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  1. Collin
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    Sour Cherries

    THIS LOOKS YUMMY!
    THIS LOOKS YUMMY!
    THIS LOOKS YUMMY!
    THIS LOOKS YUMMY!

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  2. Robbie
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    just to many mushroom

    Hi Troy you will need to pasturise your sugar cane with hydrated lime 1 tsp per 1 Lt of water, hydrated lime (builder lime) is not garden lime you can get it from Bunnings in 20 kg bags it is...
    Hi Troy you will need to pasturise your sugar cane with hydrated lime 1 tsp per 1 Lt of water, hydrated lime (builder lime) is not garden lime you can get it from Bunnings in 20 kg bags it is cheap and can be use in the garden as well. Soak it for a coulpe of hours and dain it when you squeeze...
    Hi Troy you will need to pasturise your sugar cane with hydrated lime 1 tsp per 1 Lt of water, hydrated lime (builder lime) is not garden lime you can get it from Bunnings in 20 kg bags it is cheap and can be use in the garden as well. Soak it...
    Hi Troy you will need to pasturise your sugar cane with hydrated lime 1 tsp per 1 Lt of water, hydrated lime (builder lime) is not garden lime you can get it from Bunnings in 20 kg bags it is...

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  3. Robbie

    Been busy inside today

    oh, those sausages look sooooo nice, the best sausages we ever had, were made by a mobile butcher and all he put in them was herbs (apart from the meat and fat of course), hubby wanted nothing but...
    oh, those sausages look sooooo nice, the best sausages we ever had, were made by a mobile butcher and all he put in them was herbs (apart from the meat and fat of course), hubby wanted nothing but and was very cranky when I shared some with family and friends!! I can imagine them, nice and...
    oh, those sausages look sooooo nice, the best sausages we ever had, were made by a mobile butcher and all he put in them was herbs (apart from the meat and fat of course), hubby wanted nothing but and was very cranky when I shared some with...
    oh, those sausages look sooooo nice, the best sausages we ever had, were made by a mobile butcher and all he put in them was herbs (apart from the meat and fat of course), hubby wanted nothing but...

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  4. Troy

    Question Cooking oil

    I have always had dramas reusing it when it had fine particulates mixed through. I think google/Ebay was listening to my conversation with my wife and started advertising this 'oil can of sorts'...
    I have always had dramas reusing it when it had fine particulates mixed through. I think google/Ebay was listening to my conversation with my wife and started advertising this 'oil can of sorts' which helps with that, needless to say I bought it and it has been pretty good. On occasion I have...
    I have always had dramas reusing it when it had fine particulates mixed through. I think google/Ebay was listening to my conversation with my wife and started advertising this 'oil can of sorts' which helps with that, needless to say I bought it...
    I have always had dramas reusing it when it had fine particulates mixed through. I think google/Ebay was listening to my conversation with my wife and started advertising this 'oil can of sorts'...

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  5. Mark

    Question Chickens throwing straw out of nesting boxes problem

    Mark do you mulch the straw? If not be careful cause mites like the hollows in the straw cheers
    Mark do you mulch the straw? If not be careful cause mites like the hollows in the straw cheers
    Mark do you mulch the straw? If not be careful cause mites like the hollows in the straw cheers
    Mark do you mulch the straw? If not be careful cause mites like the hollows in the straw cheers

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  6. Melanie

    Seeking advice

    I have a book called: Can It & Ferment It by Stephanie Thurow. Wonderfully easy and tasty recipes and it does have watermelon in it.
    I have a book called: Can It & Ferment It by Stephanie Thurow. Wonderfully easy and tasty recipes and it does have watermelon in it.
    I have a book called: Can It & Ferment It by Stephanie Thurow. Wonderfully easy and tasty recipes and it does have watermelon in it.
    I have a book called: Can It & Ferment It by Stephanie Thurow. Wonderfully easy and tasty recipes and it does have watermelon in it.

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  7. David Trees

    Free Kindle Book If You're Interested...

