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 Post subject: Re: Rocketrods Backyard
PostPosted: Fri Jun 06, 2014 12:10 am 
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Yes sure did i think i can weld up bulkheads and fix cracks etc so i think it is a good thing to no in AP

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 06, 2014 12:20 am 
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For sure so many applications. Perhaps a BSF pod will be the next project?


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 06, 2014 2:11 pm 
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Hi all just finished a half barrel wicking bed i am going to Perth next week so im looking out for a dwarf fruit tree
i eat a lot of avocado s i was told you need the male and a female plant but i think there is a self pollinating avocado


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 09, 2014 11:09 pm 
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wurtz is a variety?
Can you get smaller trees?
How long do they take to grow


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Hi Jay went to Perth today the lady told me to come back and get one in Oct November
An excellent dwarf home garden variety self pollinating a growing to a compact2.5_3m high.produces medium sized fruit suitable for pots matures June to dec

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 10, 2014 11:26 pm 
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The Mrs and I on a Saturday morning were woken by the noise of a rooster crowing I said shit someone must have a rooster nearby and they will get in trouble being in suburbia Sunday morning the same thing so I jumped out of bed to investigate blow me down it was our chooks two out of 3 were roosters rang my mate I got them off now have two australorps and one wyandotte funny at the time

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 11, 2014 9:29 am 
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jayendra wrote:
wurtz is a variety?
Can you get smaller trees?
How long do they take to grow

Yes
and it is a self fertile dwarf variety.


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 12, 2014 1:21 am 
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Rocketrod wrote:
The Mrs and I on a Saturday morning were woken by the noise of a rooster crowing I said shit someone must have a rooster nearby and they will get in trouble being in suburbia Sunday morning the same thing so I jumped out of bed to investigate blow me down it was our chooks two out of 3 were roosters rang my mate I got them off now have two australorps and one wyandotte funny at the time

Haha, that's a classic rod. Lucky you worked out whose they were


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Thanks Snags.

Good work on the apricot rod :)


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 14, 2014 10:31 pm 
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got the apricot planted now to start second half barrel got a twin dwarf peach and pear tree was told to leave it for a couple of weeks before transplanting


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all year round carrots are doing alright in wicking bath tub just put some onions in as well


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Did you put rocks on the bottom of your wicking barrel?


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 17, 2014 12:15 am 
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Yes Jay I put 90mm of blue metal and then screen and the mix

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 23, 2014 1:25 pm 
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Hey Rod.

How are you finding the bluemetal is going at wicking the water up?
I am making a couple barrels and am undecided as to what to use at the base.

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