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Organic control of fruit fly video

Interested in how to control fruit fly organically in your garden? Check out my little you tube video.

Started by Linda Brennan

2 Mar 18, 2012
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"Growing Change" film night: Food Connect. This Friday 9th March, 2012

First in a new series of monthly film nights Cost for dinner & film $15 each for adults, $10 each for kiddies.BYO seating (folding cha…

Started by Scarlett

5 Mar 6, 2012
Reply by Scarlett

Books & Movies

Asian Herbs & Vegetables by Penny Woodward is a book I find very useful, with descriptions, cultivation & uses of some of the more…

Started by Jane

2 Jan 16, 2012
Reply by Jodie Miller

The Illustrated Guide to Chickens How to Choose Them - How to Keep Them

This lovely looking book was advertised in another garden newsletter. Still just a pipedream for me (keeping chooks) but it looked so good…

Started by Lissa

6 Dec 20, 2011
Reply by Lissa

Growing change - documentary

Growing Change is a documentary that looks at one of the most exciting experiments in the world to grow a fair and sustainable food system.…

Started by Scarlett

1 Nov 29, 2011
Reply by Scarlett

Some of my favourite and most useful books

NB apologies if these amazon links don't stay current - and don't be afraid to support your local bookstore, GST or not! :)   These books a…

Started by Scarlett

0 Oct 23, 2011

Book Recommendation needed..

If you are only allow one book to start your 'self-sustain' journey from scratch for your backyard..  What book will that be? and why would…

Started by Joanne Chung

19 Aug 14, 2011


Finally got hold of a copy of Food Inc and watched it the other day. Good lord. It's all about American food production so I'm wondering wh…

Started by Lissa

6 Jul 7, 2011
Reply by Lissa

Brilliant book - Frugavore by Arabella Forge

  i am LOVING this book   she's a nutrionist and peasant eater, the book is totally awesome   NB there's a website too   http://www.frugavo

Started by Scarlett

1 May 10, 2011

Carbon nation movie in cinemas February   Apparently this will do for climate change sceptics what An Inconvenient Truth did for believers -…

Started by Scarlett

0 Feb 16, 2011


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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.

Place your business add here! ($5 per month or $25 for 9 months)

Talk to Andy on 0422 022 961.  You can  Pay on this link

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