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  1. ClissAT

    This mornings sunrise

    Nice view from your place Clissa
    Nice view from your place Clissa
    Nice view from your place Clissa
    Nice view from your place Clissa

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  2. Steve

    Chook House Build

    Good info @ClissAT Yeah the boxes are on the NW side. I did think about that but I read somewhere that they mainly lay in the morning so I figured that would be the cooler side. The house is...
    Good info @ClissAT Yeah the boxes are on the NW side. I did think about that but I read somewhere that they mainly lay in the morning so I figured that would be the cooler side. The house is under a big gum tree so there is some shade around the place. I see what you're saying about the under...
    Good info @ClissAT Yeah the boxes are on the NW side. I did think about that but I read somewhere that they mainly lay in the morning so I figured that would be the cooler side. The house is under a big gum tree so there is some shade around...
    Good info @ClissAT Yeah the boxes are on the NW side. I did think about that but I read somewhere that they mainly lay in the morning so I figured that would be the cooler side. The house is...

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  3. Steve

    Chook Drinkers

    No i didn't see that... and I probably would have gone for that as its a reservoir and lubers all in one. Perfect! Never mind, I'm committed now to my system. Just need to get some time to put it...
    No i didn't see that... and I probably would have gone for that as its a reservoir and lubers all in one. Perfect! Never mind, I'm committed now to my system. Just need to get some time to put it together.
    No i didn't see that... and I probably would have gone for that as its a reservoir and lubers all in one. Perfect! Never mind, I'm committed now to my system. Just need to get some time to put it together.
    No i didn't see that... and I probably would have gone for that as its a reservoir and lubers all in one. Perfect! Never mind, I'm committed now to my system. Just need to get some time to put it...

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  4. Perry

    Question Chicken Wormer

    Perry there are some liquid wormers that you put in water but unless the birds are locked in & starved of both food & water for days, unfortunately they usually don't take it, so they don't get...
    Perry there are some liquid wormers that you put in water but unless the birds are locked in & starved of both food & water for days, unfortunately they usually don't take it, so they don't get wormed effectively. This has been proven via faecal egg counts prior & post worming. So unfortunately...
    Perry there are some liquid wormers that you put in water but unless the birds are locked in & starved of both food & water for days, unfortunately they usually don't take it, so they don't get wormed effectively. This has been proven via faecal...
    Perry there are some liquid wormers that you put in water but unless the birds are locked in & starved of both food & water for days, unfortunately they usually don't take it, so they don't get...
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  5. Perry

    Question Poisoning Regrowth

    Just had another thought. I don't know how many unwanted trees you have but if there aren't too many you could cut & swab. You cut the tree off close to ground level & immediately swab the stump...
    Just had another thought. I don't know how many unwanted trees you have but if there aren't too many you could cut & swab. You cut the tree off close to ground level & immediately swab the stump with roundup. That kills it & you don't use as much as if you are spraying the whole tree, you also...
    Just had another thought. I don't know how many unwanted trees you have but if there aren't too many you could cut & swab. You cut the tree off close to ground level & immediately swab the stump with roundup. That kills it & you don't use as much...
    Just had another thought. I don't know how many unwanted trees you have but if there aren't too many you could cut & swab. You cut the tree off close to ground level & immediately swab the stump...
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  6. ClissAT

    What is it & what is eating it??

    Seville is traditionally a bitter orange, which makes sense. Even when ripe they aren't favourites for fresh eating oranges. I had a similar dilemma with a mature tree we had in our acreage when...
    Seville is traditionally a bitter orange, which makes sense. Even when ripe they aren't favourites for fresh eating oranges. I had a similar dilemma with a mature tree we had in our acreage when we realised its juicy mature fruits were sour but the characteristic nipple like knob at the top of...
    Seville is traditionally a bitter orange, which makes sense. Even when ripe they aren't favourites for fresh eating oranges. I had a similar dilemma with a mature tree we had in our acreage when we realised its juicy mature fruits were sour but...
    Seville is traditionally a bitter orange, which makes sense. Even when ripe they aren't favourites for fresh eating oranges. I had a similar dilemma with a mature tree we had in our acreage when...

