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  1. Mark
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    Tip How to use this forum

    This forum (or section) was created to provide a discussion area specific to SUB-TROPICAL climates. Most fruit & veg discussions should be placed in the Fruit & Vegetable Growing forum. If you...
    This forum (or section) was created to provide a discussion area specific to SUB-TROPICAL climates. Most fruit & veg discussions should be placed in the Fruit & Vegetable Growing forum. If you have a question or a discussion point that is clearly SUB-TROPICAL climate-related then use this forum.
    This forum (or section) was created to provide a discussion area specific to SUB-TROPICAL climates. Most fruit & veg discussions should be placed in the Fruit & Vegetable Growing forum. If you have a question or a discussion point that is...
    This forum (or section) was created to provide a discussion area specific to SUB-TROPICAL climates. Most fruit & veg discussions should be placed in the Fruit & Vegetable Growing forum. If you...
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  2. JudyM

    Anyone growing Galangal?

    Check out Mark's vid on the subject.
    Check out Mark's vid on the subject.
    Check out Mark's vid on the subject.
    Check out Mark's vid on the subject.
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  3. MichaelSchonefeld

    What's this??

    Thank you - Wanda
    Thank you - Wanda
    Thank you - Wanda
    Thank you - Wanda

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  4. Jacob

    Problem weeds everywhere!

    Hi Jacob, your last idea of using arborist chips is very good. Saves on energy and uses a free product. If you pull the bigger weeds, put them in a drum of water and make weed tea. Weeds send...
    Hi Jacob, your last idea of using arborist chips is very good. Saves on energy and uses a free product. If you pull the bigger weeds, put them in a drum of water and make weed tea. Weeds send their roots deeper than vegies do, so they mine more minerals. Treat weeds as a productive member of...
    Hi Jacob, your last idea of using arborist chips is very good. Saves on energy and uses a free product. If you pull the bigger weeds, put them in a drum of water and make weed tea. Weeds send their roots deeper than vegies do, so they mine more...
    Hi Jacob, your last idea of using arborist chips is very good. Saves on energy and uses a free product. If you pull the bigger weeds, put them in a drum of water and make weed tea. Weeds send...

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  5. taisla97

    Bushtucker

    Hi taisla have 4 peanut trees still in pots but will be planted out soon hope to get another 4 soon so we can spread them around the block we have 70 acres so plenty of room . Dave
    Hi taisla have 4 peanut trees still in pots but will be planted out soon hope to get another 4 soon so we can spread them around the block we have 70 acres so plenty of room . Dave
    Hi taisla have 4 peanut trees still in pots but will be planted out soon hope to get another 4 soon so we can spread them around the block we have 70 acres so plenty of room . Dave
    Hi taisla have 4 peanut trees still in pots but will be planted out soon hope to get another 4 soon so we can spread them around the block we have 70 acres so plenty of room . Dave

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  6. Sparky

    Cucumber seedlings failing.

    Hi Sparky welcome to the forum you don't say if you have them in the sun or not but cucumbers don't like a lot of hot sun they prefer light shade . A light uv shade cloth could help if in full...
    Hi Sparky welcome to the forum you don't say if you have them in the sun or not but cucumbers don't like a lot of hot sun they prefer light shade . A light uv shade cloth could help if in full sun. Hope this is of some help. Dave
    Hi Sparky welcome to the forum you don't say if you have them in the sun or not but cucumbers don't like a lot of hot sun they prefer light shade . A light uv shade cloth could help if in full sun. Hope this is of some help. Dave
    Hi Sparky welcome to the forum you don't say if you have them in the sun or not but cucumbers don't like a lot of hot sun they prefer light shade . A light uv shade cloth could help if in full...
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  7. Tonytony

    What do yall grow during summer?

    I have found that most Mature plants can do okay in the heat if they stay watered many of them (not all) may slow production until it cools but will produce again when it cools. Young or unhealthy...
    I have found that most Mature plants can do okay in the heat if they stay watered many of them (not all) may slow production until it cools but will produce again when it cools. Young or unhealthy plants usually in my experience will not make it through the Hottest months. If you are using...
    I have found that most Mature plants can do okay in the heat if they stay watered many of them (not all) may slow production until it cools but will produce again when it cools. Young or unhealthy plants usually in my experience will not make it...
    I have found that most Mature plants can do okay in the heat if they stay watered many of them (not all) may slow production until it cools but will produce again when it cools. Young or unhealthy...
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  8. Mje772003

    Problem Small green grasshopper issue

    Any idea what it’s called?
    Any idea what it’s called?
    Any idea what it’s called?
    Any idea what it’s called?
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  9. Kevin Fast

    Need ideas to grow lettuce.

