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  1. Jim S

    Hi I'm from Colorado USA.

    Ditto...I used to dig in manure & compost, but this year I’m going to try “no dig”. I’ve already discovered that commercial “compost” can be problematic though (the “premium quality” we bought...
    Ditto...I used to dig in manure & compost, but this year I’m going to try “no dig”. I’ve already discovered that commercial “compost” can be problematic though (the “premium quality” we bought unfortunately crusts very badly, and the next grade down seems very hydrophilic...so despite loads of...
    Ditto...I used to dig in manure & compost, but this year I’m going to try “no dig”. I’ve already discovered that commercial “compost” can be problematic though (the “premium quality” we bought unfortunately crusts very badly, and the next grade...
    Ditto...I used to dig in manure & compost, but this year I’m going to try “no dig”. I’ve already discovered that commercial “compost” can be problematic though (the “premium quality” we bought...
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  2. Les

    G'Day from Newcastle

    What a great organic-friendly idea Andrew...I hate the idea of the cabbage dust so I’ve stopped trying with brassicas. I don’t have space for a pond but might try again with a cover seeing as they...
    What a great organic-friendly idea Andrew...I hate the idea of the cabbage dust so I’ve stopped trying with brassicas. I don’t have space for a pond but might try again with a cover seeing as they don’t need fertilising...
    What a great organic-friendly idea Andrew...I hate the idea of the cabbage dust so I’ve stopped trying with brassicas. I don’t have space for a pond but might try again with a cover seeing as they don’t need fertilising...
    What a great organic-friendly idea Andrew...I hate the idea of the cabbage dust so I’ve stopped trying with brassicas. I don’t have space for a pond but might try again with a cover seeing as they...
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  3. gutsy

    Hello from Ohio, USA!

    When I was a kid (grew up in Tassie) I remember my folks picking field mushrooms (but the climate is probably more suited down there then here in Qld) - I’d kinda forgotten you could grow them in...
    When I was a kid (grew up in Tassie) I remember my folks picking field mushrooms (but the climate is probably more suited down there then here in Qld) - I’d kinda forgotten you could grow them in fields rather than bags. I’ve been a dismal failure with mushrooms - I’ve tried boxes, logs and...
    When I was a kid (grew up in Tassie) I remember my folks picking field mushrooms (but the climate is probably more suited down there then here in Qld) - I’d kinda forgotten you could grow them in fields rather than bags. I’ve been a dismal...
    When I was a kid (grew up in Tassie) I remember my folks picking field mushrooms (but the climate is probably more suited down there then here in Qld) - I’d kinda forgotten you could grow them in...
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  4. Joseph Isaac

    Mabuhay! (Hello! from Philippines)

    Hi Jose, I'm Australian! i studied Civil engineering majoring in envrimental systems and sustainability. I just booked a trip to the Phillipines, im starting in Manila and travelling down to Cebu...
    Hi Jose, I'm Australian! i studied Civil engineering majoring in envrimental systems and sustainability. I just booked a trip to the Phillipines, im starting in Manila and travelling down to Cebu over two weeks. From the 30 of December. I would absolutely love to come and see your self...
    Hi Jose, I'm Australian! i studied Civil engineering majoring in envrimental systems and sustainability. I just booked a trip to the Phillipines, im starting in Manila and travelling down to Cebu over two weeks. From the 30 of December. I would...
    Hi Jose, I'm Australian! i studied Civil engineering majoring in envrimental systems and sustainability. I just booked a trip to the Phillipines, im starting in Manila and travelling down to Cebu...

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  5. Peter Fletcher

    Hello from cairns.

    I'll bet with all this rain up north, Peter is thankful he built his garden from raised beds!
    I'll bet with all this rain up north, Peter is thankful he built his garden from raised beds!
    I'll bet with all this rain up north, Peter is thankful he built his garden from raised beds!
    I'll bet with all this rain up north, Peter is thankful he built his garden from raised beds!
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  6. Tony Baker

    Intro- Hi from Laidley

    Thanks Stevo.
    Thanks Stevo.
    Thanks Stevo.
    Thanks Stevo.
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  7. Ray Speed

    Ray and Sarah

    never too late mate CLontarf hey, Lived in Clontarf for around 15 years nice place
    never too late mate CLontarf hey, Lived in Clontarf for around 15 years nice place
    never too late mate CLontarf hey, Lived in Clontarf for around 15 years nice place
    never too late mate CLontarf hey, Lived in Clontarf for around 15 years nice place
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  8. Cherri

    G'day

    lol thats ok been busy with work myself i just love yr you tube channel
    lol thats ok been busy with work myself i just love yr you tube channel
    lol thats ok been busy with work myself i just love yr you tube channel
    lol thats ok been busy with work myself i just love yr you tube channel
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  9. lienS

    Hello

    Welcome to this post!
    Welcome to this post!
    Welcome to this post!
    Welcome to this post!
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  10. Priccabona

    New here

    Hello!! Welcome to this board!
    Hello!! Welcome to this board!
    Hello!! Welcome to this board!
    Hello!! Welcome to this board!
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  11. IanB

    Hello from Sydney

    Welcome and sorry been a bit slow in welcoming you. I've had my hands full so haven't been on the forum much lately.
    Welcome and sorry been a bit slow in welcoming you. I've had my hands full so haven't been on the forum much lately.
    Welcome and sorry been a bit slow in welcoming you. I've had my hands full so haven't been on the forum much lately.
    Welcome and sorry been a bit slow in welcoming you. I've had my hands full so haven't been on the forum much lately.

