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Dehydrated cassava?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lissa Jul 17, 2014. 29 Replies

I have two cassava I need to dig up soon. I don't have freezer space for them and wondered if anyone has tried or heard of dehydrating the grated tubers?From a safety perspective it should be OK, but…Continue

Tags: dehydrating, Cassava


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Jul 5
Pollyanna commented on Elaine de Saxe's blog post The Real Reason Wheat is Toxic
"Valerie, that's the only organic soft wheat flour I've seen that includes the bran. If I baked/ate cakes I'd definitely try it. For the couple of times a year I bake a cake, I'm ok with the bran missing. Thank you for the link, I…"
May 29
Pollyanna commented on Elaine de Saxe's blog post The Real Reason Wheat is Toxic
"Hi Christa. I did post a detailed answer, but it has not appeared. I have endless problems with Ning, using either phone or tablet. Anyway, Biohawk products have been making a huge difference for me. Google them for more info, I don't have the…"
May 29
Pollyanna commented on Elaine de Saxe's blog post The Real Reason Wheat is Toxic
"There is just so much wrong with the American food industry. I feel fortunate to live here where finding organic wheat is not difficult and not all that expensive. For myself, using Kialla stone ground flour, treating the dough with Biohawk Relief…"
May 28
Pollyanna replied to Elaine de Saxe's discussion Rain and the Wicking Bed Blues in the group Wicking Beds
"And as you also noted, your deeper beds with more storage capacity are the only ones that ever pong. I recently did the same thing with a large self-watering pot :-/"
Apr 20
Pollyanna commented on Lissa's blog post TWO WEEKS IN DAYBORO
"Lissa, nice 'glass half full' outlook, and your loss will be my gain, too. Because you post thoughtfully written, photo rich updates, it's like an in depth armchair Garden Visit. I will get to see gardens that might otherwise be…"
Mar 18
Pollyanna commented on Lissa's blog post TWO WEEKS IN DAYBORO
"Oops, didn't see that you had a name for them. Old eyes, tiny tiny screen... Have you had wee white eggs from her? When I have more room, I'd like to have a 'devilled egg' hen."
Mar 17
Pollyanna commented on Dianne Caswell's event 'GARDEN VISIT/WICKING BED SPECIAL - FREE'
"Elaine and Elaine, thank you for an enjoyable and very informative visit. I'm still pondering where and how to put some of the ideas into practice. After pricing the 'ingredients' I don't think my existing raised beds (140 cm…"
Mar 17
Pollyanna commented on Lissa's blog post TWO WEEKS IN DAYBORO
Mar 17
Pollyanna commented on Lissa's blog post TWO WEEKS IN DAYBORO
"Er, leaf looks like a vinca, not a coleus ☺️ I am so rubbish with non edibles. Maybe a Sida of some sort?"
Mar 5
Pollyanna commented on Lissa's blog post TWO WEEKS IN DAYBORO
"Lovely garden, sort of like yours, but industrial sized ;-). The tiny mystery hen is a black laced 'wine dot'. The mystery plant is a mystery to me too, it the leaves look more like a coleus to me. Always good to know of another bee…"
Mar 4
Pollyanna is attending Dianne Caswell's event


February 12, 2017 from 10am to 12:30pm
SUNDAY MARCH 5TH 10.00am TO 12.00-12.30pmWICKING BED SPECIALADDRESS SENT AT 6.30AM FRI 3/3 TO ALL MEMBERS ATTENDING OR MAY BE ATTENDINGA Message from ElaineElaine and Elaine, the 'Wicking Bed Queens of Deception Bay' invite wicking bed enthusiasts to share a morning with us on Sunday 5th March, 2017; 10am start and finish…See More
Feb 4
Pollyanna is attending Dianne Caswell's event

GARDEN VISIT - FREE at Andy's Garden

December 11, 2016 from 10am to 12pm
SUNDAY 11TH DECEMBER 10.00AM TO 12.00PMDetails will be filled in here as soon as they become available.Children welcome but must be supervised by parents at all times.Please bring a small plate of food or drink to share and any plants, produce or seed that you would like to share, swap or sell.It is always a good idea to bring…See More
Nov 16, 2016
Pollyanna favorited Rob Collings's blog post Davidson's Plum
Sep 28, 2016
Pollyanna favorited Andrew Cumberland's discussion Dianne and Graham's Visit 18 September
Sep 22, 2016
Pollyanna commented on Lissa's blog post KOMBUCHA and JUN....and possibly Kefir
"Tracked down a Jun baby in WA. Thanks for the heads up Lissa, I'm looking forward to trying this different brew."
May 26, 2016

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Trees and perennials, mostly. New(ish) garden where I continue to plant temperate through subtropical things, figuring that at least something will be happy, no matter what the weather gets up to.

Pollyanna's Blog

Sunday in Lissa's Garden

Posted on March 3, 2013 at 23:00 2 Comments

We 'online gardeners' do not always have the opportunity to see the gardens or meet the gardeners we have come to know virtually. Last Sunday I battled rain and roadworks for the 140 K drive to Strathpine and Lissa's lovely garden. What should have taken around 2 hours took 2 1/2 but, "Neither snow nor rain nor heat..." seems to thwart the gardeners I've met, so how could I let the side down? ;-)

By outer suburban standards, this is a pretty small yard but still manages to support a… Continue

A name change for our commonest stingless bees

Posted on February 25, 2013 at 17:20 3 Comments

In a timely newsletter, Aussie Bee tells of the new name for Trigona in Australia. 

It's Official:

Our Australian Trigona stingless bees have been given a new name. From now on their name will be Tetragonula.

For instance,

-- Trigona carbonaria, will now be called Tetragonula carbonaria; and

-- Trigona hockingsi will be called Tetragonula hockingsi.

This name change does NOT affect any of the species in the Austroplebeia genus. So the…

Tèarman, More than an Open Garden

Posted on February 25, 2013 at 5:00 15 Comments

Bob Luttrell had a captivated audience.

I don't think I've seen a more spellbound audience than the one on Sunday that stood in the drizzle and heat for nearly two hours, listening to Bob the Bee Man.

Tèarman Garden is Bob Luttrell's research facility and working museum where every…


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At 12:15 on January 22, 2013, Scarlett said…
it's amazing how much blf stuff comes up on google now!
Toowoomba means you can grow lots of things that won't set in Brisbane - lucky :)
At 9:22 on January 21, 2013, Scarlett said…

welcome Pollyanna :)




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