pretty confident at 10 weeks.  Make sure you are seeing plenty of traffic in and out of the hive.  At 10 weeks a hive with lots of traffic is quite safe. "
Feb 10
Megan posted a discussion

Buying a native bee hive

Hi All, how long after a hive has been split would it be safe to say that it will survive. I'm looking at buying one that was split 10 weeks ago. How can I tell if it's any good? ThanksSee More
Feb 8
Megan is attending Dianne Caswell's event
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GARDEN VISIT and native bee split demonstration - free at Jacqui and Clay's Garden

February 24, 2018 from 10am to 12pm
SATURDAY February 24th 10.00am TO 12.00pmAddress 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.Clay and I live with our 3 boys in Mitchelton. Here are the details about our garden:  We live on a 683m block, our house sits right in…See More
Feb 8
Dave Riley replied to Megan's discussion Wattle seed
""Several species of Acacias are more palatable and commercially viable, these being; Ac victoriae – Prickly Acacia; Ac. sophorae – Coastal Wattle; Ac retinodes – Wirilda; Ac coriacea – Dogwood; Ac murrayana –…"
Feb 3
Elaine de Saxe replied to Megan's discussion Wattle seed
"Ah, well not so much experience with gathering rather with eating. Wattle seed pancakes or crepes are something else! There's some seeds are more palatable than others and some species of wattle do better in some areas than others e.g. Short of…"
Feb 3
Elaine de Saxe favorited Megan's discussion Wattle seed
Feb 3
Megan posted a discussion

Wattle seed

Hi all, does anyone have experience with growing or foraging wattle seed? I'm keen to learn which varieties are tastiest/ produce good quantities. Thanks. See More
Feb 3
Sophie replied to Megan's discussion Bunya nuts
"If you're up for the drive, there are plenty up Maleny way at the moment"
Jan 26
Elaine de Saxe replied to Megan's discussion Bunya nuts
"Some of the larger independent greengrocers sell them. Very seasonal and often the trees only produce nuts every second (or is it fourth?) year. I have heard stories that the local Aborigine tribes used to gather in the (what we know as) Bunya…"
Jan 26
Dave Riley replied to Megan's discussion Bunya nuts
"they were being sold at the Caboolture Mkts the Sunday before last."
Jan 25
Megan posted a discussion

Bunya nuts

Hi all, does anyone know where I can get a Bunya nut to try? See More
Jan 25
Megan might attend Dianne Caswell's event
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Garden at Visit Susan's with Demonstration of Dumpling Making at Address has been sent 6.15am Friday

November 12, 2017 from 10am to 12pm
SUNDAY 12 November 10.00AM - 12.00PMMost of us have had the pleasure of going to Susan's Garden and it is always a pleasure to revisit. Susan has written up a little piece about her garden - It wasn't too long ago that I had a visit here but it's always lovely to see the changes a season can bring. New things to have a look at- new chicken coop and we now have ducklings (who'll probably be big ducks by then), plantings down the side of the house, extensive herb garden on front balcony. Peaches…See More
Nov 11, 2017

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Getting the knack of growing Veges in Brisbane
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At 20:25 on December 12, 2015, Andrew Cumberland said…

Welcome to the site Megan. Feel free to ask if you have any questions, otherwise, enjoy!

 
 
 

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