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  1. ClissAT

    Newsletter from Katek fertilizer company.

    I haven't been there for several years how's it going - good? This is where I first got the idea to keep quails from... oddly enough - just some random stand showing quail in a small "chicken"...
    I haven't been there for several years how's it going - good? This is where I first got the idea to keep quails from... oddly enough - just some random stand showing quail in a small "chicken" tractor :)
    I haven't been there for several years how's it going - good? This is where I first got the idea to keep quails from... oddly enough - just some random stand showing quail in a small "chicken" tractor :)
    I haven't been there for several years how's it going - good? This is where I first got the idea to keep quails from... oddly enough - just some random stand showing quail in a small "chicken"...
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  2. Pauljm

    Are these broccoli ready

    Yes, you'd really want to pick them slightly before this, to be honest... they are best picked when the heads are tight with no sign of florals opening at all. You've got them just in time :)
    Yes, you'd really want to pick them slightly before this, to be honest... they are best picked when the heads are tight with no sign of florals opening at all. You've got them just in time :)
    Yes, you'd really want to pick them slightly before this, to be honest... they are best picked when the heads are tight with no sign of florals opening at all. You've got them just in time :)
    Yes, you'd really want to pick them slightly before this, to be honest... they are best picked when the heads are tight with no sign of florals opening at all. You've got them just in time :)

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  3. Cathy

    Bamboo trellis and grow bags

    I grow in bags too & have been having great success. After trying out a few different soil mixes, I have settled on 100% compost with a few handfuls of perlite mixed through to help drainage. This...
    I grow in bags too & have been having great success. After trying out a few different soil mixes, I have settled on 100% compost with a few handfuls of perlite mixed through to help drainage. This seems to make the plants the happiest. A good layer of mulch really helps in summer. As does...
    I grow in bags too & have been having great success. After trying out a few different soil mixes, I have settled on 100% compost with a few handfuls of perlite mixed through to help drainage. This seems to make the plants the happiest. A good...
    I grow in bags too & have been having great success. After trying out a few different soil mixes, I have settled on 100% compost with a few handfuls of perlite mixed through to help drainage. This...

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  4. Pauljm

    18 months later..

    It's always difficult in the garden when light is an issue. However you seem to be achieving as best results as are possible. The bruising on the fruit is fruit fly (or similar little beasty)...
    It's always difficult in the garden when light is an issue. However you seem to be achieving as best results as are possible. The bruising on the fruit is fruit fly (or similar little beasty) attack and could be due to weaker fruit from low light. Yes you are right re the lack of light but its...
    It's always difficult in the garden when light is an issue. However you seem to be achieving as best results as are possible. The bruising on the fruit is fruit fly (or similar little beasty) attack and could be due to weaker fruit from low...
    It's always difficult in the garden when light is an issue. However you seem to be achieving as best results as are possible. The bruising on the fruit is fruit fly (or similar little beasty)...

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  5. stevo

    Wildlife Pics

    That box looks about the size of those they make for possums to sleep in up trees.
    That box looks about the size of those they make for possums to sleep in up trees.
    That box looks about the size of those they make for possums to sleep in up trees.
    That box looks about the size of those they make for possums to sleep in up trees.

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  6. Mark

    Tip How to grow avocado tree in clay soil to prevent root rot fungus

    Plant it out at any time really once it's established and growing well in the container. Say a foot or two... Avos do well in partial shade initially when it can grow and eventually get full sun...
    Plant it out at any time really once it's established and growing well in the container. Say a foot or two... Avos do well in partial shade initially when it can grow and eventually get full sun but it still will need some good sun for it to grow well otherwise plant it in full sun and perhaps...
    Plant it out at any time really once it's established and growing well in the container. Say a foot or two... Avos do well in partial shade initially when it can grow and eventually get full sun but it still will need some good sun for it to...
    Plant it out at any time really once it's established and growing well in the container. Say a foot or two... Avos do well in partial shade initially when it can grow and eventually get full sun...

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  7. Jenny

    Greetings from Johannesburg, South Africa

    See the sophisticated way I sowed them... took a lot of practice to get that right :D
    See the sophisticated way I sowed them... took a lot of practice to get that right :D
    See the sophisticated way I sowed them... took a lot of practice to get that right :D
    See the sophisticated way I sowed them... took a lot of practice to get that right :D

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  8. Cathy

    Hi from Bundaberg

    Hi Cathy and welcome to SSC thanks for joining us! Yes, grow to your climate or even micro-climate because one property can differ to another and still be a stone throw away. Bundy is a great...
    Hi Cathy and welcome to SSC thanks for joining us! Yes, grow to your climate or even micro-climate because one property can differ to another and still be a stone throw away. Bundy is a great climate for growing food all year round - I know a lot of supermarket tomatoes come from your area...
    Hi Cathy and welcome to SSC thanks for joining us! Yes, grow to your climate or even micro-climate because one property can differ to another and still be a stone throw away. Bundy is a great climate for growing food all year round - I know a...
    Hi Cathy and welcome to SSC thanks for joining us! Yes, grow to your climate or even micro-climate because one property can differ to another and still be a stone throw away. Bundy is a great...
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  9. Jenny

    Potato Seed Pods / Nodules?