    I have Kindle on my Samsung S9+. I got it free via Google play/store for free. I have a lot of gardening, preservation and homestead books. Sometimes free books are offered but I'm still trying to...
    I have Kindle on my Samsung S9+. I got it free via Google play/store for free. I have a lot of gardening, preservation and homestead books. Sometimes free books are offered but I'm still trying to locate the page for their notifications. The fb page I belong to won't post them due to spam...
    I have Kindle on my Samsung S9+. I got it free via Google play/store for free. I have a lot of gardening, preservation and homestead books. Sometimes free books are offered but I'm still trying to locate the page for their notifications. The fb...
    I have Kindle on my Samsung S9+. I got it free via Google play/store for free. I have a lot of gardening, preservation and homestead books. Sometimes free books are offered but I'm still trying to...
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  8. Melanie

    wine from flowers

    I don't know if they grow in Australia but elderflowers can be made into wine. I have never done it personally. I made elderflower mead at one point. It turned out acceptably, nothing to write...
    I don't know if they grow in Australia but elderflowers can be made into wine. I have never done it personally. I made elderflower mead at one point. It turned out acceptably, nothing to write home about. However, that might have been the brewer. I am just learning to brew.
    I don't know if they grow in Australia but elderflowers can be made into wine. I have never done it personally. I made elderflower mead at one point. It turned out acceptably, nothing to write home about. However, that might have been the brewer....
    I don't know if they grow in Australia but elderflowers can be made into wine. I have never done it personally. I made elderflower mead at one point. It turned out acceptably, nothing to write...
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  9. Robbie

    My Wife was busy making gnocchi

    Thanks
    Thanks
    Thanks
    Thanks

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  10. Sean D Richards

    Japanese Date Tree

    My wife and I have a Japanese date tree and the fruit isn't really good but does anyone have and suggestions of good uses with them.
    My wife and I have a Japanese date tree and the fruit isn't really good but does anyone have and suggestions of good uses with them.
    My wife and I have a Japanese date tree and the fruit isn't really good but does anyone have and suggestions of good uses with them.
    My wife and I have a Japanese date tree and the fruit isn't really good but does anyone have and suggestions of good uses with them.
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  11. Daniel.Mav

    Easiyo yoghurt with milk powder

    Here's yesterday's batch of yogurt quiet firm and tastes good. Dave
    Here's yesterday's batch of yogurt quiet firm and tastes good. Dave
    Here's yesterday's batch of yogurt quiet firm and tastes good. Dave
    Here's yesterday's batch of yogurt quiet firm and tastes good. Dave

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  12. Rachel

    Just got some kefir grains..

    Thanks for the info Karla. Dave
    Thanks for the info Karla. Dave
    Thanks for the info Karla. Dave
    Thanks for the info Karla. Dave
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  13. ClissAT

    Ginger or Lemon Beer alcoholic or not

    Good to know Melanie, thanks. I haven't made anymore since that one mentioned above due to being in hospital for a few months earlier last year. Once home I couldn't use my arms very much so all...
    Good to know Melanie, thanks. I haven't made anymore since that one mentioned above due to being in hospital for a few months earlier last year. Once home I couldn't use my arms very much so all that finicky stuff has gone by the wayside. I left my ginger to grow on in its container and it's...
    Good to know Melanie, thanks. I haven't made anymore since that one mentioned above due to being in hospital for a few months earlier last year. Once home I couldn't use my arms very much so all that finicky stuff has gone by the wayside. I left...
    Good to know Melanie, thanks. I haven't made anymore since that one mentioned above due to being in hospital for a few months earlier last year. Once home I couldn't use my arms very much so all...

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  14. Karla

    Fermentation

    if you like weck jars you will find that the lids for the smaller jars fit nicely Inside the larger jars as a weight.
    if you like weck jars you will find that the lids for the smaller jars fit nicely Inside the larger jars as a weight.
    if you like weck jars you will find that the lids for the smaller jars fit nicely Inside the larger jars as a weight.
    if you like weck jars you will find that the lids for the smaller jars fit nicely Inside the larger jars as a weight.
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  15. OrganicDisposalInitiative

    Pickled Radishes

    Hi Jacob these sound pretty good I love radish and I loved pickled stuff so when I get the next batch of radish in this will be a happening thing. Cheers Dave
    Hi Jacob these sound pretty good I love radish and I loved pickled stuff so when I get the next batch of radish in this will be a happening thing. Cheers Dave
    Hi Jacob these sound pretty good I love radish and I loved pickled stuff so when I get the next batch of radish in this will be a happening thing. Cheers Dave
    Hi Jacob these sound pretty good I love radish and I loved pickled stuff so when I get the next batch of radish in this will be a happening thing. Cheers Dave
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  16. Ray Speed

    Processed one of our Roosters for my BD

    we just used traffic cones from work, the large Brahma's fitted in them perfectly and being tuff they washed off easy :)
    we just used traffic cones from work, the large Brahma's fitted in them perfectly and being tuff they washed off easy :)
    we just used traffic cones from work, the large Brahma's fitted in them perfectly and being tuff they washed off easy :)
    we just used traffic cones from work, the large Brahma's fitted in them perfectly and being tuff they washed off easy :)