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  7. JaninaG

    Newbie from Victoria - Latrobe Valley

    Looking forward to seeing photos of it all, sounds awesome.
    Looking forward to seeing photos of it all, sounds awesome.
    Looking forward to seeing photos of it all, sounds awesome.
    Looking forward to seeing photos of it all, sounds awesome.
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  8. ClissAT

    Potato growing in containers without water

    Daffodils! 30 bulbs in that one pot to make a mass display. That is, if they actually get to flower before there have been too many hot days. Otherwise they will just bolt as the bulbs get too...
    Daffodils! 30 bulbs in that one pot to make a mass display. That is, if they actually get to flower before there have been too many hot days. Otherwise they will just bolt as the bulbs get too warm. I should move them to a cooler place but then the flowers wont emerge as they need sun. So I am...
    Daffodils! 30 bulbs in that one pot to make a mass display. That is, if they actually get to flower before there have been too many hot days. Otherwise they will just bolt as the bulbs get too warm. I should move them to a cooler place but then...
    Daffodils! 30 bulbs in that one pot to make a mass display. That is, if they actually get to flower before there have been too many hot days. Otherwise they will just bolt as the bulbs get too...

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  9. Mark
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  10. ClissAT

    Who's using grey water on their garden?

    We have a septic system so everything goes into that. Water is then pumped out a grey water hose onto sprinkles that water the grass, we can move this hose around. I would not put this on veggies...
    We have a septic system so everything goes into that. Water is then pumped out a grey water hose onto sprinkles that water the grass, we can move this hose around. I would not put this on veggies or fruit trees and was my understanding that you couldn't. I think it could be used on non edible...
    We have a septic system so everything goes into that. Water is then pumped out a grey water hose onto sprinkles that water the grass, we can move this hose around. I would not put this on veggies or fruit trees and was my understanding that you...
    We have a septic system so everything goes into that. Water is then pumped out a grey water hose onto sprinkles that water the grass, we can move this hose around. I would not put this on veggies...
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  11. Perry

    Question Tractor Slasher

    G'day ClissAT, Thank you for your reply. I have had one paddock slashed by a Commercial Contractor. He had a $150.000 machine. There was Rats Tail grass and small trees growing. He took it down...
    G'day ClissAT, Thank you for your reply. I have had one paddock slashed by a Commercial Contractor. He had a $150.000 machine. There was Rats Tail grass and small trees growing. He took it down to about 4" At one time I would mow the same paddock with my Greenfield Ride on but it took 4 days...
    G'day ClissAT, Thank you for your reply. I have had one paddock slashed by a Commercial Contractor. He had a $150.000 machine. There was Rats Tail grass and small trees growing. He took it down to about 4" At one time I would mow the same...
    G'day ClissAT, Thank you for your reply. I have had one paddock slashed by a Commercial Contractor. He had a $150.000 machine. There was Rats Tail grass and small trees growing. He took it down...
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  12. ClissAT

    Edible Flowers

    Here's a link to a post about edible weeds that has many other links to ID techniques. I've seen this guy on TV & went to his blog or website but I cant find my link to it now but I will get...
    Here's a link to a post about edible weeds that has many other links to ID techniques. I've seen this guy on TV & went to his blog or website but I cant find my link to it now but I will get it again from this page above. I use lots of weeds in my salads & cooking. Heaps grow here. Although...
    Here's a link to a post about edible weeds that has many other links to ID techniques. I've seen this guy on TV & went to his blog or website but I cant find my link to it now but I will get it again from this page above. I use lots of weeds...
    Here's a link to a post about edible weeds that has many other links to ID techniques. I've seen this guy on TV & went to his blog or website but I cant find my link to it now but I will get...
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  13. ClissAT

    Old Fashioned Cookware & Household goods site

    I went looking for a nice chili jam recipe & since it was the internet with all manor of links & ads in the side panels, I got side tracked!:nearlygotme: I found this fantastic site that sells old fashioned...
    I went looking for a nice chili jam recipe & since it was the internet with all manor of links & ads in the side panels, I got side tracked!:nearlygotme: I found this fantastic site that sells old fashioned stuff from yesteryear. The real deal! I had given up hope of ever finding genuine kitchen & household...
    I went looking for a nice chili jam recipe & since it was the internet with all manor of links & ads in the side panels, I got side tracked!:nearlygotme: I found this fantastic site that sells old fashioned stuff from yesteryear. The real deal! I had given...
    I went looking for a nice chili jam recipe & since it was the internet with all manor of links & ads in the side panels, I got side tracked!:nearlygotme: I found this fantastic site that sells old fashioned...
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  14. ClissAT

