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  1. LisaN

    Hello from Kalgoorlie, WA

    Hi! I'm so happy to have another Goldfields gardener here. Our weather is always different to everyone else so having someone to bounce thoughts and frustrations to will be awesome
    Hi! I'm so happy to have another Goldfields gardener here. Our weather is always different to everyone else so having someone to bounce thoughts and frustrations to will be awesome
    Hi! I'm so happy to have another Goldfields gardener here. Our weather is always different to everyone else so having someone to bounce thoughts and frustrations to will be awesome
    Hi! I'm so happy to have another Goldfields gardener here. Our weather is always different to everyone else so having someone to bounce thoughts and frustrations to will be awesome
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  2. Cheryl Smyth

    Thankful for everyone on forum!

    Thanks for everyone liking post! Sorry not interacting a lot! Doing a lot outside but also nursing! A pray for everyone! Be safe and enjoy the outside! Promise to post pictures next week! Cheryl
    Thanks for everyone liking post! Sorry not interacting a lot! Doing a lot outside but also nursing! A pray for everyone! Be safe and enjoy the outside! Promise to post pictures next week! Cheryl
    Thanks for everyone liking post! Sorry not interacting a lot! Doing a lot outside but also nursing! A pray for everyone! Be safe and enjoy the outside! Promise to post pictures next week! Cheryl
    Thanks for everyone liking post! Sorry not interacting a lot! Doing a lot outside but also nursing! A pray for everyone! Be safe and enjoy the outside! Promise to post pictures next week! Cheryl
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  3. Tash Hender

    More ants in my backyard than people on earth!

    Hi Vicky, We have guinea fowl here too. Trouble is, they are not allowed in the vegetable cage. Having said that, our ant problem inside the cage seems to have been subdued at the moment. I...
    Hi Vicky, We have guinea fowl here too. Trouble is, they are not allowed in the vegetable cage. Having said that, our ant problem inside the cage seems to have been subdued at the moment. I also understand GF chase off ticks and snakes...perhaps a myth. All the best,
    Hi Vicky, We have guinea fowl here too. Trouble is, they are not allowed in the vegetable cage. Having said that, our ant problem inside the cage seems to have been subdued at the moment. I also understand GF chase off ticks and...
    Hi Vicky, We have guinea fowl here too. Trouble is, they are not allowed in the vegetable cage. Having said that, our ant problem inside the cage seems to have been subdued at the moment. I...
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  4. Erica Sandoval

    Question Has anyone successfully grown saffron crocus?

    It's crazy expensive and I love the stuff. Has anyone grown this and been successful? Is it worth it?
    It's crazy expensive and I love the stuff. Has anyone grown this and been successful? Is it worth it?
    It's crazy expensive and I love the stuff. Has anyone grown this and been successful? Is it worth it?
    It's crazy expensive and I love the stuff. Has anyone grown this and been successful? Is it worth it?
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  5. Robbie
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    Growing Mushrooms

    I've wanted to do this but I have some questions. How do you know which to grow? I've been cooking for 20+ years but I have never used any exotic mushrooms..
    I've wanted to do this but I have some questions. How do you know which to grow? I've been cooking for 20+ years but I have never used any exotic mushrooms..
    I've wanted to do this but I have some questions. How do you know which to grow? I've been cooking for 20+ years but I have never used any exotic mushrooms..
    I've wanted to do this but I have some questions. How do you know which to grow? I've been cooking for 20+ years but I have never used any exotic mushrooms..

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  6. Alison W
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    Growing Vanilla

    Neat! I never even thought about growing vanilla
    Neat! I never even thought about growing vanilla
    Neat! I never even thought about growing vanilla
    Neat! I never even thought about growing vanilla
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  7. Erica Sandoval

    Heya

    Erica from New Mexico here. Thanks for having me :)
    Erica from New Mexico here. Thanks for having me :)
    Erica from New Mexico here. Thanks for having me :)
    Erica from New Mexico here. Thanks for having me :)
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  8. AndrewB

    Back to it

    It was originally just going to be a single 6 meter bed when I was planning to make them from roof sheeting, but the sleepers were only available in 3 meter lengths. It was easier & cheaper to...
    It was originally just going to be a single 6 meter bed when I was planning to make them from roof sheeting, but the sleepers were only available in 3 meter lengths. It was easier & cheaper to just make the 3 meter segments & stack them up. The area is a prime sunny spot, so I want to make...
    It was originally just going to be a single 6 meter bed when I was planning to make them from roof sheeting, but the sleepers were only available in 3 meter lengths. It was easier & cheaper to just make the 3 meter segments & stack them up. The...
    It was originally just going to be a single 6 meter bed when I was planning to make them from roof sheeting, but the sleepers were only available in 3 meter lengths. It was easier & cheaper to...

