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  1. Aidann Greenwolfe

    Greetings from Kansas City!

    Hello everyone. I'm relatively new to the Kansas City area. Just about to begin my very small back yard garden. It's finally warmed up a bit here after a very snowy and icy winter. I'm from a...
    Hello everyone. I'm relatively new to the Kansas City area. Just about to begin my very small back yard garden. It's finally warmed up a bit here after a very snowy and icy winter. I'm from a desert climate and learning how to garden all over again is going to be interesting. But I'm excited...
    Hello everyone. I'm relatively new to the Kansas City area. Just about to begin my very small back yard garden. It's finally warmed up a bit here after a very snowy and icy winter. I'm from a desert climate and learning how to garden all over...
    Hello everyone. I'm relatively new to the Kansas City area. Just about to begin my very small back yard garden. It's finally warmed up a bit here after a very snowy and icy winter. I'm from a...
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  2. Jillian H.

    Greetings From the Netherlands!

    Wow thanks for that wealth of information! A lot of good stuff I'll take note of! Especially good to know about the coconut coir, I've bought it a long time ago and remember it being pretty cheap...
    Wow thanks for that wealth of information! A lot of good stuff I'll take note of! Especially good to know about the coconut coir, I've bought it a long time ago and remember it being pretty cheap and knowing when not soaked, they wouldn't take up so much space. It also makes me feel good to know...
    Wow thanks for that wealth of information! A lot of good stuff I'll take note of! Especially good to know about the coconut coir, I've bought it a long time ago and remember it being pretty cheap and knowing when not soaked, they wouldn't take up...
    Wow thanks for that wealth of information! A lot of good stuff I'll take note of! Especially good to know about the coconut coir, I've bought it a long time ago and remember it being pretty cheap...
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  3. Mathew R

    G'Day from the D'Bay!

    Well I must say my miricle fruit tree has already fruited one fruit!!! However I did notice during my compulsive morning ritual of inspecting the tree I saw white pests! Given the tree was only a...
    Well I must say my miricle fruit tree has already fruited one fruit!!! However I did notice during my compulsive morning ritual of inspecting the tree I saw white pests! Given the tree was only a new addition and my pride and joy, I spent thirty minutes ensuring (with a toothbrush and controll...
    Well I must say my miricle fruit tree has already fruited one fruit!!! However I did notice during my compulsive morning ritual of inspecting the tree I saw white pests! Given the tree was only a new addition and my pride and joy, I spent thirty...
    Well I must say my miricle fruit tree has already fruited one fruit!!! However I did notice during my compulsive morning ritual of inspecting the tree I saw white pests! Given the tree was only a...
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  4. Tassie Daz

    Hi from SA

    Hi mate, how time flies. That comment is a little misleading. The potato onions are planted in March and I reckon I pulled them well before Christmas. And thats the photo that illustrated the...
    Hi mate, how time flies. That comment is a little misleading. The potato onions are planted in March and I reckon I pulled them well before Christmas. And thats the photo that illustrated the amount abd size of them......sorry for the confusion. My garden grows for 2 of us so when we need...
    Hi mate, how time flies. That comment is a little misleading. The potato onions are planted in March and I reckon I pulled them well before Christmas. And thats the photo that illustrated the amount abd size of them......sorry for the...
    Hi mate, how time flies. That comment is a little misleading. The potato onions are planted in March and I reckon I pulled them well before Christmas. And thats the photo that illustrated the...

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  5. Renee Shields

    Hello from western Sydney

    Welcome @Renee Shields and thanks for joining SSC! Raised beds are the go. My wife was doing some spontaneous weeding today on our newish raised gourd tunnel beds and she commented on how easy it...
    Welcome @Renee Shields and thanks for joining SSC! Raised beds are the go. My wife was doing some spontaneous weeding today on our newish raised gourd tunnel beds and she commented on how easy it was to just walk along lean over and pull weeds instead of getting down on hands and knees or...
    Welcome @Renee Shields and thanks for joining SSC! Raised beds are the go. My wife was doing some spontaneous weeding today on our newish raised gourd tunnel beds and she commented on how easy it was to just walk along lean over and pull weeds...
    Welcome @Renee Shields and thanks for joining SSC! Raised beds are the go. My wife was doing some spontaneous weeding today on our newish raised gourd tunnel beds and she commented on how easy it...
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  6. Krisy Campbell

    Hello fellow veggie heads from South East Queensland

    Welcome Krisy. I always find the garden a nice place to unwind after a stressful day at work.
    Welcome Krisy. I always find the garden a nice place to unwind after a stressful day at work.
    Welcome Krisy. I always find the garden a nice place to unwind after a stressful day at work.
    Welcome Krisy. I always find the garden a nice place to unwind after a stressful day at work.
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  7. ocarroll

    Hello from Central Florida!