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  17. Karla

    Question which method

    Thank you ladies. I really appreciate it.
    Thank you ladies. I really appreciate it.
    Thank you ladies. I really appreciate it.
    Thank you ladies. I really appreciate it.
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  18. Wedgetail
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    Tomato Relish

    Go to Woollies or any big supermarkets and just ask them where to find the Ezy sauce. I think I found mine near the tomato sauces.
    Go to Woollies or any big supermarkets and just ask them where to find the Ezy sauce. I think I found mine near the tomato sauces.
    Go to Woollies or any big supermarkets and just ask them where to find the Ezy sauce. I think I found mine near the tomato sauces.
    Go to Woollies or any big supermarkets and just ask them where to find the Ezy sauce. I think I found mine near the tomato sauces.

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  19. Wedgetail
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    From this to this

    I use the patent pending Ruby system. (Ruby is the big one, the little one is still in training ;)) They haven't failed me yet! There is deer fencing that you can buy and put up, but it seemed to...
    I use the patent pending Ruby system. (Ruby is the big one, the little one is still in training ;)) They haven't failed me yet! There is deer fencing that you can buy and put up, but it seemed to catch more rabbits than anything else for us.
    I use the patent pending Ruby system. (Ruby is the big one, the little one is still in training ;)) They haven't failed me yet! There is deer fencing that you can buy and put up, but it seemed to catch more rabbits than anything else for us.
    I use the patent pending Ruby system. (Ruby is the big one, the little one is still in training ;)) They haven't failed me yet! There is deer fencing that you can buy and put up, but it seemed to...

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  20. Wedgetail
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    It's a drying time

    Thanks Wedgetail for the information I'll keep my eyes out at Aldi! I've been wanting a dehydrator for ages! :)
    Thanks Wedgetail for the information I'll keep my eyes out at Aldi! I've been wanting a dehydrator for ages! :)
    Thanks Wedgetail for the information I'll keep my eyes out at Aldi! I've been wanting a dehydrator for ages! :)
    Thanks Wedgetail for the information I'll keep my eyes out at Aldi! I've been wanting a dehydrator for ages! :)

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  21. Dione

    Stockpiling.

    Hi. I think your post makes a lot of sense. We had similar experience here in Bellbowrie in 2011 however we are caravaners so we were able to cook on gas and had access to a generator. Thanks for...
    Hi. I think your post makes a lot of sense. We had similar experience here in Bellbowrie in 2011 however we are caravaners so we were able to cook on gas and had access to a generator. Thanks for your post, I found it informative. Dan
    Hi. I think your post makes a lot of sense. We had similar experience here in Bellbowrie in 2011 however we are caravaners so we were able to cook on gas and had access to a generator. Thanks for your post, I found it informative. Dan
    Hi. I think your post makes a lot of sense. We had similar experience here in Bellbowrie in 2011 however we are caravaners so we were able to cook on gas and had access to a generator. Thanks for...
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  22. Wedgetail

    Birdseye chilli

    Sounds delicious would be a lovely afternoon meal with a cold beer. Dave
    Sounds delicious would be a lovely afternoon meal with a cold beer. Dave
    Sounds delicious would be a lovely afternoon meal with a cold beer. Dave
    Sounds delicious would be a lovely afternoon meal with a cold beer. Dave

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  23. Tony Baker

    Great youyube channel for those that want to DIY it

    For anyone that want to learn how to cut up and process their own meat check out Scott Rea.
    For anyone that want to learn how to cut up and process their own meat check out Scott Rea.
    For anyone that want to learn how to cut up and process their own meat check out Scott Rea.
    For anyone that want to learn how to cut up and process their own meat check out Scott Rea.
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  24. Ray Speed

    Its time to PICKLE

    Can you buy the lacto fermented type? I’ve never tried any.
    Can you buy the lacto fermented type? I’ve never tried any.
    Can you buy the lacto fermented type? I’ve never tried any.
    Can you buy the lacto fermented type? I’ve never tried any.
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  25. Mark Seaton

    First go at fermenting Olives

    I bet some people would pay to come and pick olives to take home :)
    I bet some people would pay to come and pick olives to take home :)
    I bet some people would pay to come and pick olives to take home :)
    I bet some people would pay to come and pick olives to take home :)
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