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  1. Nevw

    Handyman tools: DG-10 air blower assembly

    Welcome Nevw. Well done! I see from the timings of your posts that it took you all arvo to get the right order! Hopefully you will soon turn you hand to gardening and self sufficiency with the...
    Welcome Nevw. Well done! I see from the timings of your posts that it took you all arvo to get the right order! Hopefully you will soon turn you hand to gardening and self sufficiency with the same dexterity as you have used to get that air gun working! And that old watering gun.
    Welcome Nevw. Well done! I see from the timings of your posts that it took you all arvo to get the right order! Hopefully you will soon turn you hand to gardening and self sufficiency with the same dexterity as you have used to get that air gun...
    Welcome Nevw. Well done! I see from the timings of your posts that it took you all arvo to get the right order! Hopefully you will soon turn you hand to gardening and self sufficiency with the...

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  2. Ray Speed

    22 New Brahma Chooks

    Well we were looking to add some meat and egg birds to our little acreage and were about to pull the trigger on some Australorps until we found these guy's 22 Beautiful Brahma rooster n pullets,...
    Well we were looking to add some meat and egg birds to our little acreage and were about to pull the trigger on some Australorps until we found these guy's 22 Beautiful Brahma rooster n pullets, 3hr round trip this morning and they are all settled in
    Well we were looking to add some meat and egg birds to our little acreage and were about to pull the trigger on some Australorps until we found these guy's 22 Beautiful Brahma rooster n pullets, 3hr round trip this morning and they are all...
    Well we were looking to add some meat and egg birds to our little acreage and were about to pull the trigger on some Australorps until we found these guy's 22 Beautiful Brahma rooster n pullets,...
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  3. Ray Speed

    Fruit Tree's

    I need a few more lol when i do u can steal some :p
    I need a few more lol when i do u can steal some :p
    I need a few more lol when i do u can steal some :p
    I need a few more lol when i do u can steal some :p
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  4. Mark
    Like x 5

    60k Subscribers on my YouTube Channel

    Mark just had a binge watch in our one air conditioned room, tv of course, and after watching the Spring one, thought as an idea maybe "what to do in summer" videos may appeal, as if you are like...
    Mark just had a binge watch in our one air conditioned room, tv of course, and after watching the Spring one, thought as an idea maybe "what to do in summer" videos may appeal, as if you are like me, pulling up stuff,weeding, maintaining what is growing, herbs, rhubarb, capsicum,chilli,...
    Mark just had a binge watch in our one air conditioned room, tv of course, and after watching the Spring one, thought as an idea maybe "what to do in summer" videos may appeal, as if you are like me, pulling up stuff,weeding, maintaining what is...
    Mark just had a binge watch in our one air conditioned room, tv of course, and after watching the Spring one, thought as an idea maybe "what to do in summer" videos may appeal, as if you are like...
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  5. Ray Speed

    Few Pet videos

    saltwater under white light
    saltwater under white light
    saltwater under white light
    saltwater under white light
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  6. Tony Baker

    Interesting web site I found.

    Thanks for sharing that website, Tony. Yes he certainly has a lot of quality info there. One thing that the read needs to be able to do successfully, is to translate it to their own part of the world.
    Thanks for sharing that website, Tony. Yes he certainly has a lot of quality info there. One thing that the read needs to be able to do successfully, is to translate it to their own part of the world.
    Thanks for sharing that website, Tony. Yes he certainly has a lot of quality info there. One thing that the read needs to be able to do successfully, is to translate it to their own part of the world.
    Thanks for sharing that website, Tony. Yes he certainly has a lot of quality info there. One thing that the read needs to be able to do successfully, is to translate it to their own part of the world.
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  7. V. Newby

    Howdy from Texas!

