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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 TEMPERATE 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 TEMPERATE 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 TEMPERATE climate-related then use this forum.
    This forum (or section) was created to provide a discussion area specific to TEMPERATE 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 TEMPERATE climates. Most fruit & veg discussions should be placed in the Fruit & Vegetable Growing forum. If you...
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  2. Robbie
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    Sweet Potatoes

    ClissAT, when you say cuttings, how long would they need to be? My patch didn't really do much this year but I would like to get some cuttings going in the shade house for next year, I thought to...
    ClissAT, when you say cuttings, how long would they need to be? My patch didn't really do much this year but I would like to get some cuttings going in the shade house for next year, I thought to take some cuttings and perhaps transplant the original bits that I buried in the garden and try them...
    ClissAT, when you say cuttings, how long would they need to be? My patch didn't really do much this year but I would like to get some cuttings going in the shade house for next year, I thought to take some cuttings and perhaps transplant the...
    ClissAT, when you say cuttings, how long would they need to be? My patch didn't really do much this year but I would like to get some cuttings going in the shade house for next year, I thought to...

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  3. Christopher Ford

    Not sure this is the right spot, What is the best temperature for my greenhouse?

    Hi Christopher, it's got more to do with humidity than plain straight out temperature. Many spring summer plants will happily grow in 100degrees but not 100+99% humidity. The humidity must be...
    Hi Christopher, it's got more to do with humidity than plain straight out temperature. Many spring summer plants will happily grow in 100degrees but not 100+99% humidity. The humidity must be allowed to dissipate so the plants don't boil. Have a look at commercial growing sites online for your...
    Hi Christopher, it's got more to do with humidity than plain straight out temperature. Many spring summer plants will happily grow in 100degrees but not 100+99% humidity. The humidity must be allowed to dissipate so the plants don't boil. Have a...
    Hi Christopher, it's got more to do with humidity than plain straight out temperature. Many spring summer plants will happily grow in 100degrees but not 100+99% humidity. The humidity must be...
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  4. Melanie

    Weeping fig and macadamia

    Hello all I am looking for tips and advice please . I have recently become the owner of a weeping fig tree about two meters tall in a rather small pot and two little macadamia trees one is only...
    Hello all I am looking for tips and advice please . I have recently become the owner of a weeping fig tree about two meters tall in a rather small pot and two little macadamia trees one is only 18 months old and one is about 2.5 years old . I live in a rental so really want to keep them in...
    Hello all I am looking for tips and advice please . I have recently become the owner of a weeping fig tree about two meters tall in a rather small pot and two little macadamia trees one is only 18 months old and one is about 2.5 years old . I...
    Hello all I am looking for tips and advice please . I have recently become the owner of a weeping fig tree about two meters tall in a rather small pot and two little macadamia trees one is only...

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  6. Robbie

    Broccoli and Cauliflower

    WOW. you are certainly way ahead of me! It has been so hot over here in the west that I haven't been able to get too many winter vege going too well yet. We are even getting 28c today. Last winter...
    WOW. you are certainly way ahead of me! It has been so hot over here in the west that I haven't been able to get too many winter vege going too well yet. We are even getting 28c today. Last winter was so warm that all my Caulies bolted, so I hoping for a bit cooler temp this year, but it is not...
    WOW. you are certainly way ahead of me! It has been so hot over here in the west that I haven't been able to get too many winter vege going too well yet. We are even getting 28c today. Last winter was so warm that all my Caulies bolted, so I...
    WOW. you are certainly way ahead of me! It has been so hot over here in the west that I haven't been able to get too many winter vege going too well yet. We are even getting 28c today. Last winter...

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  7. Robbie
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    Its Garlic Planting Time

    Looking good Robbie. I found myself whacking in more where I found space or some spare pots. Now the waiting game....but I confess to nipping off the tips of some for the salad. Tasty. edit:...
    Looking good Robbie. I found myself whacking in more where I found space or some spare pots. Now the waiting game....but I confess to nipping off the tips of some for the salad. Tasty. edit: pour speling
    Looking good Robbie. I found myself whacking in more where I found space or some spare pots. Now the waiting game....but I confess to nipping off the tips of some for the salad. Tasty. edit: pour speling
    Looking good Robbie. I found myself whacking in more where I found space or some spare pots. Now the waiting game....but I confess to nipping off the tips of some for the salad. Tasty. edit:...

