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pollination and netting

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Question From: Sam in Woodgate QLD   Subject: pollination and netting   Type of Plant (if known): vegetables   Symptoms of Plant Illness (please try NOT to diagnose your problems yourself): none yet   Soil Type (e.g. sandy, clay or loam) OR Potting Mix Type: loamy   How often do you water the plant:every 2nd day unless dry   How many hours […] read more

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How About Hens?

Megg Miller’s Poultry Blog

  How About Hens? Thinking of getting some backyard chooks but not sure what to do? Poultry expert Megg Miller has lots of tips on how to get set up and keep the girls laying happily.  Everyone wants chooks (and why not?): they are entertaining, they convert greens and table scraps into fresh eggs and […] read more

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Looks Like Timber!

Jim Fogarty’s Landscaping Blog

Jim Fogarty says there’s more than one way to bring the great look of timber into your garden design, and some of the easiest-care options don’t use any real timber at all.   Lots of people would agree that it’s hard to beat the look and feel of natural timber, but there are certain situations […] read more

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Don’s Tips: Use A Quality Potting Mix

Don's Tips

Last time we looked at the need to buy top quality potting mixes.  But what is wrong with the ‘El Cheapo’ mixes? Well, cheap potting mixes tend to fail because: They contain far too little fertilizer, stunting plant growth They tend to dry out and become impossible to re-wet They often lack enough air in […] read more

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