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. C.J.

    Hello from Iowa

    Thanks for joining SSC and all the best with your self-sufficiency to help with the cost of living. I got into self-sufficiency in the beginning as a way to save on groceries through GYO in the...
    Thanks for joining SSC and all the best with your self-sufficiency to help with the cost of living. I got into self-sufficiency in the beginning as a way to save on groceries through GYO in the backyard and having a fallback on food from our own garden really did get us through some difficult...
    Thanks for joining SSC and all the best with your self-sufficiency to help with the cost of living. I got into self-sufficiency in the beginning as a way to save on groceries through GYO in the backyard and having a fallback on food from our own...
    Thanks for joining SSC and all the best with your self-sufficiency to help with the cost of living. I got into self-sufficiency in the beginning as a way to save on groceries through GYO in the...
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  2. littlervheads

    hey all

    my problem is i live in a rental house so im going out on the weekend and get some garden beds from bunnings . look forward to growning some veggies and salad stuff . but would love land
    my problem is i live in a rental house so im going out on the weekend and get some garden beds from bunnings . look forward to growning some veggies and salad stuff . but would love land
    my problem is i live in a rental house so im going out on the weekend and get some garden beds from bunnings . look forward to growning some veggies and salad stuff . but would love land
    my problem is i live in a rental house so im going out on the weekend and get some garden beds from bunnings . look forward to growning some veggies and salad stuff . but would love land
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  3. Sherry Robitson

    Glad to meet you

    You bet! That's what I was going to suggest... :)
    You bet! That's what I was going to suggest... :)
    You bet! That's what I was going to suggest... :)
    You bet! That's what I was going to suggest... :)
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  4. JEREMIE

    Gold coast

    Good on you Jeremy. There is going to be quite the work ahead of you, and you'll be busy in the property with a lot of your spare time. Enjoy and see you here once in a while.
    Good on you Jeremy. There is going to be quite the work ahead of you, and you'll be busy in the property with a lot of your spare time. Enjoy and see you here once in a while.
    Good on you Jeremy. There is going to be quite the work ahead of you, and you'll be busy in the property with a lot of your spare time. Enjoy and see you here once in a while.
    Good on you Jeremy. There is going to be quite the work ahead of you, and you'll be busy in the property with a lot of your spare time. Enjoy and see you here once in a while.
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  5. JaninaG

    Newbie from Victoria - Latrobe Valley

    Looking forward to seeing it! Thanks for joining SSC! :)
    Looking forward to seeing it! Thanks for joining SSC! :)
    Looking forward to seeing it! Thanks for joining SSC! :)
    Looking forward to seeing it! Thanks for joining SSC! :)
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  6. Christelle

    SA quail

    Welcome Christelle :) There was a colossal quail breeder here locally but they gave up the business due to health reasons - their breeding stock went back a long way. I visited their quail farm a...
    Welcome Christelle :) There was a colossal quail breeder here locally but they gave up the business due to health reasons - their breeding stock went back a long way. I visited their quail farm a few years ago. Basically, to grow bigger quail they used selective breeding with the naturally...
    Welcome Christelle :) There was a colossal quail breeder here locally but they gave up the business due to health reasons - their breeding stock went back a long way. I visited their quail farm a few years ago. Basically, to grow bigger quail...
    Welcome Christelle :) There was a colossal quail breeder here locally but they gave up the business due to health reasons - their breeding stock went back a long way. I visited their quail farm a...
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  7. MiCasa

    Introduction (Saying Hola)

    Welcome MiCasa. Very interesting hobby you have. What time of year do you do your grafting? Which part of the branch do you take your scion from? I am also wanting to graft some oranges onto 2...
    Welcome MiCasa. Very interesting hobby you have. What time of year do you do your grafting? Which part of the branch do you take your scion from? I am also wanting to graft some oranges onto 2 other citrus I have, a grapefruit & a myer lemon. I purchased this property with its orchard 10years...
    Welcome MiCasa. Very interesting hobby you have. What time of year do you do your grafting? Which part of the branch do you take your scion from? I am also wanting to graft some oranges onto 2 other citrus I have, a grapefruit & a myer lemon. I...
    Welcome MiCasa. Very interesting hobby you have. What time of year do you do your grafting? Which part of the branch do you take your scion from? I am also wanting to graft some oranges onto 2...
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  8. Neill