    Hi Kevin, I've seen lots of articles/blog posts about people growing veggies in a vertical wall. If you have a veranda that you can hang pots off. you could try hanging pots. There's a few at...
    Hi Kevin, I've seen lots of articles/blog posts about people growing veggies in a vertical wall. If you have a veranda that you can hang pots off. you could try hanging pots. There's a few at bunnings all ready to go, I brought one last month and have herbs growing in it. There are also premade...
    Hi Kevin, I've seen lots of articles/blog posts about people growing veggies in a vertical wall. If you have a veranda that you can hang pots off. you could try hanging pots. There's a few at bunnings all ready to go, I brought one last month...
    Hi Kevin, I've seen lots of articles/blog posts about people growing veggies in a vertical wall. If you have a veranda that you can hang pots off. you could try hanging pots. There's a few at...
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  10. The Rubber Kitty

    Problem What is wrong with my cucumbers?

    Awesome I will try that ^_^ I have replanted some shallots near it too ...
    Awesome I will try that ^_^ I have replanted some shallots near it too ...
    Awesome I will try that ^_^ I have replanted some shallots near it too ...
    Awesome I will try that ^_^ I have replanted some shallots near it too ...
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  11. col

    Fruit Fly at it again!!!

    Thanks for that! Will give it a go this year and see if we have success!
    Thanks for that! Will give it a go this year and see if we have success!
    Thanks for that! Will give it a go this year and see if we have success!
    Thanks for that! Will give it a go this year and see if we have success!

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  12. Ringo Perkov

    Question about taking blackberry cuttings

    Alright thanks, I'll take one a bit later on and see how it goes haha!
    Alright thanks, I'll take one a bit later on and see how it goes haha!
    Alright thanks, I'll take one a bit later on and see how it goes haha!
    Alright thanks, I'll take one a bit later on and see how it goes haha!
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  13. Snowemu

    Problem Stink bugs and lady beetles

    We’ve recently had an heap of stink bugs take up residence on our line and lemon trees. They don’t seem to be hurting the fruit but have been taking over the leaves. We’ve tried knocking them off...
    We’ve recently had an heap of stink bugs take up residence on our line and lemon trees. They don’t seem to be hurting the fruit but have been taking over the leaves. We’ve tried knocking them off with soapy water but they keep coming back. Sane deal with lady beetles with yellow spots. All over...
    We’ve recently had an heap of stink bugs take up residence on our line and lemon trees. They don’t seem to be hurting the fruit but have been taking over the leaves. We’ve tried knocking them off with soapy water but they keep coming back. Sane...
    We’ve recently had an heap of stink bugs take up residence on our line and lemon trees. They don’t seem to be hurting the fruit but have been taking over the leaves. We’ve tried knocking them off...
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  14. Wedgetail
    Love it! x 4

    Today's Haul

    I tried sugar baby a few times never had much luck with them all the best with yours . Dave
    I tried sugar baby a few times never had much luck with them all the best with yours . Dave
    I tried sugar baby a few times never had much luck with them all the best with yours . Dave
    I tried sugar baby a few times never had much luck with them all the best with yours . Dave

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  15. Mya

    Zucchini SOS

    Thank you! I’ve done what you have suggested and will keep you posted! Thanks for your help
    Thank you! I’ve done what you have suggested and will keep you posted! Thanks for your help
    Thank you! I’ve done what you have suggested and will keep you posted! Thanks for your help
    Thank you! I’ve done what you have suggested and will keep you posted! Thanks for your help

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  16. Chams

    Soil preparation

    Hi All, I'm preparing my soil for planting in the cooler months to come. I live in Port Hedland which has clay soil which isn't well draining. Ive bought cow and sheep manure as well as compost,...
    Hi All, I'm preparing my soil for planting in the cooler months to come. I live in Port Hedland which has clay soil which isn't well draining. Ive bought cow and sheep manure as well as compost, blood & bone and charcoal. I was wondering if I should mix (Say 30cm) of the clay soil with what...
    Hi All, I'm preparing my soil for planting in the cooler months to come. I live in Port Hedland which has clay soil which isn't well draining. Ive bought cow and sheep manure as well as compost, blood & bone and charcoal. I was wondering if I...
    Hi All, I'm preparing my soil for planting in the cooler months to come. I live in Port Hedland which has clay soil which isn't well draining. Ive bought cow and sheep manure as well as compost,...
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  17. Mya

    When to start sewing winter seeds

    In Texas we start sowing winter crops as soon as our summer/ fall crops start to give out. It gives them time to germinate and get root before any frost comes.
    In Texas we start sowing winter crops as soon as our summer/ fall crops start to give out. It gives them time to germinate and get root before any frost comes.
    In Texas we start sowing winter crops as soon as our summer/ fall crops start to give out. It gives them time to germinate and get root before any frost comes.
    In Texas we start sowing winter crops as soon as our summer/ fall crops start to give out. It gives them time to germinate and get root before any frost comes.
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  18. Jason l

