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does anyone remember?

Postby Ann » Thu Sep 02, 2004 1:08 pm

I remember in a mag many years ago a suggestion for a wire compost bin with the vege garden planted round it. I am/have been clearing loads of weeds which have not flowered yet and thought this might be easier than making a compost heap as I have no materials to use but so bave spare mesh. I just cant remember in twhat order outwards the plants were.
The grass got mowed but as there was that weed like clover that has burrs, and oxalis, some went to the tip today, the rest behind the shed.
I'm a bit like Bruce's spider; try, try, try again. Sonas, Ann
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Postby Pam » Sun Jan 09, 2005 6:08 am

Ann, do you have any idea of roughly how long ago it was? Because I do have quite a few years worth of garden mags (going back to the 70's), gotten from garage sales etc.

If I have somewhere to start, I could have a hunt for you.

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Postby Ann » Sun Jan 09, 2005 3:35 pm

It was prob the early 80's. I have to think where I wanted a vege garden as we moved so much. This year my pumpkins are taking over the garden. I have not pinched them, and there are small pumpkins everywhere.
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Postby Pam » Mon Jan 10, 2005 5:37 am

Okay, I'll have a bit of a hunt to see if I can find it.
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Postby Shotgun Paul. » Thu Mar 17, 2005 5:49 am

Pam wrote:Okay, I'll have a bit of a hunt to see if I can find it.


Morning Pam,

If you find any thing could you let us all know please as I am rather
interested in it myself.

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Postby Shotgun Paul. » Thu Mar 17, 2005 5:53 am

Ann wrote:It was prob the early 80's. I have to think where I wanted a vege garden as we moved so much. This year my pumpkins are taking over the garden. I have not pinched them, and there are small pumpkins everywhere.


Morning Ann,

I have the same situation here fotunately my family likes pumpkin.
The type I have are the butternut.
My son is ancious to get some as well.

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Postby Pam » Thu Mar 17, 2005 5:54 am

Sure thing, Paul. Ann, I haven't forgotten you, and I am looking. With the pile of magazines I have there I will be totally amazed if it's not amongst them.
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Postby Ann » Thu Mar 17, 2005 5:01 pm

Being autumn I have time to get myself sorted out. I cleared some of the pumpkins last week. :wink: I am thinking of having permanent beds with asparagus and strawberries which I am adding to, rhubarb for my daughter and maybe artichokes. The pumpkins grow anyway, but cover the beds. :) I am trying to find some Fusilade or other selective grass killer to get rid of the Kikuyu, but here they only sell it in 5lt lots in the ag supplies and that about $500 :cry: :cry: :cry: The one place in Perth that had 1lt do not have it any more and it may be going off the market :cry: I can't use Roundup or Glysophate as the ****** stuff is invading all the beds, flower and vege. :evil: :evil: I have tried!!
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Postby Shotgun Paul. » Wed Apr 06, 2005 11:52 am

Morning Ann,

I have the same problem with the 1 Litre size as well here in the Sydney area.
From what I am told by differant people working in that particular (sales)
the company does not make enough money out of that size to keep it
on the market.

Sounds ok to them but is bad luck for people like you and me and others who prefer that size for what ever reason we may have.

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Postby Ann » Wed Apr 06, 2005 6:15 pm

If I had used the phone book and not the small Esperance one I would have found Landmark are here. :oops: But I e-mailed Syngenta and it will be reissued in 1 lt bottles in May. Meantime I did get it from Landmark here who got it from somewhere else. :D :D Waiting for grass to get going well. Cost $116 but will be worth it .
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