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  1. Ray Speed

    Ray and Sarah

    small world :)
    small world :)
    small world :)
    small world :)
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  2. IanB

    Hello from Sydney

    Nothing wrong with a front yard vege plot or two. Thats what mine is. Welcome to the forum.
    Nothing wrong with a front yard vege plot or two. Thats what mine is. Welcome to the forum.
    Nothing wrong with a front yard vege plot or two. Thats what mine is. Welcome to the forum.
    Nothing wrong with a front yard vege plot or two. Thats what mine is. Welcome to the forum.

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  3. Kasalia

    Community Garden

    Well judges been and gone but haven't heard anything, most important of all is the ground work has finally started for the pavilion, spent most of last week letting people in and out of the...
    Well judges been and gone but haven't heard anything, most important of all is the ground work has finally started for the pavilion, spent most of last week letting people in and out of the gardens. Spent 15 months of hard work for this occasion. Delivery of the actual pavilion a 6 x 6m...
    Well judges been and gone but haven't heard anything, most important of all is the ground work has finally started for the pavilion, spent most of last week letting people in and out of the gardens. Spent 15 months of hard work for this...
    Well judges been and gone but haven't heard anything, most important of all is the ground work has finally started for the pavilion, spent most of last week letting people in and out of the...

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  4. Letsgokate

    Dick Smith on overseas booking sites

    Spot on with not realising all of the different layers. There seems to be so many big organisations behind things we don’t realise it. It’s hard to know who you are supporting. Ha ha didn’t...
    Spot on with not realising all of the different layers. There seems to be so many big organisations behind things we don’t realise it. It’s hard to know who you are supporting. Ha ha didn’t notice the door, He is very passionate.
    Spot on with not realising all of the different layers. There seems to be so many big organisations behind things we don’t realise it. It’s hard to know who you are supporting. Ha ha didn’t notice the door, He is very passionate.
    Spot on with not realising all of the different layers. There seems to be so many big organisations behind things we don’t realise it. It’s hard to know who you are supporting. Ha ha didn’t...
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  5. Mark
    Like x 3

    I lost 10 kilograms by watching portion size & excerise

    Not a great way to lose weight Clissat :( hope you are feeling better now. My son has lost 17kg and is still going on the Keto diet. :)
    Not a great way to lose weight Clissat :( hope you are feeling better now. My son has lost 17kg and is still going on the Keto diet. :)
    Not a great way to lose weight Clissat :( hope you are feeling better now. My son has lost 17kg and is still going on the Keto diet. :)
    Not a great way to lose weight Clissat :( hope you are feeling better now. My son has lost 17kg and is still going on the Keto diet. :)
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  6. Mark

    August Competition - General Knowledge

    Same from me Andrew. Yes lots of wasted dollars sitting on curbsides all across Oz. The thing is you have to drive past most of them which for me anyway, just about tears my heart out, because...
    Same from me Andrew. Yes lots of wasted dollars sitting on curbsides all across Oz. The thing is you have to drive past most of them which for me anyway, just about tears my heart out, because otherwise your yard would look like a rubbish tip! Such a dilemma.
    Same from me Andrew. Yes lots of wasted dollars sitting on curbsides all across Oz. The thing is you have to drive past most of them which for me anyway, just about tears my heart out, because otherwise your yard would look like a rubbish...
    Same from me Andrew. Yes lots of wasted dollars sitting on curbsides all across Oz. The thing is you have to drive past most of them which for me anyway, just about tears my heart out, because...
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  7. AndrewB

    Kombucha & fermenting

    Hi all, I decided to put the prize from winning the monthly competition (Thanks again Mark) towards a 9 Liter Kombucha urn & a Fermenting kit. It's something I've been wanting to try for some...
    Hi all, I decided to put the prize from winning the monthly competition (Thanks again Mark) towards a 9 Liter Kombucha urn & a Fermenting kit. It's something I've been wanting to try for some time, so I'm looking forward to experimenting & sharing the results here.
    Hi all, I decided to put the prize from winning the monthly competition (Thanks again Mark) towards a 9 Liter Kombucha urn & a Fermenting kit. It's something I've been wanting to try for some time, so I'm looking forward to experimenting &...
    Hi all, I decided to put the prize from winning the monthly competition (Thanks again Mark) towards a 9 Liter Kombucha urn & a Fermenting kit. It's something I've been wanting to try for some...
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  8. Mark
    Like x 5

    60k Subscribers on my YouTube Channel

    Subscribed!!! :cheer::twothumbsup:
    Subscribed!!! :cheer::twothumbsup:
    Subscribed!!! :cheer::twothumbsup:
    Subscribed!!! :cheer::twothumbsup:
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  9. Mark Becker

    Greetings from Cape Town

    big thank you.
    big thank you.
    big thank you.
    big thank you.

