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Michael Hoff
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  • North Lakes, Queensland
  • Australia
  • Brisbane Northern Suburbs
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Michael Hoff commented on Michael Hoff's status
"I am at North Lakes about 1km from Bunnings. They hire outside contractors to do there deliveries so  don't think it matters how far you are. But check with your local store.  "
Mar 29, 2020
Fiona Ryan commented on Michael Hoff's status
"That sounds like good value. I will run out of potting mix soon. Where are you based Michael and how far did they have to come to deliver?"
Mar 29, 2020
Michael Hoff commented on Michael Hoff's status
"It cost me $40 to have 9 bags of Potting Mix, Compost and other smalls delivered right to my door."
Mar 29, 2020
Andrew Cumberland commented on Michael Hoff's status
"Good to hear from you Michael. I think most of us are staying around home now "
Mar 28, 2020
Michael Hoff posted a status
"Missing my visits to Bunnings, I isolated 2 weeks ago, their delivery service works well, got a large supply of potting mix to keep me busy."
Mar 28, 2020
Michael Hoff is attending Dianne Caswell's event

GARDEN VISIT - Gayle D's, Bridgeman Downs at Address will be sent closer event

August 11, 2019 from 10am to 12pm
SUNDAY Sunday 11th August 10.00am TO 12.00pmThe address will be sent closer the date. The address is always sent to your email you signed up with, if it is different you will need to change it in your profileA Message from Gayle...GayleFor those who haven’t been before, this is a mainly flat cut-and-fill suburban block with a short steep driveway, although now there is an alternate route if…See More
Jul 24, 2019
Michael Hoff is attending Andrew Cumberland's event

Garden visit at Andy's at McDowall

July 14, 2019 from 10am to 12pm
SUNDAY 14 July 10.00AM - 12.00PMAgenda forAndy and His Rozie’s Garden Visit:  14 July 201910.00 – 10.30:  Arrive, meet and introduce yourselves. Someone remind Andy to make sure there is tea, coffee and cold water!  (He’ll be all nervous and silly on the day.)10.30 – 11.00/15-ish:  Garden tour.  Somebody take photos to share on the web site!11.15-ish - 11.45:  Eat, drink, chat and be merry.  11.45 – 12.(whenever):  FREE LESSON:  how to … do some weird thing that Andy likes to do.  I haven’t…See More
Jul 5, 2019
Michael Hoff commented on Dianne Caswell's event 'GARDEN VISIT - and talk on the  Propagation and Growing of Figs'
"For those attending it is easiest if you get off the Motorway at exit 138 as my house is not far from Costco and Bunnings at the North end of North Lakes."
Apr 27, 2019

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I am currently involved with the following community gardens and groups:
U3A Redcliffe garden group
I am interested in:
All gardening and growing fruit trees in pots.
Brisbane Northern Suburbs

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Power Planters

Posted on May 8, 2017 at 11:22 11 Comments

The Home Gardener Range of Power Planters

Perfect for home gardener use, these tools will save you hours of hard work and give you more time to relax and enjoy your…



Posted on November 14, 2013 at 16:58 7 Comments

Here at North Lakes I am still hoping for some decent rain, my water tank has been empty for months. The Sunshine Coast gets it in buckets full and from Brisbane south gets lots, but North Lakes seems to be in a dry corridor, when it rains we are lucky if we get 10mm.

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At 4:59 on November 7, 2013, Lissa said…

Welcome to Brisbane Local Food Michael :)

Thanks for joining us as we make the shift towards growing local food and community! Please get in touch via message or the discussion forum if you need help finding what you are after, or in using the site.

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All the best and happy gardening



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GrowVetiver is a plant nursery run by Dave & Keir Riley that harvests and grows Vetiver grass for local community applications and use. It is based in Beachmere, just north of Brisbane, Australia.

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