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Mary-Ann Baker's Discussions

seasons greetings

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andrew Cumberland Dec 8, 2018. 3 Replies

Merry Xmas Happy new Year to you all ... spending time with family in Perth - hopefully get everything sorted by early new Year then back to normal again !Continue

fridays advntures

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mary-Ann Baker May 10, 2018. 9 Replies

last year we had a storm and part of the damage was the loss of shed roof and all the watering and  monitoring systems , electric fence etc etc etc so got it all fixed a few weeks ago and spent hours…Continue

small house caravan ideas

Started this discussion. Last reply by Christa May 7, 2018. 1 Reply

Lissa thought you might like this for your tiny house ! /…Continue

seeds

Started this discussion. Last reply by Christa May 4, 2018. 2 Replies

looking for seeds seedlings plants cuttings of Malay AppleAmberellaElephant appleMarangMaprangMangosteen purpleMarulaKiwi berryyes we are Daleys and others wait list ! Continue

 

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Mary-Ann Baker commented on Andrew Cumberland's video
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Quick discussion about meal worms: and some chores on the tiny farm

"Andrew it was the easiest of the three - worms BSF Larva that we run and if they do work all year around will be great"
Sep 5
Mary-Ann Baker commented on Andrew Cumberland's video
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Quick discussion about meal worms: and some chores on the tiny farm

"Thanks Valerie for the inspiration now have a three drawer meal worm farm set uo with some given by our local garden group member"
Sep 5
Mary-Ann Baker commented on Andrew Cumberland's video
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Quick discussion about meal worms: and some chores on the tiny farm

"yes Barbara - at this time f year we are waiting for warmer weather before the BSF get going - but i find that about my worm farm as well . does anyone know where Valerie got her meal worms from t start the process?"
Sep 4
Mary-Ann Baker commented on Andrew Cumberland's video
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Quick discussion about meal worms: and some chores on the tiny farm

"interesting - we farm black soldier flies and that seems a lot simpler."
Sep 4
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Tatume

"well done - we havent had any success with any of these except chilacayote "
Sep 3
Mary-Ann Baker replied to Andrew Cumberland's discussion The "wish list" thread. What you'd like:
"anytime .he normally speaks slower than on the videos - there were time restraints ... he wrote all the programming himself - "
Sep 1
Mary-Ann Baker replied to Andrew Cumberland's discussion The "wish list" thread. What you'd like:
"congrats you are still welcome to visit here anytime -"
Sep 1
Dave Riley favorited Mary-Ann Baker's blog post self isolating at home
Aug 30
Sophie commented on Mary-Ann Baker's blog post self isolating at home
"oh my gosh, Mary-Ann, wishing you the best recovery x"
Aug 30
Andrew Cumberland commented on Mary-Ann Baker's blog post self isolating at home
"Wow.  Love it. "
Aug 30
Mary-Ann Baker commented on Mary-Ann Baker's blog post self isolating at home
"thanks Valerie was so looking forward to Sunday too ! "
Aug 30
Mary-Ann Baker commented on Mary-Ann Baker's blog post self isolating at home
"thanks Valerie was so looking forward to Sunday too ! "
Aug 30
Valerie commented on Mary-Ann Baker's blog post self isolating at home
"Hope you feel better soon Mary-Ann. "
Aug 30
Valerie favorited Mary-Ann Baker's blog post self isolating at home
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Mary-Ann Baker posted a blog post

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 challenging ( was threatened by doc with hospitalisation and tied to the bed) gardening with one arm has been a challenge but the garden elf has been busy as usual mostly helping others but did get the ne strawberry garden nearly finished and yes i did…See More
Aug 30
Mary-Ann Baker commented on Susan's blog post End of August 2021
"wow you really do such a great job! as always seeing your garden and produce inspires me to get more out of our plot! "
Aug 30

Profile Information

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
Location
Moreton Bay Region

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self isolating at home

Posted on August 30, 2021 at 9:38 5 Comments

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 challenging ( was threatened by doc with hospitalisation and tied to the bed) gardening with one arm has been a challenge but the garden elf has been busy as usual mostly helping others but did get the ne strawberry garden nearly finished and yes i…

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cucamelons

Posted on April 11, 2021 at 14:50 1 Comment

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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At 21:09 on May 11, 2018, DARREN JAMES said…

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

At 21:08 on May 11, 2018, DARREN JAMES said…

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At 21:05 on May 11, 2018, DARREN JAMES said…

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 drums

At 12:27 on September 4, 2017, Jane Bosward said…

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

At 0:31 on November 30, 2016, Ayton Farm said…

Thanks Mary-Ann

At 21:19 on September 2, 2016, DARREN JAMES said…

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

At 21:21 on August 6, 2016, DARREN JAMES said…

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

At 20:00 on April 23, 2016, Dianne Caswell said…

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.

At 18:04 on April 23, 2016, Phil said…

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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