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  12. CjFrancis

    Hello from SW Brisbane

    Hi and welcome to the forum from me too :) It’s great you have made a wonderful start to growing your own veggies. It’s certainly very rewarding and so lovely to have a meal and say I grew that, and...
    Hi and welcome to the forum from me too :) It’s great you have made a wonderful start to growing your own veggies. It’s certainly very rewarding and so lovely to have a meal and say I grew that, and that and that :)
    Hi and welcome to the forum from me too :) It’s great you have made a wonderful start to growing your own veggies. It’s certainly very rewarding and so lovely to have a meal and say I grew that, and that and that :)
    Hi and welcome to the forum from me too :) It’s great you have made a wonderful start to growing your own veggies. It’s certainly very rewarding and so lovely to have a meal and say I grew that, and...

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  13. Lou

    Hi From Cedar Grove, Brisbane..

    Hi Lou, welcome to the forum. Summer in sub tropical climates can certainly be challenging. Not just hard on the veggie but on us working out in the humid weather and of course depends on how much...
    Hi Lou, welcome to the forum. Summer in sub tropical climates can certainly be challenging. Not just hard on the veggie but on us working out in the humid weather and of course depends on how much rain we get can use more water. Last summer was when I rested the beds and only had a few things...
    Hi Lou, welcome to the forum. Summer in sub tropical climates can certainly be challenging. Not just hard on the veggie but on us working out in the humid weather and of course depends on how much rain we get can use more water. Last summer was...
    Hi Lou, welcome to the forum. Summer in sub tropical climates can certainly be challenging. Not just hard on the veggie but on us working out in the humid weather and of course depends on how much...
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  14. JenM

    Hi from Durban, South Africa

    Hi @JenM welcome to SSC! I have visited RSA twice and Durban several times yes you do live in a beautiful part of the world. Hope you enjoy your time here and best of luck on your...
    Hi @JenM welcome to SSC! I have visited RSA twice and Durban several times yes you do live in a beautiful part of the world. Hope you enjoy your time here and best of luck on your self-sufficient journey. :)
    Hi @JenM welcome to SSC! I have visited RSA twice and Durban several times yes you do live in a beautiful part of the world. Hope you enjoy your time here and best of luck on your self-sufficient journey. :)
    Hi @JenM welcome to SSC! I have visited RSA twice and Durban several times yes you do live in a beautiful part of the world. Hope you enjoy your time here and best of luck on your...
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  15. Mark Becker

    Greetings from Cape Town

    big thank you.
    big thank you.
    big thank you.
    big thank you.

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  16. Jennifereckles

    Hi from East Branxton, NSW

    Hi Jen, welcome from me too. You will find this a great forum. I can appreciate what it's like cutting down trees and cleaning up yard etc from previous owners. We have been doing that since we...
    Hi Jen, welcome from me too. You will find this a great forum. I can appreciate what it's like cutting down trees and cleaning up yard etc from previous owners. We have been doing that since we moved to our property 3 years ago. In the last few months we have chopped down 9 palms trees, 2 huge...
    Hi Jen, welcome from me too. You will find this a great forum. I can appreciate what it's like cutting down trees and cleaning up yard etc from previous owners. We have been doing that since we moved to our property 3 years ago. In the last few...
    Hi Jen, welcome from me too. You will find this a great forum. I can appreciate what it's like cutting down trees and cleaning up yard etc from previous owners. We have been doing that since we...
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  17. Wayland.

    Hi from Co Wexford Ireland.

    Oh wow, excellent! I guess the flowers also attract pollinators and predatory insects to your property that help your food garden so it's a clever balance. :cheers:
    Oh wow, excellent! I guess the flowers also attract pollinators and predatory insects to your property that help your food garden so it's a clever balance. :cheers:
    Oh wow, excellent! I guess the flowers also attract pollinators and predatory insects to your property that help your food garden so it's a clever balance. :cheers:
    Oh wow, excellent! I guess the flowers also attract pollinators and predatory insects to your property that help your food garden so it's a clever balance. :cheers:
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  18. Kate
    Like x 4

