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  1. Mark

    Citrus Care Luvathon Time during Autumn (and CV19!) Article by Clissa

    Check out this article just released on Self Sufficient Me by @ClissAT about citrus care at this time of year and in general. I think it's a cracker of a post, an interesting and entertaining...
    Check out this article just released on Self Sufficient Me by @ClissAT about citrus care at this time of year and in general. I think it's a cracker of a post, an interesting and entertaining read with lots of great tips/info!
    Check out this article just released on Self Sufficient Me by @ClissAT about citrus care at this time of year and in general. I think it's a cracker of a post, an interesting and entertaining read with lots of great tips/info!
    Check out this article just released on Self Sufficient Me by @ClissAT about citrus care at this time of year and in general. I think it's a cracker of a post, an interesting and entertaining...
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  2. John R.
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    Creating Compost

    I had never thought about the worming medicine impacting the soil that way, great tip!
    I had never thought about the worming medicine impacting the soil that way, great tip!
    I had never thought about the worming medicine impacting the soil that way, great tip!
    I had never thought about the worming medicine impacting the soil that way, great tip!

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  3. Patty

    I tried Ruth Stout’s No Work Gardening method

    I love Ruth's story. Some call it the 'no-dig' method by not disturbing the ground. And, with some, they add compost instead of the hay.
    I love Ruth's story. Some call it the 'no-dig' method by not disturbing the ground. And, with some, they add compost instead of the hay.
    I love Ruth's story. Some call it the 'no-dig' method by not disturbing the ground. And, with some, they add compost instead of the hay.
    I love Ruth's story. Some call it the 'no-dig' method by not disturbing the ground. And, with some, they add compost instead of the hay.
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  4. Cheryl Smyth

    Thankful for everyone on forum!

    well this is the place for newbies to feel welcome with any questions they might have and get answers ‍
    well this is the place for newbies to feel welcome with any questions they might have and get answers ‍
    well this is the place for newbies to feel welcome with any questions they might have and get answers ‍
    well this is the place for newbies to feel welcome with any questions they might have and get answers ‍
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  5. Mark
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    60k Subscribers on my YouTube Channel

    woah, nice work Mark. Still powering along i see :cheers:
    woah, nice work Mark. Still powering along i see :cheers:
    woah, nice work Mark. Still powering along i see :cheers:
    woah, nice work Mark. Still powering along i see :cheers:
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  6. Mark
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    Top 6 Reasons for Keeping a Rooster in Your Flock

    I would still have a chat to the council.. know your rights before talking to your neighbour.
    I would still have a chat to the council.. know your rights before talking to your neighbour.
    I would still have a chat to the council.. know your rights before talking to your neighbour.
    I would still have a chat to the council.. know your rights before talking to your neighbour.

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  7. Mark

    Simple Hydroponics - A Short Term Solution to Growing

    Short update. Despite the rain and the plants living life under a roof, I've managed to harvest enough Basil to make pesto, lots of lettuce leaves and the cues and tomatoes both have babies ! :eat::rolleyes:
    Short update. Despite the rain and the plants living life under a roof, I've managed to harvest enough Basil to make pesto, lots of lettuce leaves and the cues and tomatoes both have babies ! :eat::rolleyes:
    Short update. Despite the rain and the plants living life under a roof, I've managed to harvest enough Basil to make pesto, lots of lettuce leaves and the cues and tomatoes both have babies ! :eat::rolleyes:
    Short update. Despite the rain and the plants living life under a roof, I've managed to harvest enough Basil to make pesto, lots of lettuce leaves and the cues and tomatoes both have babies ! :eat::rolleyes:

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  8. Mark

    Panama Berry video

    Yesterday I was in my front paddock and found those small shrubs I referred to in an earlier post above. They haven't gotten any taller nor have fruit but have had flowers and I can see where...
    Yesterday I was in my front paddock and found those small shrubs I referred to in an earlier post above. They haven't gotten any taller nor have fruit but have had flowers and I can see where there must have been fruit that's been eaten by wildlife. However these shrubs must be some sort of wild...
    Yesterday I was in my front paddock and found those small shrubs I referred to in an earlier post above. They haven't gotten any taller nor have fruit but have had flowers and I can see where there must have been fruit that's been eaten by...
    Yesterday I was in my front paddock and found those small shrubs I referred to in an earlier post above. They haven't gotten any taller nor have fruit but have had flowers and I can see where...