    Hi @ocarroll and thanks for joining us here at SSC! Raised bed gardening really does help a great deal! I know it has saved my back and made gardening much easier and fun than it used to be......
    Hi @ocarroll and thanks for joining us here at SSC! Raised bed gardening really does help a great deal! I know it has saved my back and made gardening much easier and fun than it used to be... Best of luck with your new veggie garden :)
    Hi @ocarroll and thanks for joining us here at SSC! Raised bed gardening really does help a great deal! I know it has saved my back and made gardening much easier and fun than it used to be... Best of luck with your new veggie garden :)
    Hi @ocarroll and thanks for joining us here at SSC! Raised bed gardening really does help a great deal! I know it has saved my back and made gardening much easier and fun than it used to be......
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  8. Maryrose

    Hello Everyone!

    Hi Maryrose and thanks for joining SSC! We're the total opposite here at the moment - it has been a very hot day - took our son to his first trial football game of the season and it was sweltering!
    Hi Maryrose and thanks for joining SSC! We're the total opposite here at the moment - it has been a very hot day - took our son to his first trial football game of the season and it was sweltering!
    Hi Maryrose and thanks for joining SSC! We're the total opposite here at the moment - it has been a very hot day - took our son to his first trial football game of the season and it was sweltering!
    Hi Maryrose and thanks for joining SSC! We're the total opposite here at the moment - it has been a very hot day - took our son to his first trial football game of the season and it was sweltering!
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  9. Mhunter944

    Hello from Colorado!

    Hello!!
    Hello!!
    Hello!!
    Hello!!
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  10. V. Newby

    Howdy from Texas!

    Welcome to this board!!
    Welcome to this board!!
    Welcome to this board!!
    Welcome to this board!!
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  11. Mataeka

    Hello again!

    Hello!! Welcome to this board!
    Hello!! Welcome to this board!
    Hello!! Welcome to this board!
    Hello!! Welcome to this board!
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  12. Terence

    Greetings from South Africa

    Hi Terence...well done for having a go. We have a similar sized suburban block to you - and it is a little difficult to be completely self sufficient with food depending on the amount of sun you...
    Hi Terence...well done for having a go. We have a similar sized suburban block to you - and it is a little difficult to be completely self sufficient with food depending on the amount of sun you get on your block, and other conditions. (Plus my other half won’t let me take over the whole garden...
    Hi Terence...well done for having a go. We have a similar sized suburban block to you - and it is a little difficult to be completely self sufficient with food depending on the amount of sun you get on your block, and other conditions. (Plus my...
    Hi Terence...well done for having a go. We have a similar sized suburban block to you - and it is a little difficult to be completely self sufficient with food depending on the amount of sun you...
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  13. Jim S

    Hi I'm from Colorado USA.

    Ditto...I used to dig in manure & compost, but this year I’m going to try “no dig”. I’ve already discovered that commercial “compost” can be problematic though (the “premium quality” we bought...
    Ditto...I used to dig in manure & compost, but this year I’m going to try “no dig”. I’ve already discovered that commercial “compost” can be problematic though (the “premium quality” we bought unfortunately crusts very badly, and the next grade down seems very hydrophilic...so despite loads of...
    Ditto...I used to dig in manure & compost, but this year I’m going to try “no dig”. I’ve already discovered that commercial “compost” can be problematic though (the “premium quality” we bought unfortunately crusts very badly, and the next grade...
    Ditto...I used to dig in manure & compost, but this year I’m going to try “no dig”. I’ve already discovered that commercial “compost” can be problematic though (the “premium quality” we bought...
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  14. Les

    G'Day from Newcastle

    What a great organic-friendly idea Andrew...I hate the idea of the cabbage dust so I’ve stopped trying with brassicas. I don’t have space for a pond but might try again with a cover seeing as they...
    What a great organic-friendly idea Andrew...I hate the idea of the cabbage dust so I’ve stopped trying with brassicas. I don’t have space for a pond but might try again with a cover seeing as they don’t need fertilising...
    What a great organic-friendly idea Andrew...I hate the idea of the cabbage dust so I’ve stopped trying with brassicas. I don’t have space for a pond but might try again with a cover seeing as they don’t need fertilising...
    What a great organic-friendly idea Andrew...I hate the idea of the cabbage dust so I’ve stopped trying with brassicas. I don’t have space for a pond but might try again with a cover seeing as they...
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  15. gutsy

    Hello from Ohio, USA!