    Hi from melbourne

    I'm the same...I just hate thinning them after they've germinated. I try to thin them and then use them like microgreens in a salad so it doesn't feel as wasteful (as carrot and beet leaves are...
    I'm the same...I just hate thinning them after they've germinated. I try to thin them and then use them like microgreens in a salad so it doesn't feel as wasteful (as carrot and beet leaves are edible). (My Mum's catholic, so I got a good dose of catholic guilt!!) Welcome Kate
    I'm the same...I just hate thinning them after they've germinated. I try to thin them and then use them like microgreens in a salad so it doesn't feel as wasteful (as carrot and beet leaves are edible). (My Mum's catholic, so I got a good dose...
    I'm the same...I just hate thinning them after they've germinated. I try to thin them and then use them like microgreens in a salad so it doesn't feel as wasteful (as carrot and beet leaves are...
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  19. Jenny

    Greetings from Johannesburg, South Africa

    See the sophisticated way I sowed them... took a lot of practice to get that right :D
    See the sophisticated way I sowed them... took a lot of practice to get that right :D
    See the sophisticated way I sowed them... took a lot of practice to get that right :D
    See the sophisticated way I sowed them... took a lot of practice to get that right :D

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  20. Cathy

    Hi from Bundaberg

    Hi Cathy and welcome to SSC thanks for joining us! Yes, grow to your climate or even micro-climate because one property can differ to another and still be a stone throw away. Bundy is a great...
    Hi Cathy and welcome to SSC thanks for joining us! Yes, grow to your climate or even micro-climate because one property can differ to another and still be a stone throw away. Bundy is a great climate for growing food all year round - I know a lot of supermarket tomatoes come from your area...
    Hi Cathy and welcome to SSC thanks for joining us! Yes, grow to your climate or even micro-climate because one property can differ to another and still be a stone throw away. Bundy is a great climate for growing food all year round - I know a...
    Hi Cathy and welcome to SSC thanks for joining us! Yes, grow to your climate or even micro-climate because one property can differ to another and still be a stone throw away. Bundy is a great...
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  21. Auron Leonhart

    Greetings from the USA!

    This one produces cherries that are good for canning and jams. We also now have Rainier cherry trees as well. I was worried about the "flowering" as well when I was looking at the but I did some...
    This one produces cherries that are good for canning and jams. We also now have Rainier cherry trees as well. I was worried about the "flowering" as well when I was looking at the but I did some research on them and was happy.
    This one produces cherries that are good for canning and jams. We also now have Rainier cherry trees as well. I was worried about the "flowering" as well when I was looking at the but I did some research on them and was happy.
    This one produces cherries that are good for canning and jams. We also now have Rainier cherry trees as well. I was worried about the "flowering" as well when I was looking at the but I did some...
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  22. Nycolette

    Howdy from Texas

    Welcome from Australia and good to have you here to share your unique experienced from the US. Look forward to your posts.
    Welcome from Australia and good to have you here to share your unique experienced from the US. Look forward to your posts.
    Welcome from Australia and good to have you here to share your unique experienced from the US. Look forward to your posts.
    Welcome from Australia and good to have you here to share your unique experienced from the US. Look forward to your posts.
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  23. KimK

    Hello from the Pacific NW

    Please ignore my above post, was on the wrong tab. New here myself so I want to say welcome KimK! :)
    Please ignore my above post, was on the wrong tab. New here myself so I want to say welcome KimK! :)
    Please ignore my above post, was on the wrong tab. New here myself so I want to say welcome KimK! :)
    Please ignore my above post, was on the wrong tab. New here myself so I want to say welcome KimK! :)
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  24. Pauljm

    Gday from the Tweed

    G'day @Pauljm and thanks for joining us here on SSC! I love the Tweed region my inlaws have a unit there and we visit them regularly - it has really taken off! I hope you enjoy your time here :)
    G'day @Pauljm and thanks for joining us here on SSC! I love the Tweed region my inlaws have a unit there and we visit them regularly - it has really taken off! I hope you enjoy your time here :)
    G'day @Pauljm and thanks for joining us here on SSC! I love the Tweed region my inlaws have a unit there and we visit them regularly - it has really taken off! I hope you enjoy your time here :)
    G'day @Pauljm and thanks for joining us here on SSC! I love the Tweed region my inlaws have a unit there and we visit them regularly - it has really taken off! I hope you enjoy your time here :)
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  25. Janine

    Other side of Gawler

    G'day Janine and thanks for joining SSC! I try my best to make my Dad jokes as cool as possible but they are an acquired taste - a bit like Jerusalem artichoke :) I try my best to hit our forum as...
    G'day Janine and thanks for joining SSC! I try my best to make my Dad jokes as cool as possible but they are an acquired taste - a bit like Jerusalem artichoke :) I try my best to hit our forum as much as possible - lately, I've been super busy managing my presence everywhere and creating...
    G'day Janine and thanks for joining SSC! I try my best to make my Dad jokes as cool as possible but they are an acquired taste - a bit like Jerusalem artichoke :) I try my best to hit our forum as much as possible - lately, I've been super busy...
    G'day Janine and thanks for joining SSC! I try my best to make my Dad jokes as cool as possible but they are an acquired taste - a bit like Jerusalem artichoke :) I try my best to hit our forum as...
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