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  1. Mark
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    Tip How to use this forum

    This forum (or section) was created to provide a discussion area specific to SUB-TROPICAL climates. Most fruit & veg discussions should be placed in the Fruit & Vegetable Growing forum. If you...
    This forum (or section) was created to provide a discussion area specific to SUB-TROPICAL climates. Most fruit & veg discussions should be placed in the Fruit & Vegetable Growing forum. If you have a question or a discussion point that is clearly SUB-TROPICAL climate-related then use this forum.
    This forum (or section) was created to provide a discussion area specific to SUB-TROPICAL climates. Most fruit & veg discussions should be placed in the Fruit & Vegetable Growing forum. If you have a question or a discussion point that is...
    This forum (or section) was created to provide a discussion area specific to SUB-TROPICAL climates. Most fruit & veg discussions should be placed in the Fruit & Vegetable Growing forum. If you...
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  2. MichaelSchonefeld

    What is it??

    Wandering Jew is high in oxalic acid and phytochemicals making it a bit toxic for cloven hoofed animals mostly. One of my horses likes it but I'm careful how much she gets. Also it's fine at this...
    Wandering Jew is high in oxalic acid and phytochemicals making it a bit toxic for cloven hoofed animals mostly. One of my horses likes it but I'm careful how much she gets. Also it's fine at this time of year but not in the dry season so much. It's ok for chooks although I'd be a bit careful...
    Wandering Jew is high in oxalic acid and phytochemicals making it a bit toxic for cloven hoofed animals mostly. One of my horses likes it but I'm careful how much she gets. Also it's fine at this time of year but not in the dry season so...
    Wandering Jew is high in oxalic acid and phytochemicals making it a bit toxic for cloven hoofed animals mostly. One of my horses likes it but I'm careful how much she gets. Also it's fine at this...

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  3. Daniel Gilchrist

    Squash Vine Borers

    It seems the bad critters never find a new garden the first year. I think the good critters never find the garden that first year either otherwise they'd be ready when the bad guys moved in. Check...
    It seems the bad critters never find a new garden the first year. I think the good critters never find the garden that first year either otherwise they'd be ready when the bad guys moved in. Check out heritage seed sellers and look up good bug plants. They make combined selections of plants that...
    It seems the bad critters never find a new garden the first year. I think the good critters never find the garden that first year either otherwise they'd be ready when the bad guys moved in. Check out heritage seed sellers and look up good bug...
    It seems the bad critters never find a new garden the first year. I think the good critters never find the garden that first year either otherwise they'd be ready when the bad guys moved in. Check...
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  4. Tony Baker

    Returning home soon...

    Thanks Dave.
    Thanks Dave.
    Thanks Dave.
    Thanks Dave.
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  5. Gavin H

    Soil test

    Meant to say raised garden bed. I took that sample from 1. I do have another raised garden bed and 1 in ground
    Meant to say raised garden bed. I took that sample from 1. I do have another raised garden bed and 1 in ground
    Meant to say raised garden bed. I took that sample from 1. I do have another raised garden bed and 1 in ground
    Meant to say raised garden bed. I took that sample from 1. I do have another raised garden bed and 1 in ground

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  6. Gavin H

    Problem Ginger holes

    On the ginger itself going into the rhizomes (if that spelt correctly)
    On the ginger itself going into the rhizomes (if that spelt correctly)
    On the ginger itself going into the rhizomes (if that spelt correctly)
    On the ginger itself going into the rhizomes (if that spelt correctly)

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  7. Gavin H

    Issue with lemons

    Gavin, it will only stop future damage. I suggest you can just scrub each fruit before use. If you are having juicing issues it is probably a nutritional deficiency, probably...
    Gavin, it will only stop future damage. I suggest you can just scrub each fruit before use. If you are having juicing issues it is probably a nutritional deficiency, probably potassium. Microwaving for 5-10secs or rolling the fruit with pressure on the bench will release the juice if there is...
    Gavin, it will only stop future damage. I suggest you can just scrub each fruit before use. If you are having juicing issues it is probably a nutritional deficiency, probably potassium. Microwaving for 5-10secs or rolling the fruit with pressure...
    Gavin, it will only stop future damage. I suggest you can just scrub each fruit before use. If you are having juicing issues it is probably a nutritional deficiency, probably...

