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    Discussions about growing specifically in a TROPICAL climate
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    Latest: Dragonfruit from seeds? Mark, Dec 4, 2019 at 8:58 PM
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  2. Subtropical Climate Only

    Discussions about growing specifically in a SUB-TROPICAL climate
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    Latest: Sub Tropical, SEQ planting this summer Mark, Dec 4, 2019 at 10:43 PM
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  3. Temperate Climate Only

    Discussions about growing specifically in a TEMPERATE climate
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    Latest: How to use this forum Mark, Nov 18, 2019
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  4. Arid Dry Climate Only

    Discussions about growing specifically in an ARID DRY climate
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    Latest: How to use this forum Mark, Nov 18, 2019
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    Discussions about growing specifically in a COLD climate only
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    Latest: Experiment with kale Swedish fiddler, Nov 29, 2019
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  6. Sell, Swap, Free, Wanted

    Sell, swap, give away, or ask for seeds, cuttings, plants, recyclables, tools, etc in this section.
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  1. cam

    growing mushrooms on logs

    A mate of mine at work is seriously looking into growing mushrooms on logs at the moment. Exactly how Russell described is how he is going about it I think. I actually saw this only a couple of...
    A mate of mine at work is seriously looking into growing mushrooms on logs at the moment. Exactly how Russell described is how he is going about it I think. I actually saw this only a couple of week ago on the River Cottage show (UK) where they basically took about 6-10 logs and drilled holes...
    A mate of mine at work is seriously looking into growing mushrooms on logs at the moment. Exactly how Russell described is how he is going about it I think. I actually saw this only a couple of week ago on the River Cottage show (UK) where they...
    A mate of mine at work is seriously looking into growing mushrooms on logs at the moment. Exactly how Russell described is how he is going about it I think. I actually saw this only a couple of...
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  2. stevo

    Question Loquat

    cheers, i'll give it some attention andmaybe next year it'll be better
    cheers, i'll give it some attention andmaybe next year it'll be better
    cheers, i'll give it some attention andmaybe next year it'll be better
    cheers, i'll give it some attention andmaybe next year it'll be better
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  3. stevo

    Question Macadamia Nut Tree

    cheers Mark, i might keep my eye out for one at a nursery or maybe Daleys would have them. I'll have to pick a location in the yard first.
    cheers Mark, i might keep my eye out for one at a nursery or maybe Daleys would have them. I'll have to pick a location in the yard first.
    cheers Mark, i might keep my eye out for one at a nursery or maybe Daleys would have them. I'll have to pick a location in the yard first.
    cheers Mark, i might keep my eye out for one at a nursery or maybe Daleys would have them. I'll have to pick a location in the yard first.
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  4. Steve

    Question To De-Fruit or not to De-Fruit

    or 50 members fighting all the time :popcorn: ....speaking of de-fruiting, I get heaps of bats in my big Lilly Pilly tree, they leave a massive mess around the tree and fill my pond with seed spit. I...
    or 50 members fighting all the time :popcorn: ....speaking of de-fruiting, I get heaps of bats in my big Lilly Pilly tree, they leave a massive mess around the tree and fill my pond with seed spit. I think they chew the fruit, suck all the juice out then spit the seeds. I have been cutting the fruit...
    or 50 members fighting all the time :popcorn: ....speaking of de-fruiting, I get heaps of bats in my big Lilly Pilly tree, they leave a massive mess around the tree and fill my pond with seed spit. I think they chew the fruit, suck all the juice out...
    or 50 members fighting all the time :popcorn: ....speaking of de-fruiting, I get heaps of bats in my big Lilly Pilly tree, they leave a massive mess around the tree and fill my pond with seed spit. I...

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  5. Mark

    Antibiotics in imported food creating super bugs

    Totally on the same wave length as you (and your wife) Steve. I think we do need to trust organic certified goods and retailers as there are far more trustworthy, well-meaning organic farmers...
    Totally on the same wave length as you (and your wife) Steve. I think we do need to trust organic certified goods and retailers as there are far more trustworthy, well-meaning organic farmers and small goods markers than there are dishonest ones. Prices for some organic goods have also have...
    Totally on the same wave length as you (and your wife) Steve. I think we do need to trust organic certified goods and retailers as there are far more trustworthy, well-meaning organic farmers and small goods markers than there are dishonest...
    Totally on the same wave length as you (and your wife) Steve. I think we do need to trust organic certified goods and retailers as there are far more trustworthy, well-meaning organic farmers...
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  6. Steve

    Question Growing Garlic ... in pots

    Well, they may pickup again into spring and then die-off in early summer so see how you go with the extra feed. At the end of the day, if they fail that's gardening for ya - some things work...
    Well, they may pickup again into spring and then die-off in early summer so see how you go with the extra feed. At the end of the day, if they fail that's gardening for ya - some things work and others don't :)
    Well, they may pickup again into spring and then die-off in early summer so see how you go with the extra feed. At the end of the day, if they fail that's gardening for ya - some things work and others don't :)
    Well, they may pickup again into spring and then die-off in early summer so see how you go with the extra feed. At the end of the day, if they fail that's gardening for ya - some things work...
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  7. stevo

    Lilly Pillies

    Drat! I thought we were on the verge of a big discovery and YouTube hit showing your chickens doing tasks around your house in return for lily pily treats... :D
    Drat! I thought we were on the verge of a big discovery and YouTube hit showing your chickens doing tasks around your house in return for lily pily treats... :D
    Drat! I thought we were on the verge of a big discovery and YouTube hit showing your chickens doing tasks around your house in return for lily pily treats... :D
    Drat! I thought we were on the verge of a big discovery and YouTube hit showing your chickens doing tasks around your house in return for lily pily treats... :D
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  8. Mark

    Rambutan - Can it be grown in subtropical SE QLD?