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  10. Mark

    Photo Of The Month Contest - 09/2018

    Dear Members, Mark has just submitted images(s) to the Photo Of The Month 09/2018 contest. View the image(s) submitted by the user on the POTM album page. Don't hesitate to participate by...
    Dear Members, Mark has just submitted images(s) to the Photo Of The Month 09/2018 contest. View the image(s) submitted by the user on the POTM album page. Don't hesitate to participate by posting your own image(s)! Admin SSC
    Dear Members, Mark has just submitted images(s) to the Photo Of The Month 09/2018 contest. View the image(s) submitted by the user on the POTM album page. Don't hesitate to participate by posting your own image(s)! Admin SSC
    Dear Members, Mark has just submitted images(s) to the Photo Of The Month 09/2018 contest. View the image(s) submitted by the user on the POTM album page. Don't hesitate to participate by...
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  11. Pauljm

    Zucchini

    Cathy I had a big laugh when I read your post about being infested with stink bugs!! I'm sure you don't mean yourself being infested! :D But anyway back to more serious things...... Yes stink bugs...
    Cathy I had a big laugh when I read your post about being infested with stink bugs!! I'm sure you don't mean yourself being infested! :D But anyway back to more serious things...... Yes stink bugs can be hard to get rid of. Eco oil or white oil should do it. They breathe through their knees and...
    Cathy I had a big laugh when I read your post about being infested with stink bugs!! I'm sure you don't mean yourself being infested! :D But anyway back to more serious things...... Yes stink bugs can be hard to get rid of. Eco oil or white oil...
    Cathy I had a big laugh when I read your post about being infested with stink bugs!! I'm sure you don't mean yourself being infested! :D But anyway back to more serious things...... Yes stink bugs...

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  12. Letsgokate

    Native Stingless Bees

    I got the original hive as a birthday present with bees, costs around $500 . We bought the 2nd empty box off eBay as it match our current hive as far as what it is made of which is 100% poly as we...
    I got the original hive as a birthday present with bees, costs around $500 . We bought the 2nd empty box off eBay as it match our current hive as far as what it is made of which is 100% poly as we have termites on our block and didn’t want pine which boxes are typically made off. Our aim is to...
    I got the original hive as a birthday present with bees, costs around $500 . We bought the 2nd empty box off eBay as it match our current hive as far as what it is made of which is 100% poly as we have termites on our block and didn’t want pine...
    I got the original hive as a birthday present with bees, costs around $500 . We bought the 2nd empty box off eBay as it match our current hive as far as what it is made of which is 100% poly as we...
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  13. Letsgokate

    Potato Harvest

    Hasn’t been but I know that it can be an issue.
    Hasn’t been but I know that it can be an issue.
    Hasn’t been but I know that it can be an issue.
    Hasn’t been but I know that it can be an issue.

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  14. SmallHiveProject

    The Small Hive Project - build your beehive

    I would love to have a hive here but the seasons are so fickle the bees all but starve in the dry season. Its just not fair on the bees to have a hive here when they will suffer so much in the dry...
    I would love to have a hive here but the seasons are so fickle the bees all but starve in the dry season. Its just not fair on the bees to have a hive here when they will suffer so much in the dry season. There are some wild tree hives which work for me in my garden. But I have to let half the...
    I would love to have a hive here but the seasons are so fickle the bees all but starve in the dry season. Its just not fair on the bees to have a hive here when they will suffer so much in the dry season. There are some wild tree hives which work...
    I would love to have a hive here but the seasons are so fickle the bees all but starve in the dry season. Its just not fair on the bees to have a hive here when they will suffer so much in the dry...
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  15. Letsgokate

    Blue Tongue Lizard

    One of the reasons bluies are not about so much nowadays is snail bait. They get poisoned too when they eat the snails that have eaten bait.
    One of the reasons bluies are not about so much nowadays is snail bait. They get poisoned too when they eat the snails that have eaten bait.
    One of the reasons bluies are not about so much nowadays is snail bait. They get poisoned too when they eat the snails that have eaten bait.
    One of the reasons bluies are not about so much nowadays is snail bait. They get poisoned too when they eat the snails that have eaten bait.
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  16. stevo

    Question Jalapenos / chillies!

    The chooks and cows get our over production. But the drought this year has affected us in SE Queensland where I live.
    The chooks and cows get our over production. But the drought this year has affected us in SE Queensland where I live.
    The chooks and cows get our over production. But the drought this year has affected us in SE Queensland where I live.
    The chooks and cows get our over production. But the drought this year has affected us in SE Queensland where I live.

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  17. DarrenP

    What are you harvesting/picking?

    I failed carrot growing this year. I got so comfortable with the little showers we had the previous years I didn't watch how dry they got this year now the drought is showing here.
    I failed carrot growing this year. I got so comfortable with the little showers we had the previous years I didn't watch how dry they got this year now the drought is showing here.
    I failed carrot growing this year. I got so comfortable with the little showers we had the previous years I didn't watch how dry they got this year now the drought is showing here.
    I failed carrot growing this year. I got so comfortable with the little showers we had the previous years I didn't watch how dry they got this year now the drought is showing here.

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  18. Pauljm

    Cauliflower rot in stem?

