Philip Machanick
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  • Brisbane, Qld, Australia
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At 6:06pm on September 7, 2009, Philip Machanick said…
I added bees to my list. Mine are Australian native stingless bees (Trigona carbonaria).
At 12:39pm on February 19, 2009, nikki said…
hi philip, great to see that last night's meeting inspired a few of us to sign up ....look forward to sharing the fruits! nik
At 11:39am on February 19, 2009, Pete Russell said…
Hey Philip. Thanks for the tinyurl support. Any support you can give will make a big difference to the effectiveness of this initiative. Lets spread the word. And great to meet you last night. I hope to be back in this neck of the woods soon and to catch up with you again.
At 8:48am on February 19, 2009, James Samuel said…
Hi Philip, nice to see that my good friend Pete has passed through your neighbourhood and spread the Ooooby word. How is the transition work going there? What are the key initiatives you are celebrating?
At 1:43am on February 19, 2009, Duncan Mortimer said…
Quick work Philip! : ) It was great meeting you this even'.

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Food Growing Skill Level
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Learning, Seed Savers
Tell us about your garden and what you're growing
Garlic chives, finger limes

Impressive what you can do

When I started filling in my personal stuff I thought I didn't have much growing but the list ends up looking impressive for a small town house back yard.

But not quite so impressive. The lime is growing in a container and I haven't yet hit the right formula to get it to produce much fruit. Still with a bit more effort, this illustrates what many more people could do.

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Green Roofs and Aquaponics

I went to a talk at the Kenmore Transition Towns group tonight featuring Green Roofs. The basic idea is to grow stuff on your roof to increase insulation as well as general urban greenery. Food production is also an option. The speaker, Geoff Wilson, is also a big fan of aquaponics, a combination of hydroponics and aquaculture. An… Continue

Posted on September 16, 2009 at 11:19pm


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