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  9. Charles Benson

    Looking for Oak acorns

    I am a bit of a collector of oak trees I am looking to plant a few on a new property I have an English oak, a Californian live oak and a Bur oak germinated. I am particularly interested in...
    I am a bit of a collector of oak trees I am looking to plant a few on a new property I have an English oak, a Californian live oak and a Bur oak germinated. I am particularly interested in a swamp oak Virginia oak cork oak if you have some acorns and are willing to post let me know, happy to...
    I am a bit of a collector of oak trees I am looking to plant a few on a new property I have an English oak, a Californian live oak and a Bur oak germinated. I am particularly interested in a swamp oak Virginia oak cork oak if you have some...
    I am a bit of a collector of oak trees I am looking to plant a few on a new property I have an English oak, a Californian live oak and a Bur oak germinated. I am particularly interested in...
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  10. Momto6kiddos

    I can't get feed for my Quail

    You can grow your own mealworms (it will take time initially) and a worm farm will provide castings and liquid for the garden plus worms for your quail. Put down wet cardboard in the garden in the...
    You can grow your own mealworms (it will take time initially) and a worm farm will provide castings and liquid for the garden plus worms for your quail. Put down wet cardboard in the garden in the evening and see if you can harvest insects in the morning from that? silk worms are another thing...
    You can grow your own mealworms (it will take time initially) and a worm farm will provide castings and liquid for the garden plus worms for your quail. Put down wet cardboard in the garden in the evening and see if you can harvest insects in the...
    You can grow your own mealworms (it will take time initially) and a worm farm will provide castings and liquid for the garden plus worms for your quail. Put down wet cardboard in the garden in the...
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  11. Vicky

    Dragon Fruit growing/placement advice needed for South Australia

    I was given a Dragonfruit plant (?) last year, I've no idea about the plant but it wasn't very big so figured I'd put it in a pot and work it out. It has gone absolutely nuts and I really need to...
    I was given a Dragonfruit plant (?) last year, I've no idea about the plant but it wasn't very big so figured I'd put it in a pot and work it out. It has gone absolutely nuts and I really need to do something with it. Our verandah is north facing so gets lovely winter sun, we have a shadecloth...
    I was given a Dragonfruit plant (?) last year, I've no idea about the plant but it wasn't very big so figured I'd put it in a pot and work it out. It has gone absolutely nuts and I really need to do something with it. Our verandah is north facing...
    I was given a Dragonfruit plant (?) last year, I've no idea about the plant but it wasn't very big so figured I'd put it in a pot and work it out. It has gone absolutely nuts and I really need to...

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  12. Kitty

    Banana tree help

    Hi Kitty you can try taking off 2 or 3 of the lower leaves this will ease the stress on the plant and give it a good drink it may take a week or so for it to settle in but generally it doesnt look...
    Hi Kitty you can try taking off 2 or 3 of the lower leaves this will ease the stress on the plant and give it a good drink it may take a week or so for it to settle in but generally it doesnt look to bad. Dave
    Hi Kitty you can try taking off 2 or 3 of the lower leaves this will ease the stress on the plant and give it a good drink it may take a week or so for it to settle in but generally it doesnt look to bad. Dave
    Hi Kitty you can try taking off 2 or 3 of the lower leaves this will ease the stress on the plant and give it a good drink it may take a week or so for it to settle in but generally it doesnt look...

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  13. Vicky
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    Aloe Vera

    Vicky submitted a new Showcase Item: Aloe Vera Read more about this showcase item here...
    Vicky submitted a new Showcase Item: Aloe Vera Read more about this showcase item here...
    Vicky submitted a new Showcase Item: Aloe Vera Read more about this showcase item here...
    Vicky submitted a new Showcase Item: Aloe Vera Read more about this showcase item here...
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  14. Wedgetail

    They just keep coming

    Back in the veggy patch again and noticed a patch of hay in the sweet potato area was raised up so I had to investigate and golly gosh there was these rippers 5.5kg total. Yummy sweet potato chips...
    Back in the veggy patch again and noticed a patch of hay in the sweet potato area was raised up so I had to investigate and golly gosh there was these rippers 5.5kg total. Yummy sweet potato chips for tea tonight. Dave
    Back in the veggy patch again and noticed a patch of hay in the sweet potato area was raised up so I had to investigate and golly gosh there was these rippers 5.5kg total. Yummy sweet potato chips for tea tonight. Dave
    Back in the veggy patch again and noticed a patch of hay in the sweet potato area was raised up so I had to investigate and golly gosh there was these rippers 5.5kg total. Yummy sweet potato chips...