    Grapes

    It would have to be a rather large pot. Grapes have extensive root systems. Also the grapes will need to vine onto something and you won't cut all of it back each year. You'll leave the main...
    It would have to be a rather large pot. Grapes have extensive root systems. Also the grapes will need to vine onto something and you won't cut all of it back each year. You'll leave the main leaders each year to grow off of. On the other had growing fruits and vegetables is all about...
    It would have to be a rather large pot. Grapes have extensive root systems. Also the grapes will need to vine onto something and you won't cut all of it back each year. You'll leave the main leaders each year to grow off of. On the other had...
    It would have to be a rather large pot. Grapes have extensive root systems. Also the grapes will need to vine onto something and you won't cut all of it back each year. You'll leave the main...
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  19. Dazmondo

    Corn question

    Yep, still learning something new everyday. :thumbsup: @ClissAT
    Yep, still learning something new everyday. :thumbsup: @ClissAT
    Yep, still learning something new everyday. :thumbsup: @ClissAT
    Yep, still learning something new everyday. :thumbsup: @ClissAT

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  20. Keiran Roles

    Blueberry help

    I want blueberry kisses bushes! Thank you for your time and especially knowledge! Hope you have a great day! Cheryl
    I want blueberry kisses bushes! Thank you for your time and especially knowledge! Hope you have a great day! Cheryl
    I want blueberry kisses bushes! Thank you for your time and especially knowledge! Hope you have a great day! Cheryl
    I want blueberry kisses bushes! Thank you for your time and especially knowledge! Hope you have a great day! Cheryl

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  21. Rodger Walker

    Kangkung

    Hi Rodger, welcome. You should be able to always have some kankong on hand by setting new cuttings in water or boggy conditions regularly. Growing from seed is such a slow process. Go to an...
    Hi Rodger, welcome. You should be able to always have some kankong on hand by setting new cuttings in water or boggy conditions regularly. Growing from seed is such a slow process. Go to an Asian food grocer (maybe at a weekend market) and by a bunch of kankong. Set half in water and half in...
    Hi Rodger, welcome. You should be able to always have some kankong on hand by setting new cuttings in water or boggy conditions regularly. Growing from seed is such a slow process. Go to an Asian food grocer (maybe at a weekend market) and by...
    Hi Rodger, welcome. You should be able to always have some kankong on hand by setting new cuttings in water or boggy conditions regularly. Growing from seed is such a slow process. Go to an...
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  22. Wedgetail
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    Peanut Tree

    Thanks for letting us know Chris looking forward to seeing how it comes along I will be ordering 4 next week . Dave
    Thanks for letting us know Chris looking forward to seeing how it comes along I will be ordering 4 next week . Dave
    Thanks for letting us know Chris looking forward to seeing how it comes along I will be ordering 4 next week . Dave
    Thanks for letting us know Chris looking forward to seeing how it comes along I will be ordering 4 next week . Dave

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  23. Keiran Roles

    Bit dis heartened by weather atm

    I guess we can all see the dark side when the weather goes against us, but then again even if I lose a few plants or my lawn goes off given the recent drought and high temps or due to the near...
    I guess we can all see the dark side when the weather goes against us, but then again even if I lose a few plants or my lawn goes off given the recent drought and high temps or due to the near 400m of rain (knocking off some veg) I copped in my part of Sydney in the few days up till last...
    I guess we can all see the dark side when the weather goes against us, but then again even if I lose a few plants or my lawn goes off given the recent drought and high temps or due to the near 400m of rain (knocking off some veg) I copped in my...
    I guess we can all see the dark side when the weather goes against us, but then again even if I lose a few plants or my lawn goes off given the recent drought and high temps or due to the near...
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  24. bradley nusbaum

    Problem with Nematodes

    I have bought some but haven’t applied them yet.
    I have bought some but haven’t applied them yet.
    I have bought some but haven’t applied them yet.
    I have bought some but haven’t applied them yet.
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  25. Jake Monteleone

    Jake

    my problems are just having trubble with the soil props. thanks tomartos
    my problems are just having trubble with the soil props. thanks tomartos
    my problems are just having trubble with the soil props. thanks tomartos
    my problems are just having trubble with the soil props. thanks tomartos

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  26. Sabot
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    Fingerlime Extravaganza

    Mary, I got mine from Bunnings.
    Mary, I got mine from Bunnings.
    Mary, I got mine from Bunnings.
    Mary, I got mine from Bunnings.

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