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Poison your vegies with manure

Started by Pete Vicars in In the Vegie Garden and Orchard. Last reply by Roger Clark on Monday. 49 Replies

Poison your veggies with manureHi guys, I have had a problem this year with curling leaves particularly  on tomatoes, beans  and capsicums.  I went on a search till I finally started to see crop…Continue

biochar for gardens

Started by sue e in In the Vegie Garden and Orchard. Last reply by Christine Slade on Monday. 6 Replies

thought you might find this interestingbiochar in the gardenContinue

Seedlings for LEAF 2015

Started by Trinette in Logan Food Gardeners and Local events and happenings. Last reply by Kylie P on Monday. 24 Replies

This year the Logan Eco Action Festival (LEAF) will be held on Sunday 31st May.  This the biggest…Continue

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Dogbane - What to do you do with it?

Started by Kylie P in In the Vegie Garden and Orchard. Last reply by Kylie P on Saturday. 2 Replies

Hi all.  A friend of mine has given me something she calls "dogbane", She said she got it from a permaculture group to use as a plant to deter insects by companion planting.  Given my dogs don't get…Continue

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On the nose

Posted by Gabriele Duffy on March 12, 2015 at 11:39 1 Comment

Followed my nose in the garden the other day. I thought the neighbour's cat had made a deposit in my garden again. Would you believe that this was the culprit? It stinks worse than any cat poo you have ever smelled. It's a Lantern Stinkhorn and attracts flies which then spread the spores to other areas in the garden.…

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Milk Kefir

Posted by Gabriele Duffy on March 12, 2015 at 10:47 0 Comments

I recently lost my milk kefir grains to a house/pet sitter who didn't know what they were, but thought it was off food in the fridge, so she threw them in the bin.

Does anyone have any spare milk kefir grains to get me started again?

Thanks

Unfermented Soy 12 reasons to avoid

Posted by Colin Westwood on March 7, 2015 at 16:27 0 Comments

http://www.naturalblaze.com/2014/01/12-reasons-to-avoid-any-kind-of-soy.html

A must read link, particularly if you have children or health issues already. This is about the most thorough and informative post I've seen in a very long time regarding this much overlooked issue.

Do you want to pick up your Food Connect order from Tanah Merah?

Posted by Lyn Buffett on March 3, 2015 at 14:17 1 Comment

I have approached Food Connect to become one of their city cousins (collection point for food boxes). If you are interested in joining and would like to pick your box up from Tanah Merah, let me or Food Connect know. Here's to a fairer food system 

 

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Earth Hour Event Tygum Lagoon -LFG will be there! at Tygum Lagoon

March 28, 2015 from 5:30pm to 8pm
Earth Hour at Tygum LagoonFree: YesJoin Council and the Logan City Marine Modellers for an evening event celebrating Earth Hour at Tygum Lagoon. Listen to live acoustic jazz from Aaron Janz Trio,watch the model boats sail around Tygum Lagoon, enjoy a BBQ, receive advice about growing fruit and vegetables in the garden at home from the Logan Food Gardeners, or take part in a lantern…See More
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Trinette commented on Trinette's event 'Earth Hour Event Tygum Lagoon -LFG will be there!'
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Earth Hour Event Tygum Lagoon -LFG will be there! at Tygum Lagoon

March 28, 2015 from 5:30pm to 8pm
Earth Hour at Tygum LagoonFree: YesJoin Council and the Logan City Marine Modellers for an evening event celebrating Earth Hour at Tygum Lagoon. Listen to live acoustic jazz from Aaron Janz Trio,watch the model boats sail around Tygum Lagoon, enjoy a BBQ, receive advice about growing fruit and vegetables in the garden at home from the Logan Food Gardeners, or take part in a lantern…See More
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Mary Perryn commented on Trinette's event 'Earth Hour Event Tygum Lagoon -LFG will be there!'
"Sounds great, I'll be there!  What time for set up?"
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Earth Hour Event Tygum Lagoon -LFG will be there! at Tygum Lagoon

March 28, 2015 from 5:30pm to 8pm
Earth Hour at Tygum LagoonFree: YesJoin Council and the Logan City Marine Modellers for an evening event celebrating Earth Hour at Tygum Lagoon. Listen to live acoustic jazz from Aaron Janz Trio,watch the model boats sail around Tygum Lagoon, enjoy a BBQ, receive advice about growing fruit and vegetables in the garden at home from the Logan Food Gardeners, or take part in a lantern…See More
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Brother Joe commented on Louise Staunton's event 'LFG EVENT; Garden Visit to LouDeChris Mansion at Slacks Creeek'
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Roger Clark replied to Pete Vicars's discussion Poison your vegies with manure
"Hi Kylie, Try googling  nytimes.com/2013/09/20/business and then you can select the article from there. Regards Roger"
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Christine Slade replied to sue e's discussion biochar for gardens
"Good morning David My name is Jim Slade from the Cedar Creek Wolffdene Rural Fire Brigade.  We have an Open Day to be held on Saturday 23 May 2015.  Our theme this year is Our Community, Our Environment.  We have a number of…"
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LFG Event; March Crop Swap at Boronia Heights at Boronia Heights

March 22, 2015 from 8:30am to 10:30am
March Crop Swap is at Boronia Heights, hosted by Marjorie.  Sunday 22nd of March.  Definitely 830am sharp -1030am Bring your excess home grown produce, home made preserves, plants, other food gardening related items or bake up a storm to make a swap/trade . Even if you have nothing to swap, you don't need to miss out. Bring your wallet and buy the items you want.What you need to know:You will be trading your home grown produce directly with each other, so there will be no middle man and you can…See More
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Kylie P replied to Trinette's discussion Seedlings for LEAF 2015
"G'day Trinette.  Today I finished packaging up 110 packets of seeds for LFG to sell at LEAF at $1 a packet.  There are 52 packets of QLD Blue Pumpkin (10 seeds per pkt)  and 60 packets of Malabar Spinach (approx 15 seeds per…"
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Kylie P replied to Pete Vicars's discussion Poison your vegies with manure
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Roger Clark replied to Pete Vicars's discussion Poison your vegies with manure
"The Seminar I attended at the weekend was very informative about our soil Microbes and Fungi, and how these are responsible for plant growth. The issue of contamination of manures / mulches was discussed. Herbicides not only kill Microbes and Fungi…"
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Earth Hour Event Tygum Lagoon -LFG will be there! at Tygum Lagoon

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Earth Hour at Tygum LagoonFree: YesJoin Council and the Logan City Marine Modellers for an evening event celebrating Earth Hour at Tygum Lagoon. Listen to live acoustic jazz from Aaron Janz Trio,watch the model boats sail around Tygum Lagoon, enjoy a BBQ, receive advice about growing fruit and vegetables in the garden at home from the Logan Food Gardeners, or take part in a lantern…See More
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Pete Vicars commented on Louise Staunton's event 'LFG EVENT; Garden Visit to LouDeChris Mansion at Slacks Creeek'
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