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. Lou

    Hi From Cedar Grove, Brisbane..

    Hello Lou and welcome. Tell us more about your bug problem. Being down Jimboomba way, would you have red soil? Even if it is black soil, gypsum is your first port of call for short term benefit of...
    Hello Lou and welcome. Tell us more about your bug problem. Being down Jimboomba way, would you have red soil? Even if it is black soil, gypsum is your first port of call for short term benefit of smaller areas, but for long term benefit to larger areas compost is the way to go. Lots and...
    Hello Lou and welcome. Tell us more about your bug problem. Being down Jimboomba way, would you have red soil? Even if it is black soil, gypsum is your first port of call for short term benefit of smaller areas, but for long term benefit to...
    Hello Lou and welcome. Tell us more about your bug problem. Being down Jimboomba way, would you have red soil? Even if it is black soil, gypsum is your first port of call for short term benefit of...
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  2. Priccabona

    New here

    Thanks for joining us @Priccabona I hope you enjoy our forum :)
    Thanks for joining us @Priccabona I hope you enjoy our forum :)
    Thanks for joining us @Priccabona I hope you enjoy our forum :)
    Thanks for joining us @Priccabona I hope you enjoy our forum :)
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  3. 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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  4. CjFrancis

    Hello from SW Brisbane

    Hi @CjFrancis welcome to SSC and thanks for joining us! We have several ex ADF members here (including myself) so you're "in good company" lol (book by Gary McKay) I was his driver in the 80's....
    Hi @CjFrancis welcome to SSC and thanks for joining us! We have several ex ADF members here (including myself) so you're "in good company" lol (book by Gary McKay) I was his driver in the 80's. Anyway, you have a nice blank canvas of land to play with so all the best :)
    Hi @CjFrancis welcome to SSC and thanks for joining us! We have several ex ADF members here (including myself) so you're "in good company" lol (book by Gary McKay) I was his driver in the 80's. Anyway, you have a nice blank canvas of land to...
    Hi @CjFrancis welcome to SSC and thanks for joining us! We have several ex ADF members here (including myself) so you're "in good company" lol (book by Gary McKay) I was his driver in the 80's....

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  5. IanB

    Hello from Sydney

    Hi @IanB welcome to SSC looking fwd to seeing your pics and how you go with your heat mats :)
    Hi @IanB welcome to SSC looking fwd to seeing your pics and how you go with your heat mats :)
    Hi @IanB welcome to SSC looking fwd to seeing your pics and how you go with your heat mats :)
    Hi @IanB welcome to SSC looking fwd to seeing your pics and how you go with your heat mats :)

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  6. Mark Becker

    Greetings from Cape Town

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

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  7. Ray Speed

    Ray and Sarah

    Thanks :) like to muck around and show off some stuff as we go
    Thanks :) like to muck around and show off some stuff as we go
    Thanks :) like to muck around and show off some stuff as we go
    Thanks :) like to muck around and show off some stuff as we go
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  8. 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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  9. lienS

    Hello

    Welcome lienS, hope you have as much fun as I have so far. This is a great place to learn and ask questions :)
    Welcome lienS, hope you have as much fun as I have so far. This is a great place to learn and ask questions :)
    Welcome lienS, hope you have as much fun as I have so far. This is a great place to learn and ask questions :)
    Welcome lienS, hope you have as much fun as I have so far. This is a great place to learn and ask questions :)
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  10. 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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  11. Peter Fletcher

    Hello from cairns.

    Welcome Peter! Beautiful Cairns... I have very fond memories of my times up there. Thanks for joining us :)
    Welcome Peter! Beautiful Cairns... I have very fond memories of my times up there. Thanks for joining us :)
    Welcome Peter! Beautiful Cairns... I have very fond memories of my times up there. Thanks for joining us :)
    Welcome Peter! Beautiful Cairns... I have very fond memories of my times up there. Thanks for joining us :)
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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. Annebelle

    Hello from Sunshine Coast lower hinterland

    Welcome Annabel, I am still sub tropical but in NSW.
    Welcome Annabel, I am still sub tropical but in NSW.
    Welcome Annabel, I am still sub tropical but in NSW.
    Welcome Annabel, I am still sub tropical but in NSW.
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  24. RNelson Cust

    Hello from Manassas, Virginia

    Welcome Nelson to the forum. You will learn heaps here.
    Welcome Nelson to the forum. You will learn heaps here.
    Welcome Nelson to the forum. You will learn heaps here.
    Welcome Nelson to the forum. You will learn heaps here.
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  25. nancieshill

    Hello from Oak Run, Ca.

    I have some purple runner beans growing up corn right now... they self-sowed and now that the corn is dying back I just harvest the cobs and let the beans take over up the natural structure....
    I have some purple runner beans growing up corn right now... they self-sowed and now that the corn is dying back I just harvest the cobs and let the beans take over up the natural structure. Thanks for joining SSC @nancieshill :)
    I have some purple runner beans growing up corn right now... they self-sowed and now that the corn is dying back I just harvest the cobs and let the beans take over up the natural structure. Thanks for joining SSC @nancieshill :)
    I have some purple runner beans growing up corn right now... they self-sowed and now that the corn is dying back I just harvest the cobs and let the beans take over up the natural structure....
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