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June 2009 Blog Posts (4)

Koalas existence is threatened in S.E. Qld - info and petition

Maybe not exactly garden-related but many of us will be keen conservationists.

Received a note from the Bribie Island Environmental Protection Association via the CREEC mailing list. CREEC is Caboolture Regional Environmental Education Centre at Burpengary

The Redlands Council is concerned about the rate of tree-clearing in their area and the consequent threat to Koalas. The website… Continue

Added by Elaine de Saxe on June 29, 2009 at 14:19 — 1 Comment

Quick one from me

I've taken the Backyarders group down. The backyarders forum was basically duplicating the general forum which seemed unecessarily confusing.People were having trouble finding discussions too, and the search functions on the general forum are much better. So Donna and I copied them over - but now all the links to the people who actually posted the comments are gone. Sorry about that.

I've put my tomato bags back on - I'm not getting… Continue

Added by Scarlett on June 24, 2009 at 20:55 — 4 Comments

Garden renovation in progress

Have noticed that I’ve managed to post one blog each month in the past few months :) Yay~ Well, it’s time for another ~

I haven’t really got anything going at the moment growing wise, as anything that I’ve planted were either destroyed by the chooks, drown in the heavy rain, or stunned by the cold weather. Oh well ~

On the up side, we’ve been getting eggs, and occasionally paw paws and passionfruit! My mum reckons a couple of the largish paw paws have disappeared while still green… I… Continue

Added by Florence on June 20, 2009 at 21:43 — 6 Comments

Lots of seedlings from the rain

It's been the wettest May on record apparently, or something like that.

Heaps of seeds have germinated, which is a good thing because the grasshoppers are really giving my seedlings a hard time.

The dill is finally up.

The celery is going well - I feel confident it will make it to full size now - once the seedlings start to fill out like this I stop crossing my fingers so hard.…


Added by Scarlett on June 3, 2009 at 15:00 — 7 Comments

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