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Aug 28
mon posted a status
"i only could 3 photos up. one is the grapfruit, one the lemon and one a partial overfew of the back yard."
Aug 14
mon commented on mon's blog post here are some photos of my garden in the making
"my very sad grapfruir"
Aug 14
mon commented on mon's blog post here are some photos of my garden in the making
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Aug 14
mon commented on mon's blog post need help with gardening-I am lerning the QLD way
"hi Susan, I read all your beautiful tips and how you grow your vegies etc. I am trying for more then 10 Years and nothing was gained. now I diged my heals in...and I will have a rainwater tank going this summer season. I have 7 veggie beds and my…"
Aug 6
mon commented on mon's blog post need help with gardening-I am lerning the QLD way
"Susan, thank you for you long answer. it is late and I can not take it all in as it deserves. I will read it tomorrow after a cupper. I am sure I have my chokos covered. I will contact Sophie tomorrow as well and see, that I do the right thing with.…"
Aug 4
Susan commented on mon's blog post need help with gardening-I am lerning the QLD way
"Hi Mon, welcome to the site. I would love to help you out with the choko ‘s but I have never managed to grow them successfully. I know Sophie has grown the green ones with great success in her yard.  She is on the site intermittently so…"
Aug 4
mon commented on mon's blog post need help with gardening-I am lerning the QLD way
"thank you Valerie, I have a bird bath, but it is on the ground. our neighbour has lots and lots of bird cages in his yard and that attracts around 50-80+ pigeons. my guess is, the native birds stay away because of them."
Aug 4
Andrew Cumberland favorited mon's blog post need help with gardening-I am lerning the QLD way
Aug 3
Valerie commented on mon's blog post need help with gardening-I am lerning the QLD way
"Too many grasshoppers apparently means not enough birds to eat them. Maybe install a bird bath or house to attract them."
Aug 3
mon commented on mon's blog post need help with gardening-I am lerning the QLD way
"Dave, I am trying to get to the next Garden Visit near me. scouts honour.  xo"
Aug 3
mon commented on mon's blog post need help with gardening-I am lerning the QLD way
"Thank you Valerie, I have a big Compost Bed and a worm Farm. my problem is the QLD summer and no slow watering, not to forget the green and brownish coloured grasshoppers who eat everything in sight. I was out every morning and handpicked…"
Aug 3
Valerie favorited mon's blog post need help with gardening-I am lerning the QLD way
Aug 3
Valerie commented on mon's blog post need help with gardening-I am lerning the QLD way
"Mon, The best thing is to supplement your potting mix and nourish your soil. You can't rely on any potting mix nowadays. Compost is your best asset. Worm farm definitely helps. In-ground is a good option if you remember to feed them. Beware not…"
Aug 3
Dave Riley commented on mon's blog post need help with gardening-I am lerning the QLD way
"Best option is to attend a garden visit and swap there. http://brisbanelocalfood.ning.com/group/garden-visits"
Aug 3

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About me:
female
I am currently involved with the following community gardens and groups:
home garden
I am interested in:
vegetables and flower growing
I can offer (you can't offer too much or too little - we don't mind)
Community Involvement, Gardening Help
What I am looking for:
Information, Plants or Produce, Events, Gardening Help
Location
Brisbane Southern Suburbs

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need help with gardening-I am lerning the QLD way

Posted on August 3, 2019 at 10:53 9 Comments

good morning everyone. I am new to this site and hope to find my way around [with your help], growing flowers and vegetables. growing up in Germany on a small farm, the growing of fruit and veggies was sooooo easy. so I started to [try] to grow them here as well [I am in Australia for 33 years] so, 12 or so years ago I got some vegie beds and filled them with growing soil failed terrible in growing anything. begged my husband all the years for an rainwater tank. got one now but not…

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At 20:10 on August 1, 2019, Andrew Cumberland said…

Welcome to the site Mon. 

 
 
 

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