Introduce Yourself

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

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  1. John Corey
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    G’day all!

    Thanks! Yes the soil’s pretty good here however, we could certainly do with some rain. Might have to invest in a rainwater tank. Cheers!
    Thanks! Yes the soil’s pretty good here however, we could certainly do with some rain. Might have to invest in a rainwater tank. Cheers!
    Thanks! Yes the soil’s pretty good here however, we could certainly do with some rain. Might have to invest in a rainwater tank. Cheers!
    Thanks! Yes the soil’s pretty good here however, we could certainly do with some rain. Might have to invest in a rainwater tank. Cheers!
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  2. Paul 1956
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    Beginner

    Welcome Paul. You will find a wealth of knowledge, inspiration and encouragement in this group! They are the best. Have fun with your back yard and whatever you grow!
    Welcome Paul. You will find a wealth of knowledge, inspiration and encouragement in this group! They are the best. Have fun with your back yard and whatever you grow!
    Welcome Paul. You will find a wealth of knowledge, inspiration and encouragement in this group! They are the best. Have fun with your back yard and whatever you grow!
    Welcome Paul. You will find a wealth of knowledge, inspiration and encouragement in this group! They are the best. Have fun with your back yard and whatever you grow!
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  3. Bronwyn

    Introducing myself :)

    Welcome to the forum Bronwyn.
    Welcome to the forum Bronwyn.
    Welcome to the forum Bronwyn.
    Welcome to the forum Bronwyn.
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  4. Ola
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    Hi from Noosa

    Welcome Ola, gardening is great therapy indeed, right from the planning stages to the harvesting of your crops (well it was for me anyway). Have fun. Brian.
    Welcome Ola, gardening is great therapy indeed, right from the planning stages to the harvesting of your crops (well it was for me anyway). Have fun. Brian.
    Welcome Ola, gardening is great therapy indeed, right from the planning stages to the harvesting of your crops (well it was for me anyway). Have fun. Brian.
    Welcome Ola, gardening is great therapy indeed, right from the planning stages to the harvesting of your crops (well it was for me anyway). Have fun. Brian.
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  5. Swedish fiddler

    A small Hi from Sweden

    G'day Guys and thank you for joining us! Yes, the challenge for you is to grow as much as possible when you can and then preserve like crazy in time for winter. Of course, this is nothing new to...
    G'day Guys and thank you for joining us! Yes, the challenge for you is to grow as much as possible when you can and then preserve like crazy in time for winter. Of course, this is nothing new to humans but still a fascinating challenge to have and rewarding when it comes off. About PTSD. I...
    G'day Guys and thank you for joining us! Yes, the challenge for you is to grow as much as possible when you can and then preserve like crazy in time for winter. Of course, this is nothing new to humans but still a fascinating challenge to have...
    G'day Guys and thank you for joining us! Yes, the challenge for you is to grow as much as possible when you can and then preserve like crazy in time for winter. Of course, this is nothing new to...
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  6. PestoMuncher
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    New to Australia, gardening, and this forum!

    No rain here yet ClissAT. Dry as a bone. Grass is now giving way to bare spots. Probably second to worst I have seen it
    No rain here yet ClissAT. Dry as a bone. Grass is now giving way to bare spots. Probably second to worst I have seen it
    No rain here yet ClissAT. Dry as a bone. Grass is now giving way to bare spots. Probably second to worst I have seen it
    No rain here yet ClissAT. Dry as a bone. Grass is now giving way to bare spots. Probably second to worst I have seen it
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  7. Chris4066

    Quick Intro

    Cheers, Mark.
    Cheers, Mark.
    Cheers, Mark.
    Cheers, Mark.
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  8. Patty

    Hello from a Canadian living in Mexico!

    Thanks for joining us Patty! :)
    Thanks for joining us Patty! :)
    Thanks for joining us Patty! :)
    Thanks for joining us Patty! :)
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  9. Walt

    Hello from Montana

    I have seen them. They look interesting. And a good way to recycle
    I have seen them. They look interesting. And a good way to recycle
    I have seen them. They look interesting. And a good way to recycle
    I have seen them. They look interesting. And a good way to recycle
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  10. Paynescabin
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    Hi! From Surrey, BC

    Hi Paynescabin welcome to the forum . Regards Dave
    Hi Paynescabin welcome to the forum . Regards Dave
    Hi Paynescabin welcome to the forum . Regards Dave
    Hi Paynescabin welcome to the forum . Regards Dave
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  11. DorothyR

