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EXPLORING the FIELD TOGETHER - Q&A (1,502)

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MARCOTTING OR AIRLAYERING PAPAYA PLANTS

This is something I am going to try as soon as we get side shoots from my old Pawpaw plant. I know of others who have done it, when they ha…

Started by Christa

4 May 8
Reply by Rob Walter

Postcard:World Naked Gardening Day

World Naked Gardening Day is here.... Never enough.

Started by Dave Riley

2 May 2
Reply by Andrew Cumberland

Growing in sugar cane bales take 2 Correct photo this time

Started by Roger Clark

12 May 1
Reply by Sophie

The best of the YouTube gardeners?

I am, more and more impressed with some of the generic gardeners offering tips and tricks on YouTube. I likem their POVs. My favs are: Sel…

Started by Dave Riley

2 Apr 29
Reply by Christa

Growing in sugar cane bales

I am trying to grow in sugar cane bales. I stacked them together and then spread home made compost on top to give my seedlings something…

Started by Roger Clark

0 Apr 28

Garlic Growing

                                                     SAVE THE BEST AND EAT THE RESTThe above motto should apply to any food you harvest at…

Started by Roger Clark

1 Apr 27
Reply by Andrew Cumberland

Sewing seeds in what?Cow manure fights Coronavirus

I am absolutely the worst person to foster seeds into life i know the biology but when it comes to practice I'm all over the place. For me…

Started by Dave Riley

11 Apr 27
Reply by Sophie

Mealybug destroyer

http://blogs.ifas.ufl.edu/charlotteco/2017/05/18/dont-spray-im-not-mealybug-im-mealybug-destroyer/?fbclid=IwAR3hby8wszoGwveDG7jYjBcWdxfda9i

Started by Valerie

0 Apr 24

Seedlings for Sale:( 'essential' travel? )

All herbs and seedlings from Caboolture Markets   will be trading at Wamuran Hardware again this Sunday, 8-12 with a coffee van on site too…

Started by Dave Riley

1 Apr 24
Reply by Dave Riley

USING LEAF MICROBES

Does anyone know much about leaf microbes?  This process is apparently used by organic gardeners to protect new leaves from bug attack.   I…

Started by Christa

3 Apr 24
Reply by Dave Riley

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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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