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  1. Jillian H.

    Greetings From the Netherlands!

    Hello everyone! I'm Jill and I happen to be an American living in the Netherlands. I've been here a little over a year so far and I've been enjoying the very, small village life. I've been trying...
    Hello everyone! I'm Jill and I happen to be an American living in the Netherlands. I've been here a little over a year so far and I've been enjoying the very, small village life. I've been trying to plan how to get some veg or herbs to grow on our tiny balcony or indoors, so here's hoping to...
    Hello everyone! I'm Jill and I happen to be an American living in the Netherlands. I've been here a little over a year so far and I've been enjoying the very, small village life. I've been trying to plan how to get some veg or herbs to grow on...
    Hello everyone! I'm Jill and I happen to be an American living in the Netherlands. I've been here a little over a year so far and I've been enjoying the very, small village life. I've been trying...
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  2. Tassie Daz

    Hi from SA

    I'd still like to see these posts you just made along with the photos added to that thread so people can see how you did it and how it is obviously working so well for you.
    I'd still like to see these posts you just made along with the photos added to that thread so people can see how you did it and how it is obviously working so well for you.
    I'd still like to see these posts you just made along with the photos added to that thread so people can see how you did it and how it is obviously working so well for you.
    I'd still like to see these posts you just made along with the photos added to that thread so people can see how you did it and how it is obviously working so well for you.

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  3. Renee Shields

    Hello from western Sydney

    Yeh the heats a killer. I watched my 5yr old bed of strawberries just wither up and go crispy. .ost of the other stuff survived but the strawberries, wow. Ive since pulled them all out and...
    Yeh the heats a killer. I watched my 5yr old bed of strawberries just wither up and go crispy. .ost of the other stuff survived but the strawberries, wow. Ive since pulled them all out and found the soil, which I really couldnt do much with, as the strawberries had gone feral were in rock...
    Yeh the heats a killer. I watched my 5yr old bed of strawberries just wither up and go crispy. .ost of the other stuff survived but the strawberries, wow. Ive since pulled them all out and found the soil, which I really couldnt do much with,...
    Yeh the heats a killer. I watched my 5yr old bed of strawberries just wither up and go crispy. .ost of the other stuff survived but the strawberries, wow. Ive since pulled them all out and...
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  4. Krisy Campbell

    Hello fellow veggie heads from South East Queensland

    Welcome Krisy. I always find the garden a nice place to unwind after a stressful day at work.
    Welcome Krisy. I always find the garden a nice place to unwind after a stressful day at work.
    Welcome Krisy. I always find the garden a nice place to unwind after a stressful day at work.
    Welcome Krisy. I always find the garden a nice place to unwind after a stressful day at work.
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  5. ocarroll

    Hello from Central Florida!

    Hi @ocarroll and thanks for joining us here at SSC! Raised bed gardening really does help a great deal! I know it has saved my back and made gardening much easier and fun than it used to be......
    Hi @ocarroll and thanks for joining us here at SSC! Raised bed gardening really does help a great deal! I know it has saved my back and made gardening much easier and fun than it used to be... Best of luck with your new veggie garden :)
    Hi @ocarroll and thanks for joining us here at SSC! Raised bed gardening really does help a great deal! I know it has saved my back and made gardening much easier and fun than it used to be... Best of luck with your new veggie garden :)
    Hi @ocarroll and thanks for joining us here at SSC! Raised bed gardening really does help a great deal! I know it has saved my back and made gardening much easier and fun than it used to be......
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  6. Maryrose

    Hello Everyone!

    Hi Maryrose and thanks for joining SSC! We're the total opposite here at the moment - it has been a very hot day - took our son to his first trial football game of the season and it was sweltering!
    Hi Maryrose and thanks for joining SSC! We're the total opposite here at the moment - it has been a very hot day - took our son to his first trial football game of the season and it was sweltering!
    Hi Maryrose and thanks for joining SSC! We're the total opposite here at the moment - it has been a very hot day - took our son to his first trial football game of the season and it was sweltering!
    Hi Maryrose and thanks for joining SSC! We're the total opposite here at the moment - it has been a very hot day - took our son to his first trial football game of the season and it was sweltering!
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  7. Mhunter944

    Hello from Colorado!

