January 8, 2014 at 2:51 pm #258023VanessaMember
Well as the title says, why do you love ALS? (or if you haven’t had a chance to fall in love with ALS yet, what has brought you here, and made you stay and hang around?)
For me I love the fact that it is Australian based….lots of other gardening/permaculture/sustainable living forums I have come across tend to be very American based.
I love that the people here are so friendly and welcoming, and generous (I have received many seeds and plants from ALS members who were either getting rid of their excess, or I had asked if anyone had anything which I couldn’t find in the local nurseries)
I love that through this forum I have made some good friends who I now know outside of this forum.January 8, 2014 at 3:14 pm #534782froot_loopzMember
I originally came looking for information on chooks, and stayedJanuary 8, 2014 at 7:21 pm #534783Tassie TigerMember
Open, friendly, caring, intelligent, knowledgeable community of people. :tup: :tup:January 9, 2014 at 12:41 am #534784HummerKeymaster
Hi Vanessa, nice topic choice :tup:
I stumbled upon ALS back in 2006 whilst googling chickens that layed blue eggs. I was given a pair of Araucana’s, but had no idea such a breed existed until I found this place.. & have been here ever since
Vanessa post=359562 wrote:
For me I love the fact that it is Australian based….
I love that through this forum I have made some good friends who I now know outside of this forum.
… & double ditto. I have made some great friends that I keep in contact with ‘in real life’ also.
The diverse array on almost any subject possible is fairly amazing & all relevant to Aus…January 9, 2014 at 1:09 am #534785BelMember
I agree – great topic! I originally came here a few years ago when the site was advertised in one of the gardening mags (Grass Roots or OG maybe?) and had an Ask Lyn section. I asked Lyn a question about kiwi vines I think… anyway, I noticed the forum as well and soon became hooked! The people here are so friendly and sharing, both on the forum and in person. They are people like me, with similar interests, goals and outlooks in life who dont judge me, and ‘get’ what I do without me having to explain. I find people like that harder to come by in ‘real life’. Thank you kind people – you make me feel welcome and much less strange 🙂January 9, 2014 at 1:14 am #534786HummerKeymaster
Bel post=359577 wrote: Thank you kind people – yiu make me feel welcome and much less strange 🙂
Yep.. that’s what is so great about the place. Nothing seems weird here 😆January 10, 2014 at 10:36 pm #534787earthwalkerParticipant
Yep…like minds. I am a little less “weird/crazy” here 🙂 What don’t others understand! compost is magic, recycling is an artform, Op shops are treasure troves and bees don’t sting you if you talk to them.January 11, 2014 at 12:27 am #534788Eira ClaptonParticipant
Me too -all of the above. Lots of friendly advice and people who don’t think I am nuts for trying to live simply in the ‘burbs.January 11, 2014 at 1:09 am #534789froot_loopzMember
my kids think Im a little weird, but they have finally understand its something I love to do, its therapy for me tooJanuary 11, 2014 at 12:08 pm #534790KasaliaMember
Cant remember how I found Als, just was meant to be. All of the above reasons. I would rather clean my garden then clean the house too lol.
Just a hippie at heart in a street full of “townies”.January 12, 2014 at 9:37 am #534791jaden62Member
I found the site while googling to try to find out if you can freeze cream & use it successfully afterwards. I still didn’t find the answer, so the cream I had went off because we couldn’t use it all. Oh well. 🙂January 16, 2014 at 5:37 pm #534792pennyMember
Found it by accident while looking for something else and stayed cause of all the lovely people willing to share their knowledge. Even when I don’t post I’m always looking to see what is going on
:laugh:January 17, 2014 at 4:53 pm #534793BelMember
Hi Misti and welcome to the forum! I hope you enjoy it here. It’s been busy of late, which is a good thing. I hope you enjoy the site, and Australia!August 24, 2017 at 7:29 am #534794SnagsMember
Found it by accident and stayedAugust 24, 2017 at 10:08 pm #534795ballamaraKeymaster
Been here for ever. Found when I was looking for seeds at green harvest.
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