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Yvette Skerman updated their profile
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Profile IconYvette Skerman, Jacky Brooks and Carolyn Seymour-Allan joined Logan Food Gardeners
Thursday
Kate is attending Chelsi's event
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LFG Birthday Party @ LFG President, Lyn Buffett's place at Tanah Merah

August 9, 2020 from 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Lyn is living the dream (well her dream anyway): family, friends and a productive 1/2 acre block.  Come and see for yourself what 20 years of pottering around in a backyard can do. From its humble beginnings in 2000 the property has been transformed into an abundant food garden teaming with life.  The original soil was hard, rocky and dry.  Every year has seen the soil grow richer and the plants grow better.  In the last few years she has increased the quantity of compost used and the amount of…See More
Jul 24
Chelsi updated an event
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LFG Birthday Party @ LFG President, Lyn Buffett's place at Tanah Merah

August 9, 2020 from 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Lyn is living the dream (well her dream anyway): family, friends and a productive 1/2 acre block.  Come and see for yourself what 20 years of pottering around in a backyard can do. From its humble beginnings in 2000 the property has been transformed into an abundant food garden teaming with life.  The original soil was hard, rocky and dry.  Every year has seen the soil grow richer and the plants grow better.  In the last few years she has increased the quantity of compost used and the amount of…See More
Jul 23
Jan Bennett is attending Catherine Allinson's event
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LFG Garden Visit to Doreen and Jamies at Jimboomba

October 11, 2020 from 9am to 12pm
Doreen and Jamie purchased a 5 acre property in Jimboomba 3 years ago. They are implementing their permaculture design and aiming to be off grid and more self sufficient.You will see different perennial growing systems. Water harvesting earthworks, a grey water garden and wicking beds. Hot and cold smokers are on display and a life demonstration of the Smokehouse. A home butchering set up can be viewed as well.On the property are several European honey bee hives and native bees. Bloomfield's…See More
Jul 17
Chelsi updated an event
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CANCELLED LFG Event: Higgledy-Piggledy Urban Farm at Higgledy-Piggledy Urban Farm

July 19, 2020 from 10am to 1pm
Higgledy-Piggledy Farm is an urban farm on a 1/4 acre block in Eight Mile Plains. Growing food for themselves and sharing the abundance with others.Rell, Viv and Oscar live by the principles of permaculture, which are care for the earth, care for others and fair share.They are trying to live sensitively and sustainably on their little farm and do not use harmful sprays on the produce or the animals.Please wear non-slip supportive shoes and bring along: • food for yourself only for morning tea •…See More
Jul 17
Chelsi updated an event
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LFG Garden Visit to Doreen and Jamies at Jimboomba

October 11, 2020 from 9am to 12pm
Doreen and Jamie purchased a 5 acre property in Jimboomba 3 years ago. They are implementing their permaculture design and aiming to be off grid and more self sufficient.You will see different perennial growing systems. Water harvesting earthworks, a grey water garden and wicking beds. Hot and cold smokers are on display and a life demonstration of the Smokehouse. A home butchering set up can be viewed as well.On the property are several European honey bee hives and native bees. Bloomfield's…See More
Jul 14
KC Yap updated their profile
Jul 13
Shayne Meibusch posted a photo
Jul 13
Shayne Meibusch might attend Chelsi's event
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LFG Event: Devasia's subtropical garden and food forest Date TBC at Boronia Heights

November 8, 2020 from 9am to 12pm
Join us at David’s productive subtropical oasis. He has over 150 fruit and nut trees and a hundred plus vegetables. See rare and unusual fruits and herbs such as Wax Jambo, Burdekin Plum, Rollinia and Giant Gourds as you wander through the garden.  Please bring along: - a plate of food to share for morning tea - any excess produce you would like to swap - a hat if it's fine - a small folding chair - a mug and plate There will be a contribution box at the event and your contribution of…See More
Jul 13
Shayne Meibusch might attend Chelsi's event
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LFG Birthday Party and cooking demo @ LFG President, Lyn Buffett's place at Tanah Merah

