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  1. Mark liked Dione's post in the thread The struggle is real!.

    I grow quite a few so called Sub-tropical / hot climate food plants and all I can say is that the reviews are prob. written by someone living in the...

    Nov 20, 2017 at 4:46 PM
  2. Mark replied to the thread Banana Plant.

    When you bag I would recommend that you place some netting or mesh over the open end - we lost half a bunch recently because the possums or foxes found out...

    Nov 20, 2017 at 4:43 PM
  3. Mark replied to the thread Coconut Palm.

    What a great find! Amazing :)

    Nov 20, 2017 at 4:39 PM
  4. Mark rated letsgo's post Love it! in the thread Coconut Palm.

    I’m thinking and hoping this is a coconut palm with coconuts if someone can confirm. It drops little nuts as we call them at different times and last year...

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  5. Mark replied to the thread Seed storage.

    I keep ours in a filing cabinet in the study where the temp remains pretty constant and cool. I just tried using up some old-ish corn seed and failed big...

    Nov 20, 2017 at 4:36 PM
  6. Mark replied to the thread Question Dragon Fruit fungal and plant care help.

    Yep, what Clissa said... There's no problem with two or three stems coming up from the base if it's climbing up a big post and then branching out from the...

    Nov 20, 2017 at 4:33 PM
  7. Mark liked ClissAT's post in the thread Question Dragon Fruit fungal and plant care help.

    Hi there Mich_L & welcome. The thing about dragon fruit is they are huge plants, far too big for indoor use. Your plant needs to go outside onto a huge...

    Nov 20, 2017 at 4:31 PM
  8. Mark liked ClissAT's post in the thread Growing from seed.

    Yes I have to say I am also not growing anywhere near as much as last year. Even though I have now discovered a method to grow good food here, I am actually...

    Nov 20, 2017 at 4:28 PM
  9. Mark liked Sherry Robitson's post in the thread Growing from seed.

    I love to grow squash, but the last few winters have not provided enough freeze to kill out pests in the ground thus squash borers have gotten...

    Nov 20, 2017 at 4:28 PM
  10. Mark rated Ash's post Funny in the thread Growing from seed.

    Haha. Climate tends to determine what we end up growing and trying to grow, so for us here in this interesting winter (that was like spring) and spring...

    Nov 20, 2017 at 4:27 PM
  11. Mark liked Steve's post in the thread Growing from seed.

    Actually, I threw some papaya seeds into a seed tray a couple of months back and hoped for the best. The papaya were bought from the local vegi shop so I...

    Nov 20, 2017 at 4:27 PM
  12. Mark replied to the thread Garden knife.

    You can get those fold away serrated garden knives/saws with a slight curve from Bunnings etc they would work well. I have a large one (about 30cm long) it...

    Nov 20, 2017 at 4:26 PM
  13. Mark 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 20, 2017 at 4:22 PM
  14. Mark liked Dione's post in the thread Growing Chives.

    I have multiple clumps and I'll cut them right back, hard on a rotation to get rid of the dead stalks so I have clumps that have just been cut, some with...

    Nov 20, 2017 at 4:21 PM
  15. Mark replied to the thread hi I'm Robyn.

    I know what that's like... :)

    Nov 20, 2017 at 4:21 PM