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  1. Davidwood1983

    My spring harvest

    Just wanted to share this as I’m very proud of it but mainly to encourage others. 10 months ago I’d grown hardly anything except a few herbs in a pot.... This was my harvest today after setting out to grow more of my own food. Have to say Self sufficient me has helped me immensely in this , so...
  2. Davidwood1983

    Question Where to source seeds in Australia

    I’ve used the seed collection a couple of times with good results, will order again.
  3. Davidwood1983

    Native bee hives SE Qld

    Thanks mate. put an order in with sugerbag bees. With a 12 week wait. will post a thread of how it goes. Will also be trying European bees a bit further from the house. Any recommendations for European hives with a nuce?
  4. Davidwood1983

    Native bee hives SE Qld

    Thanks Steve. I left a message on nativebees.com.au but haven’t had a reply. Where can I buy a hive?
  5. Davidwood1983

    Native bee hives SE Qld

    Surely someone knows of a place in SE Queensland?
  6. Davidwood1983

    Native bee hives SE Qld

    Hi, where can I get native stingless bee hives from in SE Qld. I’ve contacted kin kin bee hives a couple of times but no reply. The hive haven looks good but not cheap. Also where can I get the native bees! thanks David
  7. Davidwood1983

    New asparagus bed

    I’ve got potatoes and Jerusalem artichokes in the other bed half. Not sure if this is a good idea. Would be interested in inter-planting recommendations.
  8. Davidwood1983

    New asparagus bed

    I don’t know the minimum but I know asparagus can easily get down 1m. I put much more compost in the bed because of this.
  9. Davidwood1983

    New asparagus bed

    My kids love it so we a lot
  10. Davidwood1983

    Dragon fruit (pitaya)

    They do it in California, China and North Queensland I’m sure in other places too.
  11. Davidwood1983

    New asparagus bed

    Yeah some were very large. 5x Purple and 3x uc157 I think.
  12. Davidwood1983

    Growing food for your Quail venture.

    Tried my quail on greens and they totally ignored it. Chickens were different however.... But rather than micro greens any fast growing more mature crop would do.
  13. Davidwood1983

    Aquaponics in se Queensland

    Looking for some recommendations fir manufacturers. Follow rob bob on you tube and blueheeler seems the best?
  14. Davidwood1983

    New asparagus bed

    Yeah from Daley’s her in aus, was quite impressed. Maybe even some 2 year olds in that?
  15. Davidwood1983

    New asparagus bed

    Got to be a good day when you start a new asparagus bed. Half crowns half seed to go in in a few weeks, so will take a good while but I hope to still be harvesting in 20 years!
  16. Davidwood1983

    Late July August planting SE Queensland

    Well I planted them there as I was told they wouldn’t eat them... the internet lies.
  17. Davidwood1983

    Late July August planting SE Queensland

    Mine do, chives too. Everything except rubarb and tomatoes.
  18. Davidwood1983

    Egg Incubators

    Went for a 24 egg Janoel. Will let you know how it goes.
  19. Davidwood1983

    Late July August planting SE Queensland

    I I’ve got some kale on the go, most got eaten by chickens but I saved some. More looking at getting an early start into spring/summer. I’ve planted corn, melons, artichoke, chilli, Jiacama, cucumbers, Malabar and Egyptian spinach , egg plant, capsicum and others in a warm spot on the deck to...
  20. Davidwood1983

    Late July August planting SE Queensland

    Hi, What is everyone planting at the moment in S E Queensland. I’ve got a new bed to fill and was considering cucumbers, chilli, globe and Jerusalem artichokes. also jicama in a seperate bed where the chickens have eaten everything else. Sound good? thanks