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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. 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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  3. alter ego hank

    Question Will this apple seedling produce fruit?

    The fact that it's growing means it might make a good tree someday, but the fruit it provides may not be exactly the same as what you ate. I think it might make a great conversation piece as it...
    The fact that it's growing means it might make a good tree someday, but the fruit it provides may not be exactly the same as what you ate. I think it might make a great conversation piece as it get's bigger and will be a surprise if/when it ever does fruit. But I'm a big fan of "volunteer"...
    The fact that it's growing means it might make a good tree someday, but the fruit it provides may not be exactly the same as what you ate. I think it might make a great conversation piece as it get's bigger and will be a surprise if/when it ever...
    The fact that it's growing means it might make a good tree someday, but the fruit it provides may not be exactly the same as what you ate. I think it might make a great conversation piece as it...

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  4. 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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  5. RevX

    When should I harvest?

    Yes I did not learn how to fill my raised beds till after i had already started growing Ha. So I'll remedy that in the fall. Thank you for your input. I will put it to use.
    Yes I did not learn how to fill my raised beds till after i had already started growing Ha. So I'll remedy that in the fall. Thank you for your input. I will put it to use.
    Yes I did not learn how to fill my raised beds till after i had already started growing Ha. So I'll remedy that in the fall. Thank you for your input. I will put it to use.
    Yes I did not learn how to fill my raised beds till after i had already started growing Ha. So I'll remedy that in the fall. Thank you for your input. I will put it to use.

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  6. MichaelSchonefeld

    What's this??

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

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  7. Massivebarra

    What vegetables do well in shade?

    Spinach, Chard, Leaf Lettuce, peas, Radishes, Potatoes, green onion and someone told me that any tomato that has a cold sounding name?? Is that true, does anyone know??
    Spinach, Chard, Leaf Lettuce, peas, Radishes, Potatoes, green onion and someone told me that any tomato that has a cold sounding name?? Is that true, does anyone know??
    Spinach, Chard, Leaf Lettuce, peas, Radishes, Potatoes, green onion and someone told me that any tomato that has a cold sounding name?? Is that true, does anyone know??
    Spinach, Chard, Leaf Lettuce, peas, Radishes, Potatoes, green onion and someone told me that any tomato that has a cold sounding name?? Is that true, does anyone know??
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  8. 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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  9. MichaelSchonefeld

    What is it??

    Thanks ClissAT. I have discovered for me that Best use is burning it. It is such a pest!
    Thanks ClissAT. I have discovered for me that Best use is burning it. It is such a pest!
    Thanks ClissAT. I have discovered for me that Best use is burning it. It is such a pest!
    Thanks ClissAT. I have discovered for me that Best use is burning it. It is such a pest!

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  10. Tonytony

    What do yall grow during summer?

    Yep if planting under fruit trees u can either do pots or mound up the area under the tree so your veges roots "live" in the top layer without affecting the tree roots.
    Yep if planting under fruit trees u can either do pots or mound up the area under the tree so your veges roots "live" in the top layer without affecting the tree roots.
    Yep if planting under fruit trees u can either do pots or mound up the area under the tree so your veges roots "live" in the top layer without affecting the tree roots.
    Yep if planting under fruit trees u can either do pots or mound up the area under the tree so your veges roots "live" in the top layer without affecting the tree roots.
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  11. Jacob

    Problem weeds everywhere!

    Watch Charles Dowding's No Dig videos on Youtube. He makes it easy to deal with weeds.
    Watch Charles Dowding's No Dig videos on Youtube. He makes it easy to deal with weeds.
    Watch Charles Dowding's No Dig videos on Youtube. He makes it easy to deal with weeds.
    Watch Charles Dowding's No Dig videos on Youtube. He makes it easy to deal with weeds.

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  12. Gavin H

    Problem Tomato’s

    Hi that has happend to me they just need a bit of feterlizer and white oil that you can home make kind regards Jake
    Hi that has happend to me they just need a bit of feterlizer and white oil that you can home make kind regards Jake
    Hi that has happend to me they just need a bit of feterlizer and white oil that you can home make kind regards Jake
    Hi that has happend to me they just need a bit of feterlizer and white oil that you can home make kind regards Jake

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  13. Scott225

    Problem Tomato wilt

    Ok, well I guess tomorrow I can at least eliminate the Fusarium possibility and chop a branch off. Is it correct that you can not get rid of Fusarium in the soil?. Will report back tomorrow after...
    Ok, well I guess tomorrow I can at least eliminate the Fusarium possibility and chop a branch off. Is it correct that you can not get rid of Fusarium in the soil?. Will report back tomorrow after checking a lower branch. Thank you very much for the help.
    Ok, well I guess tomorrow I can at least eliminate the Fusarium possibility and chop a branch off. Is it correct that you can not get rid of Fusarium in the soil?. Will report back tomorrow after checking a lower branch. Thank you very much for...
    Ok, well I guess tomorrow I can at least eliminate the Fusarium possibility and chop a branch off. Is it correct that you can not get rid of Fusarium in the soil?. Will report back tomorrow after...

