Introduce Yourself

An opportunity (only if you wish) for you to say hello and be welcomed to the SSC Community!

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  1. Chris n Jen

    Hello home growers

    Welcome Chris & Jen. Sounds like you have a great set-up. We will all look forward to seeing lots of photos as your produce grows. ;)
    Welcome Chris & Jen. Sounds like you have a great set-up. We will all look forward to seeing lots of photos as your produce grows. ;)
    Welcome Chris & Jen. Sounds like you have a great set-up. We will all look forward to seeing lots of photos as your produce grows. ;)
    Welcome Chris & Jen. Sounds like you have a great set-up. We will all look forward to seeing lots of photos as your produce grows. ;)
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  2. Pene
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    It's all new to me!

    Hi Pene, I am involved with our local primary school. We have a large kitchen garden and often have excess fruit and vegies. We now have a stall at our local farmers market once a month. We use...
    Hi Pene, I am involved with our local primary school. We have a large kitchen garden and often have excess fruit and vegies. We now have a stall at our local farmers market once a month. We use the money we make to put back into the kitchen garden program. It does take a bit of extra work but it...
    Hi Pene, I am involved with our local primary school. We have a large kitchen garden and often have excess fruit and vegies. We now have a stall at our local farmers market once a month. We use the money we make to put back into the kitchen...
    Hi Pene, I am involved with our local primary school. We have a large kitchen garden and often have excess fruit and vegies. We now have a stall at our local farmers market once a month. We use...
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  3. Owlonthewing

    New Chick

    Welcome to SSC Andy! It's weird how resilient some batches of eggs are to hatch out in bad conditions but then other times how everything seems to go right and the hatch rate is poor! Sometimes...
    Welcome to SSC Andy! It's weird how resilient some batches of eggs are to hatch out in bad conditions but then other times how everything seems to go right and the hatch rate is poor! Sometimes I just don't get it lol... Once we left my mum babysit the kids for a weekend and my batch of...
    Welcome to SSC Andy! It's weird how resilient some batches of eggs are to hatch out in bad conditions but then other times how everything seems to go right and the hatch rate is poor! Sometimes I just don't get it lol... Once we left my mum...
    Welcome to SSC Andy! It's weird how resilient some batches of eggs are to hatch out in bad conditions but then other times how everything seems to go right and the hatch rate is poor! Sometimes...
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  4. Sharann

    Native North Dakotan

    Thanks, Mark but I really can't take credit for the idea ... I read a New England state (US) homesteader's blog before I got into chickens, so pre-2012, that came up with a solution for them that...
    Thanks, Mark but I really can't take credit for the idea ... I read a New England state (US) homesteader's blog before I got into chickens, so pre-2012, that came up with a solution for them that was energy efficient, and not a fire hazard. I will start a separate thread about our DIY and...
    Thanks, Mark but I really can't take credit for the idea ... I read a New England state (US) homesteader's blog before I got into chickens, so pre-2012, that came up with a solution for them that was energy efficient, and not a fire hazard. I...
    Thanks, Mark but I really can't take credit for the idea ... I read a New England state (US) homesteader's blog before I got into chickens, so pre-2012, that came up with a solution for them that...

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  5. Lois

    Hello from Loch Lomond QLD

    Hi Lois. Welcome. I started out with Gardenate; also don't mind the Gardentags app except our broadband here is so slow and it often doesn't work so can only check it if I'm in town (good excuse...
    Hi Lois. Welcome. I started out with Gardenate; also don't mind the Gardentags app except our broadband here is so slow and it often doesn't work so can only check it if I'm in town (good excuse to stop in at the club, avail myself of their airconditioning and wifi). Thankfully the ssc forum...
    Hi Lois. Welcome. I started out with Gardenate; also don't mind the Gardentags app except our broadband here is so slow and it often doesn't work so can only check it if I'm in town (good excuse to stop in at the club, avail myself of their...
    Hi Lois. Welcome. I started out with Gardenate; also don't mind the Gardentags app except our broadband here is so slow and it often doesn't work so can only check it if I'm in town (good excuse...

