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Jill Nixon commented on Chelsi's event 'LFG visit Marilyn's permaculture property and nearby food forest'
"The garden sounds amazing. We’re really looking forward to the day."
Jun 7
Chelsi posted an event
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LFG visit Marilyn's permaculture property and nearby food forest at Shailer Park

June 20, 2021 from 10am to 1pm
Join us at Marilyn’s permaculture inspired property and hear about her path to sustainability. There will be a tour around her garden where you will see the principles of permaculture in action. She grows a variety of vegetable and fruit trees which are pollinated by her bees. Her house produces more energy than she needs and Marilyn has recently purchased an electric car.Marilyn will talk about her garden practice and the Sustainable Living course she is undertaking at the University of…See More
Jun 3
Lyn Buffett posted an event

LEAF - Logan Eco Action Festival - This Sunday at Meadowbrook

May 23, 2021 from 9am to 4pm
Join our team at stall 38 at the amazing LEAF  festival See More
May 21
James Pollard is now a member of Logan Food Gardeners
May 14
Chelsi updated an event
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LFG Garden Visit to Doug’s productive food garden at Camira

May 30, 2021 from 9:30am to 12:30pm
Join us at Doug’s place to see what he has achieved in just five years with a bit of blood, sweat and tears. See an amazing collections of subtropical fruit trees, vegetables and herbs. Doug grows wormwood and tansy as a natural method for worming his chickens and he also has quails.He has jack fruit, jaboticaba, logan berries, young berries, soursop and mango planted and that is just in his driveway.Doug can prove that you do not need a lot of space to grow food and has produced 22kg of sweet…See More
May 3
Mary Perryn commented on Mary Perryn's event 'Logan Food Gardeners Inc Annual General Meeting'
"Hi, Thanks to everyone who participated in our AGM and General meeting at Lyn's place on 18/4/2021. Here are the minutes. Kind…"
Apr 27
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Apr 18
Hans Hartel left a comment for Logan Food Gardeners
"Hello Chesli, is there any any chance you can contact me on 38020561. thanks Hans"
Mar 31
Chelsi posted an event
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LFG visit and AGM at Lyn Buffett's place at Tanah Merah

April 18, 2021 from 9am to 12pm
Come along to our president, Lyn Buffett’s, productive and abundant garden.  Here is what she has to say about it:If you have been to my garden before you will know it is an oasis in the suburbs.  Albeit a somewhat scruffy and quirky oasis, but an oasis none the less.  While most of the neighbours grow gums and grass, I have packed this place with a plethora of productive food plants, a few chickens and some native bees.Along with the tour and talk we will have a seed planting station set up,…See More
Mar 22
Lyn Buffett commented on Mary Perryn's event 'Logan Food Gardeners Inc Annual General Meeting'
"If you would like to nominate yourself for a committee or subcommittee role please let us know."
Mar 20
Mary Perryn posted an event

Logan Food Gardeners Inc Annual General Meeting at Lyn Buffet's Home

April 18, 2021 all day
Our AGM and General Meeting will be held on 18 April 2021.  I have attached our notice of meeting, agenda for the AGM and General Meeting and Nomination forms.  We would love to see you there and as we are hoping to combine the meeting with a as always fantastic garden visit to our President Lyn's place, it will be fun.Thanks, Mary PerrynSecretaryLogan Food Gardeners Inc…See More
Mar 18
Joy Prins commented on Chelsi's event 'LFG Garden visit to Robyn's subtropical orchard and vegie patch'
"Hi Robyn, it's mine. I will call you to organise suitable day to pick it up. Perhaps one day when the markets are on. thank you Joy"
Mar 10
robyn denmeade commented on Chelsi's event 'LFG Garden visit to Robyn's subtropical orchard and vegie patch'
"Hi all, thank you all for coming today, great to meet you all  Someone left an Oztrail camp chair give me a call 0402694780 so we can arrange for you to get your chair back Robyn"
Mar 7
robyn denmeade replied to Master Dj's Events's discussion Stingy Nettle Plant wanted
"we had a logan garden visit here at my place today  but you are welcome to come at anytime; my phone number is 0402694780 so give me a call and we can arrange a suitable day Robyn"
Mar 7
Master Dj's Events replied to Master Dj's Events's discussion Stingy Nettle Plant wanted
"Hi Robyn, Thanks for your reply and offer. We live in Redbank Plains, my wife is from Vietnam and I am from Colombia. We would like to visit you even we might not take the stingy nettle, just to meet you and share, as we also grow quite a lot of…"
Mar 6
robyn denmeade replied to Master Dj's Events's discussion Stingy Nettle Plant wanted
"Hi Van & Carlos I have stingy Nettle growing wild here at my place, still some hanging around, happy for you to visit dig & pot up and take home with you Not really a good time at the moment as it will start dying off with the weather…"
Mar 6

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Stingy Nettle Plant wanted

Started by Master Dj's Events in Chooks and other backyard creatures. Last reply by robyn denmeade Mar 7. 3 Replies

Hi All,We live in Redbank Plains and love gardening.For a medical treatment, we need to get Stingy Nettle plant (common nettle).Is there anyone who's got it and happy to either swap it for other…Continue

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Garden visit 7th March

Started by Linda Simister in Chooks and other backyard creatures Feb 24. 0 Replies

Hi We’d love to visit Robyn’s garden but cannot get the link to work to book in. Is it just me?

Hey Guys, excess free green manure

Started by Jono in Chooks and other backyard creatures. Last reply by Lyn Buffett Jan 31, 2020. 2 Replies

Hey,Firstly, 100% thanks for letting me join the group.Basically, I have singled out about a 5m x 5m garden with bird netting for a starter garden. I have about a 11 x 1m additional garden I am…Continue

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

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Weeds, Community Gardens, Stingless bees.

Posted by Colin Westwood on January 31, 2021 at 12:58 1 Comment

Greetings. Been a while since I last appeared, but I'm still here although grounded like all of us so been busy around Logan and Brisbane.

Just discovered a very interesting book, available from Logan Library in digital form, called WEEDS: The Ultimate Gardener's Guide to Organic Weed Control. By Tim Marshall. While I recognise that not all of you are 'Organic' sustainable style gardeners, this book is for everyone, being chock full of fascinating facts and information about taking…

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Community Healing and Building Social Capital for Change using Gardening

Posted by Roo Friend on November 8, 2020 at 12:30 0 Comments

Hi

I'm a Horticultural Therapist and I've noticed there are lots of people in the Logan Shire who are disadvantaged and marginalized. This has manifested in disability, especially depression, anxiety and the panoply of other mental problems than can be mediated by horticultural activity, especially in groups that cooperate.

My question is: What organizations in Logan are catering for the above problems, including disaffected youth, using horticulture? What is the potential for…

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Good News

Posted by Colin Westwood on May 19, 2020 at 14:55 1 Comment

Is that this pandemic has given us a bit more time before a Climate Catastrophe takes a firm grip.

https://www.echo.net.au/2020/05/planet-watch-the-great-global-experiment/

Also it's great for my tropicals here in Logan with my coconut palms putting out new growth this late in the season.

A huge new bunch of bananas opening up also and a huge Jakfruit crop is setting…

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Brunch today

Posted by Dalo on May 2, 2020 at 20:18 0 Comments

Today I had lunch from stuff in the fridge and lots from the garden. That green salad is at least 10 different plants and herbs with saurkraut, pickled ginger, pickled chillies and my tomato sauce. Loads of goodness. its what its all about.…

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