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  1. letsgo replied to the thread Pickle Pipes.

    That was just for the top bits, So if you have wide mouth jars already then that's all you will need. If you are looking at the whole kit the cheapest I...

    Nov 23, 2017 at 10:05 AM
  2. letsgo replied to the thread Sliced cucumbers pickled preserved in lemon juice & vinegar.

    With this rain the cucumbers are going from little to big overnight. I'll be doing some fermenting but until I know I like them I won't do a lot. I'll juice...

    Nov 23, 2017 at 9:42 AM
  3. letsgo replied to the thread Pickle Pipes.

    I guess it depends on what you are comparing it too. What items you have in your house that could be used etc. I got mine from Ozfarmer $25 for 4 so if I...

    Nov 23, 2017 at 9:38 AM
  4. letsgo replied to the thread Pickle Pipes.

    I also bought some weights from Ozfarmer to keep the produce down under the liquid, some wide mouth jars. And just bought the Masontops Pickle Packer...

    Nov 20, 2017 at 2:11 PM
  5. letsgo liked ClissAT's post in the thread Garden knife.

    Letsgo I use an old serrated steak knife which I got for 20c from the charity store. It has large pointy serrations not small ones like a metal hacksaw...

    Nov 19, 2017 at 10:23 PM
  6. letsgo replied to the thread Garden knife.

    Yeah I was thinking that might be the way to go, painting it pink was a cool idea.

    Nov 19, 2017 at 10:23 PM
  7. letsgo posted a new thread.

    Pickle Pipes

    [MEDIA] I know @Mark has these as I just read his review. How have you found them Mark? I just bought some from Ozfarmer. Anyone else tried them. I’ve...

    Forum: Food - Cooking, Preserving & Fermentation

    Nov 19, 2017 at 12:43 PM
  8. letsgo posted a new thread.

    Garden knife

    Does anyone have any suggestions for a garden knife to harvest veggies, could also be used for pruning some stems like banana leaves, cutting banana fruit...

    Forum: Fruit & Vegetable Growing

    Nov 19, 2017 at 12:39 PM
  9. letsgo replied to the thread Help, Chicken Leg Mites.

    I got mine from the lady that sold me my chickens. But try a produce store.

    Nov 17, 2017
  10. letsgo replied to the thread Fairy Gardens, an adventure into happiness.

    Very nice and fun. Little girls would love to wander around your garden looking for the fairies. :) I have a couple of old garden beds from previous owners...

    Nov 17, 2017
  11. letsgo liked ClissAT's post in the thread Fairy Gardens, an adventure into happiness.

    I know fairy gardens are not 'productive' or part of self sufficiency food production in the purest sense of the word. But as far as a simple way of...

    Fairy Gardens collage 1.jpg Fairy Gardens night collage1.jpg Fairy Purple Garden collage.jpg New Fairy Garden 'The rockery'.jpg White Fairy Garden day & night collage1.jpg Fairy Gardens grow so fast.jpg Nov 17, 2017
  12. letsgo replied to the thread Growing from seed.

    I’ve grown some stuff from seed with pretty good results but not as many as I would like so I’ve bought some seedlings from Bunnings as well. It’s not that...

    Nov 17, 2017
  13. letsgo replied to the thread Seed storage.

    I just keep mine sealed up in their existing pkt and keep them in an airtight container in a dark area which is usually a cupboard that isn’t too hot. I...

    Nov 17, 2017
  14. letsgo replied to the thread Help, Chicken Leg Mites.

    I think you can use Neem powder, I used to sprinkle it in their coup and laying boxes. Not sure about mites on ducks never had ducks but I’m sure others...

    Nov 17, 2017