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  1. Lisaceae

    Question Concrete Block Planter Beds

    Here in Southern California, have two tiers of mortared concrete block retaining walls with footers built about 15 years ago. They are only two foot high, with what looks like loamy soil behind...
    Here in Southern California, have two tiers of mortared concrete block retaining walls with footers built about 15 years ago. They are only two foot high, with what looks like loamy soil behind them and soil beds that are three foot wide. Upper tier has a slight slope upwards connecting to back...
    Here in Southern California, have two tiers of mortared concrete block retaining walls with footers built about 15 years ago. They are only two foot high, with what looks like loamy soil behind them and soil beds that are three foot wide. Upper...
    Here in Southern California, have two tiers of mortared concrete block retaining walls with footers built about 15 years ago. They are only two foot high, with what looks like loamy soil behind...
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  2. Bea

    Amarylis and Other bulbs

    Here is a shot of the bulb. it is going to bloom! Yaaay. the stem is about 3'"high. So, I just followed generally acceptable treatment of the spent bulb from other climates. Later I must...
    Here is a shot of the bulb. it is going to bloom! Yaaay. the stem is about 3'"high. So, I just followed generally acceptable treatment of the spent bulb from other climates. Later I must decide if I will lift it again to dry out or leave it in the ground. ?????? BTW one of the secrets to...
    Here is a shot of the bulb. it is going to bloom! Yaaay. the stem is about 3'"high. So, I just followed generally acceptable treatment of the spent bulb from other climates. Later I must decide if I will lift it again to dry out or leave it...
    Here is a shot of the bulb. it is going to bloom! Yaaay. the stem is about 3'"high. So, I just followed generally acceptable treatment of the spent bulb from other climates. Later I must...

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  3. Mark Seaton

    I've been busy of the past few months

    Great work there Mark. And yes, (the forum) Mark's videos have been amazing. He's a real gem.
    Great work there Mark. And yes, (the forum) Mark's videos have been amazing. He's a real gem.
    Great work there Mark. And yes, (the forum) Mark's videos have been amazing. He's a real gem.
    Great work there Mark. And yes, (the forum) Mark's videos have been amazing. He's a real gem.

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  4. Charlie Fricke

    Hello from Tacoma, WA, USA

    Looks like a great size bit of land for that! :) Keep us updated with photos!
    Looks like a great size bit of land for that! :) Keep us updated with photos!
    Looks like a great size bit of land for that! :) Keep us updated with photos!
    Looks like a great size bit of land for that! :) Keep us updated with photos!

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  5. Ray Speed

    Deutscher 280 and 360 Ride on RACES!!!!!!!!

    SHe thought she had me, then i popped it down a gear hahaha
    SHe thought she had me, then i popped it down a gear hahaha
    SHe thought she had me, then i popped it down a gear hahaha
    SHe thought she had me, then i popped it down a gear hahaha
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  6. Ron Ballantyne

    Rodents in video seed stealing

    The rodents shown in the video are: House mouse mus musculus Brown rat rattus norvegicus . note tail is longer than the body. The black rat (not in video) . Rattus rattus has tail about the same...
    The rodents shown in the video are: House mouse mus musculus Brown rat rattus norvegicus . note tail is longer than the body. The black rat (not in video) . Rattus rattus has tail about the same length as the body. It prefers structures and is also introduced to oz. The few native rodents do...
    The rodents shown in the video are: House mouse mus musculus Brown rat rattus norvegicus . note tail is longer than the body. The black rat (not in video) . Rattus rattus has tail about the same length as the body. It prefers structures and is...
    The rodents shown in the video are: House mouse mus musculus Brown rat rattus norvegicus . note tail is longer than the body. The black rat (not in video) . Rattus rattus has tail about the same...
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  7. Inisrose

    Sunshine Coast

    HI ClissAT, I have been reading some of your posts. Love your research! :) We are off grid in the sticks. Lots to do. Thanks for the welcome. Inis
    HI ClissAT, I have been reading some of your posts. Love your research! :) We are off grid in the sticks. Lots to do. Thanks for the welcome. Inis
    HI ClissAT, I have been reading some of your posts. Love your research! :) We are off grid in the sticks. Lots to do. Thanks for the welcome. Inis
    HI ClissAT, I have been reading some of your posts. Love your research! :) We are off grid in the sticks. Lots to do. Thanks for the welcome. Inis
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  8. Ray Speed

    Vegies and Salad

    thanks mate 32 fruit tree's in also, basically i have a simple ethos, what I grow is to eat, feed the animals and continue :) give some to friends etc
    thanks mate 32 fruit tree's in also, basically i have a simple ethos, what I grow is to eat, feed the animals and continue :) give some to friends etc
    thanks mate 32 fruit tree's in also, basically i have a simple ethos, what I grow is to eat, feed the animals and continue :) give some to friends etc
    thanks mate 32 fruit tree's in also, basically i have a simple ethos, what I grow is to eat, feed the animals and continue :) give some to friends etc
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  9. Starky

    Invading Gum Tree Roots

    Thanks for that input. I now have a good system of elevated beds that work well. But I want to look at the inground situation again. If I have to resign the small beds I have each season then that...
    Thanks for that input. I now have a good system of elevated beds that work well. But I want to look at the inground situation again. If I have to resign the small beds I have each season then that is what I will have to do However I think I will also extend my elevated beds as I have the room....
    Thanks for that input. I now have a good system of elevated beds that work well. But I want to look at the inground situation again. If I have to resign the small beds I have each season then that is what I will have to do However I think I...
    Thanks for that input. I now have a good system of elevated beds that work well. But I want to look at the inground situation again. If I have to resign the small beds I have each season then that...

