Introduce Yourself

An opportunity (only if you wish) for you to say hello and be welcomed to the SSC Community!

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  1. Flamin' Mongrel

    I've been sucked in - and i'm lovin' it!

    Hi FM welcome! I love it when I read that people are giving growing their veg a red hot go and mostly succeeding. That's what keeps you going when the critters take it all! Re your bush, could I...
    Hi FM welcome! I love it when I read that people are giving growing their veg a red hot go and mostly succeeding. That's what keeps you going when the critters take it all! Re your bush, could I make a suggestion after seeing what the fires have done. Could you aim to keep the bush and actually...
    Hi FM welcome! I love it when I read that people are giving growing their veg a red hot go and mostly succeeding. That's what keeps you going when the critters take it all! Re your bush, could I make a suggestion after seeing what the fires have...
    Hi FM welcome! I love it when I read that people are giving growing their veg a red hot go and mostly succeeding. That's what keeps you going when the critters take it all! Re your bush, could I...

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  2. Paulphot

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

    Welcome Paul, down Warrnambool(?) way is a lovely area. I'm from the South-East myself, much less land to work as we're a bit more built up. I think I remember seeing something about espalier...
    Welcome Paul, down Warrnambool(?) way is a lovely area. I'm from the South-East myself, much less land to work as we're a bit more built up. I think I remember seeing something about espalier trees on Gardening Australia, looked like a lot of work, worth it?
    Welcome Paul, down Warrnambool(?) way is a lovely area. I'm from the South-East myself, much less land to work as we're a bit more built up. I think I remember seeing something about espalier trees on Gardening Australia, looked like a lot of...
    Welcome Paul, down Warrnambool(?) way is a lovely area. I'm from the South-East myself, much less land to work as we're a bit more built up. I think I remember seeing something about espalier...
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  3. Spud

    Hello from Sydney/North East Vic

    Hi Spud, welcome. Great initial posts and I echo comments above re impact of fires. I buy both sugar cane mulch plus lucerne. I have been buying from growers where possible in order to support...
    Hi Spud, welcome. Great initial posts and I echo comments above re impact of fires. I buy both sugar cane mulch plus lucerne. I have been buying from growers where possible in order to support them. My alternate source for these mulches is Bunnings. I have two small mulchers and I use them...
    Hi Spud, welcome. Great initial posts and I echo comments above re impact of fires. I buy both sugar cane mulch plus lucerne. I have been buying from growers where possible in order to support them. My alternate source for these mulches is...
    Hi Spud, welcome. Great initial posts and I echo comments above re impact of fires. I buy both sugar cane mulch plus lucerne. I have been buying from growers where possible in order to support...
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  4. GKW
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    Starting the journey..........

    It's a great feeling, giving away fruit and veg you have grown, isn't it. Well done GKW.
    It's a great feeling, giving away fruit and veg you have grown, isn't it. Well done GKW.
    It's a great feeling, giving away fruit and veg you have grown, isn't it. Well done GKW.
    It's a great feeling, giving away fruit and veg you have grown, isn't it. Well done GKW.

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Bronwyn

    Introducing myself :)

    Welcome Bronwyn.
    Welcome Bronwyn.
    Welcome Bronwyn.
    Welcome Bronwyn.
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  9. reeeen4
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    Hello from South West Victoria

    RobinsSea that's very altruistic to reuse older chooks. I got mine several years ago from a free range organic farm and they gave me two good years of laying and delight before succumbing to chook...
    RobinsSea that's very altruistic to reuse older chooks. I got mine several years ago from a free range organic farm and they gave me two good years of laying and delight before succumbing to chook diseases. Can I just mention a few things about the flooring for a chook pen. Some people think it...
    RobinsSea that's very altruistic to reuse older chooks. I got mine several years ago from a free range organic farm and they gave me two good years of laying and delight before succumbing to chook diseases. Can I just mention a few things about...
    RobinsSea that's very altruistic to reuse older chooks. I got mine several years ago from a free range organic farm and they gave me two good years of laying and delight before succumbing to chook...
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  10. Ray Powe

    Hi

    G'day Ray thanks for joining us :)
    G'day Ray thanks for joining us :)
    G'day Ray thanks for joining us :)
    G'day Ray thanks for joining us :)
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  11. John Corey
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    G’day all!

