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    NSW mid north coast

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  1. Xperiment

    Poppin poppies

    Great info, thanks everyone
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    Poppin poppies

    Thanks Glaukus, just the information I was after. Just to be clear, these are being grown for flowers (mixed colour seed from big W) Cheers
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    Poppin poppies

    Hello! Thinking about my winter garden and I want to get my poppies jumping this year. Previous attempts have had mediocre results with only a couple of plants making it through to flowering. Everything else is growing ok. So, here's what I (think I) know, correct me if I'm wrong: It's about time to sow seeds now. They don't like being transplanted. They seem a bit slow to get going. Plants sort of lay around on the ground abit until they're halfway grown Also after any tips on soil type, ferts, watering etc that you've had success with. I'm on the mid-north coast NSW, growing on basically beach sand amended with some compost. All tips welcome, this will be my third year trying and want to get it right this time. Thanks
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    Both photos are of the same plant, quite a large one. You're right, the first picture is fresh growth, the second, older, with flowers. I'll have to dig deeper to fully identify, they are everywhere around my town!
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    Hi, After some ID help or confirmation. Is this plant sida rhombifolia? Tia
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    Marsdenia australis

    Thanks Gimli, there was also a tuberous root mentioned, not much info out there about that either. One site I read says they can be found right across to the east coast, with varying leaf forms (narrower leaves in the east). This one's got me... You know when you get a feeling about something.
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    Marsdenia australis

    Good to know. Thanks!
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    Marsdenia australis

    I was watching Gardening Australia last night (yeah, hectic Friday night social life I know) There was a story about street art in Kalgoorlie, and many of the murals were plant based, and more than one featured Marsdenia australis (bush banana or silky pear) One of the fellows interviewed referred to its medicinal uses in a way that made me curious. A quick Google showed up little information, other than it being in family Apocynaceae, the same as family as Tabernabthe iboga, very interesting. Herbalistics has plants too. Anyone have any knowledge or experience with this plant?
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    Acacia acuminata seed giveaway 2018/2019

    Same here. Soaked some overnight and sowed them this arvo. Thanks Gimli!
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    Catha edulis sob story

    I'd be asking old mate on facebook for some money back! Did you pay with PayPal?
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    Acacia giveaway #1

    All good @jojomcgogo, PM your address please
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    eBay/Gumtree finds

    Research on facebook?
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    Noob's cacti

    Beautiful plants and photography
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    Acacia giveaway #1

    I have 5 packs only of approximately 20 seeds of Acacia suaveolens, a smallish but very fast-growing wattle which grows well here on the mid north coast of NSW. Comment below to claim a pack and PM me your details please.
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    Despite my best efforts to propagate "enough" pere's, I seem to have run short. Does someone have the opposite problem and would like to sell a few, maybe 10 - 20 pieces? Thanks in advance