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  1. Mje772003

    Problem Small green grasshopper issue

    Hi all I need some advice on my eggplant and new apple tree the leaves are being eaten by small green grasshoppers with black dots on their legs I’m in Brisbane and not sure how to handle this as...
    Hi all I need some advice on my eggplant and new apple tree the leaves are being eaten by small green grasshoppers with black dots on their legs I’m in Brisbane and not sure how to handle this as i have tried eco oil but seems to not work The eggplant fruit are untouched and the citrus are fine
    Hi all I need some advice on my eggplant and new apple tree the leaves are being eaten by small green grasshoppers with black dots on their legs I’m in Brisbane and not sure how to handle this as i have tried eco oil but seems to not work The...
    Hi all I need some advice on my eggplant and new apple tree the leaves are being eaten by small green grasshoppers with black dots on their legs I’m in Brisbane and not sure how to handle this as...
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  2. GKW

    Mark's video : 8 Garden Products That I WASTED My Money On

    I'm sure I've got 8 things sitting around my place also. But one that did do a good job but finally broke was my cheap AMG electric chipper purchased second hand 14yrs ago. I used to make...
    I'm sure I've got 8 things sitting around my place also. But one that did do a good job but finally broke was my cheap AMG electric chipper purchased second hand 14yrs ago. I used to make mountains of compost from shrub prunings all put through that quiet little beast. I got a second for free as...
    I'm sure I've got 8 things sitting around my place also. But one that did do a good job but finally broke was my cheap AMG electric chipper purchased second hand 14yrs ago. I used to make mountains of compost from shrub prunings all put through...
    I'm sure I've got 8 things sitting around my place also. But one that did do a good job but finally broke was my cheap AMG electric chipper purchased second hand 14yrs ago. I used to make...
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  3. Letsgokate

    Cups or nipples

    We have the horizontal nipples and cups. I don't mind either they both seem to work ok. Our chickens are on pasture so not much dirt around to clog them up. I have noticed that the younger chicks...
    We have the horizontal nipples and cups. I don't mind either they both seem to work ok. Our chickens are on pasture so not much dirt around to clog them up. I have noticed that the younger chicks like to peck at them for fun and make a bit of a mess just pecking them and not drinking the water....
    We have the horizontal nipples and cups. I don't mind either they both seem to work ok. Our chickens are on pasture so not much dirt around to clog them up. I have noticed that the younger chicks like to peck at them for fun and make a bit of a...
    We have the horizontal nipples and cups. I don't mind either they both seem to work ok. Our chickens are on pasture so not much dirt around to clog them up. I have noticed that the younger chicks...
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  4. Mark

    Simple Hydroponics - A Short Term Solution to Growing

    Looking great, I think it’s quiet fascinating seeing the roots. Rain is awesome for our fruit trees, gardens, dams, tanks etc and so wonderful to see it out west as well. But yes not good for...
    Looking great, I think it’s quiet fascinating seeing the roots. Rain is awesome for our fruit trees, gardens, dams, tanks etc and so wonderful to see it out west as well. But yes not good for hydroponic type things. I’ve shut mine down over the wet season now, will start up again once it cools...
    Looking great, I think it’s quiet fascinating seeing the roots. Rain is awesome for our fruit trees, gardens, dams, tanks etc and so wonderful to see it out west as well. But yes not good for hydroponic type things. I’ve shut mine down over the...
    Looking great, I think it’s quiet fascinating seeing the roots. Rain is awesome for our fruit trees, gardens, dams, tanks etc and so wonderful to see it out west as well. But yes not good for...

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  5. GKW
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    Starting the journey..........

    Just harvested my first few corn cobs. A tad under sized cos I think I over planted the bed (rookie mistake) but damn those little cobs taste good. I nibbled on one straight from the garden to see...
    Just harvested my first few corn cobs. A tad under sized cos I think I over planted the bed (rookie mistake) but damn those little cobs taste good. I nibbled on one straight from the garden to see what it would be like and damn it tasted great. Seems a shame to cook the others up.
    Just harvested my first few corn cobs. A tad under sized cos I think I over planted the bed (rookie mistake) but damn those little cobs taste good. I nibbled on one straight from the garden to see what it would be like and damn it tasted great....
    Just harvested my first few corn cobs. A tad under sized cos I think I over planted the bed (rookie mistake) but damn those little cobs taste good. I nibbled on one straight from the garden to see...

