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Peachey Community Garden at Ormeau

February 16, 2020 from 9:30am to 12:30pm
Peachey Community Garden was started in August 2008 as a “plotted community garden”, which meant that individuals were given their own small plot to grow what they wished, as they wished.The objective of the garden has since evolved and it is now a Communal Garden - the work of cultivating, planting, watering, fertilising and harvesting is communal and the harvest is collective, shared equally amongst fellow gardeners.Peachey Community Garden is a wonderful Community initiative and a great way…See More
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My Garden

"My fruit forest has grown over the past 7 years despite me living overseas, thanks to my grey water system and thick mulch. But production is not spectacular. Enough for me but I want to be able to grow much more than I need and share. Now I am…"
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Logan City Council Libraries event: Fruitful backyards at Logan Hyperdome Library

February 22, 2020 from 10am to 12pm
Want to learn how to sweeten your oranges or what avocado variety is best? And can you grow a mango from seed? Join Annette McFarlane at Logan Hyperdome Library to learn great fruit varieties for your backyard and how to successfully grow and care for them from planting to harvest.This is a free event but bookings required via the Logan Libraries websiteSee More
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Colin Westwood might attend Chelsi's event
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Peachey Community Garden at Ormeau

February 16, 2020 from 9:30am to 12:30pm
Peachey Community Garden was started in August 2008 as a “plotted community garden”, which meant that individuals were given their own small plot to grow what they wished, as they wished.The objective of the garden has since evolved and it is now a Communal Garden - the work of cultivating, planting, watering, fertilising and harvesting is communal and the harvest is collective, shared equally amongst fellow gardeners.Peachey Community Garden is a wonderful Community initiative and a great way…See More
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Chelsi posted an event
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Peachey Community Garden at Ormeau

February 16, 2020 from 9:30am to 12:30pm
Peachey Community Garden was started in August 2008 as a “plotted community garden”, which meant that individuals were given their own small plot to grow what they wished, as they wished.The objective of the garden has since evolved and it is now a Communal Garden - the work of cultivating, planting, watering, fertilising and harvesting is communal and the harvest is collective, shared equally amongst fellow gardeners.Peachey Community Garden is a wonderful Community initiative and a great way…See More
Jan 14
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Higgledy-Piggledy Urban Farm postponed - date TBC at Higgledy-Piggledy Urban Farm

July 19, 2020 from 10am to 1pm
Higgledy-Piggledy Farm is an urban farm on a 1/4 acre block in Eight Mile Plains. Growing food for ourselves and sharing the abundance with others.Rell, Viv and Oscar live by the principles of permaculture, which are care for the earth, care for others and fair share.They are trying to live sensitively and sustainably on their little farm and do not use harmful sprays on the produce or the animals.Please bring along: - a plate of food to share for morning tea - any excess produce you would like…See More
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Lyn Buffett commented on Colin Westwood's blog post Grow your own coconut from a store purchased de-husked one.
"Have you seen coconuts fruiting in Logan or nearby?"
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LFG Birthday Party and cooking demo @ LFG President, Lyn Buffett's place at Tanah Merah

August 16, 2020 from 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Join us at Lyn’s abundant garden. Everything is sufficiently watered; the soil is full of organic matter and brimming with life; and the plants are flourishing. The main thing that Lyn has done is to turn her messy piles of prunings into amazingly neat and useful rows of composting material that run across the contour. These rows of branches and organic matter are breaking down and providing nourishment to the soil and plants. She has placed some of these rows on the down-hill side of the…See More
Jan 7
Shanti Sharma left a comment for Colin Westwood
"Hi Colin We read your Nov 2019 article. Thank you for enlightening us on where rate payers money goes...esp on something like EatsnBeats and the Logan magazine. Wish you and others all the best for the upcoming meetings with LCC."
Jan 6
Gay McEwan left a comment for jack chang
"Hi Jack, I am looking for a couple of cumquat trees for my garden. I am primarily looking for it to use the leaves as a dye but the fruit would be a bonus! I am a textile artist and I try and use dye plants from my own garden if I can. I see you…"
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Shirly posted a status
"Hi Can someone suggest a good horticulturist who can give advise on fruit tree diseases? Thanks Shirly"
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WTB Worms

Started by Sarah Goodenough-Wheatley in Chooks and other backyard creatures Feb 3, 2019. 0 Replies

Looking to start worm farm again - killed my old lot from neglect but have started getting back into garden and doing a homeschool unit with my boys on sustainable living so if anyone has any I would…Continue

Black Sapote

Started by PHIL GRIFFITH-LEAKE in Buy, Sell, Swap or Give Away. Last reply by Kelly Medhurst Sep 27, 2018. 3 Replies

Does anyone have either seeds or plants to swap or give away please. I am in LoganholmePhilContinue

Looking for garden visits for 2019

Started by Lee in Logan Food Gardeners and Local events and happenings Jul 2, 2018. 0 Replies

We are looking for gardens to visit next year - 2019 - it's not that far away We'd like to have some visits on Saturday's as some people can't make it on a Sunday. We'd love to see the way people are…Continue

2018 AGM Minutes, General Meeting Minutes and Treasurer's Financial Report

Started by Mary Perryn in Logan Food Gardeners and Local events and happenings Jun 3, 2018. 0 Replies

Hi all,Here are the 2018 AGM and General meeting minutes and financial reports.Mary SecretaryLogan Food Gardeners Inc…Continue

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Climate change action. What can you do right now?

Posted by Colin Westwood on November 15, 2019 at 16:41 0 Comments

Did you realise that LCC is spending something like $1 million per year of your rate money on destroying what little remains of our carbon sink, (forestry) to produce this completely non-recyclable landfill. Yes, it's the 'Our Logan' magazine that I'm speaking of. 

Those of you who attended the Logan Eco Forum event last month (which was the forum you're having when you're not having a forum), will have heard the key speaker Jon Dee of jondee.com Planet Ark founder fame, who was flown…

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Garden visits, dog problems

Posted by Colin Westwood on November 14, 2019 at 15:43 0 Comments

A few of you have asked me if I'd be having a garden visit at my place again and I've had to say no, sorry.

If you watch the attached link to my video, you will see what would happen if I had visitors, when this is what I have been forced to endure for 4 years now. If the dog owner is not at home, this is what happens if the dog is aware that I have had the temerity to be in my own garden.…

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Grow your own coconut from a store purchased de-husked one.

Posted by Colin Westwood on November 8, 2019 at 7:19 1 Comment

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BieelvE_ZPI

I'm surprised to find it possible and so easy to do. Although I already have 2 coconut palms in my garden, I'm in the process of growing another as they take up little room and are likely to produce so much food. The video shows a plastic zip bag as a main feature, but what I did is use a tight fitting lidded plastic bucket. After the initial 2 day soak, I marked the top of…

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Tiger Grass plants and leaves

Posted by Alice Lau on October 27, 2019 at 21:42 0 Comments

Hi fellow gardeners,
I’m after a Tiger Grass plant and their leaves. If you have any, I’m happy to exchange or swap with plants or organic miso paste or organic tamari.

My mother wants the leaves to wrap food.

Many thanks in advance.

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