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  10. Berkeloid

    [SOLVED - Yes] Found this fruit. Is it edible?

    Nope, as we said above, it's the fruit from a Leichhardt Tree :)
    Nope, as we said above, it's the fruit from a Leichhardt Tree :)
    Nope, as we said above, it's the fruit from a Leichhardt Tree :)
    Nope, as we said above, it's the fruit from a Leichhardt Tree :)

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  11. allen c

    Albuquerque, New Mexico:Summer Garden Tour

    We had an unusually cold spring, so things started slowly for my garden. Things are now in full swing! I hope you enjoy the tour
    We had an unusually cold spring, so things started slowly for my garden. Things are now in full swing! I hope you enjoy the tour
    We had an unusually cold spring, so things started slowly for my garden. Things are now in full swing! I hope you enjoy the tour
    We had an unusually cold spring, so things started slowly for my garden. Things are now in full swing! I hope you enjoy the tour
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  12. Mark

    Caimito (star apple) growing tips

    I have 3 trees from seeds. Two are bearing One beard in winter And now is blooming again. In Florida The second one just started blooming They’re purple and they are sweet. Delicious They’re...
    I have 3 trees from seeds. Two are bearing One beard in winter And now is blooming again. In Florida The second one just started blooming They’re purple and they are sweet. Delicious They’re about 5 years old
    I have 3 trees from seeds. Two are bearing One beard in winter And now is blooming again. In Florida The second one just started blooming They’re purple and they are sweet. Delicious They’re about 5 years old
    I have 3 trees from seeds. Two are bearing One beard in winter And now is blooming again. In Florida The second one just started blooming They’re purple and they are sweet. Delicious They’re...

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  13. Isa

    Star apples

    Hello I have 3 star apple trees that I planted from seeds Two are bearing Delicious
    Hello I have 3 star apple trees that I planted from seeds Two are bearing Delicious
    Hello I have 3 star apple trees that I planted from seeds Two are bearing Delicious
    Hello I have 3 star apple trees that I planted from seeds Two are bearing Delicious
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  14. Dean Gallagher

    Ello ello!

    Thanks Mary! How do you find the growing climate all the way down there in SA?
    Thanks Mary! How do you find the growing climate all the way down there in SA?
    Thanks Mary! How do you find the growing climate all the way down there in SA?
    Thanks Mary! How do you find the growing climate all the way down there in SA?

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  15. Tam
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    Hi from the hunter valley!

    Hey Tam, How is the move going? We are in the Hunter Valley as well. I'm keen to see updates from you and see what you are growing in the same area :)
    Hey Tam, How is the move going? We are in the Hunter Valley as well. I'm keen to see updates from you and see what you are growing in the same area :)
    Hey Tam, How is the move going? We are in the Hunter Valley as well. I'm keen to see updates from you and see what you are growing in the same area :)
    Hey Tam, How is the move going? We are in the Hunter Valley as well. I'm keen to see updates from you and see what you are growing in the same area :)
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  16. Mark

    Handy vegetable planting guide for Brisbane and South East QLD

    OK you are right. We have 4 metres of red topsoil but I have never used lime. Would you do this in the veg beds? And how much to use? What does the lime do ClissAT?
    OK you are right. We have 4 metres of red topsoil but I have never used lime. Would you do this in the veg beds? And how much to use? What does the lime do ClissAT?
    OK you are right. We have 4 metres of red topsoil but I have never used lime. Would you do this in the veg beds? And how much to use? What does the lime do ClissAT?
    OK you are right. We have 4 metres of red topsoil but I have never used lime. Would you do this in the veg beds? And how much to use? What does the lime do ClissAT?
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  17. allen c

    Soil Vs Hydroponic Watermelons and Cucumbers!

    Hey there! Has anybody else done comparisons of soil grown vs hydroponic grown watermelons and cucumbers? I decided to give it a try this summer in my backyard using "Passive Hydroponics" for...
    Hey there! Has anybody else done comparisons of soil grown vs hydroponic grown watermelons and cucumbers? I decided to give it a try this summer in my backyard using "Passive Hydroponics" for these thirsty foods. I've also made a video on how it is going as of 6 weeks into the project. If you...
    Hey there! Has anybody else done comparisons of soil grown vs hydroponic grown watermelons and cucumbers? I decided to give it a try this summer in my backyard using "Passive Hydroponics" for these thirsty foods. I've also made a video on how it...
    Hey there! Has anybody else done comparisons of soil grown vs hydroponic grown watermelons and cucumbers? I decided to give it a try this summer in my backyard using "Passive Hydroponics" for...

