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Emily
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Emily
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I just water using a watering can, so most of the water is directed at the base of the plants but there is definitely some splashing that would reach ...

Emily
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Terrible photo, but Ive already got a fair amount of tomatoes from my plants and it looks like there's plenty more coming! I have found that I'm start ...

Emily
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Thanks @greygardener - I'll leave it on the porch for now and give it a bit of a prune in a month or so. Exactly my thought process @Kermit, it also h ...

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I've been watering it fairly frequently so the soil is always moist but not drenched.. I think it was just the really hot sun which has 'burnt' the to ...

Emily
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Hi Workshoppers, hope everyone had a great long weekend!My baby Christmas tree looked great when it was sitting in the lounge room, but unfortunately ...

Emily
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Daryl's method will definitely work, but if you have a PaintBack or council site near you then I'd personally go for that, just from a sustainability ...

Emily
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How much coriander are you growing in the pot? If they're packed in too close together they can get stressed and go to seed.If that's not the issue, p ...

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I wish I had more powerpoints in the kitchen! We have quite a large section of bench next to the stove, which has no powerpoints, and then quite a sma ...

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greygardener
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I don't think you will have any problems giving it a trim in late summer or early autumn. This family of trees typically respond well to pruning. It w ...

Dale
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I was totally surprised to see no one had, let alone started a topic on, but even mentioned the word aquaponics! Well, that's fixed. So what is A ...

Matty
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Just remember one dose isn't going to kill them, you need to be consistent with the spray over a number of weeks.

greygardener
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@Emily How many do you have? The best natural approach is to remove them by hand. Just pop some gloves on, pull them off and drop them into a bucket o ...

Andy_Mann
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@Emily Good ol' Gardening Australia to the rescue, a homemade White Oil: http://www.abc.net.au/gardening/stories/s2281115.htm

Wayne
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Here are some natural organic methods of getting rid of Aphidshttp://www.naturallivingideas.com/12-organic-ways-get-rid-aphids/

greygardener
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@aly You can plant parsley, chives, mint, thyme, sage and garlic. You could also try corriander, although it's a little harder.

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Emily
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Terrible photo, but Ive already got a fair amount of tomatoes from my plants and it looks like there's plenty more coming! I have found that I'm start ...

Emily
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Thanks @greygardener - I'll leave it on the porch for now and give it a bit of a prune in a month or so. Exactly my thought process @Kermit, it also h ...

Emily
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Daryl's method will definitely work, but if you have a PaintBack or council site near you then I'd personally go for that, just from a sustainability ...

Emily
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How much coriander are you growing in the pot? If they're packed in too close together they can get stressed and go to seed.If that's not the issue, p ...

Emily
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I wish I had more powerpoints in the kitchen! We have quite a large section of bench next to the stove, which has no powerpoints, and then quite a sma ...

Emily
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Following on from the conversation a while ago surrounding pets (and how to stop them destroying the garden), I thought I'd share my sister's recent i ...

Emily
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This is such a great idea! Right now I have an excess of tomato seedlings - more than I could ever plant in my backyard garden (I experimented with gr ...

Emily
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There are two main 'types' of smoke alarms: ionisation and photoelectric. All state fire services in Australia now recommend photoelectric smoke alarm ...

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