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  1. stevo

    Passionfruit

    Hmmm well you learn something new everyday. I hadn't realised Nellie Kelly was the producer, and you could get both grafted and non grafted varieties of black and panamas from them. That begs the...
    Hmmm well you learn something new everyday. I hadn't realised Nellie Kelly was the producer, and you could get both grafted and non grafted varieties of black and panamas from them. That begs the question (and pardon my ignorance) why would the grafted plant (presumably a true black passion...
    Hmmm well you learn something new everyday. I hadn't realised Nellie Kelly was the producer, and you could get both grafted and non grafted varieties of black and panamas from them. That begs the question (and pardon my ignorance) why would the...
    Hmmm well you learn something new everyday. I hadn't realised Nellie Kelly was the producer, and you could get both grafted and non grafted varieties of black and panamas from them. That begs the...

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  2. ClissAT

    DragonFruit Growing, Different Method

    He breeds & propagates for commercial growers as well as supplying a local market himself. In the others of his videos which you see in the right hand column, you get to see the total size of his...
    He breeds & propagates for commercial growers as well as supplying a local market himself. In the others of his videos which you see in the right hand column, you get to see the total size of his setup. Until I saw his videos I never realized there were as many as 1oo varieties of DF that grow...
    He breeds & propagates for commercial growers as well as supplying a local market himself. In the others of his videos which you see in the right hand column, you get to see the total size of his setup. Until I saw his videos I never realized...
    He breeds & propagates for commercial growers as well as supplying a local market himself. In the others of his videos which you see in the right hand column, you get to see the total size of his...

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  3. SmallHiveProject

    The Small Hive Project - build your beehive

    Very interesting concept of having a much smaller volume hive to help the bees help themselves.
    Very interesting concept of having a much smaller volume hive to help the bees help themselves.
    Very interesting concept of having a much smaller volume hive to help the bees help themselves.
    Very interesting concept of having a much smaller volume hive to help the bees help themselves.
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  4. Mariette

    Incubator Chinese No name JN 48 Manual

    50% humidity is fine, except maybe the last few days, when the chicks are about to hatch. Then they need closer to 65-70% humidity. You will probably find the humidity will be a little higher when...
    50% humidity is fine, except maybe the last few days, when the chicks are about to hatch. Then they need closer to 65-70% humidity. You will probably find the humidity will be a little higher when you have the eggs in there; that was my experience.
    50% humidity is fine, except maybe the last few days, when the chicks are about to hatch. Then they need closer to 65-70% humidity. You will probably find the humidity will be a little higher when you have the eggs in there; that was my experience.
    50% humidity is fine, except maybe the last few days, when the chicks are about to hatch. Then they need closer to 65-70% humidity. You will probably find the humidity will be a little higher when...

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  5. Kasalia

    Community Garden

    Well didn't get the grant, so very dissapointed. Good news though our long awaited free 10000 council tank has arrived. Now we can put up the donated poly tunnel and I can stop doing all the...
    Well didn't get the grant, so very dissapointed. Good news though our long awaited free 10000 council tank has arrived. Now we can put up the donated poly tunnel and I can stop doing all the seedlings at home. Yeah The smaller one is a bonus, thinking of cutting it into 3, bottom one a water...
    Well didn't get the grant, so very dissapointed. Good news though our long awaited free 10000 council tank has arrived. Now we can put up the donated poly tunnel and I can stop doing all the seedlings at home. Yeah The smaller one is a bonus,...
    Well didn't get the grant, so very dissapointed. Good news though our long awaited free 10000 council tank has arrived. Now we can put up the donated poly tunnel and I can stop doing all the...

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  6. Lois

    Holes in small capsicum

    Snails well well. I put bicarbnate of soda in water all over the plants. I hope they move out. If there all gone tomorrow I'll know it was the wrong way to go. Thanks ClissAT Regards Lois Langley
    Snails well well. I put bicarbnate of soda in water all over the plants. I hope they move out. If there all gone tomorrow I'll know it was the wrong way to go. Thanks ClissAT Regards Lois Langley
    Snails well well. I put bicarbnate of soda in water all over the plants. I hope they move out. If there all gone tomorrow I'll know it was the wrong way to go. Thanks ClissAT Regards Lois Langley
    Snails well well. I put bicarbnate of soda in water all over the plants. I hope they move out. If there all gone tomorrow I'll know it was the wrong way to go. Thanks ClissAT Regards Lois Langley
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  7. Tim C