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  18. Jack H

    G’day from Perth WA

    Oh wow, that is one serious gardening you have going over there, Jack. Self-sufficient is an awesome concept and the way to go in life. Don't forget to add flowers to your containers for the...
    Oh wow, that is one serious gardening you have going over there, Jack. Self-sufficient is an awesome concept and the way to go in life. Don't forget to add flowers to your containers for the pollinators. You know, years ago, I grew some strawberries, herns, and potatoes in them bags you get at...
    Oh wow, that is one serious gardening you have going over there, Jack. Self-sufficient is an awesome concept and the way to go in life. Don't forget to add flowers to your containers for the pollinators. You know, years ago, I grew some...
    Oh wow, that is one serious gardening you have going over there, Jack. Self-sufficient is an awesome concept and the way to go in life. Don't forget to add flowers to your containers for the...

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  19. Starky

    Starky

    Oi there Wayne, welcome to the group.
    Oi there Wayne, welcome to the group.
    Oi there Wayne, welcome to the group.
    Oi there Wayne, welcome to the group.
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  20. Paul Mathews

    Hello to all.

    Welcome to the group, Paul. Nice setup you have going there. I hope the weather is kind to you over there on the east coast. Click on the Forum and create a post to update your garden as we go....
    Welcome to the group, Paul. Nice setup you have going there. I hope the weather is kind to you over there on the east coast. Click on the Forum and create a post to update your garden as we go. Cheers!
    Welcome to the group, Paul. Nice setup you have going there. I hope the weather is kind to you over there on the east coast. Click on the Forum and create a post to update your garden as we go. Cheers!
    Welcome to the group, Paul. Nice setup you have going there. I hope the weather is kind to you over there on the east coast. Click on the Forum and create a post to update your garden as we go....

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  21. Mark

    What is your best and favourite garden tool for raised beds?

    I have three of those HART mini Mattocks. One for the house paddock, one out in the back paddocks for fine detail trenching and targeted weeding, and finally one for the pixies... At least, I...
    I have three of those HART mini Mattocks. One for the house paddock, one out in the back paddocks for fine detail trenching and targeted weeding, and finally one for the pixies... At least, I think that's where the third one went...
    I have three of those HART mini Mattocks. One for the house paddock, one out in the back paddocks for fine detail trenching and targeted weeding, and finally one for the pixies... At least, I think that's where the third one went...
    I have three of those HART mini Mattocks. One for the house paddock, one out in the back paddocks for fine detail trenching and targeted weeding, and finally one for the pixies... At least, I...

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  22. Mark

    How to stop chicken eating her own eggs?

    Get one of those fake dummy eggs and drop it into the flock. They all go to check it out and find it is something they can't eat. Do this a few times here and there over time to reinforce the...
    Get one of those fake dummy eggs and drop it into the flock. They all go to check it out and find it is something they can't eat. Do this a few times here and there over time to reinforce the idea. I found this worked for me.
    Get one of those fake dummy eggs and drop it into the flock. They all go to check it out and find it is something they can't eat. Do this a few times here and there over time to reinforce the idea. I found this worked for me.
    Get one of those fake dummy eggs and drop it into the flock. They all go to check it out and find it is something they can't eat. Do this a few times here and there over time to reinforce the...
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  23. Paul Mathews

    Garden Disaster!!!!! :(

    One possible reason is, everyone else has a few, whereas you have an abundance. The critters, like any human, are going to go where there is the most choice or best produce. Sorry, but I cannot help o_O
    One possible reason is, everyone else has a few, whereas you have an abundance. The critters, like any human, are going to go where there is the most choice or best produce. Sorry, but I cannot help o_O
    One possible reason is, everyone else has a few, whereas you have an abundance. The critters, like any human, are going to go where there is the most choice or best produce. Sorry, but I cannot help o_O
    One possible reason is, everyone else has a few, whereas you have an abundance. The critters, like any human, are going to go where there is the most choice or best produce. Sorry, but I cannot help o_O
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  24. Ray Speed

    The girls are starting to pump,

    we are just waiting for our blue to come :)
    we are just waiting for our blue to come :)
    we are just waiting for our blue to come :)
    we are just waiting for our blue to come :)
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  25. OskarDoLittle

    Shallots, eschallots, scallions, spring onions?

    Raymondo thanks for the vote of confidence. :blush: It comes from school of life, a few courses and lots of books!.........and a bit of google thrown in for good measure!;)
    Raymondo thanks for the vote of confidence. :blush: It comes from school of life, a few courses and lots of books!.........and a bit of google thrown in for good measure!;)
    Raymondo thanks for the vote of confidence. :blush: It comes from school of life, a few courses and lots of books!.........and a bit of google thrown in for good measure!;)
    Raymondo thanks for the vote of confidence. :blush: It comes from school of life, a few courses and lots of books!.........and a bit of google thrown in for good measure!;)

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