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  1. Mark left a message on CjFrancis's profile.

    Hey Colin, ref our email conversation I see I have already upgraded your membership to Premium lol... cool thanks again for joining us :)

    Oct 18, 2018 at 11:50 AM
  2. Mark replied to the thread Nice gentle drought breaking rain.

    Pity about the shed but great about the tanks filling up! I always hope we get good spring rain like this but it rarely happens... Usually, the start of...

    Oct 18, 2018 at 11:39 AM
  3. Mark liked ClissAT's post in the thread Nice gentle drought breaking rain.

    I hope all those in this country who need rain are getting some out of this weather system. My place is soggy now and dams beginning to fill. For those in...

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  4. Mark replied to the thread Kombucha & fermenting.

    That's how I make sauerkraut. I bet that fermented juice tastes great then... and would be fantastic for gut health!

    Oct 18, 2018 at 11:31 AM
  5. Mark liked AndrewB's post in the thread Kombucha & fermenting.

    The 25 grams/2 teaspoons of salt per cabbage seems to be working well for me. I do not add any water at all, it all comes from the cabbage. I salt the...

    Oct 18, 2018 at 11:30 AM
  6. Mark replied to the thread Organic snail repellent.

    Good luck - it should work a treat! :)

    Oct 17, 2018
  7. Mark liked Pauljm's post in the thread Organic snail repellent.

    Hi all, I have been outsmarted by my 4 year old again! No dog, slug or snail problems for me! Will post results once the signs are installed. Have a good...

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  8. Mark replied to the thread Kombucha & fermenting.

    I love these vegetable mixes for ferments they are really interesting and almost always turn out tasty. Did you make a brine first with your two...

    Oct 17, 2018
  9. Mark liked AndrewB's post in the thread Kombucha & fermenting.

    Kombucha is up & running & I just finished filling my first jar of a sort of Kimchi. I was surprised at how much you can pack in there. I'll need to up my...

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  10. Mark rated AndrewB's post Love it! in the thread Kombucha & fermenting.

    Hi all, I decided to put the prize from winning the monthly competition (Thanks again Mark) towards a 9 Liter Kombucha urn & a Fermenting kit. It's...

    Oct 17, 2018
  11. Mark replied to the thread Just Peppers.

    You're doing well to get three years out of a chili bush - I know that's generally the expected lifespan but I usually regrow a new plant from seed every...

    Oct 17, 2018
  12. Mark liked ClissAT's post in the thread Just Peppers.

    Hi Bea, i dont know specifically about hot peppers but the general symptoms you are describing make me think your soil is infected and a bit run down. I'm...

    Oct 17, 2018
  13. Mark liked Bea's post in the thread Just Peppers.

    Lots of sweet and hot peppers growing - bushes or seedlings. This is the start of the rainy season so I really MUST get more plastic to drape over the...

    Oct 17, 2018
  14. Mark replied to the thread Hi From Cedar Grove, Brisbane...

    Hi @Lou and thank you for joining SSC! Summer can be a challenging time to grow in warm climates such as the subtropics but there are certain crops you can...

    Oct 17, 2018