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I follow a blog called HIGH WATER of a young gardener, Rod, who owns a property on Lamb Island. Rod re-posted this on his site - I found th…

Started by LissaLatest Reply

Daley's Nursery outing

Hi Folks, well today, a couple of us BLF's went for a drive to Kyogle to visit the Daley's nursery that we all know and love.. and if you d…

Started by SusanLatest Reply


To all those Mums on the site, we wish you all a very happy and love filled Mothers Day.

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Meal worm thread

I thought I'd start a thread where people can share their expertise and things they notice about growing meal worms.   As you know, the lat…

Started by Andrew Cumberland

4 Oct 11
Reply by Barbara Tealby


To my disgust, Ian made the decision to have a registered catcher come and remove the pythons from our yard.  We had 5 of them moving aroun…

Started by Christa

1 Oct 2
Reply by Andrew Cumberland

Manure wanted

Hi All, We are going to move to Alberton (close to Beenleigh) next month. After moving we want to set up our vegetable garden ASAP. So we…

Started by Joe Wang

13 Aug 27
Reply by Barbara Tealby

Share waste App The idea behind ShareWaste is that it helps you find someone in your neighbourhood who's willing to accept ex…

Started by Valerie

0 Aug 21

Baa Baa Black Sheep

Baa Baa Black SheepHave you any manureYes sir. Yes sir. Many more than fewer. One for the master,And one for the dame,And one for Davy boyW…

Started by Dave Riley

0 Aug 13

Portuguse Cabbage -- Couve Tronchuda.

Cabbages aren't reliable options in my patch. As well, a whole cabbage is a hard ask to eat quickly before it falls on the wrong side of us…

Started by Dave Riley

1 Aug 8
Reply by Dave Riley

Bumper Jerusalem Artichoke

Last year I planted 7 (70-100mm) rhizomes of Jerusalem artichokes.  Over time they sent up green stalks (1200-1500mm) flowered and then  g…

Started by Vivienne Hallman

18 Aug 7
Reply by Vivienne Hallman

Making your own seed rasing mix -- sort of -- by using cheap store purchased ingredients.

I have in the past tried making a seed raising mix from scratch and failed. The store bought stuff is expensive usually and not always avai…

Started by Dave Riley

0 Aug 4

5 Seasons Calendar: adding ‘sprinter’ and ‘sprummer’

Ticks my boxes. Seems a very useful way to get your head around the actual botanical events in the garden. You drop 'Spring' and shift the…

Started by Dave Riley

23 Jul 20
Reply by Andrew Cumberland

Just purchased a Syzygium aqueum

One off my bucket list, we visited the Narangba Nursery which is run by a young couple and they are doing a good job.  They have their own…

Started by Christa

3 Jun 27
Reply by Christa


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