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The Biggest Little Farm documentary

I watched this a few months ago and really enjoyed it. it didn't reveal much new information for…

Started by Cres

0 Nov 6, 2019

It was always about gardening, wasn't it?

Started by Valerie

1 Mar 20, 2019
Reply by Elaine de Saxe

A selection from my microbiome library

Anyone who is interested in gut health may find some of these titles useful. So much written in the field is hyped up and a recent SBS seg…

Started by Dave Riley

3 Aug 25, 2017
Reply by Elaine de Saxe


SEED, THE UNTOLD STORY I recently bought a copy of the DVD and would like to offer it for loan for individual viewing.  I have tried to org…

Started by Lissa

9 Jul 30, 2017
Reply by Lissa

Groovy Street Name

In Hull, U.K. - does it get any better than this?

Started by Elaine de Saxe

0 Apr 10, 2017

THE ORGANIC GARDEN by Jeffrey Hodges

I'm currently reading this book by Jeffrey who lives locally at Flaxton.  It's like all my thoughts on gardening put down on paper in a rea…

Started by Lissa

10 Apr 3, 2017
Reply by Lissa

2 'Non Diet' books that are very well argued and maybe worth reading

Even if we say we do not, we all follow a diet of some form.. Whether it be mum's sotto voce voice in our head, the culinary habits of a li…

Started by Dave Riley

5 May 27, 2016
Reply by Lissa

Soil Carbon Cowboys

This is a quite good introduction to Holistic Grazing...with some embed lessons relevant to gardening.It isn't the fixit its keenest propon…

Started by Dave Riley

4 Mar 5, 2016

Oil Company Secrets Unveiled

Courtesy of the Moreton Regional Library, we've just finished watching a DVD called PUMP. Subtitle: Unlock the secret that's been here all…

Started by Elaine de Saxe

3 Jan 13, 2016
Reply by Lissa

Gabe Brown: Keys To Building a Healthy Soil

This Youtube presentation (here) while aimed at producers  contains good information that is relevant to everybody who grows food no matter…

Started by Phil

14 Nov 5, 2015
Reply by Dave Riley


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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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