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About me:
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I am interested in:
LEARNING EVERYTHING, Urban self-sufficiency, gardening, Aquaponics, gardening, home schooling, gardening, water saving, wicking garden beds, you tube garden channels, gardening, open minds...
oh & I like to grow our own Veggies..
**nods**
My website is:
http://bitsouttheback.blogspot.com/

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Been a while :/

Posted on October 3, 2013 at 14:10 12 Comments

Has been a short while (over 12 months :/ ) since my last post so thought I would do a bit of a catch up..

The front yard has had a few different garden beds set up in it now.. I played around with hay bale beds out there during the cooler months but am finding it a bit hard to keep them hydrated at the moment.. Some have been pulled down & used in a no dig spud bed already with some of the others destaned to become part of a no dig wicking bed trial in the near…

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22nd of April update...

Posted on April 22, 2012 at 20:48 4 Comments

Started to get my act into gear this week & did a few small jobbies around the patch..

The Aquaponics set up has been tweaked to include an extra overflow as we have had a few overflow incidents this week due to an over abundance of algae.. Haven't set up the new grow beds yet but hope to have a picture of them by the next post... For now I do have a clip on the new Jade perch we released into the system last weekend...…

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Hi there...

Posted on April 3, 2012 at 21:25 19 Comments

Just thought I would make a blog post to introduce ourselves as we have been lurking members for a while now..

We are a family of 4 that are trying our hands at Urban Farming in Ipswich.. We have had a garden for the past few years that has evolved slowly into what we have today with plans to increase its size & production.. This summer was a bit of a dud for us (wont bore you with the details) & we are now looking to plant out…

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At 19:01 on November 3, 2013, Andrew Cumberland said…

Does a Jade Perch poop in it's tank?  LOL. Definitely interested but didn't want to hassle you mate.  

At 20:29 on November 3, 2011, Scarlett said…

welcome Rob :)

SJP

 
 
 

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Vetiver grass helps to stabilise soil and protects it against erosion.  It can protect against pests and weeds. Vetiver is also used as animal feed. (Wiki.)

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