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13 years 7 months ago #25528 by OratiaMomma
Hi, what a great site! Our family packed up and moved from a small townhouse in the city to 1 acre in 'the middle of nowhere' (according to all our friends!) So far, we have planted some fruit trees (most have withered), have started a veggie garden (only crop to survive was brussel sprouts and husband and kids won't eat them) and re-homed 6 chickens (have yet to get a single egg). So, we need a little 'assistance' to say to least :-)

We are loving every minute of it!!

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13 years 7 months ago #357064 by Heemskerck Station
Oh dear - well rest assured you will find plenty of good help here. Welcome

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13 years 7 months ago #357065 by Sue
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Welcome from me too!

Tell me about your 'rescued' chickens and I'll see if I can give you some tips!

Sue
Labrador lover for yonks, breeder of pedigree Murray Grey cattle for almost as long, and passionate poultry person for more years than I care to count.

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13 years 7 months ago #357086 by the old ram
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Hi and welcome to the site from over the "ditch"................Everyone has "chooks" on this site so I'm sure you will be "overwhelmed" with help............. The "key" to vege gardens is compost,compost and more compost......................Hope all your "new" fruit trees go OK..............Don't be afraid to ask "any" questions about farming on this site ,because "whatever" the problem,someone here has"had it and solved it"...............T.O.R.

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13 years 7 months ago #357130 by Stu_R
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:) hi Oratuiamomma :) and wlecome to the LSB family
LOL i must say i cant blame hubby and kids on Brussel sprouts .. i agree with them :)
Lots of helpful people on here, and a mine of info :)
Hope you enjoy your time here :)

5 retired Greyhounds ( Bridgette , Lilly, GoGo,Sam and now Lenny) 15 friendly sheep all of whom are named and come when you call them :) , 2 goats, Mollie and Eee Bee :
Olive trees , .. old bugger doing the best he can with no money or land :)

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13 years 7 months ago #357144 by kate
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I can help by eating your surplus brussel sprouts...I love 'em :D :D

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13 years 7 months ago #357159 by Olivia
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Welcome OratiaMomma :)

I can empathise with your fruit 'n' vege dilemma!

Upon moving onto our current property, I found a strange plant in the vege garden and nearly turfed it out before deciding to first find out what it was - a peach/nectarine tree [:I]. For over a year the tree suffered with curling red leaves so, believing all hope was gone for brave little plant still determined to sport its spring blossom, we had it chopped out....only to discover that its disease could have been easily cured by applying a copper solution [:(!]

Live and learn!

Olivia

Proud Farmer of a little family, little lifestyle block and a little house in the township.

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13 years 7 months ago #359073 by steve-erina
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:) :) hi and welcome this site is a mine of information so no problem should go un solved :) as for your brussells they should be deemed a noxious plant :)

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13 years 7 months ago #359074 by reggit
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Welcome! :D

Brussel sprouts rock! The only pity is its too warm here to grow them :(

Take a break...while I take care of your home, your block, your pets, your stock! [;)] PM me...

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13 years 7 months ago #359142 by igor
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Brussels sprouts are hugely popular with our children. I can take them or leave them alone though and my dad just won't eat them. They (brussels sprouts) grow very well here too even in the coldest weather.

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