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July 2014 News from Northey Street City Farm - courtesy of Sheryl Backhouse

Northey St City Farm News - JULY 2014


Welcome to the July 2014 News from Northey Street City Farm.

Important Dates

4 July – 6pm for 6.30pm – David Holmgren & Nicole Foss Talk at QUT (see below for details)

26-27 July & 2-3 August – Intro to Bush Permaculture Retreat…


Added by Liz Woods on June 27, 2014 at 12:30 — No Comments

Sheryl Backhouse's great email with advice about the Queensland Garden Expo 2014

This email was sent by Sheryl Backhouse to Sub Tropical Fruit Growers today ... I'm sharing it with you.

The Speaker program is now on the website. Print it out and plan your day…


Added by Liz Woods on June 25, 2014 at 15:44 — No Comments

Emma-shae and Ed's experience in their new garden in Eagleby

Emma-shae writes, 'Without LFG our garden would not be the same.

'Our garden gate is always open (figuratively speaking) to those with a passion for gardening and wanting to trade plants or produce and we would like to invite other members along with their friends and family to come and see our garden and have a fun time and swap crops.

'Our story: We moved into our house in September 2013. When we moved in our dog could not go in the back yard as it was so unsafe. We found…


Added by Liz Woods on April 17, 2014 at 10:00 — 4 Comments

Lawrie and Liz's place in Pallara

(Note: Some contents of this blog have been adapted for use in the 1 December 2013 Events Post.)

Background history

Lawrie (Roscow) moved into…


Added by Liz Woods on November 13, 2013 at 0:00 — 5 Comments

Mix for top dressing our vege gardens

Lawrie blended mushroom compost, ash/charcoal from recent fires and well-rotted forest mulch today, to top-dress our garden. We'll fertilise with liquid manure (horse poo, water). What else should we add for future healthy veges? We will also dress with dolomite, for our clay soil. Lawrie asked and the pH of the compost he got was 6.9.

Added by Liz Woods on June 6, 2013 at 16:44 — 4 Comments


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