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Ready to eat

"Nice. Nothing like walking out the back door to pick and eat fresh strawberries!!"
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Dalo updated their profile
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Dalo posted a status
"Its been a busy time in the garden and the kitchen. Planted Summer seeds now and collecting loads of winter seeds."
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Sandra Reynolds 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 6
Kate 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 2
Raymond Hughes posted a status
"Looking forward to the Spurtopia day will be bringing a friend as well."
Oct 1
Raymond Hughes updated their profile
Oct 1
Profile IconRaymond Hughes and Fai 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 1
Colin Westwood posted a blog post

Logan Ratepayers Association meeting Saturday October 5

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 about how the…See More
Oct 1
Profile IconJeni Lewington and Simon 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
Sep 29
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Supercharged plant-based diets at Marsden Library

October 17, 2019 from 10am to 12pm
Eating a healthy, plant-based, balanced diet may not only help you manage your weight but can support your health. Join Lee Holmes, bestselling author of the Supercharged Food series, to discover how to prepare tasty food the whole family will enjoy. Books will be available for purchase on the day. Bookings are required so please visit the Logan City Council Libraries…See More
Sep 28
Chelsi updated an 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
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Shayne Meibusch posted photos
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Shayne Meibusch liked Colin Westwood's blog post Why trees matter
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Jo Sullivan updated their profile
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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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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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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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