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. V. Newby

    Howdy from Texas!

    Welcome, it is certainly nice to be able to eat your own fresh fruit and veggies. They do taste better :)
    Welcome, it is certainly nice to be able to eat your own fresh fruit and veggies. They do taste better :)
    Welcome, it is certainly nice to be able to eat your own fresh fruit and veggies. They do taste better :)
    Welcome, it is certainly nice to be able to eat your own fresh fruit and veggies. They do taste better :)
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  2. Tony Baker

    Intro- Hi from Laidley

    Thanks Stevo.
    Thanks Stevo.
    Thanks Stevo.
    Thanks Stevo.
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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Mark Becker

    Greetings from Cape Town

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

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  10. 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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  11. Jennifereckles

    Hi from East Branxton, NSW

    Hi Jen, welcome from me too. You will find this a great forum. I can appreciate what it's like cutting down trees and cleaning up yard etc from previous owners. We have been doing that since we...
    Hi Jen, welcome from me too. You will find this a great forum. I can appreciate what it's like cutting down trees and cleaning up yard etc from previous owners. We have been doing that since we moved to our property 3 years ago. In the last few months we have chopped down 9 palms trees, 2 huge...
    Hi Jen, welcome from me too. You will find this a great forum. I can appreciate what it's like cutting down trees and cleaning up yard etc from previous owners. We have been doing that since we moved to our property 3 years ago. In the last few...
    Hi Jen, welcome from me too. You will find this a great forum. I can appreciate what it's like cutting down trees and cleaning up yard etc from previous owners. We have been doing that since we...
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  12. lienS

    Hello

    Welcome to this post!
    Welcome to this post!
    Welcome to this post!
    Welcome to this post!
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  13. Wayland.

    Hi from Co Wexford Ireland.

    Oh wow, excellent! I guess the flowers also attract pollinators and predatory insects to your property that help your food garden so it's a clever balance. :cheers:
    Oh wow, excellent! I guess the flowers also attract pollinators and predatory insects to your property that help your food garden so it's a clever balance. :cheers:
    Oh wow, excellent! I guess the flowers also attract pollinators and predatory insects to your property that help your food garden so it's a clever balance. :cheers:
    Oh wow, excellent! I guess the flowers also attract pollinators and predatory insects to your property that help your food garden so it's a clever balance. :cheers:
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  14. 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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  15. Cathy

    Hi from Bundaberg

    Hi Cathy and welcome to SSC thanks for joining us! Yes, grow to your climate or even micro-climate because one property can differ to another and still be a stone throw away. Bundy is a great...
    Hi Cathy and welcome to SSC thanks for joining us! Yes, grow to your climate or even micro-climate because one property can differ to another and still be a stone throw away. Bundy is a great climate for growing food all year round - I know a lot of supermarket tomatoes come from your area...
    Hi Cathy and welcome to SSC thanks for joining us! Yes, grow to your climate or even micro-climate because one property can differ to another and still be a stone throw away. Bundy is a great climate for growing food all year round - I know a...
    Hi Cathy and welcome to SSC thanks for joining us! Yes, grow to your climate or even micro-climate because one property can differ to another and still be a stone throw away. Bundy is a great...
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  16. Jenny

    Greetings from Johannesburg, South Africa

    See the sophisticated way I sowed them... took a lot of practice to get that right :D
    See the sophisticated way I sowed them... took a lot of practice to get that right :D
    See the sophisticated way I sowed them... took a lot of practice to get that right :D
    See the sophisticated way I sowed them... took a lot of practice to get that right :D

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  17. Kate
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    Hi from melbourne

    I'm the same...I just hate thinning them after they've germinated. I try to thin them and then use them like microgreens in a salad so it doesn't feel as wasteful (as carrot and beet leaves are...
    I'm the same...I just hate thinning them after they've germinated. I try to thin them and then use them like microgreens in a salad so it doesn't feel as wasteful (as carrot and beet leaves are edible). (My Mum's catholic, so I got a good dose of catholic guilt!!) Welcome Kate
    I'm the same...I just hate thinning them after they've germinated. I try to thin them and then use them like microgreens in a salad so it doesn't feel as wasteful (as carrot and beet leaves are edible). (My Mum's catholic, so I got a good dose...
    I'm the same...I just hate thinning them after they've germinated. I try to thin them and then use them like microgreens in a salad so it doesn't feel as wasteful (as carrot and beet leaves are...
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  18. Mhunter944

    Hello from Colorado!

