Recent content by CjFrancis

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    Hello from SW Brisbane

    Hi Kasalia Thank you I will keep it in mind. I will be sure to query the farmer I get the straw from and see if its been sprayed. I looked at no dig method however I have started only a few weeks ago so still developing good compost and will be for awhile yet so thought straw bale method...
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    Hello from SW Brisbane

    Thanks, I thought so too! We would like to keep some poultry etc aswell but might approach the neighbours first. In the mean time just studying up as much as I can and keeping it simple. Oh and with birthday and christmas coming up the ideas for presents has changed dramatically from things...
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    Hello from SW Brisbane

    Hi Andrew. Right now mostyle container planting for green leafy and herb. However I have 2 1.2x1.2 sleeper beds im composting and am planning a 4 bed rotation and likely going to condition straw bales as we dont have very good soil so was hoping it will help 'kick start' some more nutrient...
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    Hello from SW Brisbane

    Just a quick one. First time this morning making breakfast where everything on the plate (except the toast) came from our garden.. oh and the neighbours chooks. Its not much but its our first little taste of self sufficiency. Absolutely Hooked.
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    Hello from SW Brisbane

    Gday everyone. Young family here, recently discharged ADF to finish studies in Myotherapy/Osteopathy. Picked up some landscape labouring while also working security to get my hands dirty again and a friend from uni (South African) who moved to Stanthorpe owns a beautiful farm and inspired me...