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  8. Nikki'sGarden

    Long beans are lovely and delicious!

    oh wow, you'd only need two or three to feed a family wouldn't you!! They do look very pretty!!
    oh wow, you'd only need two or three to feed a family wouldn't you!! They do look very pretty!!
    oh wow, you'd only need two or three to feed a family wouldn't you!! They do look very pretty!!
    oh wow, you'd only need two or three to feed a family wouldn't you!! They do look very pretty!!

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  9. Melanie

    Mango from seed in the hunter valley

    Mango are easy to grow once you get the seed out of the casing. Pop it on a wet paper towel and put it in a Ziploc bag. Put on your fridge until it roots. They will root faster during the warmer...
    Mango are easy to grow once you get the seed out of the casing. Pop it on a wet paper towel and put it in a Ziploc bag. Put on your fridge until it roots. They will root faster during the warmer months and a bit slow in cooler months. You protect it from the frost the first winter or two, then...
    Mango are easy to grow once you get the seed out of the casing. Pop it on a wet paper towel and put it in a Ziploc bag. Put on your fridge until it roots. They will root faster during the warmer months and a bit slow in cooler months. You...
    Mango are easy to grow once you get the seed out of the casing. Pop it on a wet paper towel and put it in a Ziploc bag. Put on your fridge until it roots. They will root faster during the warmer...
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  10. Pamelambie

    When is the best time to start seed?

    I have a book that is great.It is: The Kitchen Gardner by Alan Buckingham. It literally takes you month by month and tells you what to plant, what to start inside, when to harvest...
    I have a book that is great.It is: The Kitchen Gardner by Alan Buckingham. It literally takes you month by month and tells you what to plant, what to start inside, when to harvest...
    I have a book that is great.It is: The Kitchen Gardner by Alan Buckingham. It literally takes you month by month and tells you what to plant, what to start inside, when to harvest...
    I have a book that is great.It is: The Kitchen Gardner by Alan Buckingham. It literally takes you month by month and tells you what to plant, what to start inside, when to harvest...

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  11. Melanie

    baby salad greens

    Nasturtiums are a fast grower, you can eat the whole plant, leaves, stems & flowers. Silverbeet is great as T4ms recommended. Also, beetroot leaves are good & you get a beetroot out of it at the...
    Nasturtiums are a fast grower, you can eat the whole plant, leaves, stems & flowers. Silverbeet is great as T4ms recommended. Also, beetroot leaves are good & you get a beetroot out of it at the end :) Check out my old thread on growing in containers-
    Nasturtiums are a fast grower, you can eat the whole plant, leaves, stems & flowers. Silverbeet is great as T4ms recommended. Also, beetroot leaves are good & you get a beetroot out of it at the end :) Check out my old thread on growing in...
    Nasturtiums are a fast grower, you can eat the whole plant, leaves, stems & flowers. Silverbeet is great as T4ms recommended. Also, beetroot leaves are good & you get a beetroot out of it at the...
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  12. Will Gitz

    Best Ohio Plants

    Baker Creek is pretty awesome. It's a favourite for many of my garden friends over there. One year, I bought the orangeglo watermelon from them. OMG, they were really sweet and yum.
    Baker Creek is pretty awesome. It's a favourite for many of my garden friends over there. One year, I bought the orangeglo watermelon from them. OMG, they were really sweet and yum.
    Baker Creek is pretty awesome. It's a favourite for many of my garden friends over there. One year, I bought the orangeglo watermelon from them. OMG, they were really sweet and yum.
    Baker Creek is pretty awesome. It's a favourite for many of my garden friends over there. One year, I bought the orangeglo watermelon from them. OMG, they were really sweet and yum.

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  13. OrganicDisposalInitiative

    Question Fruit recommendations

    Just to give you all a better understanding, I have attached pictures of the area I am working with. Soil still needs working and the addition of organic matter, manure, compost etc. in all area...
    Just to give you all a better understanding, I have attached pictures of the area I am working with. Soil still needs working and the addition of organic matter, manure, compost etc. in all area and possibly some higher raised beds at the back against the fence. Will eventually be putting up a...
    Just to give you all a better understanding, I have attached pictures of the area I am working with. Soil still needs working and the addition of organic matter, manure, compost etc. in all area and possibly some higher raised beds at the back...
    Just to give you all a better understanding, I have attached pictures of the area I am working with. Soil still needs working and the addition of organic matter, manure, compost etc. in all area...