    Replace the guy with the stupid beard!!:ROFL::blush: I'm not nearly good looking enough to replace him! :sneaky: But thanks for the vote for confidence Pauljm ! :wave:
    Replace the guy with the stupid beard!!:ROFL::blush: I'm not nearly good looking enough to replace him! :sneaky: But thanks for the vote for confidence Pauljm ! :wave:
    Replace the guy with the stupid beard!!:ROFL::blush: I'm not nearly good looking enough to replace him! :sneaky: But thanks for the vote for confidence Pauljm ! :wave:
    Replace the guy with the stupid beard!!:ROFL::blush: I'm not nearly good looking enough to replace him! :sneaky: But thanks for the vote for confidence Pauljm ! :wave:

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  19. Steve

    Black Aphids on Garlic

    My garlic, leeks, chives and also onions often get badly attacked by these black aphids. So last week I concocted a spray, which finally seems to work. The spray also works well on the grey aphids...
    My garlic, leeks, chives and also onions often get badly attacked by these black aphids. So last week I concocted a spray, which finally seems to work. The spray also works well on the grey aphids which attacked my brasicca plants and the white scale insects which attacked one of my curry leaf...
    My garlic, leeks, chives and also onions often get badly attacked by these black aphids. So last week I concocted a spray, which finally seems to work. The spray also works well on the grey aphids which attacked my brasicca plants and the white...
    My garlic, leeks, chives and also onions often get badly attacked by these black aphids. So last week I concocted a spray, which finally seems to work. The spray also works well on the grey aphids...
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  20. Wayland.

    Cider anyone?

    Cider production is now well under way. The last batch will get to 9% so some interesting nights by the fire with Sibelius and Beethoven are in the offing. Do any of you lads ( sorry ladies, lads...
    Cider production is now well under way. The last batch will get to 9% so some interesting nights by the fire with Sibelius and Beethoven are in the offing. Do any of you lads ( sorry ladies, lads have no gender meaning here in Ireland) brew your own beer/ wine etc.? With all that tropical fruit...
    Cider production is now well under way. The last batch will get to 9% so some interesting nights by the fire with Sibelius and Beethoven are in the offing. Do any of you lads ( sorry ladies, lads have no gender meaning here in Ireland) brew your...
    Cider production is now well under way. The last batch will get to 9% so some interesting nights by the fire with Sibelius and Beethoven are in the offing. Do any of you lads ( sorry ladies, lads...
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  21. Wayland.

    Quail advise needed.

    Well things have quieted down a bit since the Quail have been put in the new run so himself is still around. I am surprised at how nasty these little birds can be. I was thinking about getting...
    Well things have quieted down a bit since the Quail have been put in the new run so himself is still around. I am surprised at how nasty these little birds can be. I was thinking about getting some of the larger Bob Whites but having read that they are the Quail equivalent to junk yard dogs, I...
    Well things have quieted down a bit since the Quail have been put in the new run so himself is still around. I am surprised at how nasty these little birds can be. I was thinking about getting some of the larger Bob Whites but having read that...
    Well things have quieted down a bit since the Quail have been put in the new run so himself is still around. I am surprised at how nasty these little birds can be. I was thinking about getting...
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  22. Wayland.

    Modern Bee Keeping.

    It is getting near the end of the season here in Ireland, just the Ivy to crop then we will be shutting down for the winter. I need to add another super just incase the Ivy crops well so I need to...
    It is getting near the end of the season here in Ireland, just the Ivy to crop then we will be shutting down for the winter. I need to add another super just incase the Ivy crops well so I need to get some more frames etc. I see that the new "Top Bar" hives are getting popular and was wondering...
    It is getting near the end of the season here in Ireland, just the Ivy to crop then we will be shutting down for the winter. I need to add another super just incase the Ivy crops well so I need to get some more frames etc. I see that the new "Top...
    It is getting near the end of the season here in Ireland, just the Ivy to crop then we will be shutting down for the winter. I need to add another super just incase the Ivy crops well so I need to...
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  23. Letsgokate
    Love it! x 8
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    My Raised Veggie Beds

    August update
    August update
    August update
    August update

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  24. Bea

    Wildlife -Squirrels

    Yes we have Possums and they create a lot of extra work protecting our produce. I don't mind sharing some but not all.
    Yes we have Possums and they create a lot of extra work protecting our produce. I don't mind sharing some but not all.
    Yes we have Possums and they create a lot of extra work protecting our produce. I don't mind sharing some but not all.
    Yes we have Possums and they create a lot of extra work protecting our produce. I don't mind sharing some but not all.
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  25. Janine

    Cats and heartache

    This is a really frustrating problem and as we all know too well there's never any easy solutions to pet disputes in suburbia. Our neighbour's dog is a constant barker whenever he sees us in our...
    This is a really frustrating problem and as we all know too well there's never any easy solutions to pet disputes in suburbia. Our neighbour's dog is a constant barker whenever he sees us in our front yard he yapps no end and that's annoying but nothing compared to your cat issue Janine! I...
    This is a really frustrating problem and as we all know too well there's never any easy solutions to pet disputes in suburbia. Our neighbour's dog is a constant barker whenever he sees us in our front yard he yapps no end and that's annoying but...
    This is a really frustrating problem and as we all know too well there's never any easy solutions to pet disputes in suburbia. Our neighbour's dog is a constant barker whenever he sees us in our...
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