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An opportunity (only if you wish) for you to say hello and be welcomed to the SSC Community!

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  1. Matthew Duke

    It'sa me - Mattio

    I'm still learning about all of this, and I tend to take it all with a grain of salt... but this is one of those topics where you know the truth because you get healthier crops, less diseases, and...
    I'm still learning about all of this, and I tend to take it all with a grain of salt... but this is one of those topics where you know the truth because you get healthier crops, less diseases, and feel yourself getting happier. I suspect staying offline would contribute to being happier, but I...
    I'm still learning about all of this, and I tend to take it all with a grain of salt... but this is one of those topics where you know the truth because you get healthier crops, less diseases, and feel yourself getting happier. I suspect staying...
    I'm still learning about all of this, and I tend to take it all with a grain of salt... but this is one of those topics where you know the truth because you get healthier crops, less diseases, and...
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  2. BeeTee

    Newbie from North East Victoria

    G'day Brian, Welcome to the forum (from another recent inductee). Re the raised garden beds, I found the Bunnings beds to be quite over-priced. Aldi recently had a line of raised garden beds (and...
    G'day Brian, Welcome to the forum (from another recent inductee). Re the raised garden beds, I found the Bunnings beds to be quite over-priced. Aldi recently had a line of raised garden beds (and may still have some surplus stock) for $18 (1200 x 900 x 300). I think we ended up getting 13 of...
    G'day Brian, Welcome to the forum (from another recent inductee). Re the raised garden beds, I found the Bunnings beds to be quite over-priced. Aldi recently had a line of raised garden beds (and may still have some surplus stock) for $18 (1200...
    G'day Brian, Welcome to the forum (from another recent inductee). Re the raised garden beds, I found the Bunnings beds to be quite over-priced. Aldi recently had a line of raised garden beds (and...

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  3. DanRicho

    I've run out of room!

    Run out of room!!:ROFL::thumbsup: Love it! I just wrote a post about grafted apples so have a look at that for possible answers.
    Run out of room!!:ROFL::thumbsup: Love it! I just wrote a post about grafted apples so have a look at that for possible answers.
    Run out of room!!:ROFL::thumbsup: Love it! I just wrote a post about grafted apples so have a look at that for possible answers.
    Run out of room!!:ROFL::thumbsup: Love it! I just wrote a post about grafted apples so have a look at that for possible answers.
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  4. DTK

    New guy, from South East Queensland, Australia

    Hi ClissAT. I went to Bunnings today. I could only get Yates Liquid Copper so I hope that is ok. Thanks again, Dan
    Hi ClissAT. I went to Bunnings today. I could only get Yates Liquid Copper so I hope that is ok. Thanks again, Dan
    Hi ClissAT. I went to Bunnings today. I could only get Yates Liquid Copper so I hope that is ok. Thanks again, Dan
    Hi ClissAT. I went to Bunnings today. I could only get Yates Liquid Copper so I hope that is ok. Thanks again, Dan

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  5. Wedgetail

    Hi from central queensland

    Thank ClissAT we are about 50km from Gladstone who's average rainfall to now is about 650mm they have had about 250 and our area even less. We have some small springs but only one is still making...
    Thank ClissAT we are about 50km from Gladstone who's average rainfall to now is about 650mm they have had about 250 and our area even less. We have some small springs but only one is still making water but we leave that for the wildlife . Had a bore put down good water but only 350lph so have 2...
    Thank ClissAT we are about 50km from Gladstone who's average rainfall to now is about 650mm they have had about 250 and our area even less. We have some small springs but only one is still making water but we leave that for the wildlife . Had a...
    Thank ClissAT we are about 50km from Gladstone who's average rainfall to now is about 650mm they have had about 250 and our area even less. We have some small springs but only one is still making...
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  6. vikinglord13

    Tip New to Illinois, new to gardening/farming!