    Welcome V Newby! One thing that I always enjoy is when I harvest the first potatoes and cook them straight away. They have a crispness to them that disappears after just a few days. Yes even if...
    Welcome V Newby! One thing that I always enjoy is when I harvest the first potatoes and cook them straight away. They have a crispness to them that disappears after just a few days. Yes even if you live in a one room bedsit, you can have a little garden in a box so long as it gets a few hours...
    Welcome V Newby! One thing that I always enjoy is when I harvest the first potatoes and cook them straight away. They have a crispness to them that disappears after just a few days. Yes even if you live in a one room bedsit, you can have a...
    Welcome V Newby! One thing that I always enjoy is when I harvest the first potatoes and cook them straight away. They have a crispness to them that disappears after just a few days. Yes even if...
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  8. CaityCait

    Disinfecting eggs before incubation - does anyone do this?

    Can't speak from any sort of experience, but if they aren't disinfected when naturally incubated then it can't be crucial. The egg shells are somewhat permeable (that's how the baby chick can...
    Can't speak from any sort of experience, but if they aren't disinfected when naturally incubated then it can't be crucial. The egg shells are somewhat permeable (that's how the baby chick can breathe) so you'd have to be careful to disinfect it with something that won't harm the embryo. If the...
    Can't speak from any sort of experience, but if they aren't disinfected when naturally incubated then it can't be crucial. The egg shells are somewhat permeable (that's how the baby chick can breathe) so you'd have to be careful to disinfect it...
    Can't speak from any sort of experience, but if they aren't disinfected when naturally incubated then it can't be crucial. The egg shells are somewhat permeable (that's how the baby chick can...
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  9. PlaneDriver

    Raised Garden Beds

    Hi Mark, Thank you so much for that info as well! It’s so great to see such a lively forum and your YouTube channel is fantastic! Keep up the great work! Can’t wait to get stuck into it!
    Hi Mark, Thank you so much for that info as well! It’s so great to see such a lively forum and your YouTube channel is fantastic! Keep up the great work! Can’t wait to get stuck into it!
    Hi Mark, Thank you so much for that info as well! It’s so great to see such a lively forum and your YouTube channel is fantastic! Keep up the great work! Can’t wait to get stuck into it!
    Hi Mark, Thank you so much for that info as well! It’s so great to see such a lively forum and your YouTube channel is fantastic! Keep up the great work! Can’t wait to get stuck into it!
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  10. ClissAT

    Slightly different DIY

    :) sure does, 99% of her work is overseas clients, she does a myriad of styles very talented
    :) sure does, 99% of her work is overseas clients, she does a myriad of styles very talented
    :) sure does, 99% of her work is overseas clients, she does a myriad of styles very talented
    :) sure does, 99% of her work is overseas clients, she does a myriad of styles very talented

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  11. ClissAT

    Ginger or Lemon Beer alcoholic or not

    Well I have finally finished my original plant! I got into the jar with a wooden spoon & pressed the ginger, releasing a heap more flavour. After adding more sugar & a little water, I left it out...
    Well I have finally finished my original plant! I got into the jar with a wooden spoon & pressed the ginger, releasing a heap more flavour. After adding more sugar & a little water, I left it out of the fridge to begin working & ended up with several bottles of very nice drink. That Ginger Ale...
    Well I have finally finished my original plant! I got into the jar with a wooden spoon & pressed the ginger, releasing a heap more flavour. After adding more sugar & a little water, I left it out of the fridge to begin working & ended up with...
    Well I have finally finished my original plant! I got into the jar with a wooden spoon & pressed the ginger, releasing a heap more flavour. After adding more sugar & a little water, I left it out...

