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Self sufficiency is also about healthy lifestyle. This category is where we post questions or discussions about physical or mental health.
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Greetings from Sunshine Coast Hinterland... new to this forum. Very interested in hugelkulture and permaculture. Trying to expand our fruit and vegetable menu...
DivingTemptress wrote on Tim C's profile.
Hi Tim,

I saw your post mentioning 3 different colors of finger limes, I would love to read/see an update to get a feel of what to expect from mine.

Happy Gardening !

P J, the Dirt Diva
DivingTemptress wrote on Mark's profile.
Hi Mark,
so far the upgrade looks nicer, but have a question ....
I wanted to add a video clip to media, but youtube is not a choice and I can't figure out how to include an .mp4 file from my hard drive either ... is this able to be done ?

I do take still pics, but vids are more compelling imo

thanks,
P J the Dirt Diva
a happy gardener / veggie grower
Gardening in the Age of COVID in Northern Virginia (NoVA), USA