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  6. Flamin' Mongrel
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    I've been sucked in - and i'm lovin' it!

    I second that interest in pool diggings! It can be quite good quality soil or if yours is heavy it can be lightened using sandy pool diggings. All for free, double bonus! :p Rock in fill can be...
    I second that interest in pool diggings! It can be quite good quality soil or if yours is heavy it can be lightened using sandy pool diggings. All for free, double bonus! :p Rock in fill can be used for filling hugelkultur beds. Just a bit heavy but only has to be done once.
    I second that interest in pool diggings! It can be quite good quality soil or if yours is heavy it can be lightened using sandy pool diggings. All for free, double bonus! :p Rock in fill can be used for filling hugelkultur beds. Just a bit heavy...
    I second that interest in pool diggings! It can be quite good quality soil or if yours is heavy it can be lightened using sandy pool diggings. All for free, double bonus! :p Rock in fill can be...

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  7. reeeen4
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    Hello from South West Victoria

    Good vid!
    Good vid!
    Good vid!
    Good vid!
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  8. Wedgetail

    Peanut Tree

    Yes, I imagine most bush tucker could benefit from some haute cuisine input. That being said, the Atherton raspberry's flavour is apparently just a milder version of its European cousin.
    Yes, I imagine most bush tucker could benefit from some haute cuisine input. That being said, the Atherton raspberry's flavour is apparently just a milder version of its European cousin.
    Yes, I imagine most bush tucker could benefit from some haute cuisine input. That being said, the Atherton raspberry's flavour is apparently just a milder version of its European cousin.
    Yes, I imagine most bush tucker could benefit from some haute cuisine input. That being said, the Atherton raspberry's flavour is apparently just a milder version of its European cousin.

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  9. DTK

    Sub Tropical, SEQ planting this summer

    With thanks Dave. I tired to pack in / cover with in as much compost and water holding material as possible to assist with veg growth. At this stage, it's "hurry up and wait". It's part of the...
    With thanks Dave. I tired to pack in / cover with in as much compost and water holding material as possible to assist with veg growth. At this stage, it's "hurry up and wait". It's part of the learning curve for an enthusiastic novice.
    With thanks Dave. I tired to pack in / cover with in as much compost and water holding material as possible to assist with veg growth. At this stage, it's "hurry up and wait". It's part of the learning curve for an enthusiastic novice.
    With thanks Dave. I tired to pack in / cover with in as much compost and water holding material as possible to assist with veg growth. At this stage, it's "hurry up and wait". It's part of the...

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  10. DanRicho

    I've run out of room!

    I suspect yes being the various fruits are grafted on but will find out in due course. :)
    I suspect yes being the various fruits are grafted on but will find out in due course. :)
    I suspect yes being the various fruits are grafted on but will find out in due course. :)
    I suspect yes being the various fruits are grafted on but will find out in due course. :)
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  11. Paulphot

    Hello from sunny Victoria...wait, now it's raining...no, suns back

    Welcome Paul - just googled espalier citrus wall! Looks like a cool space saving way to do fruit!
    Welcome Paul - just googled espalier citrus wall! Looks like a cool space saving way to do fruit!
    Welcome Paul - just googled espalier citrus wall! Looks like a cool space saving way to do fruit!
    Welcome Paul - just googled espalier citrus wall! Looks like a cool space saving way to do fruit!
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  12. Flamin' Mongrel

    Am I wasting my time sowing these?

