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building a wood fired oven

am thinking of embarking on a new project any recomendations  books websites or other resources? , looking to build a simple wood fired ove…

Started by marcus beech

6 Sep 30, 2010

Permaculture 2 now for sale again

NB I love this book. I also have the book of ferment and human nutrition and it is phenomenal (as is the Permaculture Manual)   cheers Scar…

Started by Scarlett

5 Jul 29, 2010
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"Natural Control of Garden Pests" by Jackie French

Ripper of a book this one. Jackie is the potion master - and she explains what the mode of action is, how to make the potions, and how to w…

Started by Scarlett

1 May 12, 2010
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Name that Flower - Clarke and Lee

There's a really good and easy to read textbook on botany and how to tell the families apart by inspection/ dissection called "Name that Fl…

Started by Scarlett

5 Feb 26, 2010
Reply by Elaine de Saxe

Bargain books again

I think I have to stop buying gardening books!! Walked past Book Warehouse on Adelaide street near city hall today, thought I will take a…

Started by Florence

1 Jul 17, 2009
Reply by Scarlett

The Carbon Detox

This looks good and it comes up on google as the best carbon calculator out there. I like the approach its taking - check out the chapter h…

Started by Scarlett

0 Jul 17, 2009

The Permaculture Home Garden by Linda Woodrow

'How to grow great-tasting fruit and vegetables the organic way - free of pesticides and chemicals" with a foreword by Bill Mollison. This…

Started by Scarlett

2 Jun 4, 2009
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"Growing and using Vegetables and Herbs" by John Mason - $7.95

I thought I should share ~ just bought a book ("Growing and using Vegetables and Herbs" by John Mason published in 2005) from Borders yeste…

Started by Florence

3 May 23, 2009
Reply by Vanessa Collier

How to Store Your Garden Produce

Started by Scarlett

0 Jan 22, 2009

Discounted books at Post Office Shop

Hi all, I just been to the Post Office in Brisbane city, and spot a bargain I would like to share. They have a gardening books package on…

Started by Florence

4 Jan 6, 2009
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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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