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. 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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  2. 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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  3. AndrewB

    Another Perth gardener

    Welcome to the forum :)
    Welcome to the forum :)
    Welcome to the forum :)
    Welcome to the forum :)
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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Pene
    Like x 3

    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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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