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    Worm Farm

    G'day, I have 6 Worm Farms that were all building up well. Today I went to feed them. Last week all were good. Today one of them a 3 tier box had very few Worms. It was covered in I think Dung Beetles. On the top where there was still some food there were heaps of beetles but only a few...
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    Question Compost Tumbler

    G'day, I have not purchased a Compost Tumbler as yet. I still do the Regular Turning Method. Turning one bay over into another bay. Cheers Perry
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    Question Hatched Baby Chicken

    G'day ClissAT, I have my own chooks. I have been raising babies for years. This is the first time this has happened to me. I want to put down another batch of eggs. I think I will wash out the Incubator as I normally do. This time I will spray it with Bleach and wash it again. I cannot...
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    Question Hatched Baby Chicken

    G'day, I have a Bellsouth 100 Egg Incubator. I normally get a hatch rate of 30+ eggs from 40 eggs. The last batch were due on Friday. I could hear them so I knew they had hatched. I took about 25 out of the incubator. I noticed that two of the chicks were laying down and could not stand up. I...
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    Question Compost Tumbler

    G'day JohnH, I am still trying to convince my wife that it is not just a Toy but something that will be beneficial to our garden. My birthday is coming up. I will ask her to buy one for me, US!!!!! It is her garden as well. Cheers Perry
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    Question Compost Tumbler

    G'day, Thank you for your reply. I have decided to go ahead and purchase the Tumbler as I think it will serve it's purpose. Cheers Perry
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    Question Compost Tumbler

    G'day, I noticed Mark has a Compost Tumbler. I saw this Tumbler an Bunning Web Page. I am thinking of purchasing one. Has anybody got one like this? Do you recommend it? If not what do you suggest? Cheers Perry
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    Question Growing Banana

    G'day, I was given 6 young banana suckers. I want to know the best way to plant them. I had 4 trees before. When they had a bunch of fruit on them they would bend in half and the fruit would be on the ground. I tried to prop them up. Because they were in an open paddock the strong winds we...
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    Question Dam Water Filter

    G'day Andrew, At the bottom of the inlet 2" pipe in the Dam. I have a Foot Valve. I made a float so that the foot valve sits about 18" under the surface of the water. I used to have sprinklers and never had problems. With drip irrigation I would not be wasting water by sprinkling water where...
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    Question Dam Water Filter

    G'day, I have a Fire Fighter pump beside my Dam. I have a 2" Poly Pipe up to my house & garden. I want to put in some trickle irrigation. I have looked on Youtube for ideas for a water filter. Please could somebody advice me to whether it would be best to install a Water Filter at the inlet to...
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    Question HONEY BEES

    G'day, I have bee hives on my property. I looked at the hives yesterday and only saw a few Drones. My mate want me to make him a Nuc to put on his property. I was thinking that it might be too early in the Spring to do that. Please could a Bee Keeper tell me if I can do it now or wait a few...
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    Mini Green House

    G'day, Please could somebody tell me where I can purchase about 8 mt of the Plastic Shade Cloth. Bunnings has the shade houses and replacement covers but not the Plastic Material that can be cut to length. I have tried all the places I can think of in Maryborough. So I would have to find a...
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    Desert Rose Potting Mix

    G'day ClissaAT, Thank you you have helped me again. I will make up the Potting Mix and test the pH and adjust it accordingly. Cheers Perry
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    Desert Rose Potting Mix

    G'day, My wife has lots of Desert Rose Plants to re pot. Somebody suggested Bunnings Cactus Mix. I would need about 4 bags at least. Has anybody any suggestion how to make your own. One person told me they only use small gravel and fertilize the plants with liquid fertilizer. Cheers Perry
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    Itchy Dog

    G'day Letsgokate, Thank you for your reply. I will give Zyretec a try. Luck my dog, is a very fussy eater he prefers dry food. Trying to give him a tablet is like fighting with a Lion. If I put it in a piece of cheese he eat the cheese and spit out the tablet. I will see how I go once I get...
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    Itchy Dog

    G'day, I have a white Maltese Dog. He has a regular flea tablet. He does not have fleas. He is constantly scratching licking and biting as though he has fleas. I purchased some Oatmeal Shampoo & Conditioner from the Vet. I bathed him and yet he continue to scratch etc. Any Ideas what I can...
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    Question Growing Ginger

    G'day ClissaAT, Thank you for your advice I appreciate that. There is a local grower in Hervey Bay that sell vegetables much cheaper than in the Supermarket. I will wait for Spring and get some ginger from him. Cheers Perry
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    Question Growing Ginger

    G'day, I have harvested my Ginger. I have sorted the large roots that I will use in my cooking. There are allot of small roots. Please could somebody tell me if I should wait until Spring to plant them or can I do it now. I will be planting it in the same built up garden I had it in before...
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    Question Is it normal for Ginger to die back?

    G'day, Please could somebody tell me what has gone wrong with my Ginger. The Ginger was growing really well. I received a message when I asked about how to tell when you could harvest it. I was told after flowered. It never flowered. Now it looks like it is dying. I have only used Worm Pee &...
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    Question Tropical Fruit

    G'day, I have found out what the fruit is called. It is a Star Apple. Unfortunately most of the fruit have dripped off. I hope some that are left will grow to ripen so that I can take a photograph.
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