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  1. Mandy Onderwater

    Building a Raised Bed Kitchen Herb Garden Out the Back Door

    Who wouldn't want a kitchen herb garden?
  2. Mandy Onderwater

    BEAT Tough Times Ahead and GROW More | New Channel Trailer 2023

  3. Mandy Onderwater

    Recommend Seeds of the New Year

    It's a brand new year. I was excited to hear about everyone's plans for this year! This was my first time ordering seeds online, and so far I'm very happy. What are you planting this year? :D
  4. Mandy Onderwater

    What Happens to Woodchips in the Base of a Raised Garden Bed?

    What a great way to save money and aid in developing your soil! Have you tried this before? How did it go? Top tip! Want to talk to Mark directly? Did you know that there is another way, outside the forum? Support Mark on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/selfsufficientme (the top tier $25 AU...
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    Question What are your new year's self sufficiency goals?

    I'd love to hear everyone's conquests towards self sufficiency. What are your goals for the new year? I'll go first.... I hope to set up my raised garden beds and to expand how much I grow. On top of that I'd love to learn more about (solar) drying my herbs, veg and potentially fruit. I want...
  6. Mandy Onderwater

    The EASY Way to Grow Tomatoes That Actually WORKS!

    What a great experiment! What are your tomato experiments, and what where the results?
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    5 Tips How to Maximise Harvests In Your Vegetable Garden

    Loving the collaboration between Mark and some other great gardeners. Incredible tips and DIY's. Which of these tips helped you the most? What are some tips you would love to share with other (new) gardeners? Handy tip! Want to talk to Mark directly? Did you know that there is another way...
  8. Mandy Onderwater

    Choosing the Best Position for a Vegetable Garden

    What handy tips would you add to this? And what did you wish you knew before you started your garden? Handy tip! Want to talk to Mark directly? Did you know that there is another way, outside the forum? Support Mark on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/selfsufficientme (the top tier $25 AU...
  9. Mandy Onderwater

    10 Vegetable Crops I'm Growing in October

    We'd all love a monthly update on what Mark is growing, wouldn't we? Here's the top 10 crops Mark is currently growing in October.
  10. Mandy Onderwater

    Rainy garden show-off

    I've been loving everyone else's gardens, but haven't given an update on mine. We've had a couple dark, rainy days sp forgive the photo quality. I am currently a container gardener, and the plants that I put in the ground are a first-time try ever for me. I call some plants "experiments" as...
  11. Mandy Onderwater

    6 TOP Crops to Grow at Home to Save You From STARVING

    What are your top crops to grow? Here are Mark's top 6 crops to grow at home, along with handy information why:
  12. Mandy Onderwater

    Every Serious Gardener Should Have One of These | Rolling Sifter

    What a great invention - and significant upgrades! I bet it comes in great use when sifting produce from dirt, and as Mark demonstrated, you can use the garden hose to rinse them while you are at it. What would you use it for?
  13. Mandy Onderwater

    5 Ways to STOP Animals EATING or DESTROYING Your Food Garden

    What animals tend to run rampage in your garden, and how do you combat them? My potted garden always fights canetoads and frogs that love to dig into the soil. I 'combat' it by keeping my plants off of the ground when I can. It really minimizes the chances of them digging in my pots.
  14. Mandy Onderwater

    What Happens When You Grow Corn in Winter?

    What have you grown outside of season, and how did that go?
  15. Mandy Onderwater

    How to Grow Ginger From STORE Bought Ginger in Containers

    Oh wow! What are your experiences in growing ginger - have you started it from store bought too? What else have you grown that was store bought?
  16. Mandy Onderwater

    Question A garden guide [Help requested]

    Good day all, hope we have all been having a good time! I have a question. I've been contemplating making a beginner guide for gardeners. Or perhaps even a tips & tricks to gardening article thread. It will all be here available on the forum for anyone to read, and to be directed to when they...
  17. Mandy Onderwater

    DON'T Pay $12 DOLLARS for a Head of Lettuce!

    Another reason to be motivated to be more self sufficient. The lettuce could be leafy gold at these prices! Here are luckily some handy tips towards growing lettuce. What are your plans this year to adjust to the high living costs?
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    I Have a Confession to Make. It Was ALL About the MONEY

    Why did Mark start to be more self sufficient? Here's some insights to Mark's experiences, life choices and family. Lets.... get into it!
  19. Mandy Onderwater

    What Happened to Our Raised Bed Garden in Pouring Rain?

    Another interesting video, this time about how the rain has affected his garden. What plants died and what plants thrived?
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    Does String Trimmer Damage Birdies Garden Beds?

    Do string trimmers, or as we Aussies know it whipper snipper, damage Birdies garden beds?
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