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  • Eatons Hill Brisbane
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  • Craig Hogan
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  • Matt Heng
  • DARREN JAMES
  • Susanne
  • Craig Hogan
  • Lyn Lyle
  • GayleD
  • Green Dean
  • Paul Wood
  • Joseph
  • James Rosenlund
  • Lissa
  • Farina Murray

nina's Discussions

Weed Tea Fertiliser - When can it be used ?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joseph Jul 1, 2013. 21 Replies

Have 3 containers of weeds. Covered with water about 4 weeks ago in attempt to make weed tea. They all look brown and sludgy but still smells revolting. Know that this should be well diluted before…Continue

ANY IDEAS ON HOW TO QUIETEN NOISEY CHOOKS ?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Craig Hogan Dec 13, 2012. 9 Replies

I purchased 4 chooks a few months ago. They all lay daily. Have a reasonably large area to run around in and a comfortable place to sleep at night. Problem is that they have become very noisey over…Continue

 

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nina replied to Lissa's discussion ANYONE FAMILIAR WITH ALICE SPRINGS?
"Hi Lissa I have been out there once before. My son has spent a year out there and is returning there in January . He really loves it. Will have a chat with you next week as I am hoping to get to Gayles ."
Nov 30, 2015
nina is attending Lissa's event
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CHRISTMAS BREAK UP GARDEN VISIT - FREE at Gayle's garden

December 12, 2015 from 10am to 12:30pm
SATURDAY DECEMBER 12TH 10AMADDRESS SENT 08.12.15 TO THOSE WHO RSVP OR WHO WILL RSVP.Christmas has come around again and a big thank you to Gayle and her family for agreeing to hold our get together at her home and garden.Please bring a gift to the value of $10 to swap on the day.There have been some big changes to Gayle's…See More
Nov 30, 2015
nina joined Andrew Cumberland's group
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Cheese Makers

A group for those who make cheese to share their experiments, learnings and failures.  A person who makes cheese is called a ... Cheese Maker.  I prefer the French term, Fromager. This group is for Fromagers and Turophiles alike. We have two "how to" instructional videos:30 Minute Feta Making Lesson11 Minute Glasshouse Blue Cheese Lesson…See More
Oct 26, 2014
Andrew Cumberland left a comment for nina
"We were glad you could make it Nina. "
Oct 25, 2014
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GARDEN VISIT FREE at Andrew Cumberland's garden

October 25, 2014 from 10am to 12:30pm
20.10.14 ADDRESS HAS BEEN SENT OUT. ANY LATE ATTENDEES WELCOME - PLEASE RSVP HERE AND CONTACT LISSA FOR THE ADDRESS.This is your chance to visit the garden of Andy Cumberland.Andy's garden is flat, bar the driveway in (his 84yr old Mum navigates it without problem), with plenty of street parking.Andy has been busy learning to make his own cheeses and liqueur for some years - very successfully as many of us who have tasted them can testify.He has his own Aquaponics set up and has gained…See More
Oct 20, 2014
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Gardening Australia - Spurtopia (Roman & Jana) at TV land

April 19, 2014 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Roman (BLF member) from Spurtopia New Farm is being interviewed by Jerry Coleby-Williams about his families sustainable lifestyle and garden.ABC Gardening Australia - A Small KingdomSundayMail - Seeds of…See More
Apr 16, 2014
nina replied to Lissa's discussion Gowinta Farm (Beerwah) expressions of interest
"Sounds great ! I would certainly be interested in an outing, work permitting."
Apr 2, 2014
Lyn Lyle and nina are now friends
Feb 16, 2014
nina replied to Lissa's discussion 16.02.14 Lyn's at Stanmore (near Woodford) in the group Garden Visits
"Thank you for a lovely morning Lyn.  You have a beautiful home and garden and the views are spectacular.  Loved the way you raised the trees.,. so good to see other peoples ideas working so well ( and then think why didn't I do that…"
Feb 16, 2014
nina commented on Lissa's event 'Caboolture Markets'
"Great market ! Bought many plants from here and they have all done well. $2.00 for about 10 seedlings. Very reasonably priced fruit trees , (half of what you pay in nursery). Natives, exotics they have it all. Definitely worth a visit."
Feb 15, 2014
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Caboolture Markets at Caboolture Showground

February 16, 2014 from 5am to 12pm
A great way to enjoy your Sunday Morning in the beautiful historic town of Caboolture!Less than one hours drive North of Brisbane, enjoy the Sunday morning shopping for locally grown fresh fruit and vegetables, free range eggs, home made jams, pickles, herbs and spices & local honey.Open Every Sunday Morning at the Showgrounds from 5:00 am – 12:00 pm (except Christmas Day & Anzac Day when they fall on a Sunday)Entry is free via any open gate into the Showgrounds.Plenty of free car…See More
Feb 15, 2014
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Garden Visit FREE at Stanmore (near Woodford)

February 16, 2014 from 10am to 12:30pm
LAST MINUTE ATTENDEES - if you want to come and still haven't RSVP'd don't despair! Ring me and I'll give you the address: 0414 445 581 LissaRSVP's are required to receive the address. Remember, emails come to the email address you provided when you joined BLF NOT your inbox. Check your junk mail.Please advise how many people you are bringing (RSVP just lists one).We're in for a real treat this month, Lyn has invited us to her property at Stanmore (near Woodford).Some might like to leave a…See More
Jan 27, 2014
nina commented on Lissa's event 'GARDEN VISIT FREE - Lissa's place at Strathpine 10am'
"Thank you for a really enjoyable morning. Your garden looks fabulous and so productive. Lovely to meet new people and catch up with those I know."
Jan 18, 2014
nina replied to Craig Hogan's discussion Check on your chickens!
"May get some good ideas from pinterest.com. Recently saw a very cool chook pen shaped like an egg...."
Jan 6, 2014
nina replied to Craig Hogan's discussion Check on your chickens!
"Sorry to hear about your chooks. My lot were certainly hot but have survived. I have several large containers in the run and so far they have not knocked them over. I also got the hose out and sprayed both chooks and pen. I have heard that some folk…"
Jan 6, 2014
nina and Ania are now friends
Dec 18, 2013

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At 19:27 on October 25, 2014, Andrew Cumberland said…

We were glad you could make it Nina. 

At 14:03 on May 6, 2013, Green Dean said…

It was nice to meet you and Paul, Nina. Glad you came along. You're always welcome. Good luck entertaining your girls more. It's fun and worthwhile. Let me know if you have any troubles. I appreciate your attendance on Sat.

At 14:29 on January 21, 2013, James Rosenlund said…

Yep! just put the tops in the ground, don't bury the green leaves, just the top part of the pineapple ----- will take 2 years to pick a pineapple so be patient.

At 8:28 on January 20, 2013, James Rosenlund said…

Very happy to have you as a friend Nina. Enjoyed your hospitality yesterday and am looking forward to more chit chat in the future. Your steep slope out the front would be good for pineapples and papaw trees. Up near Gympie they grow on steep slopes.

At 21:54 on March 24, 2012, Scarlett said…

welcome NW :)

SJP

 
 
 

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