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  6. DarrenP

    Hello from mid north South Australia

    Agreed. Our leafy greens actually have flavour, unlike the limp shop stuff. We're growing lettuce, mustard greens, amaranth, and rocket, as well using baby beetroot leaves and radish leaves in the...
    Agreed. Our leafy greens actually have flavour, unlike the limp shop stuff. We're growing lettuce, mustard greens, amaranth, and rocket, as well using baby beetroot leaves and radish leaves in the salads.
    Agreed. Our leafy greens actually have flavour, unlike the limp shop stuff. We're growing lettuce, mustard greens, amaranth, and rocket, as well using baby beetroot leaves and radish leaves in the salads.
    Agreed. Our leafy greens actually have flavour, unlike the limp shop stuff. We're growing lettuce, mustard greens, amaranth, and rocket, as well using baby beetroot leaves and radish leaves in the...
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  7. Scarabia

    Hello from South Africa

    Welcome to SSC :) I'm not aware of any no but this forum is universal.
    Welcome to SSC :) I'm not aware of any no but this forum is universal.
    Welcome to SSC :) I'm not aware of any no but this forum is universal.
    Welcome to SSC :) I'm not aware of any no but this forum is universal.
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  8. Prepper Ben

    G'Day all

    Hi @Prepper Ben love the username! Thanks for joining us mate :)
    Hi @Prepper Ben love the username! Thanks for joining us mate :)
    Hi @Prepper Ben love the username! Thanks for joining us mate :)
    Hi @Prepper Ben love the username! Thanks for joining us mate :)
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  9. Leticia Impey

    Greeting from SE qld

    Welcome and looking forward to hearing more about your veggie and fruit jungle.
    Welcome and looking forward to hearing more about your veggie and fruit jungle.
    Welcome and looking forward to hearing more about your veggie and fruit jungle.
    Welcome and looking forward to hearing more about your veggie and fruit jungle.

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  10. Bea

    newbie from South America

    Hola! Thank you for joining SSC and welcome to our forum! Yeah, it grows easy from seed so perhaps sow where to grow rather than transplanting (especially in a hot climate). I'm in the...
    Hola! Thank you for joining SSC and welcome to our forum! Yeah, it grows easy from seed so perhaps sow where to grow rather than transplanting (especially in a hot climate). I'm in the sub-tropics also, and even transplanting corn seedlings is hit and miss - luckily we've had a run of mild...
    Hola! Thank you for joining SSC and welcome to our forum! Yeah, it grows easy from seed so perhaps sow where to grow rather than transplanting (especially in a hot climate). I'm in the sub-tropics also, and even transplanting corn seedlings...
    Hola! Thank you for joining SSC and welcome to our forum! Yeah, it grows easy from seed so perhaps sow where to grow rather than transplanting (especially in a hot climate). I'm in the...
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  11. eggcentric

    Hi from Ontario, Canada

    HI! I am just east of Rugby ND, which is considered the geographical center of North America. Small rural area, just how we like it.
    HI! I am just east of Rugby ND, which is considered the geographical center of North America. Small rural area, just how we like it.
    HI! I am just east of Rugby ND, which is considered the geographical center of North America. Small rural area, just how we like it.
    HI! I am just east of Rugby ND, which is considered the geographical center of North America. Small rural area, just how we like it.
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  12. Robyn67

    hi I'm Robyn

    I know what that's like... :)
    I know what that's like... :)
    I know what that's like... :)
    I know what that's like... :)
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  13. C.J.