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  8. Mje772003

    Problem Small green grasshopper issue

    In Australia it's called Dipel.
    In Australia it's called Dipel.
    In Australia it's called Dipel.
    In Australia it's called Dipel.
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  9. Tony Baker
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    Dragon fruit harvest

    Mya audio is poor as I was just playing around with a gopro The treated pine sleepers I had some of them up snapped in a storm so I have to sort that out when I return home.
    Mya audio is poor as I was just playing around with a gopro The treated pine sleepers I had some of them up snapped in a storm so I have to sort that out when I return home.
    Mya audio is poor as I was just playing around with a gopro The treated pine sleepers I had some of them up snapped in a storm so I have to sort that out when I return home.
    Mya audio is poor as I was just playing around with a gopro The treated pine sleepers I had some of them up snapped in a storm so I have to sort that out when I return home.
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  10. Ray Speed
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    Another 5 new tree's lol

    fruit tree's going well, lots of flowers lots of fruit starting to come, very young tree's exciting times
    fruit tree's going well, lots of flowers lots of fruit starting to come, very young tree's exciting times
    fruit tree's going well, lots of flowers lots of fruit starting to come, very young tree's exciting times
    fruit tree's going well, lots of flowers lots of fruit starting to come, very young tree's exciting times

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  11. Wedgetail
    Love it! x 4

    Today's Haul

    Hi Dan only tried Spearmint, Chilli ,capsicum and a few of the lemon scented ones. Dave
    Hi Dan only tried Spearmint, Chilli ,capsicum and a few of the lemon scented ones. Dave
    Hi Dan only tried Spearmint, Chilli ,capsicum and a few of the lemon scented ones. Dave
    Hi Dan only tried Spearmint, Chilli ,capsicum and a few of the lemon scented ones. Dave

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  12. Ray Speed

    Look what we found

    absolutely love the flavor of the fruit, very subtle
    absolutely love the flavor of the fruit, very subtle
    absolutely love the flavor of the fruit, very subtle
    absolutely love the flavor of the fruit, very subtle
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  13. JudyM

    Anyone growing Galangal?

    Thanks. I can’t believe I forgot that I’d watched Marks vid previously.
    Thanks. I can’t believe I forgot that I’d watched Marks vid previously.
    Thanks. I can’t believe I forgot that I’d watched Marks vid previously.
    Thanks. I can’t believe I forgot that I’d watched Marks vid previously.
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  14. Kevin Fast

    Need ideas to grow lettuce.

    Ty guys ill have to try and see if i can get some to grow.
    Ty guys ill have to try and see if i can get some to grow.
    Ty guys ill have to try and see if i can get some to grow.
    Ty guys ill have to try and see if i can get some to grow.
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  15. MichaelSchonefeld

    What's this??

    Thank you - Wanda
    Thank you - Wanda
    Thank you - Wanda
    Thank you - Wanda

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  16. Jacob

    Problem weeds everywhere!

    Hi Jacob, your last idea of using arborist chips is very good. Saves on energy and uses a free product. If you pull the bigger weeds, put them in a drum of water and make weed tea. Weeds send...
    Hi Jacob, your last idea of using arborist chips is very good. Saves on energy and uses a free product. If you pull the bigger weeds, put them in a drum of water and make weed tea. Weeds send their roots deeper than vegies do, so they mine more minerals. Treat weeds as a productive member of...
    Hi Jacob, your last idea of using arborist chips is very good. Saves on energy and uses a free product. If you pull the bigger weeds, put them in a drum of water and make weed tea. Weeds send their roots deeper than vegies do, so they mine more...
    Hi Jacob, your last idea of using arborist chips is very good. Saves on energy and uses a free product. If you pull the bigger weeds, put them in a drum of water and make weed tea. Weeds send...

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  17. taisla97

    Bushtucker

    Hi taisla have 4 peanut trees still in pots but will be planted out soon hope to get another 4 soon so we can spread them around the block we have 70 acres so plenty of room . Dave
    Hi taisla have 4 peanut trees still in pots but will be planted out soon hope to get another 4 soon so we can spread them around the block we have 70 acres so plenty of room . Dave
    Hi taisla have 4 peanut trees still in pots but will be planted out soon hope to get another 4 soon so we can spread them around the block we have 70 acres so plenty of room . Dave
    Hi taisla have 4 peanut trees still in pots but will be planted out soon hope to get another 4 soon so we can spread them around the block we have 70 acres so plenty of room . Dave

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  18. Sparky

    Cucumber seedlings failing.

    Hi Sparky welcome to the forum you don't say if you have them in the sun or not but cucumbers don't like a lot of hot sun they prefer light shade . A light uv shade cloth could help if in full...
    Hi Sparky welcome to the forum you don't say if you have them in the sun or not but cucumbers don't like a lot of hot sun they prefer light shade . A light uv shade cloth could help if in full sun. Hope this is of some help. Dave
    Hi Sparky welcome to the forum you don't say if you have them in the sun or not but cucumbers don't like a lot of hot sun they prefer light shade . A light uv shade cloth could help if in full sun. Hope this is of some help. Dave
    Hi Sparky welcome to the forum you don't say if you have them in the sun or not but cucumbers don't like a lot of hot sun they prefer light shade . A light uv shade cloth could help if in full...
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  19. Tonytony

    What do yall grow during summer?