    Cheers ClissAT - I have a seed company I like here on the Gold Coast - Its up at Springbrook, so i might try them rther than trying (and hoping) the garlic bulbs from the supermarket
    Cheers ClissAT - I have a seed company I like here on the Gold Coast - Its up at Springbrook, so i might try them rther than trying (and hoping) the garlic bulbs from the supermarket
    Cheers ClissAT - I have a seed company I like here on the Gold Coast - Its up at Springbrook, so i might try them rther than trying (and hoping) the garlic bulbs from the supermarket
    Cheers ClissAT - I have a seed company I like here on the Gold Coast - Its up at Springbrook, so i might try them rther than trying (and hoping) the garlic bulbs from the supermarket

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  13. Spud

    Hello from Sydney/North East Vic

    Yes, separate threads for separate discussions/topics in the right forums are always best but we've been pretty liberal with the intros so if they run a little off-topic and into a few questions...
    Yes, separate threads for separate discussions/topics in the right forums are always best but we've been pretty liberal with the intros so if they run a little off-topic and into a few questions about other things or showcasing a property that's fine as long as subsequent threads are created for...
    Yes, separate threads for separate discussions/topics in the right forums are always best but we've been pretty liberal with the intros so if they run a little off-topic and into a few questions about other things or showcasing a property that's...
    Yes, separate threads for separate discussions/topics in the right forums are always best but we've been pretty liberal with the intros so if they run a little off-topic and into a few questions...
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  14. DTK

    Happy Birthday ClissAT

    Oh thanks guys! Much appreciated!:thumbsup: And the cake looks lovely too. A friendly neighbour came over mid Arvo and we had a few quite home made alcoholic beverages before it was our respective horse...
    Oh thanks guys! Much appreciated!:thumbsup: And the cake looks lovely too. A friendly neighbour came over mid Arvo and we had a few quite home made alcoholic beverages before it was our respective horse feeding times.:cheers::popcork: I planted 6 more advanced paw paw trees on my fruit tree mound at the back of the...
    Oh thanks guys! Much appreciated!:thumbsup: And the cake looks lovely too. A friendly neighbour came over mid Arvo and we had a few quite home made alcoholic beverages before it was our respective horse feeding times.:cheers::popcork: I planted 6 more advanced paw paw...
    Oh thanks guys! Much appreciated!:thumbsup: And the cake looks lovely too. A friendly neighbour came over mid Arvo and we had a few quite home made alcoholic beverages before it was our respective horse...
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  15. Paulphot
    Featured

    In a previous life

    Look forward to seeing some more of your photos Paul I too would like to learn more about photography but the time never seems to be right . Very nice one photo of the lighthouse. Dave
    Look forward to seeing some more of your photos Paul I too would like to learn more about photography but the time never seems to be right . Very nice one photo of the lighthouse. Dave
    Look forward to seeing some more of your photos Paul I too would like to learn more about photography but the time never seems to be right . Very nice one photo of the lighthouse. Dave
    Look forward to seeing some more of your photos Paul I too would like to learn more about photography but the time never seems to be right . Very nice one photo of the lighthouse. Dave

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  16. Patty

    I tried Ruth Stout’s No Work Gardening method

    Bring back the simple days...even if they are smelly.
    Bring back the simple days...even if they are smelly.
    Bring back the simple days...even if they are smelly.
    Bring back the simple days...even if they are smelly.
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  17. Wedgetail
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    From this to this

    Sounds like a great back-up plan mate, thanks...but I am determined to nest these critters. :)
    Sounds like a great back-up plan mate, thanks...but I am determined to nest these critters. :)
    Sounds like a great back-up plan mate, thanks...but I am determined to nest these critters. :)
    Sounds like a great back-up plan mate, thanks...but I am determined to nest these critters. :)

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  18. col

    Hi from Hervey Bay

    Lots of friendly and knowledgeable people on this forum, great to have you on board. :)
    Lots of friendly and knowledgeable people on this forum, great to have you on board. :)
    Lots of friendly and knowledgeable people on this forum, great to have you on board. :)
    Lots of friendly and knowledgeable people on this forum, great to have you on board. :)
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  19. ClissAT

    Solar Garden Lights

    I saw an ad on tv a few days ago where Hoselock were advertising their hoses and new garden tools including solar powered garden lights. I thought I might message them and ask why theirs are so...
    I saw an ad on tv a few days ago where Hoselock were advertising their hoses and new garden tools including solar powered garden lights. I thought I might message them and ask why theirs are so much better than anything else on the market.
    I saw an ad on tv a few days ago where Hoselock were advertising their hoses and new garden tools including solar powered garden lights. I thought I might message them and ask why theirs are so much better than anything else on the market.
    I saw an ad on tv a few days ago where Hoselock were advertising their hoses and new garden tools including solar powered garden lights. I thought I might message them and ask why theirs are so...