    Hello!!
    Hello!!
    Hello!!
    Hello!!
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  8. V. Newby

    Howdy from Texas!

    Welcome to this board!!
    Welcome to this board!!
    Welcome to this board!!
    Welcome to this board!!
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  9. Mataeka

    Hello again!

    Hello!! Welcome to this board!
    Hello!! Welcome to this board!
    Hello!! Welcome to this board!
    Hello!! Welcome to this board!
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  10. Terence

    Greetings from South Africa

    Hi Terence...well done for having a go. We have a similar sized suburban block to you - and it is a little difficult to be completely self sufficient with food depending on the amount of sun you...
    Hi Terence...well done for having a go. We have a similar sized suburban block to you - and it is a little difficult to be completely self sufficient with food depending on the amount of sun you get on your block, and other conditions. (Plus my other half won’t let me take over the whole garden...
    Hi Terence...well done for having a go. We have a similar sized suburban block to you - and it is a little difficult to be completely self sufficient with food depending on the amount of sun you get on your block, and other conditions. (Plus my...
    Hi Terence...well done for having a go. We have a similar sized suburban block to you - and it is a little difficult to be completely self sufficient with food depending on the amount of sun you...
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  11. Jim S

    Hi I'm from Colorado USA.

    Ditto...I used to dig in manure & compost, but this year I’m going to try “no dig”. I’ve already discovered that commercial “compost” can be problematic though (the “premium quality” we bought...
    Ditto...I used to dig in manure & compost, but this year I’m going to try “no dig”. I’ve already discovered that commercial “compost” can be problematic though (the “premium quality” we bought unfortunately crusts very badly, and the next grade down seems very hydrophilic...so despite loads of...
    Ditto...I used to dig in manure & compost, but this year I’m going to try “no dig”. I’ve already discovered that commercial “compost” can be problematic though (the “premium quality” we bought unfortunately crusts very badly, and the next grade...
    Ditto...I used to dig in manure & compost, but this year I’m going to try “no dig”. I’ve already discovered that commercial “compost” can be problematic though (the “premium quality” we bought...
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  12. Les

    G'Day from Newcastle

    What a great organic-friendly idea Andrew...I hate the idea of the cabbage dust so I’ve stopped trying with brassicas. I don’t have space for a pond but might try again with a cover seeing as they...
    What a great organic-friendly idea Andrew...I hate the idea of the cabbage dust so I’ve stopped trying with brassicas. I don’t have space for a pond but might try again with a cover seeing as they don’t need fertilising...
    What a great organic-friendly idea Andrew...I hate the idea of the cabbage dust so I’ve stopped trying with brassicas. I don’t have space for a pond but might try again with a cover seeing as they don’t need fertilising...
    What a great organic-friendly idea Andrew...I hate the idea of the cabbage dust so I’ve stopped trying with brassicas. I don’t have space for a pond but might try again with a cover seeing as they...
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  13. gutsy

    Hello from Ohio, USA!

    When I was a kid (grew up in Tassie) I remember my folks picking field mushrooms (but the climate is probably more suited down there then here in Qld) - I’d kinda forgotten you could grow them in...
    When I was a kid (grew up in Tassie) I remember my folks picking field mushrooms (but the climate is probably more suited down there then here in Qld) - I’d kinda forgotten you could grow them in fields rather than bags. I’ve been a dismal failure with mushrooms - I’ve tried boxes, logs and...
    When I was a kid (grew up in Tassie) I remember my folks picking field mushrooms (but the climate is probably more suited down there then here in Qld) - I’d kinda forgotten you could grow them in fields rather than bags. I’ve been a dismal...
    When I was a kid (grew up in Tassie) I remember my folks picking field mushrooms (but the climate is probably more suited down there then here in Qld) - I’d kinda forgotten you could grow them in...
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  14. 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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  15. Peter Fletcher

    Hello from cairns.