    Homebuild/homemade metal detectors DIY

    I loved Gold Detecting. Didn't do a lot. Still have my first and only nugget 12gms. Scared me silly when it went off. It was about 15 inches down. I reckon it was accidentally dropped there. Very...
    I loved Gold Detecting. Didn't do a lot. Still have my first and only nugget 12gms. Scared me silly when it went off. It was about 15 inches down. I reckon it was accidentally dropped there. Very old Chinese mine near Rockhampton. I am not fit enough or well enough to go out. But Everytime I ...
    I loved Gold Detecting. Didn't do a lot. Still have my first and only nugget 12gms. Scared me silly when it went off. It was about 15 inches down. I reckon it was accidentally dropped there. Very old Chinese mine near Rockhampton. I am not fit...
    I loved Gold Detecting. Didn't do a lot. Still have my first and only nugget 12gms. Scared me silly when it went off. It was about 15 inches down. I reckon it was accidentally dropped there. Very...

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  8. stevo
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    Cute Chicken Pics...

    :hysterical: Ha!! Yes, Just his picture I'm afraid.
    :hysterical: Ha!! Yes, Just his picture I'm afraid.
    :hysterical: Ha!! Yes, Just his picture I'm afraid.
    :hysterical: Ha!! Yes, Just his picture I'm afraid.

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  9. Ioh

    Hello from Mexico

    Hi Mark! Youre answer seems to be the light at the end of the tunnel! I hope they end up getting along well... the duckling is too small now and the chickens chase him so I have to be there all...
    Hi Mark! Youre answer seems to be the light at the end of the tunnel! I hope they end up getting along well... the duckling is too small now and the chickens chase him so I have to be there all the time when they’re together. I’m giving them time to meet but i think my feathered princesses are...
    Hi Mark! Youre answer seems to be the light at the end of the tunnel! I hope they end up getting along well... the duckling is too small now and the chickens chase him so I have to be there all the time when they’re together. I’m giving them time...
    Hi Mark! Youre answer seems to be the light at the end of the tunnel! I hope they end up getting along well... the duckling is too small now and the chickens chase him so I have to be there all...
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  10. Mark

    Death from drinking unpasteurised milk

    It's hard to disagree - you do make a very good point... We have (in the west) become very narrow-minded in our choice of foods when we actually have greater choice than ever to try different things.
    It's hard to disagree - you do make a very good point... We have (in the west) become very narrow-minded in our choice of foods when we actually have greater choice than ever to try different things.
    It's hard to disagree - you do make a very good point... We have (in the west) become very narrow-minded in our choice of foods when we actually have greater choice than ever to try different things.
    It's hard to disagree - you do make a very good point... We have (in the west) become very narrow-minded in our choice of foods when we actually have greater choice than ever to try different things.
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  11. Mark

    February Competition - General Knowledge

    Competition Time! WIN $50 in PayPal CASH! The prize will be emailed directly to your inbox:twothumbsup: I Can't believe it's February already! I wish there were two of me so I could get everything I need to...
    Competition Time! WIN $50 in PayPal CASH! The prize will be emailed directly to your inbox:twothumbsup: I Can't believe it's February already! I wish there were two of me so I could get everything I need to do around the garden (and online) done... :) I'd like to take this opportunity to thank you all for...
    Competition Time! WIN $50 in PayPal CASH! The prize will be emailed directly to your inbox:twothumbsup: I Can't believe it's February already! I wish there were two of me so I could get everything I need to do around the garden (and online) done... :) I'd...
    Competition Time! WIN $50 in PayPal CASH! The prize will be emailed directly to your inbox:twothumbsup: I Can't believe it's February already! I wish there were two of me so I could get everything I need to...
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  12. RonnieW

    Hello from the Sub Tropics

    G'day @RonnieW everyone seems to be moving to beautiful Harvey Bay! Thanks for joining us :)
    G'day @RonnieW everyone seems to be moving to beautiful Harvey Bay! Thanks for joining us :)
    G'day @RonnieW everyone seems to be moving to beautiful Harvey Bay! Thanks for joining us :)
    G'day @RonnieW everyone seems to be moving to beautiful Harvey Bay! Thanks for joining us :)
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  13. Daniel.Mav