    Thank you ClissAT! I've been using the Old Farmers Almanac for general advice and Chicago Botanic Garden's website for local advice. We'll definitely have to bring some of the plants in for the...
    Thank you ClissAT! I've been using the Old Farmers Almanac for general advice and Chicago Botanic Garden's website for local advice. We'll definitely have to bring some of the plants in for the winter... I'll need to convince wife the bugs won't be a problem, we live in an apartment so we're...
    Thank you ClissAT! I've been using the Old Farmers Almanac for general advice and Chicago Botanic Garden's website for local advice. We'll definitely have to bring some of the plants in for the winter... I'll need to convince wife the bugs...
    Thank you ClissAT! I've been using the Old Farmers Almanac for general advice and Chicago Botanic Garden's website for local advice. We'll definitely have to bring some of the plants in for the...
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  7. Judith

    My raised beds arrive tomorrow

    Mark has a great video on Hugelkultur - Definition: Hügelkultur is a horticultural technique where a mound constructed from decaying wood debris and other compostable biomass plant materials is...
    Mark has a great video on Hugelkultur - Definition: Hügelkultur is a horticultural technique where a mound constructed from decaying wood debris and other compostable biomass plant materials is later planted as a raised bed. I suggest giving that a watch and researching this method if It...
    Mark has a great video on Hugelkultur - Definition: Hügelkultur is a horticultural technique where a mound constructed from decaying wood debris and other compostable biomass plant materials is later planted as a raised bed. I suggest giving...
    Mark has a great video on Hugelkultur - Definition: Hügelkultur is a horticultural technique where a mound constructed from decaying wood debris and other compostable biomass plant materials is...
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  8. Charlie’swife

    happy life

    Yes, l left them out while l went in to town and they meet me at the car, l have 21 and a rooster, love the girls.
    Yes, l left them out while l went in to town and they meet me at the car, l have 21 and a rooster, love the girls.
    Yes, l left them out while l went in to town and they meet me at the car, l have 21 and a rooster, love the girls.
    Yes, l left them out while l went in to town and they meet me at the car, l have 21 and a rooster, love the girls.
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  9. Cassandra

    Aiming at solo self-sufficiency! VIC/TAS

    Hi AuG, welcome. Sandy soil isn't all that bad once you know a few tricks to deal with it. Check out your local permaculture group who will have all the lowdown on making it work for you. Also by...
    Hi AuG, welcome. Sandy soil isn't all that bad once you know a few tricks to deal with it. Check out your local permaculture group who will have all the lowdown on making it work for you. Also by 'searching' 'gardening in sandy soil' on both YouTube and google, you should come up with plenty of...
    Hi AuG, welcome. Sandy soil isn't all that bad once you know a few tricks to deal with it. Check out your local permaculture group who will have all the lowdown on making it work for you. Also by 'searching' 'gardening in sandy soil' on both...
    Hi AuG, welcome. Sandy soil isn't all that bad once you know a few tricks to deal with it. Check out your local permaculture group who will have all the lowdown on making it work for you. Also by...
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  10. Caroline22

    New member in Wales

    Thanks so much! Everyone has been so kind on this forum !
    Thanks so much! Everyone has been so kind on this forum !
    Thanks so much! Everyone has been so kind on this forum !
    Thanks so much! Everyone has been so kind on this forum !
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  11. Lego

    Hi. New to gardening

    Thanks. I can't yet plant anything as have to organise garden beds. Currently grass so will be a work in progress. Due to a big digging dog is going to mean extra planning to keep her out of the...
    Thanks. I can't yet plant anything as have to organise garden beds. Currently grass so will be a work in progress. Due to a big digging dog is going to mean extra planning to keep her out of the veg area ie fencing. No a raised bed won't work unless it's so tall i use a ladder to work in it ....
    Thanks. I can't yet plant anything as have to organise garden beds. Currently grass so will be a work in progress. Due to a big digging dog is going to mean extra planning to keep her out of the veg area ie fencing. No a raised bed won't work...
    Thanks. I can't yet plant anything as have to organise garden beds. Currently grass so will be a work in progress. Due to a big digging dog is going to mean extra planning to keep her out of the...
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  12. Antoinette James