    Thanks for joining SSC John! :)
    Thanks for joining SSC John! :)
    Thanks for joining SSC John! :)
    Thanks for joining SSC John! :)
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  12. Paul 1956
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    Beginner

    Welcome Paul! Hope you're going to find this forum both educational and fun. And don't be afraid to ask if you have any questions. /Fredrik
    Welcome Paul! Hope you're going to find this forum both educational and fun. And don't be afraid to ask if you have any questions. /Fredrik
    Welcome Paul! Hope you're going to find this forum both educational and fun. And don't be afraid to ask if you have any questions. /Fredrik
    Welcome Paul! Hope you're going to find this forum both educational and fun. And don't be afraid to ask if you have any questions. /Fredrik
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  13. Ola
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    Hi from Noosa

    Welcome Ola, gardening is great therapy indeed, right from the planning stages to the harvesting of your crops (well it was for me anyway). Have fun. Brian.
    Welcome Ola, gardening is great therapy indeed, right from the planning stages to the harvesting of your crops (well it was for me anyway). Have fun. Brian.
    Welcome Ola, gardening is great therapy indeed, right from the planning stages to the harvesting of your crops (well it was for me anyway). Have fun. Brian.
    Welcome Ola, gardening is great therapy indeed, right from the planning stages to the harvesting of your crops (well it was for me anyway). Have fun. Brian.
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  14. Swedish fiddler

    A small Hi from Sweden

    G'day Guys and thank you for joining us! Yes, the challenge for you is to grow as much as possible when you can and then preserve like crazy in time for winter. Of course, this is nothing new to...
    G'day Guys and thank you for joining us! Yes, the challenge for you is to grow as much as possible when you can and then preserve like crazy in time for winter. Of course, this is nothing new to humans but still a fascinating challenge to have and rewarding when it comes off. About PTSD. I...
    G'day Guys and thank you for joining us! Yes, the challenge for you is to grow as much as possible when you can and then preserve like crazy in time for winter. Of course, this is nothing new to humans but still a fascinating challenge to have...
    G'day Guys and thank you for joining us! Yes, the challenge for you is to grow as much as possible when you can and then preserve like crazy in time for winter. Of course, this is nothing new to...
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  15. PestoMuncher
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    New to Australia, gardening, and this forum!

    No rain here yet ClissAT. Dry as a bone. Grass is now giving way to bare spots. Probably second to worst I have seen it
    No rain here yet ClissAT. Dry as a bone. Grass is now giving way to bare spots. Probably second to worst I have seen it
    No rain here yet ClissAT. Dry as a bone. Grass is now giving way to bare spots. Probably second to worst I have seen it
    No rain here yet ClissAT. Dry as a bone. Grass is now giving way to bare spots. Probably second to worst I have seen it
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  16. Chris4066

    Quick Intro

    Cheers, Mark.
    Cheers, Mark.
    Cheers, Mark.
    Cheers, Mark.
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  17. Patty

    Hello from a Canadian living in Mexico!

