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JP 1983
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Native food platter. © Ochre Restaurant and Catering, Cairns, 2022. It is with a measure of trepidation that I dare to dip my amateur toes in this amazing field of Australian lore. There are, of course, far more experienced and knowledgeable people than me to be giving advice regarding Aussie...
Mandy Onderwater
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Seasonal guide Australia Tropical 🟩 Sub-Tropical🟥 Arid🟨 Temperate🟪 Cold🟦 [Insert seasonal details]
JP 1983
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Introduction This article spawned at the result of foraging several wattles I found difficulty identifying in my local area. It occurred to me that it is quite an arduous task to discern edible from inedible varieties of wattleseed growing around the place, especially on the east coast where...
daveb
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Many wonders and question what is hydroponics and how complicated is it. First off Hydroponics is growing plants without soil and the use of water as the carrier of the nutrients and minerals need to stimulate plant growth A means to supports or hold a plant sand gravel and expanded clay...
Mandy Onderwater
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There are many benefits to growing your own medicinal garden. Some benefits include that it's always fresh and available for use to you, you can control what chemicals are used, it can save you money over the long run, and tending to the garden can be a great stress relief. Growing you own...
JP 1983
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Weeds. They have been living alongside humanity as far back as there is memory, written or oral. But what is a weed, even? Why is it that some plants naturally acquire this most dreaded of all titles, whereas others grow happily under the radar, as it were? Do they even know they are hated and...
Grandmother Goose
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You want to grow some veggies, you know you need to grow them from seed, but what type of seed should you buy? What is GMO? What is F1? What is heirloom? You want to grow some fruit trees, but why are some nurseries saying you need to buy multiple trees for fruit set and others are saying you...
Grandmother Goose
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There's a lot of different ways people use to get rid of snails and slugs from their garden, some are more effective than others, some don't work at all, some can cause as much harm to your garden as it does the snails, some aren't good if you have pets, some are expensive, and some will become...
Grandmother Goose
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What is a quandong? That is the most common response I get whenever the topic comes up, unless I'm talking to someone local to my area where they not only grow naturally, but there's also small quandong farms out here in the far west semi-arid deserts of NSW, and I believe some in north western...
Grandmother Goose
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Just like we get colds and flus and stomach bugs, plants can suffer from disease as well. Not the same diseases that we get obviously, they have their own long list of infections to deal with. Don't worry, plants generally don't pass their diseases onto us, but plant diseases can certainly spoil...
Grandmother Goose
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I just finished watching Mark's latest video . In the video he showed how burying a small animal that has passed away in your garden bed will help fill the bed, fertilise the soil, and most importantly break down to nothing but a few bones. I can confirm that burying a small animal...
Mandy Onderwater
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We all love to grow in our gardens and will feed ourselves and our family with it... but did you know you could grow healthy snacks for your trusty companion as well? In this article I’d like to show what you could grow for your pets – and what not to feed them! Before I begin, I would like to...
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