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Ismail Moola
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About me:
I started my career as a farmer in South Africa. Then qualified as an accountant in Ireland and have worked in many countries and have been in Australia for about 27 years. I have developed a grow mix which produces excellent vegetables.
I am currently involved with the following community gardens and groups:
I am a member of BOGI.
I am interested in:
Promoting many, many more people growing and eating healthy fruit and vegetables to benefit our health.
I can offer (you can't offer too much or too little - we don't mind)
Information, Products and/or Services, Garden Materials, Community Involvement
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Posted on March 1, 2016 at 9:34 3 Comments

Oops! My sincere apologies about this. It means I have to go back to the drawing board. I know my grow mix is very rich in Biota and has a more complete range of nutrients. What I have now come to realise (especially after studying an analysis of Searles Premium mix) is that my mix does not have the plant growth boosters that it has. This is I now realise a deficiency in my mix. (Although there is a caution here – too much booster and plants grow weak and attract insects to attack it). It’s…


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At 6:31 on January 28, 2016, Dianne Caswell said…

Welcome Ismail to BLF. We all enjoyed your talk at Lissa's GV last Sunday. I am sure you will enjoy your time with BLF. I have begun our trial of your Potting/Garden Medium. I will post reports every couple of weeks.

At 20:45 on January 27, 2016, Andrew Cumberland said…

Welcome Ismail.  Nice seeing you last weekend.  Welcome to the site. 


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