We are very lucky to have George Allen, past president of the Subtropical Fruit Club joining us for the afternoon. He will be conducting a fruit tree workshop at Karen & Stephens permaculture garden.Karen and Stephen live on a 1 and 1/4 acre block in Jimboomba. Despite an abundance of fruit trees, they are not enjoying an abundance of fruit and they would like to understand why. They are growing (or not growing!!) Lemons, Limes, Oranges, Mandarins, FingerLimes, Grapes, Passionfruit, Dragon…See More
YOU are in for a treat this month with a visit to Ben and Jana's productive garden in Woodridge. The garden is full of food and brimming with vitality, even in the middle of a heatwave (that's when I saw it).Ben & Jana Meldt are trained Community Health Educators with over 7 years experience sharing their passion for natural health and living.They teach practical workshops on the topics of:'Natural Remedies in the Home','God's Green Farmacy' - using common and wild herbs as food and…See More
Hear Ye! Hear Ye!Join the fun at the LFG Christmas Party!LFG members Joanne Young and Chris Downes are hosting this year’s December Christmas Luncheon on Sunday December 13th at their Logan Reserve property on the Logan River, named ‘Tumbling Downs”.The property is approximately 7 acres, with a large dam and cooling breezes in the afternoon off the river.The property is still a work in progress and Jo and Chris are continuing to develop the property into a sustainable and functional home and…See More
Join in the start of the giant hugel culture garden experiment at planet Buffett (that is my place in Tanah Merah)Come along to the working bee/workshop to help transform some ordinary tree waste into an amazing hugel culture food forest. We will be learning about hugel culture from Doreen Jackman and adding material to the mounds.I have had some trees cut down to let in more sunlight to the bottom of my yard. This has created a large area for planting more food trees and plants –YAY. The…See More
Don't come to the LFG crop swap in Tanah Merah this month if you hate trading and buying the best fresh and local produce, Yummy BBQ Breakfasts and Hot Coffee.The crop swap will be held at Trinette's place in Tanah Merah followed by a relaxed shared breakfast. I will be cooking a few things on the barbie so please feel free to bring along something to cook or a plate to share.(Please note, we don't eat bacon/pork and don't want to cook it on our bbq, no problems if you bring something already…See More
Solving "Irrigation Problem" : I try to save water as it is quite expensive. If I water my garden it dries out in no time in the sun & the plants get very little or nothing. If we mulch the garden & install sprinklers,…"
If you Make it, Bake it, Sow it or Grow it...... Come and Swap it!The Logan Food Gardeners first Crop Swap for 2015 is at Chris's place in MarsdenCome along on Saturday morning for a hot cuppa and a chat with fellow gardeners and see what delicious, fresh local produce you can swap, trade or buy.Bring your excess home grown produce, home made preserves, plants, other food gardening related items or bake up a storm to make a swap/trade . Even if you have nothing to swap, you don't need to miss…See More
March Crop Swap is at Boronia Heights, hosted by Marjorie. Sunday 22nd of March. Definitely 830am sharp -1030am Bring your excess home grown produce, home made preserves, plants, other food gardening related items or bake up a storm to make a swap/trade . Even if you have nothing to swap, you don't need to miss out. Bring your wallet and buy the items you want.What you need to know:You will be trading your home grown produce directly with each other, so there will be no middle man and you can…See More
Happy New Food Gardening Year!Come and join your like-minded food gardening friends for a garden tour, cuppa tea and a chat, hosted by Angie Hill.This is a typical sized suburban back yard, but is aything but typical. Angie has only been here for three years, but has created something special already.The garden starts in the driveway with citrus trees in pots. As you progress toward the back yard, your eyes are drawn to a yellow guava and Loquart tree.Upon entering the backyard, your senses…See More
We have moved from Alexandra Hills, we were member of ROGI in Redlands. My wife, Rosie would like to join too. I am retired Electrical Engineer,& we r old & eager gardners & I have done a Horticulture course in a Tafe College.
Skills and/or knowledge I would like to share
I would like to share my gardening knowledge with others.
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