    G'day @Mhunter944 and thanks for joining SSC! Colorado hey - wow! I hope you enjoy your membership here and feel free to join the conversation/discussions as they say :)
    G'day @Mhunter944 and thanks for joining SSC! Colorado hey - wow! I hope you enjoy your membership here and feel free to join the conversation/discussions as they say :)
    G'day @Mhunter944 and thanks for joining SSC! Colorado hey - wow! I hope you enjoy your membership here and feel free to join the conversation/discussions as they say :)
    G'day @Mhunter944 and thanks for joining SSC! Colorado hey - wow! I hope you enjoy your membership here and feel free to join the conversation/discussions as they say :)
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  19. Auron Leonhart

    Greetings from the USA!

    This one produces cherries that are good for canning and jams. We also now have Rainier cherry trees as well. I was worried about the "flowering" as well when I was looking at the but I did some...
    This one produces cherries that are good for canning and jams. We also now have Rainier cherry trees as well. I was worried about the "flowering" as well when I was looking at the but I did some research on them and was happy.
    This one produces cherries that are good for canning and jams. We also now have Rainier cherry trees as well. I was worried about the "flowering" as well when I was looking at the but I did some research on them and was happy.
    This one produces cherries that are good for canning and jams. We also now have Rainier cherry trees as well. I was worried about the "flowering" as well when I was looking at the but I did some...
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  20. Janine

    Other side of Gawler

    G'day Janine and thanks for joining SSC! I try my best to make my Dad jokes as cool as possible but they are an acquired taste - a bit like Jerusalem artichoke :) I try my best to hit our forum as...
    G'day Janine and thanks for joining SSC! I try my best to make my Dad jokes as cool as possible but they are an acquired taste - a bit like Jerusalem artichoke :) I try my best to hit our forum as much as possible - lately, I've been super busy managing my presence everywhere and creating...
    G'day Janine and thanks for joining SSC! I try my best to make my Dad jokes as cool as possible but they are an acquired taste - a bit like Jerusalem artichoke :) I try my best to hit our forum as much as possible - lately, I've been super busy...
    G'day Janine and thanks for joining SSC! I try my best to make my Dad jokes as cool as possible but they are an acquired taste - a bit like Jerusalem artichoke :) I try my best to hit our forum as...
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  21. Pauljm

    Gday from the Tweed

    G'day @Pauljm and thanks for joining us here on SSC! I love the Tweed region my inlaws have a unit there and we visit them regularly - it has really taken off! I hope you enjoy your time here :)
    G'day @Pauljm and thanks for joining us here on SSC! I love the Tweed region my inlaws have a unit there and we visit them regularly - it has really taken off! I hope you enjoy your time here :)
    G'day @Pauljm and thanks for joining us here on SSC! I love the Tweed region my inlaws have a unit there and we visit them regularly - it has really taken off! I hope you enjoy your time here :)
    G'day @Pauljm and thanks for joining us here on SSC! I love the Tweed region my inlaws have a unit there and we visit them regularly - it has really taken off! I hope you enjoy your time here :)
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  22. KimK

    Hello from the Pacific NW

    Please ignore my above post, was on the wrong tab. New here myself so I want to say welcome KimK! :)
    Please ignore my above post, was on the wrong tab. New here myself so I want to say welcome KimK! :)
    Please ignore my above post, was on the wrong tab. New here myself so I want to say welcome KimK! :)
    Please ignore my above post, was on the wrong tab. New here myself so I want to say welcome KimK! :)
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  23. Bamboochicken

    Hello

    Welcome to SSC @Bamboochicken love the chicken pics :)
    Welcome to SSC @Bamboochicken love the chicken pics :)
    Welcome to SSC @Bamboochicken love the chicken pics :)
    Welcome to SSC @Bamboochicken love the chicken pics :)

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  24. Pump

    Introducing myself from Perth WA

    Sounds great, very good info thanks Andrew, anything I can do to help the soil but also get something back from it at the same time sounds good to me
    Sounds great, very good info thanks Andrew, anything I can do to help the soil but also get something back from it at the same time sounds good to me
    Sounds great, very good info thanks Andrew, anything I can do to help the soil but also get something back from it at the same time sounds good to me
    Sounds great, very good info thanks Andrew, anything I can do to help the soil but also get something back from it at the same time sounds good to me

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  25. Tynan

    Hello Darlings

    Now the banana I'm not so sure about. My banana grows leaves all around the stem. The plant to the left of your pic seems a little more like a heliconia...leaves alternating from one side to the...
    Now the banana I'm not so sure about. My banana grows leaves all around the stem. The plant to the left of your pic seems a little more like a heliconia...leaves alternating from one side to the other. It's harder to tell with the plant to the right of the pic. It's certainly tall enough, but...
    Now the banana I'm not so sure about. My banana grows leaves all around the stem. The plant to the left of your pic seems a little more like a heliconia...leaves alternating from one side to the other. It's harder to tell with the plant to the...
    Now the banana I'm not so sure about. My banana grows leaves all around the stem. The plant to the left of your pic seems a little more like a heliconia...leaves alternating from one side to the...

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