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Using Groundcovers & living without weeds with Dave Clark

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Using Groundcovers & living without weeds with Dave Clark

Time: July 30, 2016 from 9:30am to 12pm
Location: Yandina Community Garden
Street: Cnr North & Farrell
City/Town: Yandina
Website or Map: http://yandinacommunitygarden…
Phone: 5446 7373 and leave a message
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: YCG
Latest Activity: Jul 29, 2016

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30th July Workshop – Using Groundcovers & living without weeds with Dave Clark 

Permaculturist Dave Clark will discuss replacing mulch with groundcover plants, using cover crops and exploiting weeds rather than doing battle with them.  

Dave will explain how these practices fit within the principles of Permaculture and will give a general overview of Permaculture. 

Workshops - $5 for General Public, Gold Coin for Members, Free for regular YCG Volunteers

No booking required.

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Vetiver grass helps to stabilise soil and protects it against erosion.  It can protect against pests and weeds. Vetiver is also used as animal feed. (Wiki.)

GrowVetiver is a plant nursery run by Dave & Keir Riley that harvests and grows Vetiver grass for local community applications and use. It is based in Beachmere, just north of Brisbane, Australia.

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