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  14. 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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  15. Matt Kurl
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    Sweet potato harvesting

    Can I just clarify for everyone, sweet potatoes don't usually grow from other potatoes. They grow from vine cuttings. You can put a sweet potato root in the ground and sometimes get more...
    Can I just clarify for everyone, sweet potatoes don't usually grow from other potatoes. They grow from vine cuttings. You can put a sweet potato root in the ground and sometimes get more roots. But the usual way to grow them is from vine cuttings. The ends of vines, the off-cuts around 60cm long...
    Can I just clarify for everyone, sweet potatoes don't usually grow from other potatoes. They grow from vine cuttings. You can put a sweet potato root in the ground and sometimes get more roots. But the usual way to grow them is from vine...
    Can I just clarify for everyone, sweet potatoes don't usually grow from other potatoes. They grow from vine cuttings. You can put a sweet potato root in the ground and sometimes get more...

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  16. Scott225

    Question Subtropical veggies

    Excellent link! Nice!
    Excellent link! Nice!
    Excellent link! Nice!
    Excellent link! Nice!
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  17. DTK

    Sub Tropical, SEQ planting this summer

    you have no idea how helpful this list is. going to be seeking out many of these and giving them a go. thanks from a noobie gardener
    you have no idea how helpful this list is. going to be seeking out many of these and giving them a go. thanks from a noobie gardener
    you have no idea how helpful this list is. going to be seeking out many of these and giving them a go. thanks from a noobie gardener
    you have no idea how helpful this list is. going to be seeking out many of these and giving them a go. thanks from a noobie gardener

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  18. 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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  19. Daniel Gilchrist

    Squash Vine Borers

    The only way I've found to get around vine borers is to plant early and harvest all I can before they set in. I kill all I can see with my hands but that only works so long. Pyrethian works pretty...
    The only way I've found to get around vine borers is to plant early and harvest all I can before they set in. I kill all I can see with my hands but that only works so long. Pyrethian works pretty well but its a contact killer and can be harmful to bees if they visit your garden.
    The only way I've found to get around vine borers is to plant early and harvest all I can before they set in. I kill all I can see with my hands but that only works so long. Pyrethian works pretty well but its a contact killer and can be harmful...
    The only way I've found to get around vine borers is to plant early and harvest all I can before they set in. I kill all I can see with my hands but that only works so long. Pyrethian works pretty...
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  20. Bradspasojevic

    Spitfire Caterpillar Investation

    Ok, maybe infestation is a bit of an overkill, but its not far from it. I have in the past week started to notice a few spitfire caterpillars wriggling around my urban garden, on walls, pots etc....
    Ok, maybe infestation is a bit of an overkill, but its not far from it. I have in the past week started to notice a few spitfire caterpillars wriggling around my urban garden, on walls, pots etc. I wasn't too alarmed as I hadn’t noticed any damage but in the past few days theres been probably...
    Ok, maybe infestation is a bit of an overkill, but its not far from it. I have in the past week started to notice a few spitfire caterpillars wriggling around my urban garden, on walls, pots etc. I wasn't too alarmed as I hadn’t noticed any...
    Ok, maybe infestation is a bit of an overkill, but its not far from it. I have in the past week started to notice a few spitfire caterpillars wriggling around my urban garden, on walls, pots etc....

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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. Tony Baker

    Returning home soon...

    Thanks Dave.
    Thanks Dave.
    Thanks Dave.
    Thanks Dave.
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  25. Gavin H

    Red blueberry leaves

    I did put a slow release fertiliser on about a week before I noticed the red. I’ll increase the water and see how they go. Thanks :)
    I did put a slow release fertiliser on about a week before I noticed the red. I’ll increase the water and see how they go. Thanks :)
    I did put a slow release fertiliser on about a week before I noticed the red. I’ll increase the water and see how they go. Thanks :)
    I did put a slow release fertiliser on about a week before I noticed the red. I’ll increase the water and see how they go. Thanks :)

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  26. RnR

    Radish seeds

    I've gotten them to that point but then you have to sit there peeling them open one by one and you get maybe 2-3 seeds out of each one, then some of them ping all over the place if you open the...
    I've gotten them to that point but then you have to sit there peeling them open one by one and you get maybe 2-3 seeds out of each one, then some of them ping all over the place if you open the pod too quickly. I mean it's fine, but it's one of those things that makes you wonder whether someone...
    I've gotten them to that point but then you have to sit there peeling them open one by one and you get maybe 2-3 seeds out of each one, then some of them ping all over the place if you open the pod too quickly. I mean it's fine, but it's one of...
    I've gotten them to that point but then you have to sit there peeling them open one by one and you get maybe 2-3 seeds out of each one, then some of them ping all over the place if you open the...
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