    As Cathy has indicated, it looks like they are tiny new potatoes. I think the leaves growing out of each little potato are the eyes going ballistic with growth. Next time you see these, keep them...
    As Cathy has indicated, it looks like they are tiny new potatoes. I think the leaves growing out of each little potato are the eyes going ballistic with growth. Next time you see these, keep them as I would say they are super growers. :)
    As Cathy has indicated, it looks like they are tiny new potatoes. I think the leaves growing out of each little potato are the eyes going ballistic with growth. Next time you see these, keep them as I would say they are super growers. :)
    As Cathy has indicated, it looks like they are tiny new potatoes. I think the leaves growing out of each little potato are the eyes going ballistic with growth. Next time you see these, keep them...

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  10. Mark

    Biggest Avocado in the world would you buy one?

    I buy these every year and they are great. Very creamy and I make guacamole. I find there are less insect damage on them too. Is it because of the variety or the care they get I'm not sure. ...
    I buy these every year and they are great. Very creamy and I make guacamole. I find there are less insect damage on them too. Is it because of the variety or the care they get I'm not sure. Worth trying. If they are available I will get one and post pics
    I buy these every year and they are great. Very creamy and I make guacamole. I find there are less insect damage on them too. Is it because of the variety or the care they get I'm not sure. Worth trying. If they are available I will get one...
    I buy these every year and they are great. Very creamy and I make guacamole. I find there are less insect damage on them too. Is it because of the variety or the care they get I'm not sure. ...
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  11. Jenny
    Showcase

    Cancer Bush (lessertia Frutescens)

    Hi Jenny, this certainly is a pretty little busy and would fit well into most gardens. I am fully in favour of alternative medicines and theropies. However, I do like to see scientific proof that...
    Hi Jenny, this certainly is a pretty little busy and would fit well into most gardens. I am fully in favour of alternative medicines and theropies. However, I do like to see scientific proof that a particular botanical works. But I also realise that the facilities that can do these tests are...
    Hi Jenny, this certainly is a pretty little busy and would fit well into most gardens. I am fully in favour of alternative medicines and theropies. However, I do like to see scientific proof that a particular botanical works. But I also realise...
    Hi Jenny, this certainly is a pretty little busy and would fit well into most gardens. I am fully in favour of alternative medicines and theropies. However, I do like to see scientific proof that...
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  12. ClissAT

    Photo of the month thread

    Yeah but a "photo comp" adds a bit of drama to the mix and then the winner gets a badge for a month on their avatar. I still think I'm going to do it :p
    Yeah but a "photo comp" adds a bit of drama to the mix and then the winner gets a badge for a month on their avatar. I still think I'm going to do it :p
    Yeah but a "photo comp" adds a bit of drama to the mix and then the winner gets a badge for a month on their avatar. I still think I'm going to do it :p
    Yeah but a "photo comp" adds a bit of drama to the mix and then the winner gets a badge for a month on their avatar. I still think I'm going to do it :p
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  13. Cathy
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    Minipop Corn

    Cathy submitted a new Showcase Item: Minipop Corn Read more about this showcase item here...
    Cathy submitted a new Showcase Item: Minipop Corn Read more about this showcase item here...
    Cathy submitted a new Showcase Item: Minipop Corn Read more about this showcase item here...
    Cathy submitted a new Showcase Item: Minipop Corn Read more about this showcase item here...
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  14. Jenny
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    Herb & Spice Showcase African Wild Rosemary

    Agreed, it will do very well in OZ, as your climate is similar to our climate here in SA.
    Agreed, it will do very well in OZ, as your climate is similar to our climate here in SA.
    Agreed, it will do very well in OZ, as your climate is similar to our climate here in SA.
    Agreed, it will do very well in OZ, as your climate is similar to our climate here in SA.
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  15. AndrewB

    Stolen fruit!

    :D:D very funny Mark. But be careful what you wish for!
    :D:D very funny Mark. But be careful what you wish for!
    :D:D very funny Mark. But be careful what you wish for!
    :D:D very funny Mark. But be careful what you wish for!
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  16. Letsgokate

    Spam posts

    I promise your email is safe here and won't be sold on :D Yes, I do understand the Facebook "thing" it's so convenient and there are more people etc - but, we can better control who joins here and...
    I promise your email is safe here and won't be sold on :D Yes, I do understand the Facebook "thing" it's so convenient and there are more people etc - but, we can better control who joins here and I think it's nice to get away from the Facebook feed and back to an organised thread that's not over...
    I promise your email is safe here and won't be sold on :D Yes, I do understand the Facebook "thing" it's so convenient and there are more people etc - but, we can better control who joins here and I think it's nice to get away from the Facebook...
    I promise your email is safe here and won't be sold on :D Yes, I do understand the Facebook "thing" it's so convenient and there are more people etc - but, we can better control who joins here and...
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  17. ClissAT
    Like x 4

    Protection Frame for Tomatoes or any fruit/veg

    Great description to build the frame could use for anything even lower ones for low stuff, like blueberies.
    Great description to build the frame could use for anything even lower ones for low stuff, like blueberies.
    Great description to build the frame could use for anything even lower ones for low stuff, like blueberies.
    Great description to build the frame could use for anything even lower ones for low stuff, like blueberies.

