John Clark
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  • Logan, QLD
  • Australia
  • Cedar Creek
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Soil Improvement

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Clark Apr 11, 2016. 2 Replies

Hi All,Thanks for allowing me into this forum. I have a bit of a hit and miss history of food gardening over the last few years. I have read heaps and experimented a little but have many questions…Continue

 

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Suburb
Cedar Creek
Do you represent an organisation?
No
Age group
over 18 years old
About Me
Live on a bit of land and wanting to become as self sufficient as possible.
Skills and/or knowledge I would like to share
Gardening.
Tech knowledge and skills.

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Damn Dam Weed

Posted on November 18, 2016 at 2:00 6 Comments

Can anyone provide tips on removing weed from dams.

The first picture below shows our dam as it has looked from 2007 up until 6 months ago.

The second picture shows how it looks now. Totally clogged with some kind of dam weed.

We pump water from this dam and it is vital to our food gardening, but in its current state the inflow to the pump gets clogged with the roots that dangle down below the surface.…

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Frizzlelorp Bantams - Give away to good home or swap

Posted on May 10, 2016 at 18:02 1 Comment

We have some bantams to give away to good homes or possibly swap.

They are third generation frizzlelorps, i.e. three parts frizzle bantam, one part Australorp.

We have bred this little birds and they are hardy, intelligent little blighters that I feel are better layers than your average bantam.

They make brilliant pets, great with kids. Don't really want these to go to a home where they will be eaten, even though I realise doing so would be more ethical…

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Food Garden Project

Posted on April 21, 2016 at 23:23 7 Comments

I have set aside a section of my yard, approximately 10 metres × 6 metres for food production. At the moment it is just a clay wedge cut into the side of the hill. I plan to document my progress in turning this clay patch into a productive food garden here. Hopefully I can get some input as I progress, and my results might be useful for others in their food gardening endeavours.



On the site I plan to include:

1. Larger coup for my chickens.

2. Green house and garden… Continue

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