Welcome to the Sub-Tropical Fruit Club of Qld Inc.
Our club promotes the growing and use of rare, unusual, and common types of fruit trees, bush food, and vegetables. This website contains information about the club, such as how to join, as well as lots of information about many of the plants we promote. Enjoy!

Field Trip Sunday 22nd September 2013

Alan has nine wick gardens with a wide variety of produce growing. These gardens use a water reservoir that cuts down water requirements by at least 50%. This means no hand-held watering, just checking the reservoir once a month.  They are ideal for improving soil nutrition and as a bonus reduce the germination of unwanted weeds. They make gardening simple for the non-gardener and are the ultimate in low-maintenance gardening. Gardeners can go on holidays and do not have to worry about arranging watering while they are away.

Guest Speaker for 8th August 2013 Meeting

Guest Speaker James Creagh is a passionate grower of food. He and his partner Philippe have planted hundreds of fruit and nut trees some common and many unusual varieties including yellow sapotes, mamey sapote, rollina, soursop, jackfruit and yellow mangosteen. He has recently returned from spending the summer near Perpignan in the south of France staying in one of the largest stone fruit growing areas of Europe after Italy and Spain. He discovered some interested varieties of stone fruits and other fruits that he's keen to share.

Field Trip 5th, 6th, 7th July 2013

Field Trip:  Queensland Garden Expo 5th, 6th, 7th July    www.qldgardenexpo.com.au

13th June 2013 - We’re not just a Fruit Club!

We’re not just a Fruit Club! The theme for the June meeting is Vegetables.

Guest Speakers: Jason Spotswood, Sheryl Backhouse, Bob Cosgrove, Barbara Beerling, Roman Spur, Stan Cadjler, Don Gordon, Mark Mammino & Shelley Gage.

stfc.org.au is the top ranked sub-tropical fruit web site

That's right, this site is now the top ranked sub-tropical fruit web site according to Google when searched from the Brisbane QLD area. Using the search term "sub-tropical fruit" reveals http://stfc.org.au as the number one ranking. This site also appears on the first page when the search term "tropical fruit" is used. When the same search term is used from Canada, this site is still able to achieve a number 5 ranking, which is significant given the location based preference for search results.

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