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I found the strangest creature in my garden....

Started this discussion. Last reply by Janine Apr 2. 1 Reply

It is like a piece of wire that can move.  Below is a photo I pulled off the net, but the one I found looks very much like it.  It is about 12 cm long and brown like this one.  It can lift its head…Continue

Tags: worm

Get up early this Sunday to hear me on the radio

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lyn Buffett Mar 23. 4 Replies

I will be interviewed by Jerry Coleby-Williams on 4BC at 6:25am about our community crop swap.Though I don't blame you if you just want to keep sleeping.Continue

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If you think this summer has been dry, you are right check this out

Started Mar 19 0 Replies

I was playing around with some parameters on a map on the BOM website.  Check out the link which shows that for the last 3 months, areas around south east queensland have either had lowest on record…Continue

Tags: weather

How does a Crop Swap work?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lyn Buffett Mar 25. 3 Replies

What you need to know:You will be trading your produce directly with each other, so there will be no middle man and you can be sure to get exactly what you want for your produce.Please be brave and…Continue

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Lyn Buffett commented on Mary Perryn's event 'Logan Food Gardeners Inc Annual General Meeting'
"Forum discussion from last year regarding incorporation "
Lyn Buffett commented on Mary Perryn's event 'Logan Food Gardeners Inc Annual General Meeting'
"Here is what a few of the current committee.subcommittee members have said about their experience in their role this year Trinette Events and Membership Subcommitties I have found that the position has been a great way to interact with individual…"
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Logan Food Gardeners Inc Annual General Meeting at : St Paul’s Catholic Primary School,

April 16, 2014 from 7pm to 9pm
To all Logan Food Gardeners Inc members, please join us for our Annual General Meeting. Here we will hear Lyn, our President's report, Norma our Treasurer's report and elect office bearers for the next year.Please arrive before 7pm so we can start promptly at 7.Bring a plate of food to share for supper.This document may help you understand the roles of the different subcommittees…See More
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Lyn Buffett commented on Mary Perryn's event 'Logan Food Gardeners Inc Annual General Meeting'
"I have added a link to the event post called subcommittee guidelines.  This will give you some information."
Apr 10
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The "4 Block" Rocket Stove! - DIY Rocket Stove - (Concrete/Cinder Block Rocket Stove) - Simple DIY

How to make a "FOUR BLOCK" Rocket Stove! Easy DIY. Four concrete blocks is all it takes to make it!. Cost $5.16. video shows you how to put it together. the ...
Apr 9
Lyn Buffett and Emma-shae Dawson are now friends
Apr 9
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"ditto was a great day for being out there :) i got new seeds today also so im planting them later on today"
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"It was a perfect afternoon for spreading around organic fertiliser and planting seedlings. Love the rain!"
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Community Crop Swap Janine and Louise

"I love the trays I cant wait to have more. Four is not enough "
Apr 2
Janine replied to Lyn Buffett's discussion I found the strangest creature in my garden....
"You can bring some around to my place Lyn. I have some huge grasshoppers here which could do with a parasite or two!"
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Community Crop Swap Janine and Louise

"Lawrie was really impressed with Chris' trays, Louise ... maybe we will buy some from you soon! "
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About Me
I am a stay at home mum with a 1 year old girl, Hailey and 3 year old boy, Riley. I have always love the idea of being partially self sufficient and so I love growing fruit and veg, and keeping chooks for eggs. I am the proud founder of Logan Food Gardeners and I am really excited about its potential to connect people who are just like me :)

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At 2:15 on March 20, 2014, Chris Downes said…

Ur, "Thanks Chris" is graciously accepted. However, I wish to extend a massive heart felt thank you back to you, firstly for creating this amazing group, secondly, for overseeing it's incredible growth and thirdly, for allowing me the opportunity to be a part of it. Ur strength and drive is truly inspirational.

At 14:08 on March 13, 2014, Louise Staunton said…  this is the link to mikes blog and under one of his recent posts there is a banner for the crop swap I was asking you  about

At 11:59 on October 10, 2013, Colin Westwood said…

Great work Lyn,

You just reminded me to go pick a large Pepino in my garden. Been feasting on Mulberries for weeks now and the local kids keep the tree clean over the front fence and my chook gets those in reach on the inside of the fence, leaving the high ones for me.