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  20. Paulphot

    Lime tree roots question

    If it's raining at your place this week, now is the perfect time to do this. The trees all look very healthy. And your retaining wall looks well built. I'd take them all out of the pots and put...
    If it's raining at your place this week, now is the perfect time to do this. The trees all look very healthy. And your retaining wall looks well built. I'd take them all out of the pots and put into the ground. Root prune if the roots are matted, clumped tight together and or circling around the...
    If it's raining at your place this week, now is the perfect time to do this. The trees all look very healthy. And your retaining wall looks well built. I'd take them all out of the pots and put into the ground. Root prune if the roots are matted,...
    If it's raining at your place this week, now is the perfect time to do this. The trees all look very healthy. And your retaining wall looks well built. I'd take them all out of the pots and put...

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  21. Letsgokate

    Kratky

    Very good! :)
    Very good! :)
    Very good! :)
    Very good! :)
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  22. Mark
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    60k Subscribers on my YouTube Channel

    Thank you! Half a mil is quite surreal but I'm very grateful to everyone who has joined together to give me this opportunity in following my love or self-sufficiency and content creation combined. :)
    Thank you! Half a mil is quite surreal but I'm very grateful to everyone who has joined together to give me this opportunity in following my love or self-sufficiency and content creation combined. :)
    Thank you! Half a mil is quite surreal but I'm very grateful to everyone who has joined together to give me this opportunity in following my love or self-sufficiency and content creation combined. :)
    Thank you! Half a mil is quite surreal but I'm very grateful to everyone who has joined together to give me this opportunity in following my love or self-sufficiency and content creation combined. :)
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  23. The Rubber Kitty

    Question Plants/herbs for pest management - potatoes

    @Mark yeah I am in SEQ ... down Logan way ... I live where they have reclaimed swamp... so the soil is brown clay type ... I have my garden in drums at the moment, but am looking for raised beds...
    @Mark yeah I am in SEQ ... down Logan way ... I live where they have reclaimed swamp... so the soil is brown clay type ... I have my garden in drums at the moment, but am looking for raised beds for later when I have finished building another shed for the Man Cave ^_^
    @Mark yeah I am in SEQ ... down Logan way ... I live where they have reclaimed swamp... so the soil is brown clay type ... I have my garden in drums at the moment, but am looking for raised beds for later when I have finished building another...
    @Mark yeah I am in SEQ ... down Logan way ... I live where they have reclaimed swamp... so the soil is brown clay type ... I have my garden in drums at the moment, but am looking for raised beds...
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  24. RobinsSea
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    G'day from Redland Bay (QLD)

    Thank you, Mark. :) We're actually planning 3x sleepers-high beds for the neighbourhood kids! We're in process of purchasing a 5000 litre water tank - no water, no plants - which will allow us to...
    Thank you, Mark. :) We're actually planning 3x sleepers-high beds for the neighbourhood kids! We're in process of purchasing a 5000 litre water tank - no water, no plants - which will allow us to do this. And all those kitchen scraps (and shredded paper, and cardboard) turned into compost and...
    Thank you, Mark. :) We're actually planning 3x sleepers-high beds for the neighbourhood kids! We're in process of purchasing a 5000 litre water tank - no water, no plants - which will allow us to do this. And all those kitchen scraps (and shredded...
    Thank you, Mark. :) We're actually planning 3x sleepers-high beds for the neighbourhood kids! We're in process of purchasing a 5000 litre water tank - no water, no plants - which will allow us to...

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  25. Daniel Tejido
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    Hi from Switzerland

    Welcome Daniel! What a picturesque place you have... wow. Nina and I visited Geneva in August last year driving through Switzerland from France and then onto Italy it was beautiful :)
    Welcome Daniel! What a picturesque place you have... wow. Nina and I visited Geneva in August last year driving through Switzerland from France and then onto Italy it was beautiful :)
    Welcome Daniel! What a picturesque place you have... wow. Nina and I visited Geneva in August last year driving through Switzerland from France and then onto Italy it was beautiful :)
    Welcome Daniel! What a picturesque place you have... wow. Nina and I visited Geneva in August last year driving through Switzerland from France and then onto Italy it was beautiful :)

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