    Hello from Northern Ireland

    Give me a shout when you come over, and I'll give you a proper tour of the city. One of my oul school friends has just went back to Oz... and I am sure I know of a few that also went and decided...
    Give me a shout when you come over, and I'll give you a proper tour of the city. One of my oul school friends has just went back to Oz... and I am sure I know of a few that also went and decided to stay...as the mate said, it is just like home, but with better weather! Talking about weather,...
    Give me a shout when you come over, and I'll give you a proper tour of the city. One of my oul school friends has just went back to Oz... and I am sure I know of a few that also went and decided to stay...as the mate said, it is just like home, ...
    Give me a shout when you come over, and I'll give you a proper tour of the city. One of my oul school friends has just went back to Oz... and I am sure I know of a few that also went and decided...
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  9. Ballentine

    Banana, Queensland

    Some commentators & to a large extent our actual government are very short sighted regarding farming techniques. Organic, biodynamic or minimal input farming methods can not be valued purely on...
    Some commentators & to a large extent our actual government are very short sighted regarding farming techniques. Organic, biodynamic or minimal input farming methods can not be valued purely on the cost of the actual growing of the produce. There are a myriad of down stream & knock-on costs...
    Some commentators & to a large extent our actual government are very short sighted regarding farming techniques. Organic, biodynamic or minimal input farming methods can not be valued purely on the cost of the actual growing of the...
    Some commentators & to a large extent our actual government are very short sighted regarding farming techniques. Organic, biodynamic or minimal input farming methods can not be valued purely on...

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  10. Perry
    Like x 3

    Just Joined

    G'day All, Thank you for your welcome. I am enjoying going to this site as there are so many things I am learning. I am sending a question as I need an answer and I am certain somebody will help...
    G'day All, Thank you for your welcome. I am enjoying going to this site as there are so many things I am learning. I am sending a question as I need an answer and I am certain somebody will help me about my Ginger, Cheers Perry
    G'day All, Thank you for your welcome. I am enjoying going to this site as there are so many things I am learning. I am sending a question as I need an answer and I am certain somebody will help me about my Ginger, Cheers Perry
    G'day All, Thank you for your welcome. I am enjoying going to this site as there are so many things I am learning. I am sending a question as I need an answer and I am certain somebody will help...
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  11. Gavin Middleton
    Like x 3

    Greetings from Wellington, New Zealand

    Brrrrr Welcome Gavin!
    Brrrrr Welcome Gavin!
    Brrrrr Welcome Gavin!
    Brrrrr Welcome Gavin!

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  12. Satabra

    Newcomer from Hot and Sunny New Mexico

    Welcome from me also. Lots of stuff here.
    Welcome from me also. Lots of stuff here.
    Welcome from me also. Lots of stuff here.
    Welcome from me also. Lots of stuff here.
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  13. Dione
    Love it! x 4

    G'day from C.QLD.

    Welcome from me as well. When we lived in the van for 2 years , while building house, I used to fill a rubbish bin with hot water and the kids all had a hot tub bath to their chins, last one in...
    Welcome from me as well. When we lived in the van for 2 years , while building house, I used to fill a rubbish bin with hot water and the kids all had a hot tub bath to their chins, last one in had to stomp all the school and play clothes, to get clean. Then I hand rinsed everything. I love my...
    Welcome from me as well. When we lived in the van for 2 years , while building house, I used to fill a rubbish bin with hot water and the kids all had a hot tub bath to their chins, last one in had to stomp all the school and play clothes, to...
    Welcome from me as well. When we lived in the van for 2 years , while building house, I used to fill a rubbish bin with hot water and the kids all had a hot tub bath to their chins, last one in...
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  14. Grover64

    New emmeber from Sunshine Coast

    Welcome Steve :)
    Welcome Steve :)
    Welcome Steve :)
    Welcome Steve :)
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  15. Petty Officer

    Hi from Jimboomba

    Welcome Russell and hope you enjoy this fine forum. I'm sure we'd have a lot to learn from each other here.
    Welcome Russell and hope you enjoy this fine forum. I'm sure we'd have a lot to learn from each other here.
    Welcome Russell and hope you enjoy this fine forum. I'm sure we'd have a lot to learn from each other here.
    Welcome Russell and hope you enjoy this fine forum. I'm sure we'd have a lot to learn from each other here.
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  16. Mataeka

    Hi from Brisbane

    Ooh that's handy to know!
    Ooh that's handy to know!
    Ooh that's handy to know!
    Ooh that's handy to know!
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  17. Patrick riley

    Hello from central florida

    Welcome Patrick! Hope your quail flock are healthy and productive!
    Welcome Patrick! Hope your quail flock are healthy and productive!
    Welcome Patrick! Hope your quail flock are healthy and productive!
    Welcome Patrick! Hope your quail flock are healthy and productive!
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  18. Greg Franklin