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  9. allen c

    Albuquerque, New Mexico:Summer Garden Tour

    We had an unusually cold spring, so things started slowly for my garden. Things are now in full swing! I hope you enjoy the tour
    We had an unusually cold spring, so things started slowly for my garden. Things are now in full swing! I hope you enjoy the tour
    We had an unusually cold spring, so things started slowly for my garden. Things are now in full swing! I hope you enjoy the tour
    We had an unusually cold spring, so things started slowly for my garden. Things are now in full swing! I hope you enjoy the tour
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  10. Ray Speed

    little walk around the garden

    Thanks mate cant wait to see what it will look like in a couple of years, its already changed so much in the 12 months we have owned it :) the chooks and the goats are our fav chilling place
    Thanks mate cant wait to see what it will look like in a couple of years, its already changed so much in the 12 months we have owned it :) the chooks and the goats are our fav chilling place
    Thanks mate cant wait to see what it will look like in a couple of years, its already changed so much in the 12 months we have owned it :) the chooks and the goats are our fav chilling place
    Thanks mate cant wait to see what it will look like in a couple of years, its already changed so much in the 12 months we have owned it :) the chooks and the goats are our fav chilling place
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  11. Mark

    Australia's housing affordability crisis? Where?

    It's a natural mathematical inevitability that when the graph begins to trend vertical, things are about to go pear shaped in a big way!
    It's a natural mathematical inevitability that when the graph begins to trend vertical, things are about to go pear shaped in a big way!
    It's a natural mathematical inevitability that when the graph begins to trend vertical, things are about to go pear shaped in a big way!
    It's a natural mathematical inevitability that when the graph begins to trend vertical, things are about to go pear shaped in a big way!
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  12. Mark

    Tips for growing mint video

    Mango and mint... now I've got to try that!
    Mango and mint... now I've got to try that!
    Mango and mint... now I've got to try that!
    Mango and mint... now I've got to try that!
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  13. Mark

    Stop chickens throwing nesting material out of boxes fix

    I had one of my chooks ripping up the paper I had in there. They did it several times, while I was away and my daughter in law had to sort it out. I came home and gave it a good telling off and it...
    I had one of my chooks ripping up the paper I had in there. They did it several times, while I was away and my daughter in law had to sort it out. I came home and gave it a good telling off and it stopped :) Maybe it just missed me. I think chooks just like to tick you off sometimes :p
    I had one of my chooks ripping up the paper I had in there. They did it several times, while I was away and my daughter in law had to sort it out. I came home and gave it a good telling off and it stopped :) Maybe it just missed me. I think chooks...
    I had one of my chooks ripping up the paper I had in there. They did it several times, while I was away and my daughter in law had to sort it out. I came home and gave it a good telling off and it...
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  14. Mark

    Mango fruit don't taste like they used to

    No I doubt it - you're doing everything right from what I can tell. Mangoes do indeed ripen if picked green as long as they are not picked too early. A blush on the skin is a good sign also a...
    No I doubt it - you're doing everything right from what I can tell. Mangoes do indeed ripen if picked green as long as they are not picked too early. A blush on the skin is a good sign also a thickening/rounding of the nose or point of the fruit usually means it can be picked. Picking...
    No I doubt it - you're doing everything right from what I can tell. Mangoes do indeed ripen if picked green as long as they are not picked too early. A blush on the skin is a good sign also a thickening/rounding of the nose or point of the...
    No I doubt it - you're doing everything right from what I can tell. Mangoes do indeed ripen if picked green as long as they are not picked too early. A blush on the skin is a good sign also a...
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  15. Mark

    Quail questions answered video

    Great questions answered here! Thanks Mark!
    Great questions answered here! Thanks Mark!
    Great questions answered here! Thanks Mark!
    Great questions answered here! Thanks Mark!
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  16. Mark

    Acreage/homestead showcase

    No not really. The only issue with gravel paths around vegetable beds is weeds growing through it that's why I changed to lawn...
    No not really. The only issue with gravel paths around vegetable beds is weeds growing through it that's why I changed to lawn...
    No not really. The only issue with gravel paths around vegetable beds is weeds growing through it that's why I changed to lawn...
    No not really. The only issue with gravel paths around vegetable beds is weeds growing through it that's why I changed to lawn...
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  17. Mark

    Another tour of the fruit and vegetable gardens at my place

    Yes I've planted some now. I usually do but haven't got around to it this summer :)
    Yes I've planted some now. I usually do but haven't got around to it this summer :)
    Yes I've planted some now. I usually do but haven't got around to it this summer :)
    Yes I've planted some now. I usually do but haven't got around to it this summer :)