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  14. Hayden

    Mint has white spots

    Just a bit of a shortage of moisture and fertilizer. You may be watering but is it staying around the roots or is the soil dry in the root zone? Could be ants stealing the moisture which also...
    Just a bit of a shortage of moisture and fertilizer. You may be watering but is it staying around the roots or is the soil dry in the root zone? Could be ants stealing the moisture which also restricts the amount of fertilizer available to the roots.
    Just a bit of a shortage of moisture and fertilizer. You may be watering but is it staying around the roots or is the soil dry in the root zone? Could be ants stealing the moisture which also restricts the amount of fertilizer available to the roots.
    Just a bit of a shortage of moisture and fertilizer. You may be watering but is it staying around the roots or is the soil dry in the root zone? Could be ants stealing the moisture which also...

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  15. Tamitha Ratliff

    Question Small Mixed Fruit Orchard Planning

    Hi Timitha, Planting "random" sounds lovely but I suggest you think of watering. Plan according to watering works for me after a few "randoms."
    Hi Timitha, Planting "random" sounds lovely but I suggest you think of watering. Plan according to watering works for me after a few "randoms."
    Hi Timitha, Planting "random" sounds lovely but I suggest you think of watering. Plan according to watering works for me after a few "randoms."
    Hi Timitha, Planting "random" sounds lovely but I suggest you think of watering. Plan according to watering works for me after a few "randoms."

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  16. Jason Taulbee

    Biochar

    Thanks Joan. I actually just read that in an article about 2hrs ago. (Lol) it was saying that the freeze / thaw causes it to break up.
    Thanks Joan. I actually just read that in an article about 2hrs ago. (Lol) it was saying that the freeze / thaw causes it to break up.
    Thanks Joan. I actually just read that in an article about 2hrs ago. (Lol) it was saying that the freeze / thaw causes it to break up.
    Thanks Joan. I actually just read that in an article about 2hrs ago. (Lol) it was saying that the freeze / thaw causes it to break up.
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  17. Louise63

    Spider mites

    Thanks Kayla. I think I haven’t been diligent enough and should of been reapplying the neem weekly. I’ll make sure I try this
    Thanks Kayla. I think I haven’t been diligent enough and should of been reapplying the neem weekly. I’ll make sure I try this
    Thanks Kayla. I think I haven’t been diligent enough and should of been reapplying the neem weekly. I’ll make sure I try this
    Thanks Kayla. I think I haven’t been diligent enough and should of been reapplying the neem weekly. I’ll make sure I try this
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  18. Robbie
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    Small Harvest today

    Nice haul....what time is dinner! :eat:
    Nice haul....what time is dinner! :eat:
    Nice haul....what time is dinner! :eat:
    Nice haul....what time is dinner! :eat:

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  19. Joan

    Growing grapes

    I grow flame seedless has smaller red fruits but a good hardy vine suitable to my subtropical climate. I would check locally searching online and chatting to nurseries to see if they are a popular...
    I grow flame seedless has smaller red fruits but a good hardy vine suitable to my subtropical climate. I would check locally searching online and chatting to nurseries to see if they are a popular choice for your area and if so there's probably a good reason why. Good luck :)
    I grow flame seedless has smaller red fruits but a good hardy vine suitable to my subtropical climate. I would check locally searching online and chatting to nurseries to see if they are a popular choice for your area and if so there's probably a...
    I grow flame seedless has smaller red fruits but a good hardy vine suitable to my subtropical climate. I would check locally searching online and chatting to nurseries to see if they are a popular...
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  20. TarynS.
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    Sweet Cherry type tomato in 7B

    Awesome! Thank you for sharing!
    Awesome! Thank you for sharing!
    Awesome! Thank you for sharing!
    Awesome! Thank you for sharing!

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  21. Robbie

    some of my veggie patch

    Wow great garden you’ve got.
    Wow great garden you’ve got.
    Wow great garden you’ve got.
    Wow great garden you’ve got.

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  22. Rachel

    Blue Quandong tree

    Hmm..there’s a bit of rainforest microclimate down the back of our block near the creek, maybe it would be better to plant it down there. Thanks for the input.
    Hmm..there’s a bit of rainforest microclimate down the back of our block near the creek, maybe it would be better to plant it down there. Thanks for the input.
    Hmm..there’s a bit of rainforest microclimate down the back of our block near the creek, maybe it would be better to plant it down there. Thanks for the input.
    Hmm..there’s a bit of rainforest microclimate down the back of our block near the creek, maybe it would be better to plant it down there. Thanks for the input.
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