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  1. Helen Auriga replied to the thread Question 2018...What will you do differently?.

    Never growing sunflowers again they require way more water than anything else. Since planting the valerian in the ground its going great, definitely...

    Jan 23, 2018 at 8:00 PM
  2. Helen Auriga liked ClissAT's post in the thread Question - Citrus Problem.

    Can you take a photo of each plant so we can assess their viability? Citrus are fairly forgiving & respond well to TLC. They easily produce new branches....

    Jan 23, 2018 at 7:57 PM
  3. Helen Auriga liked OskarDoLittle's post in the thread Hello home growers.

    Wow guys that's a great setup...and looks to be growing well already! Keep up the pics...we love pics!

    Jan 23, 2018 at 7:56 PM
  4. Helen Auriga liked Chris n Jen's post in the thread Hello home growers.

    Okay so i thought i would show some photos of pur garden bed. The reason it is caged is to keep the chooks ( Bantams who run free a round the property) and...

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  5. DarrenP replied to the thread Question - Citrus Problem.

    The front area of our yard is either a graveyard for plants, or they just don't grow. I too have used gypsum, but now as well as gypsum, I lay down a layer...

    Jan 23, 2018 at 6:05 PM
  6. DarrenP liked Helen Auriga's post in the thread Corn killers..

    Im using lacewings to control aphids.

    Jan 23, 2018 at 5:50 PM
  7. DarrenP liked ClissAT's post in the thread Corn killers..

    Been doing some Dr Googling & came up with the Qld DPI vegetable diseases book. I think your critter might be an aphid. Have a look at these links listed...

    Jan 23, 2018 at 5:50 PM
  8. DarrenP replied to the thread Hello home growers.

    Welcome to the forum. A very nice setup too.

    Jan 23, 2018 at 5:41 PM
  9. DarrenP liked Chris n Jen's post in the thread Hello home growers.

    Hi people my name is Chris and my wife Jen have been growing our own veggies and bananas and citrus for around 9 years. This year we put in the 4.5 x 3.5...

    Jan 23, 2018 at 5:28 PM
  10. DarrenP liked Robyn67's post in the thread Question 2018...What will you do differently?.

    What I'll do differently. Move the veggie patch from under a giant gum tree. (I inherited this garden position from previous owners). Moving it to...

    Jan 23, 2018 at 5:26 PM
  11. DarrenP replied to the thread Question 2018...What will you do differently?.

    That's a great idea for the weeds, ClissAT. That won't work with the caltrop though. That stuff is almost indestructible. There's an old farmer's saying...

    Jan 23, 2018 at 5:25 PM
  12. DarrenP liked ClissAT's post in the thread Question 2018...What will you do differently?.

    Quite a list there Steve in those few words! ;) Something to think about regarding those so called weeds. The plants that volunteer to grow in a given spot...

    Jan 23, 2018 at 5:21 PM
  13. DarrenP liked Steve's post in the thread Question 2018...What will you do differently?.

    So in 2018 I think I need to get more beds in, in fact any bed will do. 2017 saw a lot of other 'stuff' done around the property, which I'm glad I did, but...

    Jan 23, 2018 at 5:20 PM
  14. DarrenP liked OskarDoLittle's post in the thread Question 2018...What will you do differently?.

    Ahhhhh so cute!! (Now he looks more like a blonde Ewok than a Chewy!!) How lovely Helen, new puppies are the best (until they ruin your carpet, won't stop...

    Jan 23, 2018 at 5:19 PM
  15. Robyn67 replied to the thread Question 2018...What will you do differently?.

    What I'll do differently. Move the veggie patch from under a giant gum tree. (I inherited this garden position from previous owners). Moving it to...

    Jan 22, 2018 at 11:36 PM
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