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  15. Daniel Gilchrist

    Squash Vine Borers

    It seems the bad critters never find a new garden the first year. I think the good critters never find the garden that first year either otherwise they'd be ready when the bad guys moved in. Check...
    It seems the bad critters never find a new garden the first year. I think the good critters never find the garden that first year either otherwise they'd be ready when the bad guys moved in. Check out heritage seed sellers and look up good bug plants. They make combined selections of plants that...
    It seems the bad critters never find a new garden the first year. I think the good critters never find the garden that first year either otherwise they'd be ready when the bad guys moved in. Check out heritage seed sellers and look up good bug...
    It seems the bad critters never find a new garden the first year. I think the good critters never find the garden that first year either otherwise they'd be ready when the bad guys moved in. Check...
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  16. Vicky

    Hello from South Australia

    That's brilliant Vicky thanks for the great info. We are looking at growing our own grain to feed the chickens and for our own use . Cheers Dave
    That's brilliant Vicky thanks for the great info. We are looking at growing our own grain to feed the chickens and for our own use . Cheers Dave
    That's brilliant Vicky thanks for the great info. We are looking at growing our own grain to feed the chickens and for our own use . Cheers Dave
    That's brilliant Vicky thanks for the great info. We are looking at growing our own grain to feed the chickens and for our own use . Cheers Dave
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  17. Tony Baker

    Returning home soon...

    Thanks Dave.
    Thanks Dave.
    Thanks Dave.
    Thanks Dave.
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  18. Daniel Gilchrist

    New to the group

    Hi Daniel welcome to the forum with aquaponics there's a few clips on yotube that might give you some ideas to start with. Cheers Dave
    Hi Daniel welcome to the forum with aquaponics there's a few clips on yotube that might give you some ideas to start with. Cheers Dave
    Hi Daniel welcome to the forum with aquaponics there's a few clips on yotube that might give you some ideas to start with. Cheers Dave
    Hi Daniel welcome to the forum with aquaponics there's a few clips on yotube that might give you some ideas to start with. Cheers Dave
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  19. Karla

    Survived winter

    This spring is the start of my second year so felt great they all made it. I know I have a couple I will have to watch to keep from swarming.
    This spring is the start of my second year so felt great they all made it. I know I have a couple I will have to watch to keep from swarming.
    This spring is the start of my second year so felt great they all made it. I know I have a couple I will have to watch to keep from swarming.
    This spring is the start of my second year so felt great they all made it. I know I have a couple I will have to watch to keep from swarming.
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  20. Wedgetail
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    Sweet potato

    That should feed the neighborhood!!
    That should feed the neighborhood!!
    That should feed the neighborhood!!
    That should feed the neighborhood!!

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  21. Sue McGlasson

    G”day from the Koji prepper

    Hi Dave. Koji will be just the same except for the current issues around health. As there are a lot of retired people here, a number of them are very anxious, and businesses are trying to cope....
    Hi Dave. Koji will be just the same except for the current issues around health. As there are a lot of retired people here, a number of them are very anxious, and businesses are trying to cope. Good job with the bales! I’m presently building my surrounds for the bales from scrounged timber and...
    Hi Dave. Koji will be just the same except for the current issues around health. As there are a lot of retired people here, a number of them are very anxious, and businesses are trying to cope. Good job with the bales! I’m presently building my...
    Hi Dave. Koji will be just the same except for the current issues around health. As there are a lot of retired people here, a number of them are very anxious, and businesses are trying to cope....
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  22. Gavin H

    Soil test

    Meant to say raised garden bed. I took that sample from 1. I do have another raised garden bed and 1 in ground
    Meant to say raised garden bed. I took that sample from 1. I do have another raised garden bed and 1 in ground
    Meant to say raised garden bed. I took that sample from 1. I do have another raised garden bed and 1 in ground
    Meant to say raised garden bed. I took that sample from 1. I do have another raised garden bed and 1 in ground

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  23. Gavin H

    Problem Ginger holes

    On the ginger itself going into the rhizomes (if that spelt correctly)
    On the ginger itself going into the rhizomes (if that spelt correctly)
    On the ginger itself going into the rhizomes (if that spelt correctly)
    On the ginger itself going into the rhizomes (if that spelt correctly)

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  24. ClissAT

    Growing Ginger

    Thanks ClissAT. That is very helpful at the moment.
    Thanks ClissAT. That is very helpful at the moment.
    Thanks ClissAT. That is very helpful at the moment.
    Thanks ClissAT. That is very helpful at the moment.
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  25. Ray Speed

    Honey Bee's

    really keen to see how these guys go, they were heavy as when we moved them and have been in full production mode since then so will BEE interesting
    really keen to see how these guys go, they were heavy as when we moved them and have been in full production mode since then so will BEE interesting
    really keen to see how these guys go, they were heavy as when we moved them and have been in full production mode since then so will BEE interesting
    really keen to see how these guys go, they were heavy as when we moved them and have been in full production mode since then so will BEE interesting
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