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    Question Where to source seeds in Australia

    I use Diggers, Green Harvest and a couple I find on eBay.
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    Height of raised beds

    Rick, thank you. I am particularly interested in how you made the hoops to allow the covers to be put over them. The actual cover is less important to me. I will be using them for a birdnet cover to keep critters out. Thanks
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    Citrus bark knocked off

    Sorry to hear that Robert. I am not an expert with fruit trees but my experience with larger trees is that the height of the cut is not as bad as the depth. Sorry if that is applicable to your tangerine then you might be OK. I suspect, in the short term, I would wrap the wound in cloth to reduce...
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    Mango tree (young)

    Hi. I have two young mango trees (see pics). One of them has grown a side shoot, about equal in size etc to main vertical shoot. Should I leave it or remove the side shoot? Thanks.
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    Hello from Wynnum!

    HaHa. Many years ago we built a new house in Kenmore. I engaged the family (wife and three kids) and asked what they would prefer: air-conditioning or a pool. The catch was they had to agree to whatever self-help maintenance becomes necessary. The pool was their choice, against my better...
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    Height of raised beds

    Hi Rick, I like the look at you covers. Are able to share more photos without the cover? I am keen to see the frame work / design. Taaa
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    Native bee hives SE Qld

    Hi Stevo, thanks for the website link above. I have a stingless bee hive a while back but it died (I suspect I killed it by ignorance). I am keen to get another but not until I know more about them. I will read up more through the link you provided....so Thank You!
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    Unhappy fruit trees

    Hi folks. I live in sub-tropical South West Brisbane. I planted the trees in the following video around Christmas... 8-9 months ago. They do not look happy at all and I would value your suggestions on happy to help them get healthy and grow. I have never had much luck with fruit trees except...
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    Winter chicks born 11 August 2020

    They sure are cute chickens
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    Tip Simple easy tree trunk protector

    Great idea !!!!!
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    How do you store your seeds

    I use two old ice cream containers and the seeds are (almost) in alphabetical order. The seeds (in the container) are then stores in a black plastic storage box which is stored in the garden. From time to time I update my spreadsheet on the computer.
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    Irrigation systems

    Thanks spector. I bought a black weeping hose and installed it in one of my veggie beds. If it does the trick I will seek a source to buy it in a somewhat bulk way, hopefully get a better unit price than my local Bunnings.
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    Bee Garden Challenge

    Stevo, I am so envious of you folk who can garden without cages. I am not all that far from you but anything I plant outside the veggie cage gets eaten overnight. All the best,
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    Hello all!

    G'Day Meesh and welcome. All the best with your 4 acres. What an exciting vision.
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    Hi From Melbourne

    Welcome Ben. Best of luck!!!