My solar powered electric trike is ready to collect, so should have it on-the-road by Saturday all being well.

Dry as I can remember and the bom news that it may stay dry till late January is a matter of some concern as I have already emptied my tanks and am using lots of town water. Just picked the last of the Thai Guava crop which has been wonderful this year and the Grumichama are starting to flower which should mean a harvest in 6 weeks or so.

At 13:43 on October 4, 2013, Kim Chiew said…

Hi Lyn,

any of the tomoato seedlings left.?  If there are any remaining, I thought of swinging by tomorrow morning(saturday) on my way to tai chi class. thanks.

At 12:07 on September 27, 2013, Deb Fazio said…

Hi Lyn,

Back again-I just had a meeting with the community coordinator and we are going to postpone the grant application until later on as it needs to be finished by 30 sept and doesn't give us enough time to work on getting committee together etc. However, we still need particulars from you about availability and cost for a later date

At 18:13 on September 26, 2013, Deb Fazio said…

Also, lyn I am interested in some tomato seedlings as my one tomato plant is rather sad looking at the number is 32712760

At 18:07 on September 26, 2013, Deb Fazio said…

Hi Lyn, just wondering if you would be interested in giving a presentation at Carole Park community house within the next month or so. If so how much would you charge as we are trying to get a grant together to build a community garden.

We are trying to encourage community participation and so would probably include other workshops at a later date so would just like topics similar to the ones you discussed at your open day: wicking, composting, worms

At 20:58 on September 13, 2013, Vanessa said…

Thanks Lyn, great to meet you too and have a peak at your garden.  Glad to find a good use for that box and rehome some worms. :)

At 6:39 on September 10, 2013, Liz Woods said…

Hi Gill, Thanks for changing these arrangements. Appreciate your help. Will add you to the roster for Sunday arvo. Cheers, Liz

At 6:34 on September 10, 2013, Gill Hall said…

Hi Lyn

Not a problem. Do you still need a small table. This is easier as it will fit in my car and I don't need a trailer or I can get it to Mary beforehand and then Liz can roster me for the afternoon on the Sunday only and I can pack up.

I wondered where we would put a marquee because it is all garden .




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Home grown food is great for so many reasons..........

Posted on February 27, 2014 at 20:30 3 Comments

Home grown food is better for individuals, families, communities and the planet for social, emotional, health and environmental reasons.

  • Individuals –
    • health - it is more nutritious, delicious, fresher and poisonous-spray free
    • Social and emotional -  People who grow food feel a closer connection to the land, the place and the environment.  They also feel a sense of pride for creating something so…

Not much to eat at the moment.

Posted on November 21, 2013 at 21:00 6 Comments

I felt a bit disapointed today as I wandered around my yard.  There isn't much in the garden to harvest.  No bumper crops filling the fridge or freezer.  No surplus to farm out to friends.  Just bits here and there and unripe fruit that promise a good future, but not ready yet.  

I have been harvesting about 4 strawberries per day (think I need an acre of these to get enough), about 4 red pawpaw over the last 2 weeks, some lady finger bananas, one Loganberry (I cut it in half and…


Kindy veg garden

Posted on October 9, 2013 at 14:39 1 Comment

Wow so excited! I just called Bunnings to see if they would donate some gardening supplies to my son's kindy. They said YES! So tomorrow I am going to pick up mulch, compost, seeds, seedlings and hopefully even some fruit trees!!! Thanks Christie at Bunnings you rock!

What a lovely day I have had

Posted on October 7, 2013 at 20:28 5 Comments

As hot as it was I managed to get out into the garden for much of the morning and then again in the late afternoon.  I haven't spent much time in my garden over the last 6 months, so it felt so good to get out there and get my hands in the dirty.

Here are some of the things I did today:

  • Dug up the potatoes -  got about 2/3 of a bucket full o
  • Picked all the Madagascar (lima) beans.  the beans including the pods filled a big bucket.
  • ate mulberries straight…

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