    River Cottage Australia

    I've been loving this show - although as mentioned above sometimes the fakeness comes through - particularly when there are extras that come on the show. But there is some really good information...
    I've been loving this show - although as mentioned above sometimes the fakeness comes through - particularly when there are extras that come on the show. But there is some really good information on there and I love watching him making some of the food from scratch - even if I'm unlikely to do...
    I've been loving this show - although as mentioned above sometimes the fakeness comes through - particularly when there are extras that come on the show. But there is some really good information on there and I love watching him making some of...
    I've been loving this show - although as mentioned above sometimes the fakeness comes through - particularly when there are extras that come on the show. But there is some really good information...
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  15. ClissAT

    Kenyan Top Bar bee hives

    I saw one of these about a year or so ago when they had like a street fair to open up a new beautification project (in Alderley) but didn't talk to he guys that much as they were pretty busy and...
    I saw one of these about a year or so ago when they had like a street fair to open up a new beautification project (in Alderley) but didn't talk to he guys that much as they were pretty busy and my son was restless - the show was great for giving me more info. I think I'd like to trial 1 of each...
    I saw one of these about a year or so ago when they had like a street fair to open up a new beautification project (in Alderley) but didn't talk to he guys that much as they were pretty busy and my son was restless - the show was great for giving...
    I saw one of these about a year or so ago when they had like a street fair to open up a new beautification project (in Alderley) but didn't talk to he guys that much as they were pretty busy and...

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  16. ClissAT

    Budgerigars near Pomona!

    I know its dry, but............I had no idea it is this dry all across Queensland! Late yesterday arvo just on dusk I heard this growing cheeping noise from the sky sounding like a 1000 baby...
    I know its dry, but............I had no idea it is this dry all across Queensland! Late yesterday arvo just on dusk I heard this growing cheeping noise from the sky sounding like a 1000 baby chicks flying over. But they didn't seem to be going anywhere. I ran to get my binoculars but it was...
    I know its dry, but............I had no idea it is this dry all across Queensland! Late yesterday arvo just on dusk I heard this growing cheeping noise from the sky sounding like a 1000 baby chicks flying over. But they didn't seem to be going...
    I know its dry, but............I had no idea it is this dry all across Queensland! Late yesterday arvo just on dusk I heard this growing cheeping noise from the sky sounding like a 1000 baby...
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  17. Billy Gifford

    Introducing New Quail

    How do introduce Quail to an existing flock. I tried placing a smaller cage inside then letting them out but they got bullied so I had to remove them. Any suggestions Thanks
    How do introduce Quail to an existing flock. I tried placing a smaller cage inside then letting them out but they got bullied so I had to remove them. Any suggestions Thanks
    How do introduce Quail to an existing flock. I tried placing a smaller cage inside then letting them out but they got bullied so I had to remove them. Any suggestions Thanks
    How do introduce Quail to an existing flock. I tried placing a smaller cage inside then letting them out but they got bullied so I had to remove them. Any suggestions Thanks
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  18. ClissAT

    Self-Sufficient Photo of the month?

    @Mark It's ok to take care of business on other things when the need arises. Sometimes you need to prioritise things. All good mate.
    @Mark It's ok to take care of business on other things when the need arises. Sometimes you need to prioritise things. All good mate.
    @Mark It's ok to take care of business on other things when the need arises. Sometimes you need to prioritise things. All good mate.
    @Mark It's ok to take care of business on other things when the need arises. Sometimes you need to prioritise things. All good mate.
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  19. Berkeloid

    Question How much of a Dragonfruit is edible?

    It was a corner fence with 3 4x4 PT wood posts within 4 foot apart. It broke the pists at the concrete in ground. Replacing today with petal 4x4 posts in concrete in a triangle
    It was a corner fence with 3 4x4 PT wood posts within 4 foot apart. It broke the pists at the concrete in ground. Replacing today with petal 4x4 posts in concrete in a triangle
    It was a corner fence with 3 4x4 PT wood posts within 4 foot apart. It broke the pists at the concrete in ground. Replacing today with petal 4x4 posts in concrete in a triangle
    It was a corner fence with 3 4x4 PT wood posts within 4 foot apart. It broke the pists at the concrete in ground. Replacing today with petal 4x4 posts in concrete in a triangle
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  20. Donette

