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  1. DarrenP replied to the thread Hello from mid north South Australia.

    Luckily I haven't had any this year. It was pointed out to me that it can also occur if the soil dries out too much between watering. That's why I planted...

    Nov 25, 2017 at 3:57 PM
  2. ClissAT replied to the thread newbie from South America.

    OK so we are narrowing it down! Your roses are doing well in the ground. Are they flowering? If so then there is enough potassium & perhaps not so much...

    Nov 25, 2017 at 2:12 PM
  3. ClissAT replied to the thread Hello from mid north South Australia.

    It surprises me that your tomatoes are prone to blossom end rot since so much of that SA country is on lime stone. Perhaps the imported soil was a bit...

    Nov 25, 2017 at 1:54 PM
  4. DarrenP replied to the thread Hello from mid north South Australia.

    Thanks, ClissAT. Milk comes from the local supermarket, lol. Being a small town, if you time your run, there are often markdown milk close to their date, so...

    Nov 25, 2017 at 12:54 PM
  5. Bea replied to the thread newbie from South America.

    No such thing as commercial potting mixes. Just bagged compost from variety of sources or you make your own. Water? It's in the mountains! and I must add...

    Nov 25, 2017 at 12:18 PM
  6. ClissAT replied to the thread Hello from mid north South Australia.

    Welcome Darren. You'll find plenty of recipes here & Marks videos are always good to watch being full of great info & a few bloopers from time to time....

    Nov 25, 2017 at 12:07 PM
  7. ClissAT rated DarrenP's post Informative in the thread Seed storage.

    Some seeds will last longer than others, but nearly all seeds should last at least a couple of years if stored correctly. I tried to store seeds in an...

    Nov 25, 2017 at 11:59 AM
  8. ClissAT replied to the thread Garden knife.

    Lino knife...very interesting, I must check one out next time I'm in the big green shed. :D

    Nov 25, 2017 at 11:58 AM
  9. ClissAT replied to the thread newbie from South America.

    Yes I agree, very difficult growing conditions, that's for sure. Just reading back again regarding you having difficulties even in pots or bags. I assume...

    Nov 25, 2017 at 11:56 AM
  10. DarrenP replied to the thread Garden knife.

    When I went into Bunnings to ask about a garden knife, I was told they aren't allowed to sell knives. The only knife they did have was a lino knife, which...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 9:59 PM
  11. DarrenP replied to the thread Seed storage.

    Some seeds will last longer than others, but nearly all seeds should last at least a couple of years if stored correctly. I tried to store seeds in an...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 9:41 PM
  12. DarrenP replied to the thread Hello from mid north South Australia.

    Hi Robyn, I'm looking forward to getting eggs from the coop, and straight into the kitchen for brekkie. I am actually in the middle of making apricot jam at...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 7:54 PM
  13. Robyn67 replied to the thread Hello from mid north South Australia.

    Hi Darren Your story is very similar to mine. We also did a tree change for health reasons, simplified our life, went down to one income, make so much of...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 7:33 PM
  14. Robyn67 replied to the thread newbie from South America.

    Hi Bea Seems like your doing very well in quite challenging conditions. Look forward to reading more about how your garden is growing. Robyn

    Nov 24, 2017 at 7:20 PM
  15. DarrenP replied to the thread Question Need help with no name Chinese incubator.

    Thanks. I'll have a read.

    Nov 24, 2017 at 6:05 PM
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