    New to Forums But not to gardning

    Welcome Dorothy, I hope you continue to enjoy. As no doubt you have found, it is a great place for honest exchange of experience.
    Welcome Dorothy, I hope you continue to enjoy. As no doubt you have found, it is a great place for honest exchange of experience.
    Welcome Dorothy, I hope you continue to enjoy. As no doubt you have found, it is a great place for honest exchange of experience.
    Welcome Dorothy, I hope you continue to enjoy. As no doubt you have found, it is a great place for honest exchange of experience.
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  12. BeeTee

    Newbie from North East Victoria

    Hi Mark, this is the second time we've lived here. The first was when I was on the staff at Latchford Barracks, we lived in the married patch across the road from there at the time. All the...
    Hi Mark, this is the second time we've lived here. The first was when I was on the staff at Latchford Barracks, we lived in the married patch across the road from there at the time. All the married quarters were subsequently demolished due to termite infestation so I'm told There are certainly...
    Hi Mark, this is the second time we've lived here. The first was when I was on the staff at Latchford Barracks, we lived in the married patch across the road from there at the time. All the married quarters were subsequently demolished due to...
    Hi Mark, this is the second time we've lived here. The first was when I was on the staff at Latchford Barracks, we lived in the married patch across the road from there at the time. All the...

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  13. Krisy Campbell

    Hello fellow veggie heads from South East Queensland

    Hi Krisy, I find the vege garden is my "happy place". I spend hours in there sometimes. Recently, my wife and my adult daughter came to the vege garden for some reason. Daughter said: "it's...
    Hi Krisy, I find the vege garden is my "happy place". I spend hours in there sometimes. Recently, my wife and my adult daughter came to the vege garden for some reason. Daughter said: "it's really nice in here". My secret is out. :)
    Hi Krisy, I find the vege garden is my "happy place". I spend hours in there sometimes. Recently, my wife and my adult daughter came to the vege garden for some reason. Daughter said: "it's really nice in here". My secret is out. :)
    Hi Krisy, I find the vege garden is my "happy place". I spend hours in there sometimes. Recently, my wife and my adult daughter came to the vege garden for some reason. Daughter said: "it's...
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  14. DTK

    New guy, from South East Queensland, Australia

    Thanks Mark. I have taken note of them and will seek out for next season.
    Thanks Mark. I have taken note of them and will seek out for next season.
    Thanks Mark. I have taken note of them and will seek out for next season.
    Thanks Mark. I have taken note of them and will seek out for next season.

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  15. Wedgetail

    Hi from central queensland

    Hi Mark thanks for the welcome and the opportunity to be apart of this forum. Dave
    Hi Mark thanks for the welcome and the opportunity to be apart of this forum. Dave
    Hi Mark thanks for the welcome and the opportunity to be apart of this forum. Dave
    Hi Mark thanks for the welcome and the opportunity to be apart of this forum. Dave
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  16. Matthew Duke

    It'sa me - Mattio

    G'day Matthew, I share your concerns! Growing food here at home has really helped our family and especially our boys in so many ways. Back to basics is sometimes the best way to clear the head...
    G'day Matthew, I share your concerns! Growing food here at home has really helped our family and especially our boys in so many ways. Back to basics is sometimes the best way to clear the head from the circus around us and focus on what's really important.
    G'day Matthew, I share your concerns! Growing food here at home has really helped our family and especially our boys in so many ways. Back to basics is sometimes the best way to clear the head from the circus around us and focus on what's...
    G'day Matthew, I share your concerns! Growing food here at home has really helped our family and especially our boys in so many ways. Back to basics is sometimes the best way to clear the head...
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  17. DanRicho

    I've run out of room!

    Yes, I'm the founder but you wouldn't think so since I'm hardly ever here... You've run out of room and I've run out of time!!! :) I'm not too sure about those multi graft fruit salad trees - I...
    Yes, I'm the founder but you wouldn't think so since I'm hardly ever here... You've run out of room and I've run out of time!!! :) I'm not too sure about those multi graft fruit salad trees - I don't have any and I haven't heard too much buzz about it unless it's grafting a similar variety eg...
    Yes, I'm the founder but you wouldn't think so since I'm hardly ever here... You've run out of room and I've run out of time!!! :) I'm not too sure about those multi graft fruit salad trees - I don't have any and I haven't heard too much buzz...
    Yes, I'm the founder but you wouldn't think so since I'm hardly ever here... You've run out of room and I've run out of time!!! :) I'm not too sure about those multi graft fruit salad trees - I...
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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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