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  12. Tony Baker

    I'm off corn

    The bore water in my area is slightly salty. OK for stock to drink but not good for the garden.
    The bore water in my area is slightly salty. OK for stock to drink but not good for the garden.
    The bore water in my area is slightly salty. OK for stock to drink but not good for the garden.
    The bore water in my area is slightly salty. OK for stock to drink but not good for the garden.
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  13. Jenny

    My small urban garden

    Great idea, thank you. Can't understand why the pumpkins on the trellis got moldy also, as it was not touching the ground and the plants itself do not have mold on them, the leaves and stems look...
    Great idea, thank you. Can't understand why the pumpkins on the trellis got moldy also, as it was not touching the ground and the plants itself do not have mold on them, the leaves and stems look healthy still.
    Great idea, thank you. Can't understand why the pumpkins on the trellis got moldy also, as it was not touching the ground and the plants itself do not have mold on them, the leaves and stems look healthy still.
    Great idea, thank you. Can't understand why the pumpkins on the trellis got moldy also, as it was not touching the ground and the plants itself do not have mold on them, the leaves and stems look...

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  14. Ray Speed

    little walk around the garden

    Thanks mate cant wait to see what it will look like in a couple of years, its already changed so much in the 12 months we have owned it :) the chooks and the goats are our fav chilling place
    Thanks mate cant wait to see what it will look like in a couple of years, its already changed so much in the 12 months we have owned it :) the chooks and the goats are our fav chilling place
    Thanks mate cant wait to see what it will look like in a couple of years, its already changed so much in the 12 months we have owned it :) the chooks and the goats are our fav chilling place
    Thanks mate cant wait to see what it will look like in a couple of years, its already changed so much in the 12 months we have owned it :) the chooks and the goats are our fav chilling place
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  15. Mark

    Photo Of The Month Contest - 09/2018

    JFYI we're still working on this stupid thing to try and fix all the bugs... :rolleyes::blah:
    JFYI we're still working on this stupid thing to try and fix all the bugs... :rolleyes::blah:
    JFYI we're still working on this stupid thing to try and fix all the bugs... :rolleyes::blah:
    JFYI we're still working on this stupid thing to try and fix all the bugs... :rolleyes::blah:
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  16. Mark

    Possible website disruptions

    Thanks Clissa, and I want to put more effort into this forum this year also - I just have to work through some mounting behind the scenes admin to free me up...
    Thanks Clissa, and I want to put more effort into this forum this year also - I just have to work through some mounting behind the scenes admin to free me up...
    Thanks Clissa, and I want to put more effort into this forum this year also - I just have to work through some mounting behind the scenes admin to free me up...
    Thanks Clissa, and I want to put more effort into this forum this year also - I just have to work through some mounting behind the scenes admin to free me up...
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  17. Techno 2

    Question Growing a Year's Supply of Wheat for One Person in New England

    Wow Techno, That's one big list you have there. Welcome to our forum. But good on you for wanting to give it a go. But can I just ask you to dwell for a short time on one particular aspect of...
    Wow Techno, That's one big list you have there. Welcome to our forum. But good on you for wanting to give it a go. But can I just ask you to dwell for a short time on one particular aspect of small holding farming endeavour that most people don't do & why they don't do it? Growing flour...
    Wow Techno, That's one big list you have there. Welcome to our forum. But good on you for wanting to give it a go. But can I just ask you to dwell for a short time on one particular aspect of small holding farming endeavour that most people don't...
    Wow Techno, That's one big list you have there. Welcome to our forum. But good on you for wanting to give it a go. But can I just ask you to dwell for a short time on one particular aspect of...
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  18. Pauljm

    Flies on my sweet corn plants

    I was hoping you could get me a close up of a fly so I could identify it! :) Never mind. If you make compost the flies could be from that. They look like they are freshly hatched & sitting on the...
    I was hoping you could get me a close up of a fly so I could identify it! :) Never mind. If you make compost the flies could be from that. They look like they are freshly hatched & sitting on the plant warming up in the sun ready for first flight. They aren't saw flies, but could be some other...
    I was hoping you could get me a close up of a fly so I could identify it! :) Never mind. If you make compost the flies could be from that. They look like they are freshly hatched & sitting on the plant warming up in the sun ready for first...
    I was hoping you could get me a close up of a fly so I could identify it! :) Never mind. If you make compost the flies could be from that. They look like they are freshly hatched & sitting on the...

