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Colin Westwood commented on Catherine Allinson's event 'LFG Visit - Green Harvest'
"I am interested, but would need a lift from my Woodridge address. Please give me a call if you are able to assist. 04300 26420 Cheers"
Tuesday
Colin Westwood might attend Catherine Allinson's event
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LFG Visit - Green Harvest at Maleny

September 21, 2019 from 10am to 1pm
Green Harvest is a family owned and operated Australian mail order business that has been trading since 1992. It started out simply from their desire to share their passion for organic gardening and permaculture.The Green Harvest Garden Shop and Incredible Edible Garden is 7 km West of Maleny in the beautiful hinterland of the Sunshine Coast. They stock an extensive range of seeds, rare edible plants and tools for the seasoned green thumb or a newly inspired food gardener. For the…See More
Tuesday
Colin Westwood posted a blog post

Why trees matter

https://time.com/longform/jacobabad-extreme-heat/For those of you too busy to read this long but informative link, let me summarize:The temperature and humidity levels at which humans are unable to survive are surprisingly low in relation to what's happening to our climate.Trees have the capacity to lower top temperatures by 5C and are an absolute necessity in making urban environments livable both now and into the future.This is…See More
Monday
Leigh Burnett is attending Catherine Allinson's event
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LFG Visit - Green Harvest at Maleny

September 21, 2019 from 10am to 1pm
Green Harvest is a family owned and operated Australian mail order business that has been trading since 1992. It started out simply from their desire to share their passion for organic gardening and permaculture.The Green Harvest Garden Shop and Incredible Edible Garden is 7 km West of Maleny in the beautiful hinterland of the Sunshine Coast. They stock an extensive range of seeds, rare edible plants and tools for the seasoned green thumb or a newly inspired food gardener. For the…See More
Monday
Gerowyn Jensen liked Catherine Allinson's event LFG Visit - Green Harvest
Saturday
Gerowyn Jensen liked Catherine Allinson's event LFG Visit - Green Harvest
Saturday
Gerowyn Jensen liked Catherine Allinson's event LFG Visit - Green Harvest
Saturday
Gerowyn Jensen might attend Catherine Allinson's event
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LFG Visit - Green Harvest at Maleny

September 21, 2019 from 10am to 1pm
Green Harvest is a family owned and operated Australian mail order business that has been trading since 1992. It started out simply from their desire to share their passion for organic gardening and permaculture.The Green Harvest Garden Shop and Incredible Edible Garden is 7 km West of Maleny in the beautiful hinterland of the Sunshine Coast. They stock an extensive range of seeds, rare edible plants and tools for the seasoned green thumb or a newly inspired food gardener. For the…See More
Saturday
Anne-Maree liked Catherine Allinson's event LFG Visit - Green Harvest
Saturday
Anne-Maree is attending Catherine Allinson's event
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LFG Visit - Green Harvest at Maleny

September 21, 2019 from 10am to 1pm
Green Harvest is a family owned and operated Australian mail order business that has been trading since 1992. It started out simply from their desire to share their passion for organic gardening and permaculture.The Green Harvest Garden Shop and Incredible Edible Garden is 7 km West of Maleny in the beautiful hinterland of the Sunshine Coast. They stock an extensive range of seeds, rare edible plants and tools for the seasoned green thumb or a newly inspired food gardener. For the…See More
Saturday
Clairice is attending Catherine Allinson's event
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LFG Visit - Green Harvest at Maleny

September 21, 2019 from 10am to 1pm
Green Harvest is a family owned and operated Australian mail order business that has been trading since 1992. It started out simply from their desire to share their passion for organic gardening and permaculture.The Green Harvest Garden Shop and Incredible Edible Garden is 7 km West of Maleny in the beautiful hinterland of the Sunshine Coast. They stock an extensive range of seeds, rare edible plants and tools for the seasoned green thumb or a newly inspired food gardener. For the…See More
Sep 6
Colin Westwood commented on Marilyn Carey's blog post What weed?
"The one with the bins below is a Wild Tobacco bush. Solenacia family so the young ones should be good for grafting tomatoes onto. The rainforest pigeons and other birds enjoy the seeds. The other plant in 2 photos is a rainforest pioneer species,…"
Sep 4
Colin Westwood posted blog posts
Sep 4
Sandra Reynolds is attending Catherine Allinson's event
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LFG Visit - Green Harvest at Maleny

September 21, 2019 from 10am to 1pm
Green Harvest is a family owned and operated Australian mail order business that has been trading since 1992. It started out simply from their desire to share their passion for organic gardening and permaculture.The Green Harvest Garden Shop and Incredible Edible Garden is 7 km West of Maleny in the beautiful hinterland of the Sunshine Coast. They stock an extensive range of seeds, rare edible plants and tools for the seasoned green thumb or a newly inspired food gardener. For the…See More
Sep 3
Colin Westwood posted a blog post

Community Garden

Community Garden Planning CommitteeMany of you will be aware that in 2012, a group of Engineers, gardeners, planners and local residents, submitted a plan to develop Elm Park into a Community Garden space. However, our attempts at gaining council permissions to proceed were not successful.It is flattering to discover that there is now a Community Garden at Elm Park and that the design that was drawn up and presented to Council by me, is now partially in place at the same Park. It has also…See More
Aug 31
Chelsi updated an event
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LFG Visit to Spurtopia at Fernvale

October 19, 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
Aug 31

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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

Blog Posts

Why trees matter

Posted by Colin Westwood on September 16, 2019 at 12:22 0 Comments

https://time.com/longform/jacobabad-extreme-heat/

For those of you too busy to read this long but informative link, let me summarize:

The temperature and humidity levels at which humans are unable to survive are surprisingly low in relation to what's happening to our climate.

Trees have the capacity to lower top temperatures by 5C and are an absolute necessity in making urban environments livable both now…

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Grey water use on gardens. Castile soap

Posted by Colin Westwood on September 4, 2019 at 13:24 0 Comments

If you're lucky enough to be able to gravity feed your grey water onto your garden like me, you may be having some issues with the high salt content and various additives in the soaps and detergents you are using when they reach the garden, or for that matter, your body.

Recently I've changed to using Castile Soap in my laundry, kitchen and bathroom, which all drain onto different areas of my backyard to irrigate the trees here. The Permaculture article below alerted me to the…

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Never seen it so hot or dry so early in the year. Soil has become so dry already that veges and herbs are failing here. Made a few changes by tilting my bathtub garden up higher at the drain end so t…

Posted by Colin Westwood on September 4, 2019 at 13:13 0 Comments

Never seen it so hot or dry so early in the year. Soil has become so dry already that veges and herbs are failing here.

Made a few changes by tilting my bathtub garden up higher at the drain end so that water can pond in the bottom of the tub, creating a kind of wicking system that needs far less water. Cut down some 20 litre plastic containers and…

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Community Garden

Posted by Colin Westwood on August 31, 2019 at 18:21 0 Comments

Community Garden Planning Committee

Many of you will be aware that in 2012, a group of Engineers, gardeners, planners and local residents, submitted a plan to develop Elm Park into a Community Garden space. However, our attempts at gaining council permissions…

Continue

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