    Hi from UK/NZ

    I feel like I am "late to the self sufficient party"! I have been on the verge of all this for decades! Most of our children have left home, giving us a chance to focus on ourselves. Our eldest...
    I feel like I am "late to the self sufficient party"! I have been on the verge of all this for decades! Most of our children have left home, giving us a chance to focus on ourselves. Our eldest son lives in our UK home (hopefully weeding, tying up the roses and grapes while we are away). We are...
    I feel like I am "late to the self sufficient party"! I have been on the verge of all this for decades! Most of our children have left home, giving us a chance to focus on ourselves. Our eldest son lives in our UK home (hopefully weeding, tying...
    I feel like I am "late to the self sufficient party"! I have been on the verge of all this for decades! Most of our children have left home, giving us a chance to focus on ourselves. Our eldest...
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  13. epic

    Hello

    Hi, from where I live, I could walk to the north cape without getting wet feet, no island. Cape Piai is a tourist trap with a few restaurants and not a city. And no, not Singapore, it's also an...
    Hi, from where I live, I could walk to the north cape without getting wet feet, no island. Cape Piai is a tourist trap with a few restaurants and not a city. And no, not Singapore, it's also an island eve though there are bridges across but still an island. Cheers, epic
    Hi, from where I live, I could walk to the north cape without getting wet feet, no island. Cape Piai is a tourist trap with a few restaurants and not a city. And no, not Singapore, it's also an island eve though there are bridges across but...
    Hi, from where I live, I could walk to the north cape without getting wet feet, no island. Cape Piai is a tourist trap with a few restaurants and not a city. And no, not Singapore, it's also an...
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  14. Charlie Fricke

    Hello from Tacoma, WA, USA

    I've learned that it's helpful to be very clear on international forums. :cool:
    I've learned that it's helpful to be very clear on international forums. :cool:
    I've learned that it's helpful to be very clear on international forums. :cool:
    I've learned that it's helpful to be very clear on international forums. :cool:

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  15. Ron Ballantyne

    Rodents in video seed stealing

    Hi Ron and welcome. We've all experienced rodent theft! We'd love to watch the video but there's no link in your post That will be due to you being a new member. Its something like either 3days...
    Hi Ron and welcome. We've all experienced rodent theft! We'd love to watch the video but there's no link in your post That will be due to you being a new member. Its something like either 3days you have to be a member or 3posts before you can add a link. So you've been a member for more than...
    Hi Ron and welcome. We've all experienced rodent theft! We'd love to watch the video but there's no link in your post That will be due to you being a new member. Its something like either 3days you have to be a member or 3posts before you can...
    Hi Ron and welcome. We've all experienced rodent theft! We'd love to watch the video but there's no link in your post That will be due to you being a new member. Its something like either 3days...
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  16. Inisrose

    Sunshine Coast

    HI ClissAT, I have been reading some of your posts. Love your research! :) We are off grid in the sticks. Lots to do. Thanks for the welcome. Inis
    HI ClissAT, I have been reading some of your posts. Love your research! :) We are off grid in the sticks. Lots to do. Thanks for the welcome. Inis
    HI ClissAT, I have been reading some of your posts. Love your research! :) We are off grid in the sticks. Lots to do. Thanks for the welcome. Inis
    HI ClissAT, I have been reading some of your posts. Love your research! :) We are off grid in the sticks. Lots to do. Thanks for the welcome. Inis
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  17. Isa

    Star apples

    Hello I have 3 star apple trees that I planted from seeds Two are bearing Delicious
    Hello I have 3 star apple trees that I planted from seeds Two are bearing Delicious
    Hello I have 3 star apple trees that I planted from seeds Two are bearing Delicious
    Hello I have 3 star apple trees that I planted from seeds Two are bearing Delicious
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  18. Dean Gallagher

    Ello ello!

    Thanks Mary! How do you find the growing climate all the way down there in SA?
    Thanks Mary! How do you find the growing climate all the way down there in SA?
    Thanks Mary! How do you find the growing climate all the way down there in SA?
    Thanks Mary! How do you find the growing climate all the way down there in SA?

