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How to Make Liquid Fertiliser

I finally got around to buying a big plastic garbage bin, now I just need to check what I can put in to make my own liquid fertiliser. I am…

Started by Donna

5 Nov 5, 2008
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What will you plant for Spring time?

I'm thinking about a three sisters guild - you plant corn seedlings, and at the foot of each one you plant some climbing bean seeds. Throug…

Started by Scarlett

4 Sep 18, 2008
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Anyone interested in joining a Brisbane Local Seed Network?

I have started 'Brisbane Seed Savers', below is some general information on Local Seed Networks. To join, please complete the Membership fo…

Started by Donna

8 Sep 18, 2008
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Potato trouble - any clues?

Admittedly I've been totally slack about watering them (like maybe every 10 days, but they're well mulched). They're growing in a no dig g…

Started by Scarlett

9 Sep 5, 2008
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Compost tumbler

I must apologise to the person whom placed the compost tumbler on the site for give away. I responded as I figured it would be good for one…

Started by Anthony Foo

0 Aug 28, 2008

GHG footprints and social behaviour

I recently heard of an great initiative to link behaviour and greenhouse emissions that’s being employed by two Australian states, Victoria…

Started by Anthony Foo

1 Jul 15, 2008
Reply by Scarlett

Sustainable certification for large scale commercial urban agriculture Comments wanted Urban agriculture is becoming more of a realised reality everyday, as we move closer to a carbon restrained e…

Started by Anthony Foo

0 Jul 12, 2008

Planetary impacts when planting, cultivating or harvesting

Taking notice of planetary impacts when working with food plants has been around for a very long time and it can have a big impact on succe…

Started by Peter Kearney

1 Jul 12, 2008
Reply by Anthony Foo

Information Wanted for Gardening 'Help' File

An inspiring conversation with Anthony Foo led my husband and I to talking about information and how the more you specialise in any one are…

Started by Donna

0 Jul 5, 2008

Where did Biodynamics come from, whats is it all about? come on a journey......

I could have posted this artical in GTT but for some reason unknown to myself I didn't.. When first introduced Biodynamic Agriculture was…

Started by Anthony Foo

0 Jun 3, 2008


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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.)

The Vetiver Community Project 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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