March 16

About me:

I am interested in sustainable living - currently work but plan retirement soon on our 5 acre block

I am currently involved with the following community gardens and groups:

BOGI subtropical fruit group, Dayboro and surrounds Permaculture group Dayboro and surrounds garden group

I am interested in:

living a sustainable life , permaculture aquaculture

I can offer (you can't offer too much or too little - we don't mind)

Plants and Produce, Events

What I am looking for:

Plants or Produce, Garden Materials, Events


Moreton Bay Region

self isolating at home

so for the past 12 months or so we have been quiet on the visiting etc front - health issues , covid etc . just as i was getting up steam to do Valeries visit bang accident at work - no driving for  5 months at least - so staying still has been…

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anyone grow cucamelons and dig the tubers out for next seasons growth- just reading about doing it - but we never seem to have trouble getting them to grow if left in the ground ... any ideas ?

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  • They are what is known as my drum gardens and were published in grass roots some time ago with also a long version

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  • Hi Mary Anne ,just to take your mind of your hardship for a second or two if its possible I promise col a few pictures of what  I made from one of those drums34639566?profile=RESIZE_1024x1024

  • Greetings Mary-Ann, 

    Thankyou for your welcome! I feel a tad silly....I cannot find the recycle group to join....still finding my way around the site.....help??!!

    Ta, Jane

  • Thanks Mary-Ann

  • It was the daisy ,smaller type one wich had the butterfly on its leaf

  • Hi Mary Anne and welcome to BLF look at your private messages in regards to worm towers.I May be able to help

  • Welcome to Brisbane Local Foods (BLF) Mary-Ann, You may like to join one of our GROUPS, feel free to join in the discussions and ask questions.

    We look forward to meeting you at one of our Garden Visits, 2016 GARDEN VISITS CALENDAR here.  I am sure you would enjoy meeting and visiting in our member’s gardens. We have members who grow many different kinds of Gardens, Permaculture, Aquaculture, Wicking Beds, Traditional and many more.

  • Welcome Mary-Ann. Love your plan to retire on an acreage to pursuit sustainable living - something that is close to the hearts of many people on this site. I'm sure you will be interested in the garden visits which Dianne will be more than happy to tell you about. Enjoy the site.

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