    I have found that most Mature plants can do okay in the heat if they stay watered many of them (not all) may slow production until it cools but will produce again when it cools. Young or unhealthy...
    I have found that most Mature plants can do okay in the heat if they stay watered many of them (not all) may slow production until it cools but will produce again when it cools. Young or unhealthy plants usually in my experience will not make it through the Hottest months. If you are using...
    I have found that most Mature plants can do okay in the heat if they stay watered many of them (not all) may slow production until it cools but will produce again when it cools. Young or unhealthy plants usually in my experience will not make it...
    I have found that most Mature plants can do okay in the heat if they stay watered many of them (not all) may slow production until it cools but will produce again when it cools. Young or unhealthy...
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  20. The Rubber Kitty

    Problem What is wrong with my cucumbers?

    Awesome I will try that ^_^ I have replanted some shallots near it too ...
    Awesome I will try that ^_^ I have replanted some shallots near it too ...
    Awesome I will try that ^_^ I have replanted some shallots near it too ...
    Awesome I will try that ^_^ I have replanted some shallots near it too ...
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  21. col

    Fruit Fly at it again!!!

    Thanks for that! Will give it a go this year and see if we have success!
    Thanks for that! Will give it a go this year and see if we have success!
    Thanks for that! Will give it a go this year and see if we have success!
    Thanks for that! Will give it a go this year and see if we have success!

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  22. Ringo Perkov

    Question about taking blackberry cuttings

    Alright thanks, I'll take one a bit later on and see how it goes haha!
    Alright thanks, I'll take one a bit later on and see how it goes haha!
    Alright thanks, I'll take one a bit later on and see how it goes haha!
    Alright thanks, I'll take one a bit later on and see how it goes haha!
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  23. Snowemu

    Problem Stink bugs and lady beetles

    We’ve recently had an heap of stink bugs take up residence on our line and lemon trees. They don’t seem to be hurting the fruit but have been taking over the leaves. We’ve tried knocking them off...
    We’ve recently had an heap of stink bugs take up residence on our line and lemon trees. They don’t seem to be hurting the fruit but have been taking over the leaves. We’ve tried knocking them off with soapy water but they keep coming back. Sane deal with lady beetles with yellow spots. All over...
    We’ve recently had an heap of stink bugs take up residence on our line and lemon trees. They don’t seem to be hurting the fruit but have been taking over the leaves. We’ve tried knocking them off with soapy water but they keep coming back. Sane...
    We’ve recently had an heap of stink bugs take up residence on our line and lemon trees. They don’t seem to be hurting the fruit but have been taking over the leaves. We’ve tried knocking them off...
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  24. Mya

    Zucchini SOS

    Thank you! I’ve done what you have suggested and will keep you posted! Thanks for your help
    Thank you! I’ve done what you have suggested and will keep you posted! Thanks for your help
    Thank you! I’ve done what you have suggested and will keep you posted! Thanks for your help
    Thank you! I’ve done what you have suggested and will keep you posted! Thanks for your help

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  25. Chams

    Soil preparation

    Hi All, I'm preparing my soil for planting in the cooler months to come. I live in Port Hedland which has clay soil which isn't well draining. Ive bought cow and sheep manure as well as compost,...
    Hi All, I'm preparing my soil for planting in the cooler months to come. I live in Port Hedland which has clay soil which isn't well draining. Ive bought cow and sheep manure as well as compost, blood & bone and charcoal. I was wondering if I should mix (Say 30cm) of the clay soil with what...
    Hi All, I'm preparing my soil for planting in the cooler months to come. I live in Port Hedland which has clay soil which isn't well draining. Ive bought cow and sheep manure as well as compost, blood & bone and charcoal. I was wondering if I...
    Hi All, I'm preparing my soil for planting in the cooler months to come. I live in Port Hedland which has clay soil which isn't well draining. Ive bought cow and sheep manure as well as compost,...
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  26. Mya

    When to start sewing winter seeds

    In Texas we start sowing winter crops as soon as our summer/ fall crops start to give out. It gives them time to germinate and get root before any frost comes.
    In Texas we start sowing winter crops as soon as our summer/ fall crops start to give out. It gives them time to germinate and get root before any frost comes.
    In Texas we start sowing winter crops as soon as our summer/ fall crops start to give out. It gives them time to germinate and get root before any frost comes.
    In Texas we start sowing winter crops as soon as our summer/ fall crops start to give out. It gives them time to germinate and get root before any frost comes.
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