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. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Nycolette

    Howdy from Texas

    Welcome from Australia and good to have you here to share your unique experienced from the US. Look forward to your posts.
    Welcome from Australia and good to have you here to share your unique experienced from the US. Look forward to your posts.
    Welcome from Australia and good to have you here to share your unique experienced from the US. Look forward to your posts.
    Welcome from Australia and good to have you here to share your unique experienced from the US. Look forward to your posts.
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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Mike H.

    Hello, Attempting Desert gardening

    I like you already AzaleaHill!!
    I like you already AzaleaHill!!
    I like you already AzaleaHill!!
    I like you already AzaleaHill!!
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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Margarita Castaneda

    Introducing Myself

    Welcome from me too, a bit late, but April has been super busy for me.
    Welcome from me too, a bit late, but April has been super busy for me.
    Welcome from me too, a bit late, but April has been super busy for me.
    Welcome from me too, a bit late, but April has been super busy for me.
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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. Glenda

    Introduce myself

    Letsgo: Hello and welcome. "Oh", Boy I can just imagine the beautiful sunsets there in Australia. My Greatgrandfather came from Australia I have just enough Native American blood to give me a...
    Letsgo: Hello and welcome. "Oh", Boy I can just imagine the beautiful sunsets there in Australia. My Greatgrandfather came from Australia I have just enough Native American blood to give me a toasted color. What native plant would you think is most used as a medicinal herb in your area? Here in...
    Letsgo: Hello and welcome. "Oh", Boy I can just imagine the beautiful sunsets there in Australia. My Greatgrandfather came from Australia I have just enough Native American blood to give me a toasted color. What native plant would you think is...
    Letsgo: Hello and welcome. "Oh", Boy I can just imagine the beautiful sunsets there in Australia. My Greatgrandfather came from Australia I have just enough Native American blood to give me a...
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  18. AndrewB

    Another Perth gardener

    Welcome to the forum :)
    Welcome to the forum :)
    Welcome to the forum :)
    Welcome to the forum :)
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  19. jemo

    Hello from Perth!

    Hi Jemo, I'm a Perth Gardener too, its a great place for growing vegetables.
    Hi Jemo, I'm a Perth Gardener too, its a great place for growing vegetables.
    Hi Jemo, I'm a Perth Gardener too, its a great place for growing vegetables.
    Hi Jemo, I'm a Perth Gardener too, its a great place for growing vegetables.
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  20. Ioh

    Hello from Mexico

    Yeah, I wouldn't be mixing ducklings with fully grown chickens unless they have parent ducks looking after them. There's always a risk of isolation and bullying when you introduce one bird into...
    Yeah, I wouldn't be mixing ducklings with fully grown chickens unless they have parent ducks looking after them. There's always a risk of isolation and bullying when you introduce one bird into a flock. I generally introduce new birds in pairs (that know each other) at least or more and that...
    Yeah, I wouldn't be mixing ducklings with fully grown chickens unless they have parent ducks looking after them. There's always a risk of isolation and bullying when you introduce one bird into a flock. I generally introduce new birds in pairs...
    Yeah, I wouldn't be mixing ducklings with fully grown chickens unless they have parent ducks looking after them. There's always a risk of isolation and bullying when you introduce one bird into...
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  21. RonnieW

    Hello from the Sub Tropics

    Thank you Mark Yes our population is growing Thankfully we are out of town so its quiet with lots of wild life
    Thank you Mark Yes our population is growing Thankfully we are out of town so its quiet with lots of wild life
    Thank you Mark Yes our population is growing Thankfully we are out of town so its quiet with lots of wild life
    Thank you Mark Yes our population is growing Thankfully we are out of town so its quiet with lots of wild life
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  22. Chris n Jen

    Hello home growers

    Even the snowpeas and tomatoes are doin ok.
    Even the snowpeas and tomatoes are doin ok.
    Even the snowpeas and tomatoes are doin ok.
    Even the snowpeas and tomatoes are doin ok.

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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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