    Hello from Iowa

    Thanks for joining SSC and all the best with your self-sufficiency to help with the cost of living. I got into self-sufficiency in the beginning as a way to save on groceries through GYO in the...
    Thanks for joining SSC and all the best with your self-sufficiency to help with the cost of living. I got into self-sufficiency in the beginning as a way to save on groceries through GYO in the backyard and having a fallback on food from our own garden really did get us through some difficult...
    Thanks for joining SSC and all the best with your self-sufficiency to help with the cost of living. I got into self-sufficiency in the beginning as a way to save on groceries through GYO in the backyard and having a fallback on food from our own...
    Thanks for joining SSC and all the best with your self-sufficiency to help with the cost of living. I got into self-sufficiency in the beginning as a way to save on groceries through GYO in the...
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  14. littlervheads

    hey all

    my problem is i live in a rental house so im going out on the weekend and get some garden beds from bunnings . look forward to growning some veggies and salad stuff . but would love land
    my problem is i live in a rental house so im going out on the weekend and get some garden beds from bunnings . look forward to growning some veggies and salad stuff . but would love land
    my problem is i live in a rental house so im going out on the weekend and get some garden beds from bunnings . look forward to growning some veggies and salad stuff . but would love land
    my problem is i live in a rental house so im going out on the weekend and get some garden beds from bunnings . look forward to growning some veggies and salad stuff . but would love land
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  15. Sherry Robitson

    Glad to meet you

    You bet! That's what I was going to suggest... :)
    You bet! That's what I was going to suggest... :)
    You bet! That's what I was going to suggest... :)
    You bet! That's what I was going to suggest... :)
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  16. JEREMIE

    Gold coast

    Good on you Jeremy. There is going to be quite the work ahead of you, and you'll be busy in the property with a lot of your spare time. Enjoy and see you here once in a while.
    Good on you Jeremy. There is going to be quite the work ahead of you, and you'll be busy in the property with a lot of your spare time. Enjoy and see you here once in a while.
    Good on you Jeremy. There is going to be quite the work ahead of you, and you'll be busy in the property with a lot of your spare time. Enjoy and see you here once in a while.
    Good on you Jeremy. There is going to be quite the work ahead of you, and you'll be busy in the property with a lot of your spare time. Enjoy and see you here once in a while.
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  17. JaninaG

    Newbie from Victoria - Latrobe Valley

    Looking forward to seeing it! Thanks for joining SSC! :)
    Looking forward to seeing it! Thanks for joining SSC! :)
    Looking forward to seeing it! Thanks for joining SSC! :)
    Looking forward to seeing it! Thanks for joining SSC! :)
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  18. Christelle

    SA quail

    Welcome Christelle :) There was a colossal quail breeder here locally but they gave up the business due to health reasons - their breeding stock went back a long way. I visited their quail farm a...
    Welcome Christelle :) There was a colossal quail breeder here locally but they gave up the business due to health reasons - their breeding stock went back a long way. I visited their quail farm a few years ago. Basically, to grow bigger quail they used selective breeding with the naturally...
    Welcome Christelle :) There was a colossal quail breeder here locally but they gave up the business due to health reasons - their breeding stock went back a long way. I visited their quail farm a few years ago. Basically, to grow bigger quail...
    Welcome Christelle :) There was a colossal quail breeder here locally but they gave up the business due to health reasons - their breeding stock went back a long way. I visited their quail farm a...
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  19. MiCasa

    Introduction (Saying Hola)

    Welcome MiCasa. Very interesting hobby you have. What time of year do you do your grafting? Which part of the branch do you take your scion from? I am also wanting to graft some oranges onto 2...
    Welcome MiCasa. Very interesting hobby you have. What time of year do you do your grafting? Which part of the branch do you take your scion from? I am also wanting to graft some oranges onto 2 other citrus I have, a grapefruit & a myer lemon. I purchased this property with its orchard 10years...
    Welcome MiCasa. Very interesting hobby you have. What time of year do you do your grafting? Which part of the branch do you take your scion from? I am also wanting to graft some oranges onto 2 other citrus I have, a grapefruit & a myer lemon. I...
    Welcome MiCasa. Very interesting hobby you have. What time of year do you do your grafting? Which part of the branch do you take your scion from? I am also wanting to graft some oranges onto 2...
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  20. Neill