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  19. Tam
    Like x 3

    Hi from the hunter valley!

    Hey Tam, How is the move going? We are in the Hunter Valley as well. I'm keen to see updates from you and see what you are growing in the same area :)
    Hey Tam, How is the move going? We are in the Hunter Valley as well. I'm keen to see updates from you and see what you are growing in the same area :)
    Hey Tam, How is the move going? We are in the Hunter Valley as well. I'm keen to see updates from you and see what you are growing in the same area :)
    Hey Tam, How is the move going? We are in the Hunter Valley as well. I'm keen to see updates from you and see what you are growing in the same area :)
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  20. Jack H

    G’day from Perth WA

    Oh wow, that is one serious gardening you have going over there, Jack. Self-sufficient is an awesome concept and the way to go in life. Don't forget to add flowers to your containers for the...
    Oh wow, that is one serious gardening you have going over there, Jack. Self-sufficient is an awesome concept and the way to go in life. Don't forget to add flowers to your containers for the pollinators. You know, years ago, I grew some strawberries, herns, and potatoes in them bags you get at...
    Oh wow, that is one serious gardening you have going over there, Jack. Self-sufficient is an awesome concept and the way to go in life. Don't forget to add flowers to your containers for the pollinators. You know, years ago, I grew some...
    Oh wow, that is one serious gardening you have going over there, Jack. Self-sufficient is an awesome concept and the way to go in life. Don't forget to add flowers to your containers for the...

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  21. Starky

    Starky

    Oi there Wayne, welcome to the group.
    Oi there Wayne, welcome to the group.
    Oi there Wayne, welcome to the group.
    Oi there Wayne, welcome to the group.
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  22. Paul Mathews

    Hello to all.

    Welcome to the group, Paul. Nice setup you have going there. I hope the weather is kind to you over there on the east coast. Click on the Forum and create a post to update your garden as we go....
    Welcome to the group, Paul. Nice setup you have going there. I hope the weather is kind to you over there on the east coast. Click on the Forum and create a post to update your garden as we go. Cheers!
    Welcome to the group, Paul. Nice setup you have going there. I hope the weather is kind to you over there on the east coast. Click on the Forum and create a post to update your garden as we go. Cheers!
    Welcome to the group, Paul. Nice setup you have going there. I hope the weather is kind to you over there on the east coast. Click on the Forum and create a post to update your garden as we go....

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  23. Mark Seaton

    Hi from Collie WA

    Since writing this I have re watched several episodes and have been online buying seeds that I cannot get locally. I have built another raised bed and have planted garlic, onions, bought and...
    Since writing this I have re watched several episodes and have been online buying seeds that I cannot get locally. I have built another raised bed and have planted garlic, onions, bought and planted some heirloom seeds both beetroot and carrot. also I have a huge range of seeds ready for when...
    Since writing this I have re watched several episodes and have been online buying seeds that I cannot get locally. I have built another raised bed and have planted garlic, onions, bought and planted some heirloom seeds both beetroot and carrot....
    Since writing this I have re watched several episodes and have been online buying seeds that I cannot get locally. I have built another raised bed and have planted garlic, onions, bought and...
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  24. Mel b.

    New to this forum

    Yes, welcome both of you. I missed Mel b joining.
    Yes, welcome both of you. I missed Mel b joining.
    Yes, welcome both of you. I missed Mel b joining.
    Yes, welcome both of you. I missed Mel b joining.
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  25. billfromlachine

    Just thought I'd say hello from Canada

    Mark, Glad to be aboard. If anyone has any questions about gardening in my type of climate I'd be happy to answer as best as I can.
    Mark, Glad to be aboard. If anyone has any questions about gardening in my type of climate I'd be happy to answer as best as I can.
    Mark, Glad to be aboard. If anyone has any questions about gardening in my type of climate I'd be happy to answer as best as I can.
    Mark, Glad to be aboard. If anyone has any questions about gardening in my type of climate I'd be happy to answer as best as I can.
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