    Hello from very wet Tampa

    Hi Greg! Welcome to the forum! I hope your ducks live!
    Hi Greg! Welcome to the forum! I hope your ducks live!
    Hi Greg! Welcome to the forum! I hope your ducks live!
    Hi Greg! Welcome to the forum! I hope your ducks live!
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  19. Jillian

    Hi from sunshine coast

    Welcome Jillian. Growing your own veggies has that challenge of looking for who dunnit when it comes to trying to save them from destruction. Getting any produce is counted as such a success and...
    Welcome Jillian. Growing your own veggies has that challenge of looking for who dunnit when it comes to trying to save them from destruction. Getting any produce is counted as such a success and worth enjoying. Hope you find the forum useful and you stick around.
    Welcome Jillian. Growing your own veggies has that challenge of looking for who dunnit when it comes to trying to save them from destruction. Getting any produce is counted as such a success and worth enjoying. Hope you find the forum useful and...
    Welcome Jillian. Growing your own veggies has that challenge of looking for who dunnit when it comes to trying to save them from destruction. Getting any produce is counted as such a success and...
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  20. Muraki

    From the East Coast

    @Muraki I've always got a heap of things going on at the same time - some of my "one-day" projects end up being weeks or months :oops: It's all good fun though... :)
    @Muraki I've always got a heap of things going on at the same time - some of my "one-day" projects end up being weeks or months :oops: It's all good fun though... :)
    @Muraki I've always got a heap of things going on at the same time - some of my "one-day" projects end up being weeks or months :oops: It's all good fun though... :)
    @Muraki I've always got a heap of things going on at the same time - some of my "one-day" projects end up being weeks or months :oops: It's all good fun though... :)
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  21. cajun

    Hello from Texas

    I like your plan. I actually have an old birdcage over some strawberries that had been there since last summer and so people are used to it. I might just expand it and then use that space for...
    I like your plan. I actually have an old birdcage over some strawberries that had been there since last summer and so people are used to it. I might just expand it and then use that space for extra quail.
    I like your plan. I actually have an old birdcage over some strawberries that had been there since last summer and so people are used to it. I might just expand it and then use that space for extra quail.
    I like your plan. I actually have an old birdcage over some strawberries that had been there since last summer and so people are used to it. I might just expand it and then use that space for...

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  22. Jake Perger

    Hi From South Eastern WA

    Hi! Sounds like you have a wonderful setup already. Congrats on your daughter! Welcome!
    Hi! Sounds like you have a wonderful setup already. Congrats on your daughter! Welcome!
    Hi! Sounds like you have a wonderful setup already. Congrats on your daughter! Welcome!
    Hi! Sounds like you have a wonderful setup already. Congrats on your daughter! Welcome!
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  23. Collin

    Hello from the land up over.

    Looks like I will be able to learn a lot from following your posts! Being in Canada with those extreme temperature differences between the seasons would require some serious planning towards a...
    Looks like I will be able to learn a lot from following your posts! Being in Canada with those extreme temperature differences between the seasons would require some serious planning towards a garden. I'm just starting out and this is the first year I will begin growing anything. Here in NC the...
    Looks like I will be able to learn a lot from following your posts! Being in Canada with those extreme temperature differences between the seasons would require some serious planning towards a garden. I'm just starting out and this is the first...
    Looks like I will be able to learn a lot from following your posts! Being in Canada with those extreme temperature differences between the seasons would require some serious planning towards a...

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  24. David - coona

    Just found this site

    That's still pretty cool... I'm surprised at the price it seems pretty fair!
    That's still pretty cool... I'm surprised at the price it seems pretty fair!
    That's still pretty cool... I'm surprised at the price it seems pretty fair!
    That's still pretty cool... I'm surprised at the price it seems pretty fair!
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  25. Farmer Tom

    Hi everyone

    Did anyone catch Dream Gardens on ABC the other night? Was quite chuffed that the first dream garden was a kitchen garden on a 300acre property somewhere outside Toowoomba (nice to see some...
    Did anyone catch Dream Gardens on ABC the other night? Was quite chuffed that the first dream garden was a kitchen garden on a 300acre property somewhere outside Toowoomba (nice to see some "locals" getting air time). And welcome Tom...we love pics (hint hint!)
    Did anyone catch Dream Gardens on ABC the other night? Was quite chuffed that the first dream garden was a kitchen garden on a 300acre property somewhere outside Toowoomba (nice to see some "locals" getting air time). And welcome Tom...we love...
    Did anyone catch Dream Gardens on ABC the other night? Was quite chuffed that the first dream garden was a kitchen garden on a 300acre property somewhere outside Toowoomba (nice to see some...
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