    "Mark" thnx for reply and hope my will knowledgeable for my forum fellows...
    "Mark" thnx for reply and hope my will knowledgeable for my forum fellows...
    "Mark" thnx for reply and hope my will knowledgeable for my forum fellows...
    "Mark" thnx for reply and hope my will knowledgeable for my forum fellows...
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  9. Mark

    Simple Food Made With Poison, Pesticides, And Other Chemicals

    Organic food growing popularity of these days, most of the people do not have a clear idea about the meaning of organic food. In simple words, Organic food is these foods that are created,...
    Organic food growing popularity of these days, most of the people do not have a clear idea about the meaning of organic food. In simple words, Organic food is these foods that are created, processed and packaged without using chemicals. They have accepted due to their apparent health benefits...
    Organic food growing popularity of these days, most of the people do not have a clear idea about the meaning of organic food. In simple words, Organic food is these foods that are created, processed and packaged without using chemicals. They have...
    Organic food growing popularity of these days, most of the people do not have a clear idea about the meaning of organic food. In simple words, Organic food is these foods that are created,...
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  10. becky3086

    Meyer Lemons

    This year I bought a meyer lemon tree from the feed store. I have wanted one for a while. It actually bloomed great and I got 6 lemons from it this year. Here is a little bit about meyer lemons.
    This year I bought a meyer lemon tree from the feed store. I have wanted one for a while. It actually bloomed great and I got 6 lemons from it this year. Here is a little bit about meyer lemons.
    This year I bought a meyer lemon tree from the feed store. I have wanted one for a while. It actually bloomed great and I got 6 lemons from it this year. Here is a little bit about meyer lemons.
    This year I bought a meyer lemon tree from the feed store. I have wanted one for a while. It actually bloomed great and I got 6 lemons from it this year. Here is a little bit about meyer lemons.
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  11. Mark

    Grow-Rooms

    Good for Americians though :D
    Good for Americians though :D
    Good for Americians though :D
    Good for Americians though :D
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  12. Mark

    How To Grow The Best Peas

    Hi, this thread is for any discussion or questions about the article How To Grow The Best Peas posted on our sister site Self Sufficient Me. Feel free to join in :D
    Hi, this thread is for any discussion or questions about the article How To Grow The Best Peas posted on our sister site Self Sufficient Me. Feel free to join in :D
    Hi, this thread is for any discussion or questions about the article How To Grow The Best Peas posted on our sister site Self Sufficient Me. Feel free to join in :D
    Hi, this thread is for any discussion or questions about the article How To Grow The Best Peas posted on our sister site Self Sufficient Me. Feel free to join in :D
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  13. TonyWigan

    Miracle Berries - Miracle Fruit

    Never heard of the fruit until you posted it! Apparently, called "miracle" because when these berries are eaten (which are supposedly quite nice) they have an ability to mask the taste buds via...
    Never heard of the fruit until you posted it! Apparently, called "miracle" because when these berries are eaten (which are supposedly quite nice) they have an ability to mask the taste buds via a certain chemical to better tolerate sour foods (like lemons). So, if you want to eat a lemon -...
    Never heard of the fruit until you posted it! Apparently, called "miracle" because when these berries are eaten (which are supposedly quite nice) they have an ability to mask the taste buds via a certain chemical to better tolerate sour foods...
    Never heard of the fruit until you posted it! Apparently, called "miracle" because when these berries are eaten (which are supposedly quite nice) they have an ability to mask the taste buds via...
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  14. TonyWigan

    Getting ready for Summer

    Tony,Brisbane being a subtropical climate generally has hot humid summers. Many vegetables suffer in the humidity and don't grow well at all through summer. Some vegetables thrive through hot...
    Tony,Brisbane being a subtropical climate generally has hot humid summers. Many vegetables suffer in the humidity and don't grow well at all through summer. Some vegetables thrive through hot humid summers (like sweet potato). I'm not expert, but I also live near Brisbane (Bellmere/Caboolture)...
    Tony,Brisbane being a subtropical climate generally has hot humid summers. Many vegetables suffer in the humidity and don't grow well at all through summer. Some vegetables thrive through hot humid summers (like sweet potato). I'm not expert,...
    Tony,Brisbane being a subtropical climate generally has hot humid summers. Many vegetables suffer in the humidity and don't grow well at all through summer. Some vegetables thrive through hot...
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