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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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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.

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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 pathway in the garden is edged with current and past…


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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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