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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BieelvE_ZPII'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 the floating coconut…See More
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Oct 31
Chelsi updated an event

LFG Christmas Party at Sheldon

December 1, 2019 from 9am to 12pm
David and Catherine live on a beautiful 2.5 acres in Sheldon. Their land is mostly compacted clay, so they have had to find alternative methods to grow their veggies. They have used techniques such as hugelkultur, raised wicking beds and layered beds.They tend to stick to fairly basic vegetables that either they or their chooks will enjoy eating.Catherine has a collection of unusual fruit trees in pots, ready to move up on top of a mountain when they retire!Sorry, no dogs allowed. Our chooks…See More
Oct 28
Chelsi is attending Catherine Allinson's event
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LFG Garden Visit to Doreen and Jamies at Jimboomba

May 17, 2020 from 10am to 1pm
Doreen and Jamie purchased a 5 acre property in Jimboomba 3 years ago. They are implementing their permaculture design and aiming to be off grid and more self sufficient.You will see different perennial growing systems. Water harvesting earthworks, a grey water garden and wicking beds. Hot and cold smokers are on display and a life demonstration of the Smokehouse. A home butchering set up can be viewed as well.On the property are several European honey bee hives and native bees. Bloomfield's…See More
Oct 28
Chelsi updated an event
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Higgledy-Piggledy Urban Farm at Higgledy-Piggledy Urban Farm

February 9, 2020 from 9am to 12pm
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
Oct 28
Chelsi updated an event
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LFG Garden Visit to Doreen and Jamies at Jimboomba

May 17, 2020 from 10am to 1pm
Doreen and Jamie purchased a 5 acre property in Jimboomba 3 years ago. They are implementing their permaculture design and aiming to be off grid and more self sufficient.You will see different perennial growing systems. Water harvesting earthworks, a grey water garden and wicking beds. Hot and cold smokers are on display and a life demonstration of the Smokehouse. A home butchering set up can be viewed as well.On the property are several European honey bee hives and native bees. Bloomfield's…See More
Oct 28
Chelsi posted events
Oct 28
Profile IconDiana Bothams and Jannine Bloesch joined Logan Food Gardeners
Oct 27
Alice Lau posted a blog post

Tiger Grass plants and leaves

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.See More
Oct 27
james Thehu liked Catherine Allinson's event LFG Visit to Spurtopia
Oct 23
Chelsi is attending Catherine Allinson's event

LFG Christmas Party at Sheldon

December 1, 2019 from 9am to 12pm
David and Catherine live on a beautiful 2.5 acres in Sheldon. Their land is mostly compacted clay, so they have had to find alternative methods to grow their veggies. They have used techniques such as hugelkultur, raised wicking beds and layered beds.They tend to stick to fairly basic vegetables that either they or their chooks will enjoy eating.Catherine has a collection of unusual fruit trees in pots, ready to move up on top of a mountain when they retire!Sorry, no dogs allowed. Our chooks…See More
Oct 21
Profile IconAndrew Nicholls and cecilia lai are attending Catherine Allinson's event
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LFG Visit to Spurtopia at Fernvale

October 20, 2019 from 9:30am to 12:30pm
Spurtopia Homestead is aiming to be self-sufficient using Permaculture design for food production, close to water sufficiency and nearly waste free and showcase their home for people to come and be inspired. They have extensive vegetable garden, beehives, free range chickens and worm farms. Applying a clever design, Roman’s ideas, inventions and engineering, including using readily available materials, make the place outstanding with continuous improvements. They passionately like to share…See More
Oct 19
Shayne Meibusch posted photos
Oct 17
Angie Hill is attending Catherine Allinson's event
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LFG Garden Visit to Doreen and Jamies at Jimboomba

November 10, 2019 from 9:30am to 12:30pm
Doreen and Jamie purchased a 5 acre property in Jimboomba 3 years ago. They are implementing their permaculture design and aiming to be off grid and more self sufficient.You will see different perennial growing systems. Water harvesting earthworks, a grey water garden and wicking beds. Hot and cold smokers are on display and a life demonstration of the Smokehouse. A home butchering set up can be viewed as well.On the property are several European honey bee hives and native bees. Bloomfield's…See More
Oct 16
Angie Hill is attending Catherine Allinson's event
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LFG Visit to Spurtopia at Fernvale

October 20, 2019 from 9:30am to 12:30pm
Spurtopia Homestead is aiming to be self-sufficient using Permaculture design for food production, close to water sufficiency and nearly waste free and showcase their home for people to come and be inspired. They have extensive vegetable garden, beehives, free range chickens and worm farms. Applying a clever design, Roman’s ideas, inventions and engineering, including using readily available materials, make the place outstanding with continuous improvements. They passionately like to share…See More
Oct 16
Chelsi posted an event

Higgledy-Piggledy Urban Farm at Higgledy-Piggledy Urban Farm

February 9, 2020 from 9am to 12pm
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
Oct 15

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WTB Worms

Started by Sarah Goodenough-Wheatley in Chooks and other backyard creatures Feb 3. 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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Grow your own coconut from a store purchased de-husked one.

Posted by Colin Westwood on November 8, 2019 at 7:19 0 Comments

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.

Logan Ratepayers Association meeting Saturday October 5

Posted by Colin Westwood on October 1, 2019 at 10:02 0 Comments

I will be one of the main speakers at this coming meeting and as well as as speaking about the appalling environmental costs related to the 'Our Logan' magazine, Community gardens and Council policy regarding the use of vacant council properties is on my agenda. Animal Management is also in for a serve, having failed to take any action in spite of no less than 4 different neighbors complaints dating back to January 2017 now.

Please come along if you are able, and have your say…

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Gardens for all

Posted by Colin Westwood on September 22, 2019 at 10:36 0 Comments

https://permaculturenews.org/2019/09/17/access-to-land-is-a-barrier-to-simpler-sustainable-living/?mc_cid=282fa7307a&mc_eid=a96f76ae14

Those of you who saw what can be achieved on private and council owned land at the Green Harvest visit on September 21 may be interested in this recent Permaculture post on the issue of…

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