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  18. Auron Leonhart

    Greetings from the USA!

    This one produces cherries that are good for canning and jams. We also now have Rainier cherry trees as well. I was worried about the "flowering" as well when I was looking at the but I did some...
    This one produces cherries that are good for canning and jams. We also now have Rainier cherry trees as well. I was worried about the "flowering" as well when I was looking at the but I did some research on them and was happy.
    This one produces cherries that are good for canning and jams. We also now have Rainier cherry trees as well. I was worried about the "flowering" as well when I was looking at the but I did some research on them and was happy.
    This one produces cherries that are good for canning and jams. We also now have Rainier cherry trees as well. I was worried about the "flowering" as well when I was looking at the but I did some...
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  19. Mark

    June Competition - General Knowledge

    Congrats Auron! :thumbsup:
    Congrats Auron! :thumbsup:
    Congrats Auron! :thumbsup:
    Congrats Auron! :thumbsup:
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  20. Kasalia

    Modern Homesteading Summit Online 7 days Free videos

    I did especially on the Ancient Grains segment, ended up researching and ordering. @ClissAT
    I did especially on the Ancient Grains segment, ended up researching and ordering. @ClissAT
    I did especially on the Ancient Grains segment, ended up researching and ordering. @ClissAT
    I did especially on the Ancient Grains segment, ended up researching and ordering. @ClissAT
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  21. ClissAT

    Happy birthday Kasalia

    Ah yes! The Bunnings voucher always tops everything! :D
    Ah yes! The Bunnings voucher always tops everything! :D
    Ah yes! The Bunnings voucher always tops everything! :D
    Ah yes! The Bunnings voucher always tops everything! :D
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  22. Kasalia

    Community Garden

    That looks like a huge crispy succulent cabbage, kasalia. Your soil must be working now. Congrats on the funding & I hope you get the DA through.
    That looks like a huge crispy succulent cabbage, kasalia. Your soil must be working now. Congrats on the funding & I hope you get the DA through.
    That looks like a huge crispy succulent cabbage, kasalia. Your soil must be working now. Congrats on the funding & I hope you get the DA through.
    That looks like a huge crispy succulent cabbage, kasalia. Your soil must be working now. Congrats on the funding & I hope you get the DA through.

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  23. Kate
    Like x 4

    Hi from melbourne

    Welcome from me also. I grew up in Melbourne Surburbs on the Frankston Line born in Black Rock. Trying pot gardening is a good way to go also anything from carrots to Spinach. Follows the sun....
    Welcome from me also. I grew up in Melbourne Surburbs on the Frankston Line born in Black Rock. Trying pot gardening is a good way to go also anything from carrots to Spinach. Follows the sun. My biggest veg garden is the front yard.
    Welcome from me also. I grew up in Melbourne Surburbs on the Frankston Line born in Black Rock. Trying pot gardening is a good way to go also anything from carrots to Spinach. Follows the sun. My biggest veg garden is the front yard.
    Welcome from me also. I grew up in Melbourne Surburbs on the Frankston Line born in Black Rock. Trying pot gardening is a good way to go also anything from carrots to Spinach. Follows the sun....
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  24. Mark

    Great YouTube channel for backyard Aquaponics

    Rob channels are great, a really nice guy as well. It’s not just aquaponics he grows fruit and veggies in soil as well. Well worth checking out.
    Rob channels are great, a really nice guy as well. It’s not just aquaponics he grows fruit and veggies in soil as well. Well worth checking out.
    Rob channels are great, a really nice guy as well. It’s not just aquaponics he grows fruit and veggies in soil as well. Well worth checking out.
    Rob channels are great, a really nice guy as well. It’s not just aquaponics he grows fruit and veggies in soil as well. Well worth checking out.
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  25. Mark
    Like x 5

    60k Subscribers on my YouTube Channel

    Now you have 4 subscribers on the Native Bes channel I’ll give the motorbike stuff a miss :)
    Now you have 4 subscribers on the Native Bes channel I’ll give the motorbike stuff a miss :)
    Now you have 4 subscribers on the Native Bes channel I’ll give the motorbike stuff a miss :)
    Now you have 4 subscribers on the Native Bes channel I’ll give the motorbike stuff a miss :)
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