    Question Dragonfruit vine support to stop falling over

    Btw its 3 years old never set fruit even when i hand pollinated, so I have advertised on FB trying to find someone with another variety to trade cuttings with for cross pollination. No luck yet,...
    Btw its 3 years old never set fruit even when i hand pollinated, so I have advertised on FB trying to find someone with another variety to trade cuttings with for cross pollination. No luck yet, but I found some recipes for cooking the flowers which are supposed to taste like asparagus so I will...
    Btw its 3 years old never set fruit even when i hand pollinated, so I have advertised on FB trying to find someone with another variety to trade cuttings with for cross pollination. No luck yet, but I found some recipes for cooking the flowers...
    Btw its 3 years old never set fruit even when i hand pollinated, so I have advertised on FB trying to find someone with another variety to trade cuttings with for cross pollination. No luck yet,...

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  21. Dione

    Seed suppliers.

    I was wondering if that was the case - the ones on the site are listed as sprout specific seeds - I wondered when I found 3 different snow pea (same botanic name) available at 3 different prices...
    I was wondering if that was the case - the ones on the site are listed as sprout specific seeds - I wondered when I found 3 different snow pea (same botanic name) available at 3 different prices at big W - I thought they might have been treated slightly differently
    I was wondering if that was the case - the ones on the site are listed as sprout specific seeds - I wondered when I found 3 different snow pea (same botanic name) available at 3 different prices at big W - I thought they might have been treated...
    I was wondering if that was the case - the ones on the site are listed as sprout specific seeds - I wondered when I found 3 different snow pea (same botanic name) available at 3 different prices...
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  22. letsgo

    No dig potatoes

    Aargh, sorry...they dont really make it obvious they have that kinda programme...wonder if it's too late?
    Aargh, sorry...they dont really make it obvious they have that kinda programme...wonder if it's too late?
    Aargh, sorry...they dont really make it obvious they have that kinda programme...wonder if it's too late?
    Aargh, sorry...they dont really make it obvious they have that kinda programme...wonder if it's too late?

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  23. ClissAT

    Compost bin/Worm farm in a bath tub.

    thanks Ash :D I harvested off another 20lt of compost on Thursday last, then replaced new cane mulch in the bottom of a third of the length of the tub before placing the worms back ontop of that...
    thanks Ash :D I harvested off another 20lt of compost on Thursday last, then replaced new cane mulch in the bottom of a third of the length of the tub before placing the worms back ontop of that mulch ready for a new round of scraps. They seem happy enough with that setup!:)
    thanks Ash :D I harvested off another 20lt of compost on Thursday last, then replaced new cane mulch in the bottom of a third of the length of the tub before placing the worms back ontop of that mulch ready for a new round of scraps. They seem...
    thanks Ash :D I harvested off another 20lt of compost on Thursday last, then replaced new cane mulch in the bottom of a third of the length of the tub before placing the worms back ontop of that...

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  24. Mark

    Australia's housing affordability crisis? Where?

    It's a natural mathematical inevitability that when the graph begins to trend vertical, things are about to go pear shaped in a big way!
    It's a natural mathematical inevitability that when the graph begins to trend vertical, things are about to go pear shaped in a big way!
    It's a natural mathematical inevitability that when the graph begins to trend vertical, things are about to go pear shaped in a big way!
    It's a natural mathematical inevitability that when the graph begins to trend vertical, things are about to go pear shaped in a big way!
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  25. Mark

    Question What's the perfect sized property for Self-Sufficient living?

    A bore would be great but if you're considering this be mindful of water quality. Whilst we were on 7 acres ourselves, we faced this issue and whilst the rainwater was okay for some watering of...
    A bore would be great but if you're considering this be mindful of water quality. Whilst we were on 7 acres ourselves, we faced this issue and whilst the rainwater was okay for some watering of plants, if we wanted animals as well we would have definitely needed supplemental wate. But our bore...
    A bore would be great but if you're considering this be mindful of water quality. Whilst we were on 7 acres ourselves, we faced this issue and whilst the rainwater was okay for some watering of plants, if we wanted animals as well we would have...
    A bore would be great but if you're considering this be mindful of water quality. Whilst we were on 7 acres ourselves, we faced this issue and whilst the rainwater was okay for some watering of...
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