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  18. Mark

    Back to Eden Food Garden at Harper's Mansion Berrima NSW

    Here's a video about a Back to Eden type of food garden we visited over the New Year break at a place called Harper's Mansion. This property is situated in Berrima, NSW, just south of Sydney. The...
    Here's a video about a Back to Eden type of food garden we visited over the New Year break at a place called Harper's Mansion. This property is situated in Berrima, NSW, just south of Sydney. The food garden is an excellent example of the Eden style of growing herbs and vegetables under and...
    Here's a video about a Back to Eden type of food garden we visited over the New Year break at a place called Harper's Mansion. This property is situated in Berrima, NSW, just south of Sydney. The food garden is an excellent example of the Eden...
    Here's a video about a Back to Eden type of food garden we visited over the New Year break at a place called Harper's Mansion. This property is situated in Berrima, NSW, just south of Sydney. The...
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  19. Mark

    Home made curry with turmeric and green chillies (video)

    Here's a video on how to make a very simple beef curry with turmeric and green chillies as a base.
    Here's a video on how to make a very simple beef curry with turmeric and green chillies as a base.
    Here's a video on how to make a very simple beef curry with turmeric and green chillies as a base.
    Here's a video on how to make a very simple beef curry with turmeric and green chillies as a base.
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  20. Mark

    Self Sufficient Me year in rewind 2016 video

    I think there is merit in that as well. At first I wasn't too sure and I guess I'm still not at the new approach but I thought I'd just see how it went. My first thought was I subscribed to you...
    I think there is merit in that as well. At first I wasn't too sure and I guess I'm still not at the new approach but I thought I'd just see how it went. My first thought was I subscribed to you because of the content was of course relevant to what I was interested in, it was clean and I hoped...
    I think there is merit in that as well. At first I wasn't too sure and I guess I'm still not at the new approach but I thought I'd just see how it went. My first thought was I subscribed to you because of the content was of course relevant to...
    I think there is merit in that as well. At first I wasn't too sure and I guess I'm still not at the new approach but I thought I'd just see how it went. My first thought was I subscribed to you...
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  21. Mark

    Self-sufficient property backyard tour

    I don't think it's the heat that deters the fruit fly, unfortunately. I guess that the flesh on the hot chillies (or mild ones) is too thin for the maggot to grow successfully so the fly doesn't...
    I don't think it's the heat that deters the fruit fly, unfortunately. I guess that the flesh on the hot chillies (or mild ones) is too thin for the maggot to grow successfully so the fly doesn't bother stinging the fruit. When it comes to cherry tomatoes it's probably the acidity of the fruit...
    I don't think it's the heat that deters the fruit fly, unfortunately. I guess that the flesh on the hot chillies (or mild ones) is too thin for the maggot to grow successfully so the fly doesn't bother stinging the fruit. When it comes to...
    I don't think it's the heat that deters the fruit fly, unfortunately. I guess that the flesh on the hot chillies (or mild ones) is too thin for the maggot to grow successfully so the fly doesn't...
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  22. Mark

    Video about a hen with a dangerous habit!

    The video speaks for itself... LOL
    The video speaks for itself... LOL
    The video speaks for itself... LOL
    The video speaks for itself... LOL
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  23. Mark

    Growing cucumbers and fermenting them

    Thanks Mary! My cucumbers are getting out of control again... But I think they're now on the way out due to this heat - I'm happy with this seasons crop though. :)
    Thanks Mary! My cucumbers are getting out of control again... But I think they're now on the way out due to this heat - I'm happy with this seasons crop though. :)
    Thanks Mary! My cucumbers are getting out of control again... But I think they're now on the way out due to this heat - I'm happy with this seasons crop though. :)
    Thanks Mary! My cucumbers are getting out of control again... But I think they're now on the way out due to this heat - I'm happy with this seasons crop though. :)
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  24. Mark

    Video on chainsawing branches dropped by lightning etc VLOG

    Hey guys, here's my latest video release - it's a VLOG and mostly contains my efforts in chopping fallen branches and repairing my fence. which contains our chicken and duck free-ranging area....
    Hey guys, here's my latest video release - it's a VLOG and mostly contains my efforts in chopping fallen branches and repairing my fence. which contains our chicken and duck free-ranging area. I'm currently considering a better way to post videos into this section via the "Article" addon -...
    Hey guys, here's my latest video release - it's a VLOG and mostly contains my efforts in chopping fallen branches and repairing my fence. which contains our chicken and duck free-ranging area. I'm currently considering a better way to post...
    Hey guys, here's my latest video release - it's a VLOG and mostly contains my efforts in chopping fallen branches and repairing my fence. which contains our chicken and duck free-ranging area....
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