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Needing someone to represent BLF on 31 May 2017

I received this email and hoped that someone would like to represent Brisbane Local Food at these discussions.  I am looking for one volunt…

Started by Andrew CumberlandLatest Reply

REGROW FROM SCRAPS

I follow a blog called HIGH WATER of a young gardener, Rod, who owns a property on Lamb Island. Rod re-posted this on his site - I found th…

Started by LissaLatest Reply

Daley's Nursery outing

Hi Folks, well today, a couple of us BLF's went for a drive to Kyogle to visit the Daley's nursery that we all know and love.. and if you d…

Started by SusanLatest Reply

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HAS ANYONE BEEN ABLE TO PURCHASE ANY NEW PLANTS FOR SPRING.

Not long ago I mentioned that I was not going to buy any new trees unless I disposed of some excess plants.  But, I got a reminder of an or…

Started by Christa

9 yesterday
Reply by Christa

How to protect young climbing beans from bean fly

I came up with this method of protecting my young climbing beans from bean fly, whose larvae killed successive plantings of my Blue Lake…

Started by Mike Watson

1 on Friday
Reply by Andrew Cumberland

I'm Stumped on Avocados - Why is it so?

If you have been following my views on Avocado flowers and their sex lives, you would know that the flowers have both male and female parts…

Started by Roger Clark

6 on Friday
Reply by Andrew Cumberland

Please advise how to grow garlic

Dear All,   Would anyone please give me some advice regarding growing garlic at backyard garden? Where can I find the seed, which is suitab…

Started by Joe Wang

7 Sep 15
Reply by Joe Wang

Growing Raspberries in Brisbane

So here’s the scenario: our builder showed up with a heap of gifted produce as well as some tomato plants, a pigeon pea plant and a pot wit…

Started by Fiona Ryan

6 Sep 7
Reply by angela holmes

Growing mushrooms at home?

Since I have a fungi habit I was thinking that I could embrace home fungi growing. It is a straightforward newbie DIY,  depending on your …

Started by Dave Riley

10 Sep 3
Reply by Jeff Kiehne

Potting info for plinias, eugenias and garcineas

This video by the prince of plinias Adam Safran shows some really deep pots for small trees. Thought those folk goofy for garcineas, estati…

Started by Doug Hanning

3 Aug 14
Reply by Doug Hanning

sunflower

Dear All,   Would anyone please give me some recommendation of growing sunflower? I hope to grow the sunflower that give me large seed, not…

Started by Joe Wang

6 Aug 14
Reply by Joe Wang

WE FOUND A CLUTCH OF EGGS IN THE BACK YARD.

After we mulch our prunings, we usually leave it in heap on the ground, to break down. We emptied the aerobin and went to add the aerobin c…

Started by Christa

6 Aug 13
Reply by Christa

fungus/pest on climbing beans

Can someone please identify this pest/blight on the leaves my climbing beans? These leaves are from my Purple Kings - the adjacent Blue Lak…

Started by Mike Watson

2 Jul 26
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GrowVetiver

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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