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    AndrewB replied to the thread Hi from Virginia, US.
    That's quite the list, i'll be interested in seeing how you go with them.
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    AndrewB reacted to cwinds's post in the thread Hi from Virginia, US with Like Like.
    Oh, I have a list! :) Cinnamon, clove, chocolate and vanilla. But also curry, black pepper, wasabi, saffron, ginger & turmeric. Might even try mastiha and...
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    AndrewB replied to the thread Hi from Virginia, US.
    Welcome, I imagine a greenhouse or growing indoors will help in your climate. Anything in particular that you plan to grow?
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    Okra is a quick grower for something different. Zucchini is another good one.
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    AndrewB replied to the thread Home BioGas Digester purchase.
    Thanks for sharing, this is something I've been considering too, but didn't know there was a company making them. Does it accumulate solid waste in the...
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    AndrewB reacted to Rick's post in the thread Strange world Phenomenon with Like Like.
    Hi Mark, I think sometimes we forget how mother nature is connected and so reliant on planet Earth as a whole. How large bush fires in Aus can deposit...
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    AndrewB replied to the thread Hello!.
    Welcome Ivy, I think you will find many like minded folks around here.
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    AndrewB replied to the thread Backyard to food forest.
    Sure, I don't know if it works yet, but this is it: 1L water 1.5 tablespoons of cloudy ammonia 3 tablespoons of sugar 1 tablespoon of vegemite 1.5...
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    AndrewB replied to the thread Hello from Southern Adelaide.
    I've only been here about 10 months & have 3 chooks, which are much louder than advertised. One seems to have taken on the role of rooster & squawks loudly...
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    AndrewB replied to the thread Hello from Southern Adelaide.
    Much the same, lots of fruit trees planted this year. I've interplanted with comfrey & other herbs which is doing a great job of keeping the soil cool. I...
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    AndrewB replied to the thread Question on perpetual spinach.
    Hi Jenny, Beta Vulgaris var cicla. Its a green leafed variety of swiss chard.
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    AndrewB replied to the thread Fermentation Christmas.
    Those tops are great, they make it so easy to know how the ferment is progressing. I leave them until the top tries to suck back in. I've only made...
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    AndrewB replied to the thread Hello from Southern Adelaide.
    Welcome, are you growing anything at the moment?
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    AndrewB replied to the thread Backyard to food forest.
    Thanks! I was in the front yard this morning, planning it's next stage & there is a bit of lawn that I dumped some compost on earlier in the year. Its...
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    I remember everything growing like a weed in Queensland, it's a great climate for growing things. Not too hot & a nice constant temperature day & night. I...