    When I was a kid (grew up in Tassie) I remember my folks picking field mushrooms (but the climate is probably more suited down there then here in Qld) - I’d kinda forgotten you could grow them in...
    When I was a kid (grew up in Tassie) I remember my folks picking field mushrooms (but the climate is probably more suited down there then here in Qld) - I’d kinda forgotten you could grow them in fields rather than bags. I’ve been a dismal failure with mushrooms - I’ve tried boxes, logs and...
    When I was a kid (grew up in Tassie) I remember my folks picking field mushrooms (but the climate is probably more suited down there then here in Qld) - I’d kinda forgotten you could grow them in fields rather than bags. I’ve been a dismal...
    When I was a kid (grew up in Tassie) I remember my folks picking field mushrooms (but the climate is probably more suited down there then here in Qld) - I’d kinda forgotten you could grow them in...
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  16. Joseph Isaac

    Mabuhay! (Hello! from Philippines)

    Hi Jose, I'm Australian! i studied Civil engineering majoring in envrimental systems and sustainability. I just booked a trip to the Phillipines, im starting in Manila and travelling down to Cebu...
    Hi Jose, I'm Australian! i studied Civil engineering majoring in envrimental systems and sustainability. I just booked a trip to the Phillipines, im starting in Manila and travelling down to Cebu over two weeks. From the 30 of December. I would absolutely love to come and see your self...
    Hi Jose, I'm Australian! i studied Civil engineering majoring in envrimental systems and sustainability. I just booked a trip to the Phillipines, im starting in Manila and travelling down to Cebu over two weeks. From the 30 of December. I would...
    Hi Jose, I'm Australian! i studied Civil engineering majoring in envrimental systems and sustainability. I just booked a trip to the Phillipines, im starting in Manila and travelling down to Cebu...

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  17. Peter Fletcher

    Hello from cairns.

    I'll bet with all this rain up north, Peter is thankful he built his garden from raised beds!
    I'll bet with all this rain up north, Peter is thankful he built his garden from raised beds!
    I'll bet with all this rain up north, Peter is thankful he built his garden from raised beds!
    I'll bet with all this rain up north, Peter is thankful he built his garden from raised beds!
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  18. Tony Baker

    Intro- Hi from Laidley

    Thanks Stevo.
    Thanks Stevo.
    Thanks Stevo.
    Thanks Stevo.
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  19. Ray Speed

    Ray and Sarah

    never too late mate CLontarf hey, Lived in Clontarf for around 15 years nice place
    never too late mate CLontarf hey, Lived in Clontarf for around 15 years nice place
    never too late mate CLontarf hey, Lived in Clontarf for around 15 years nice place
    never too late mate CLontarf hey, Lived in Clontarf for around 15 years nice place
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  20. Cherri

    G'day

    lol thats ok been busy with work myself i just love yr you tube channel
    lol thats ok been busy with work myself i just love yr you tube channel
    lol thats ok been busy with work myself i just love yr you tube channel
    lol thats ok been busy with work myself i just love yr you tube channel
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  21. lienS

    Hello

    Welcome to this post!
    Welcome to this post!
    Welcome to this post!
    Welcome to this post!
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  22. Priccabona

    New here

    Hello!! Welcome to this board!
    Hello!! Welcome to this board!
    Hello!! Welcome to this board!
    Hello!! Welcome to this board!
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  23. IanB

    Hello from Sydney

    Welcome and sorry been a bit slow in welcoming you. I've had my hands full so haven't been on the forum much lately.
    Welcome and sorry been a bit slow in welcoming you. I've had my hands full so haven't been on the forum much lately.
    Welcome and sorry been a bit slow in welcoming you. I've had my hands full so haven't been on the forum much lately.
    Welcome and sorry been a bit slow in welcoming you. I've had my hands full so haven't been on the forum much lately.

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  24. CjFrancis

    Hello from SW Brisbane

    Hi and welcome to the forum from me too :) It’s great you have made a wonderful start to growing your own veggies. It’s certainly very rewarding and so lovely to have a meal and say I grew that, and...
    Hi and welcome to the forum from me too :) It’s great you have made a wonderful start to growing your own veggies. It’s certainly very rewarding and so lovely to have a meal and say I grew that, and that and that :)
    Hi and welcome to the forum from me too :) It’s great you have made a wonderful start to growing your own veggies. It’s certainly very rewarding and so lovely to have a meal and say I grew that, and that and that :)
    Hi and welcome to the forum from me too :) It’s great you have made a wonderful start to growing your own veggies. It’s certainly very rewarding and so lovely to have a meal and say I grew that, and...

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  25. Lou

    Hi From Cedar Grove, Brisbane..

    Hi Lou, welcome to the forum. Summer in sub tropical climates can certainly be challenging. Not just hard on the veggie but on us working out in the humid weather and of course depends on how much...
    Hi Lou, welcome to the forum. Summer in sub tropical climates can certainly be challenging. Not just hard on the veggie but on us working out in the humid weather and of course depends on how much rain we get can use more water. Last summer was when I rested the beds and only had a few things...
    Hi Lou, welcome to the forum. Summer in sub tropical climates can certainly be challenging. Not just hard on the veggie but on us working out in the humid weather and of course depends on how much rain we get can use more water. Last summer was...
    Hi Lou, welcome to the forum. Summer in sub tropical climates can certainly be challenging. Not just hard on the veggie but on us working out in the humid weather and of course depends on how much...
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