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Growing veg in buckets

Started this discussion. Last reply by DARREN JAMES May 11, 2017. 7 Replies

I got a hold of a number of food safe 15 litre buckets. I've planted Russian garlic, tomato and zucchini and want to try other things such as bush beans (any seeds out there ). Any ideas on what will…Continue


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At 20:10 on January 12, 2015, Andrew Cumberland said…
Welcome Stephen. Enjoy the site. Don't be shy - feel free to comment or ask questions.

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Sebago seed potatoes

Posted on May 21, 2017 at 19:52 4 Comments

I went to Northside Produce on Albany Creek rd and saw Sebago seed potatoes for $4 a kilo so I bought a few. Now I just need to sprout them and the will try plant in the chook food bag. Just have to do some research on what to do and when to plant...cross fingers

Bee Help

Posted on November 8, 2015 at 17:39 8 Comments


Would anyone be able to supply me with a couple of topbar brood frames? Alternatively I can cutout a langstroth frame to fit.

My colony is not doing well with the current queen not laying any eggs for months. I am hoping to get a couple of brood frames hopefully with larvae to kickstart the colony.

Queen Bee

Posted on August 16, 2015 at 13:12 3 Comments

My bees keep creating queen cells and replacing the queen although some may have swarmed that I didn't see. The current queen is yet to lay larvae so hopefully she lays soon. It may be I have to get a new queen in as so far the hive keeps replacing the queen.


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