    I'll bet with all this rain up north, Peter is thankful he built his garden from raised beds!
    I'll bet with all this rain up north, Peter is thankful he built his garden from raised beds!
    I'll bet with all this rain up north, Peter is thankful he built his garden from raised beds!
    I'll bet with all this rain up north, Peter is thankful he built his garden from raised beds!
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  16. Tony Baker

    Intro- Hi from Laidley

    Thanks Stevo.
    Thanks Stevo.
    Thanks Stevo.
    Thanks Stevo.
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  17. Ray Speed

    Ray and Sarah

    never too late mate CLontarf hey, Lived in Clontarf for around 15 years nice place
    never too late mate CLontarf hey, Lived in Clontarf for around 15 years nice place
    never too late mate CLontarf hey, Lived in Clontarf for around 15 years nice place
    never too late mate CLontarf hey, Lived in Clontarf for around 15 years nice place
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  18. Cherri

    G'day

    lol thats ok been busy with work myself i just love yr you tube channel
    lol thats ok been busy with work myself i just love yr you tube channel
    lol thats ok been busy with work myself i just love yr you tube channel
    lol thats ok been busy with work myself i just love yr you tube channel
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  19. lienS

    Hello

    Welcome to this post!
    Welcome to this post!
    Welcome to this post!
    Welcome to this post!
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  20. Priccabona

    New here

    Hello!! Welcome to this board!
    Hello!! Welcome to this board!
    Hello!! Welcome to this board!
    Hello!! Welcome to this board!
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  21. IanB

    Hello from Sydney

    Welcome and sorry been a bit slow in welcoming you. I've had my hands full so haven't been on the forum much lately.
    Welcome and sorry been a bit slow in welcoming you. I've had my hands full so haven't been on the forum much lately.
    Welcome and sorry been a bit slow in welcoming you. I've had my hands full so haven't been on the forum much lately.
    Welcome and sorry been a bit slow in welcoming you. I've had my hands full so haven't been on the forum much lately.

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  22. CjFrancis

    Hello from SW Brisbane

    Hi and welcome to the forum from me too :) It’s great you have made a wonderful start to growing your own veggies. It’s certainly very rewarding and so lovely to have a meal and say I grew that, and...
    Hi and welcome to the forum from me too :) It’s great you have made a wonderful start to growing your own veggies. It’s certainly very rewarding and so lovely to have a meal and say I grew that, and that and that :)
    Hi and welcome to the forum from me too :) It’s great you have made a wonderful start to growing your own veggies. It’s certainly very rewarding and so lovely to have a meal and say I grew that, and that and that :)
    Hi and welcome to the forum from me too :) It’s great you have made a wonderful start to growing your own veggies. It’s certainly very rewarding and so lovely to have a meal and say I grew that, and...

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  23. Lou

    Hi From Cedar Grove, Brisbane..

    Hi Lou, welcome to the forum. Summer in sub tropical climates can certainly be challenging. Not just hard on the veggie but on us working out in the humid weather and of course depends on how much...
    Hi Lou, welcome to the forum. Summer in sub tropical climates can certainly be challenging. Not just hard on the veggie but on us working out in the humid weather and of course depends on how much rain we get can use more water. Last summer was when I rested the beds and only had a few things...
    Hi Lou, welcome to the forum. Summer in sub tropical climates can certainly be challenging. Not just hard on the veggie but on us working out in the humid weather and of course depends on how much rain we get can use more water. Last summer was...
    Hi Lou, welcome to the forum. Summer in sub tropical climates can certainly be challenging. Not just hard on the veggie but on us working out in the humid weather and of course depends on how much...
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  24. JenM

    Hi from Durban, South Africa

    Hi @JenM welcome to SSC! I have visited RSA twice and Durban several times yes you do live in a beautiful part of the world. Hope you enjoy your time here and best of luck on your...
    Hi @JenM welcome to SSC! I have visited RSA twice and Durban several times yes you do live in a beautiful part of the world. Hope you enjoy your time here and best of luck on your self-sufficient journey. :)
    Hi @JenM welcome to SSC! I have visited RSA twice and Durban several times yes you do live in a beautiful part of the world. Hope you enjoy your time here and best of luck on your self-sufficient journey. :)
    Hi @JenM welcome to SSC! I have visited RSA twice and Durban several times yes you do live in a beautiful part of the world. Hope you enjoy your time here and best of luck on your...
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  25. Mark Becker

    Greetings from Cape Town

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

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