    Hello from Northern Ireland

    Give me a shout when you come over, and I'll give you a proper tour of the city. One of my oul school friends has just went back to Oz... and I am sure I know of a few that also went and decided...
    Give me a shout when you come over, and I'll give you a proper tour of the city. One of my oul school friends has just went back to Oz... and I am sure I know of a few that also went and decided to stay...as the mate said, it is just like home, but with better weather! Talking about weather,...
    Give me a shout when you come over, and I'll give you a proper tour of the city. One of my oul school friends has just went back to Oz... and I am sure I know of a few that also went and decided to stay...as the mate said, it is just like home, ...
    Give me a shout when you come over, and I'll give you a proper tour of the city. One of my oul school friends has just went back to Oz... and I am sure I know of a few that also went and decided...
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  21. Ballentine

    Banana, Queensland

    Some commentators & to a large extent our actual government are very short sighted regarding farming techniques. Organic, biodynamic or minimal input farming methods can not be valued purely on...
    Some commentators & to a large extent our actual government are very short sighted regarding farming techniques. Organic, biodynamic or minimal input farming methods can not be valued purely on the cost of the actual growing of the produce. There are a myriad of down stream & knock-on costs...
    Some commentators & to a large extent our actual government are very short sighted regarding farming techniques. Organic, biodynamic or minimal input farming methods can not be valued purely on the cost of the actual growing of the...
    Some commentators & to a large extent our actual government are very short sighted regarding farming techniques. Organic, biodynamic or minimal input farming methods can not be valued purely on...

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  22. Perry
    Like x 3

    Just Joined

    G'day All, Thank you for your welcome. I am enjoying going to this site as there are so many things I am learning. I am sending a question as I need an answer and I am certain somebody will help...
    G'day All, Thank you for your welcome. I am enjoying going to this site as there are so many things I am learning. I am sending a question as I need an answer and I am certain somebody will help me about my Ginger, Cheers Perry
    G'day All, Thank you for your welcome. I am enjoying going to this site as there are so many things I am learning. I am sending a question as I need an answer and I am certain somebody will help me about my Ginger, Cheers Perry
    G'day All, Thank you for your welcome. I am enjoying going to this site as there are so many things I am learning. I am sending a question as I need an answer and I am certain somebody will help...
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  23. Gavin Middleton
    Like x 3

    Greetings from Wellington, New Zealand

    Brrrrr Welcome Gavin!
    Brrrrr Welcome Gavin!
    Brrrrr Welcome Gavin!
    Brrrrr Welcome Gavin!

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  24. Satabra

    Newcomer from Hot and Sunny New Mexico

    Welcome from me also. Lots of stuff here.
    Welcome from me also. Lots of stuff here.
    Welcome from me also. Lots of stuff here.
    Welcome from me also. Lots of stuff here.
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  25. Dione
    Love it! x 4

    G'day from C.QLD.

    Welcome from me as well. When we lived in the van for 2 years , while building house, I used to fill a rubbish bin with hot water and the kids all had a hot tub bath to their chins, last one in...
    Welcome from me as well. When we lived in the van for 2 years , while building house, I used to fill a rubbish bin with hot water and the kids all had a hot tub bath to their chins, last one in had to stomp all the school and play clothes, to get clean. Then I hand rinsed everything. I love my...
    Welcome from me as well. When we lived in the van for 2 years , while building house, I used to fill a rubbish bin with hot water and the kids all had a hot tub bath to their chins, last one in had to stomp all the school and play clothes, to...
    Welcome from me as well. When we lived in the van for 2 years , while building house, I used to fill a rubbish bin with hot water and the kids all had a hot tub bath to their chins, last one in...
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