    Orchard Design Ideas

    On the whole Daniel, I think you are on the right track. You are taking all uses into consideration & thinking into the future which is always good. Google Earth has 3D which will show elevation...
    On the whole Daniel, I think you are on the right track. You are taking all uses into consideration & thinking into the future which is always good. Google Earth has 3D which will show elevation & geography of your block & you can take screen prints of those images which can be an enormous help...
    On the whole Daniel, I think you are on the right track. You are taking all uses into consideration & thinking into the future which is always good. Google Earth has 3D which will show elevation & geography of your block & you can take screen...
    On the whole Daniel, I think you are on the right track. You are taking all uses into consideration & thinking into the future which is always good. Google Earth has 3D which will show elevation...

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  14. ClissAT

    Raised Garden beds made from blue drums

    I just came upon this video on youtube & thought what an interesting method for creating raised garden beds. You could start with just a couple & add to it so easily as you gathered more drums or...
    I just came upon this video on youtube & thought what an interesting method for creating raised garden beds. You could start with just a couple & add to it so easily as you gathered more drums or had more time for more garden. This guy has even added irrigation. For me personally, I would make...
    I just came upon this video on youtube & thought what an interesting method for creating raised garden beds. You could start with just a couple & add to it so easily as you gathered more drums or had more time for more garden. This guy has even...
    I just came upon this video on youtube & thought what an interesting method for creating raised garden beds. You could start with just a couple & add to it so easily as you gathered more drums or...
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  15. Chris n Jen

    Hello home growers

    Even the snowpeas and tomatoes are doin ok.
    Even the snowpeas and tomatoes are doin ok.
    Even the snowpeas and tomatoes are doin ok.
    Even the snowpeas and tomatoes are doin ok.

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  16. DarrenP

    What are you harvesting/picking?

    My gherkins are flowering but nothing happening, yet near them the capsicum are really doing well except for something chewing round holes in them and laying lots of black eggs.
    My gherkins are flowering but nothing happening, yet near them the capsicum are really doing well except for something chewing round holes in them and laying lots of black eggs.
    My gherkins are flowering but nothing happening, yet near them the capsicum are really doing well except for something chewing round holes in them and laying lots of black eggs.
    My gherkins are flowering but nothing happening, yet near them the capsicum are really doing well except for something chewing round holes in them and laying lots of black eggs.

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  17. WZPV

    Question Temperatures for quail

    I think it really depends on your setup and how many quail you are raising. If you have quite a few, then as a group they will generate quite a bit of body heat, which will help to warm their...
    I think it really depends on your setup and how many quail you are raising. If you have quite a few, then as a group they will generate quite a bit of body heat, which will help to warm their environment somewhat. Also, the deeper the bedding, the better. Straw is good insulation and they will...
    I think it really depends on your setup and how many quail you are raising. If you have quite a few, then as a group they will generate quite a bit of body heat, which will help to warm their environment somewhat. Also, the deeper the bedding,...
    I think it really depends on your setup and how many quail you are raising. If you have quite a few, then as a group they will generate quite a bit of body heat, which will help to warm their...
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  18. eggcentric

    Adventures in quail keeping

    Sounds like you having lots of fun with all your poultry. Babies are great, but yes, they do require some creativity and extra work to raise and house. Unless of course they are raised by a broody...
    Sounds like you having lots of fun with all your poultry. Babies are great, but yes, they do require some creativity and extra work to raise and house. Unless of course they are raised by a broody hen. ;-)
    Sounds like you having lots of fun with all your poultry. Babies are great, but yes, they do require some creativity and extra work to raise and house. Unless of course they are raised by a broody hen. ;-)
    Sounds like you having lots of fun with all your poultry. Babies are great, but yes, they do require some creativity and extra work to raise and house. Unless of course they are raised by a broody...
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  19. DarrenP
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    First time preserver

    Let us know how it goes using zucchini - I figure they're close enough to cucumber to taste pretty similar?
    Let us know how it goes using zucchini - I figure they're close enough to cucumber to taste pretty similar?
    Let us know how it goes using zucchini - I figure they're close enough to cucumber to taste pretty similar?
    Let us know how it goes using zucchini - I figure they're close enough to cucumber to taste pretty similar?
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  20. Comfort

