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Wendy Clark
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Anyone seen prickly pear growing locally?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wendy Clark Aug 17, 2017. 6 Replies

Heya... I'm doing an art project about invasive species and needing some prickly pear to flatten. I know I've seen some around recently, but can't remember now where. Anyone seen any? I just need a…Continue

Chicken coop from Hills Swing Set

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andrew Cumberland Feb 1, 2016. 17 Replies

Hiya - with the sad loss of our old dog last month, we are starting a new chapter with some chickens. I've been looking for plans to convert our swing set into a chicken coop. I have found plenty of…Continue

Keeping Quail

Started this discussion. Last reply by DARREN JAMES Feb 12, 2015. 10 Replies

I am looking at keeping quail for eggs (not breeding for now) in my Carina backyard and just started out with my research. Is there anyone Quail gurus here I could pick your brains about cage design…Continue

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Posted on April 13, 2016 at 8:46 7 Comments

LIMES! Wondering if anyone is interested in a produce swap. I have more limes than I can freeze, pickle, bake or drink. Happy to exchange with any veges! I'm at Carina.

To bag or not to bag my banana bunch

Posted on November 25, 2015 at 20:27 3 Comments

I have a good bunch developing on my dwarf ducasse banana, finally after 2 years of just looking pretty. I am wondering if I should bag it and at what point and with what exactly? At the moment the bell has released about 6 hands but they are still very small. Also - where can I get banana bags from - could I recycle something? Any advice very welcome - this is my first crop ever and a bit protective of it!

Water chestnuts floury?

Posted on June 19, 2015 at 17:30 11 Comments

I have just harvested the first tub of water chestnuts. I waited a couple of weeks after the foliage had all died back. Never having had them fresh before, I'm not sure if they are right/good. They are decent size and crisp but after peeling they seem kind of floury/starchy, not translucentish. Raw, they are powdery and don't taste that sweet crisp like the canned ones. I haven't tried cooking them yet... Wondering if I've left them too long and they are 'overdone' or if they lose that floury… Continue

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At 15:53 on July 3, 2014, Farina Murray said…

Welcome Wendy! Glad to have you with us :) Likewise, join in, post some pics, come to a garden visit to meet and get to know other members.... and if you need any help just sing out!

At 4:16 on July 3, 2014, Lissa said…

Welcome to Brisbane Local Food Wendy :)

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