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Lainie P
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  • Brisbane, Queensland
  • Australia
  • Brisbane Northern Suburbs
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I am currently involved with the following community gardens and groups:
None (unless you count being a foundation- but inactive - member of Millen Farm, Samford)! I joined Northey Street City Farm too, but don't get there and do much, really... helping via my small membership cost contribution, at the very least!
I am interested in:
Environmental matters, including habitat plantings, micro-climates and native food plants.
I can offer (you can't offer too much or too little - we don't mind)
Information, Training and Consultancy, Events, Community Involvement, Gardening Help
What I am looking for:
Information, Garden Materials, Gardening Help
Brisbane Northern Suburbs

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I'm BAack!

Posted on March 4, 2019 at 14:41 2 Comments

Well, well, well... !

After being extremely slack for a very long time on this site, I've found myself back due to the quality info on here. I've been researching 'Dyschoriste depressa' for the newsletter I write up regularly, and found that another member (Ann) had posted some pics of this dreaded weed we're currently doing battle with!

Although I've been away from the BLF community for quite some time, thoughts of wonderful members I've…


Green Street

Posted on March 15, 2014 at 1:41 4 Comments Very comprehensive; I guess I should join! (Probably won't like the results though...but it's all about continuous improvement, right??)

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At 5:08 on January 20, 2014, Lissa said…

They're a good bunch of people on the site Lainie. All interested in a variety of home produced foods and drinks. Bound to be a lot of discussions going on that will interest you :)

Re the driving - I often carpool with the Elaines but there's room for one more. Just let me know if you would like to come to a GV and would like to catch a ride and we'll see what we can sort out.

At 6:58 on January 19, 2014, Lissa said…

Welcome to Brisbane Local Food Laine :)

Lovely to meet you at the GV yesterday.

Please get in touch via message or the discussion forum if you need help finding what you are after or in using the site.

Otherwise simply explore, join the conversations and enjoy.

Happy gardening



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