August 16, 2020 from 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Lyn is living the dream (well her dream anyway): family, friends and a productive 1/2 acre block.  Come and see for yourself what 20 years of pottering around in a backyard can do. From its humble beginnings in 2000 the property has been transformed into an abundant food garden teaming with life.  The original soil was hard, rocky and dry.  Every year has seen the soil grow richer and the plants grow better.  In the last few years she has increased the quantity of compost used and the amount of…See More
Jul 13
Shayne Meibusch might attend Chelsi's event
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LFG Event: Higgledy-Piggledy Urban Farm at Higgledy-Piggledy Urban Farm

July 19, 2020 from 10am to 1pm
Higgledy-Piggledy Farm is an urban farm on a 1/4 acre block in Eight Mile Plains. Growing food for themselves and sharing the abundance with others.Rell, Viv and Oscar live by the principles of permaculture, which are care for the earth, care for others and fair share.They are trying to live sensitively and sustainably on their little farm and do not use harmful sprays on the produce or the animals.Please wear non-slip supportive shoes and bring along: • food for yourself only for morning tea •…See More
Jul 13
Profile IconSharon Forsyth, Teela Komene, KC Yap and 3 more joined Logan Food Gardeners
Jul 13
Kym Mc updated their profile
Jul 12
Julie Ann Ferguson is attending Chelsi's event
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LFG Event: Higgledy-Piggledy Urban Farm at Higgledy-Piggledy Urban Farm

July 19, 2020 from 10am to 1pm
Higgledy-Piggledy Farm is an urban farm on a 1/4 acre block in Eight Mile Plains. Growing food for themselves and sharing the abundance with others.Rell, Viv and Oscar live by the principles of permaculture, which are care for the earth, care for others and fair share.They are trying to live sensitively and sustainably on their little farm and do not use harmful sprays on the produce or the animals.Please wear non-slip supportive shoes and bring along: • food for yourself only for morning tea •…See More
Jul 11
Jan Bennett is attending Chelsi's event
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LFG Event: Devasia's subtropical garden and food forest Date TBC at Boronia Heights

November 8, 2020 from 9am to 12pm
Join us at David’s productive subtropical oasis. He has over 150 fruit and nut trees and a hundred plus vegetables. See rare and unusual fruits and herbs such as Wax Jambo, Burdekin Plum, Rollinia and Giant Gourds as you wander through the garden.  Please bring along: - a plate of food to share for morning tea - any excess produce you would like to swap - a hat if it's fine - a small folding chair - a mug and plate There will be a contribution box at the event and your contribution of…See More
Jul 8

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Stingy Nettle Plant wanted

Started by Master Dj's Events in Chooks and other backyard creatures May 1. 0 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

Tags: Nettle, Stingy

Hey Guys, excess free green manure

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

Black Sapote

Started by PHIL GRIFFITH-LEAKE in Buy, Sell, Swap or Give Away. Last reply by Kelly Medhurst Sep 27, 2018. 3 Replies

Does anyone have either seeds or plants to swap or give away please. I am in LoganholmePhilContinue

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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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Home alone.

Posted by Colin Westwood on April 26, 2020 at 15:34 0 Comments

https://www.permaculturenews.org/2020/04/23/overpopulation-natures-revenge-pandemic/

Good advice to be found in this permaculture rave.

Been home alone now since mid March and unlike many, really loving it! With no distractions, or the annoying little bad habits of a partner/housemate/relative to endure, it's been down to business here.

Have built 10 new stingless OATH bee…

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Tomatoes in Compost

Posted by Dalo on April 13, 2020 at 18:00 1 Comment

Grab some posts or pieces of bamboo and ram them into the ground for a trellis. I grow black bamboo in the front yard for this very purpose. Now drop a big mound of compost around the trellis and plant your tomatoes. Use some twine as they get older to tie them to the trellis. 

Plenty of water and sunshine and watch them grow!…

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