    Thanks for joining us Patty! :)
    Thanks for joining us Patty! :)
    Thanks for joining us Patty! :)
    Thanks for joining us Patty! :)
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  18. Walt

    Hello from Montana

    I have seen them. They look interesting. And a good way to recycle
    I have seen them. They look interesting. And a good way to recycle
    I have seen them. They look interesting. And a good way to recycle
    I have seen them. They look interesting. And a good way to recycle
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  19. Paynescabin
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    Hi! From Surrey, BC

    Hi Paynescabin welcome to the forum . Regards Dave
    Hi Paynescabin welcome to the forum . Regards Dave
    Hi Paynescabin welcome to the forum . Regards Dave
    Hi Paynescabin welcome to the forum . Regards Dave
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  20. DorothyR

    New to Forums But not to gardning

    Welcome Dorothy, I hope you continue to enjoy. As no doubt you have found, it is a great place for honest exchange of experience.
    Welcome Dorothy, I hope you continue to enjoy. As no doubt you have found, it is a great place for honest exchange of experience.
    Welcome Dorothy, I hope you continue to enjoy. As no doubt you have found, it is a great place for honest exchange of experience.
    Welcome Dorothy, I hope you continue to enjoy. As no doubt you have found, it is a great place for honest exchange of experience.
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  21. BeeTee

    Newbie from North East Victoria

    Hi Mark, this is the second time we've lived here. The first was when I was on the staff at Latchford Barracks, we lived in the married patch across the road from there at the time. All the...
    Hi Mark, this is the second time we've lived here. The first was when I was on the staff at Latchford Barracks, we lived in the married patch across the road from there at the time. All the married quarters were subsequently demolished due to termite infestation so I'm told There are certainly...
    Hi Mark, this is the second time we've lived here. The first was when I was on the staff at Latchford Barracks, we lived in the married patch across the road from there at the time. All the married quarters were subsequently demolished due to...
    Hi Mark, this is the second time we've lived here. The first was when I was on the staff at Latchford Barracks, we lived in the married patch across the road from there at the time. All the...

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  22. Krisy Campbell

    Hello fellow veggie heads from South East Queensland

    Hi Krisy, I find the vege garden is my "happy place". I spend hours in there sometimes. Recently, my wife and my adult daughter came to the vege garden for some reason. Daughter said: "it's...
    Hi Krisy, I find the vege garden is my "happy place". I spend hours in there sometimes. Recently, my wife and my adult daughter came to the vege garden for some reason. Daughter said: "it's really nice in here". My secret is out. :)
    Hi Krisy, I find the vege garden is my "happy place". I spend hours in there sometimes. Recently, my wife and my adult daughter came to the vege garden for some reason. Daughter said: "it's really nice in here". My secret is out. :)
    Hi Krisy, I find the vege garden is my "happy place". I spend hours in there sometimes. Recently, my wife and my adult daughter came to the vege garden for some reason. Daughter said: "it's...
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  23. DTK

    New guy, from South East Queensland, Australia

    Thanks Mark. I have taken note of them and will seek out for next season.
    Thanks Mark. I have taken note of them and will seek out for next season.
    Thanks Mark. I have taken note of them and will seek out for next season.
    Thanks Mark. I have taken note of them and will seek out for next season.

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  24. Wedgetail

    Hi from central queensland

    Hi Mark thanks for the welcome and the opportunity to be apart of this forum. Dave
    Hi Mark thanks for the welcome and the opportunity to be apart of this forum. Dave
    Hi Mark thanks for the welcome and the opportunity to be apart of this forum. Dave
    Hi Mark thanks for the welcome and the opportunity to be apart of this forum. Dave
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  25. Matthew Duke

    It'sa me - Mattio

    G'day Matthew, I share your concerns! Growing food here at home has really helped our family and especially our boys in so many ways. Back to basics is sometimes the best way to clear the head...
    G'day Matthew, I share your concerns! Growing food here at home has really helped our family and especially our boys in so many ways. Back to basics is sometimes the best way to clear the head from the circus around us and focus on what's really important.
    G'day Matthew, I share your concerns! Growing food here at home has really helped our family and especially our boys in so many ways. Back to basics is sometimes the best way to clear the head from the circus around us and focus on what's...
    G'day Matthew, I share your concerns! Growing food here at home has really helped our family and especially our boys in so many ways. Back to basics is sometimes the best way to clear the head...
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