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  19. ClissAT

    Best Laid Out Orchard & Garden

    This segment is from ABC TV Gardening Australia August 2014 where Jerry went to visit a guy John Picconi near Byron Bay in NSW who has a massive tropical fruits orchard & makes or grows almost...
    This segment is from ABC TV Gardening Australia August 2014 where Jerry went to visit a guy John Picconi near Byron Bay in NSW who has a massive tropical fruits orchard & makes or grows almost everything the family eats. This segment is about 7-10mins long. They walk through his huge fully...
    This segment is from ABC TV Gardening Australia August 2014 where Jerry went to visit a guy John Picconi near Byron Bay in NSW who has a massive tropical fruits orchard & makes or grows almost everything the family eats. This segment is about...
    This segment is from ABC TV Gardening Australia August 2014 where Jerry went to visit a guy John Picconi near Byron Bay in NSW who has a massive tropical fruits orchard & makes or grows almost...
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  20. Mark

    Dragon fruit (pitaya)

    I can see the need for the tyre if the segments themselves will bend, but I'm wondering whether if the bending point is right on the thin tough link between two segments whether it might work -...
    I can see the need for the tyre if the segments themselves will bend, but I'm wondering whether if the bending point is right on the thin tough link between two segments whether it might work - one for my own experiments one day I think! I will be very interested to hear how you go with the...
    I can see the need for the tyre if the segments themselves will bend, but I'm wondering whether if the bending point is right on the thin tough link between two segments whether it might work - one for my own experiments one day I think! I will...
    I can see the need for the tyre if the segments themselves will bend, but I'm wondering whether if the bending point is right on the thin tough link between two segments whether it might work -...

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  21. Letsgokate
    Like x 3

    *Warning* TIP MULCH - Please Read

    Oh wow @Letsgokate so sorry to hear about Chris's lung problems contracted from managing tip mulch - that's horrible! Thank you for the warning because I often use tip mulch and bags of potting...
    Oh wow @Letsgokate so sorry to hear about Chris's lung problems contracted from managing tip mulch - that's horrible! Thank you for the warning because I often use tip mulch and bags of potting mix but also do a lot of garden work spreading sugarcane mulch, composts, manures, etc. Just...
    Oh wow @Letsgokate so sorry to hear about Chris's lung problems contracted from managing tip mulch - that's horrible! Thank you for the warning because I often use tip mulch and bags of potting mix but also do a lot of garden work spreading...
    Oh wow @Letsgokate so sorry to hear about Chris's lung problems contracted from managing tip mulch - that's horrible! Thank you for the warning because I often use tip mulch and bags of potting...
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  22. ClissAT

    All about Organic growing

    Sounds like he really knows his stuff.
    Sounds like he really knows his stuff.
    Sounds like he really knows his stuff.
    Sounds like he really knows his stuff.
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  23. Joseph Isaac

    Mabuhay! (Hello! from Philippines)

    Hi Jose, I'm Australian! i studied Civil engineering majoring in envrimental systems and sustainability. I just booked a trip to the Phillipines, im starting in Manila and travelling down to Cebu...
    Hi Jose, I'm Australian! i studied Civil engineering majoring in envrimental systems and sustainability. I just booked a trip to the Phillipines, im starting in Manila and travelling down to Cebu over two weeks. From the 30 of December. I would absolutely love to come and see your self...
    Hi Jose, I'm Australian! i studied Civil engineering majoring in envrimental systems and sustainability. I just booked a trip to the Phillipines, im starting in Manila and travelling down to Cebu over two weeks. From the 30 of December. I would...
    Hi Jose, I'm Australian! i studied Civil engineering majoring in envrimental systems and sustainability. I just booked a trip to the Phillipines, im starting in Manila and travelling down to Cebu...

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