    How To Breed/Grow/Raise Red Compost Worms Super Fast

    All very interesting info, Comfort. Thanks for posting it. Definitely food for thought.... or is that food for worms! :) I was interested to note the texture of the castings from the flow through...
    All very interesting info, Comfort. Thanks for posting it. Definitely food for thought.... or is that food for worms! :) I was interested to note the texture of the castings from the flow through bin. Rather like what I get out of my bathtub farm. It has an open plughole under which I placed a...
    All very interesting info, Comfort. Thanks for posting it. Definitely food for thought.... or is that food for worms! :) I was interested to note the texture of the castings from the flow through bin. Rather like what I get out of my bathtub...
    All very interesting info, Comfort. Thanks for posting it. Definitely food for thought.... or is that food for worms! :) I was interested to note the texture of the castings from the flow through...
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  21. Nycolette

    Howdy from Texas

    Hi there Nycolette & welcome. I had a little chuckle at your statement regarding empire building! Yes it very addictive & easy to get completely carried away. But so much fun when everything goes...
    Hi there Nycolette & welcome. I had a little chuckle at your statement regarding empire building! Yes it very addictive & easy to get completely carried away. But so much fun when everything goes well. Its one of those 'nice' diseases to have! :twothumbsup:
    Hi there Nycolette & welcome. I had a little chuckle at your statement regarding empire building! Yes it very addictive & easy to get completely carried away. But so much fun when everything goes well. Its one of those 'nice' diseases to have! :twothumbsup:
    Hi there Nycolette & welcome. I had a little chuckle at your statement regarding empire building! Yes it very addictive & easy to get completely carried away. But so much fun when everything goes...
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  22. Mark

    Happy New Year 2018 Competition - General Knowledge

    Hi @Helen Auriga congratulations you are our comp winner! Sorry about the late confirmation... :)
    Hi @Helen Auriga congratulations you are our comp winner! Sorry about the late confirmation... :)
    Hi @Helen Auriga congratulations you are our comp winner! Sorry about the late confirmation... :)
    Hi @Helen Auriga congratulations you are our comp winner! Sorry about the late confirmation... :)
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  23. Mark

    Rooster Collars to stop crowing what's your thoughts?

    One way to sort out any bullying in the henhouse is to isolate the bully away from the other hens for a week or so. Then put her back in; the group dynamic will be very different.
    One way to sort out any bullying in the henhouse is to isolate the bully away from the other hens for a week or so. Then put her back in; the group dynamic will be very different.
    One way to sort out any bullying in the henhouse is to isolate the bully away from the other hens for a week or so. Then put her back in; the group dynamic will be very different.
    One way to sort out any bullying in the henhouse is to isolate the bully away from the other hens for a week or so. Then put her back in; the group dynamic will be very different.

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  24. Bea

    Plant ID

    on the google home page or your chrome browser there will be some apps. Or under the search bar in the middle of the page there will be some words such as 'images'. One allows you to attach a...
    on the google home page or your chrome browser there will be some apps. Or under the search bar in the middle of the page there will be some words such as 'images'. One allows you to attach a photo for ID. It will have a search bar where you can browse the photos in your computer (or phone too I...
    on the google home page or your chrome browser there will be some apps. Or under the search bar in the middle of the page there will be some words such as 'images'. One allows you to attach a photo for ID. It will have a search bar where you can...
    on the google home page or your chrome browser there will be some apps. Or under the search bar in the middle of the page there will be some words such as 'images'. One allows you to attach a...

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  25. Rory Edwards

    Question Growing Mandarins in the UK

    Hi Rory & welcome. For indoors, a citrus needs good air flow, not heated air from a heating system. They prefer air temps around 24-28c, not much humidity but warm roots & not too moist. They...
    Hi Rory & welcome. For indoors, a citrus needs good air flow, not heated air from a heating system. They prefer air temps around 24-28c, not much humidity but warm roots & not too moist. They also need lots of light year round. Afterall they are Mediterranean. So for the indoors portion of the...
    Hi Rory & welcome. For indoors, a citrus needs good air flow, not heated air from a heating system. They prefer air temps around 24-28c, not much humidity but warm roots & not too moist. They also need lots of light year round. Afterall they are...
    Hi Rory & welcome. For indoors, a citrus needs good air flow, not heated air from a heating system. They prefer air temps around 24-28c, not much humidity but warm roots & not too moist. They...
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