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Growing your own food at home can be rewarding, but is it cost-effective?

Started by Valerie

2 Dec 29, 2019
Reply by Jeff Kiehne

Sickling the weeds

I use my sickle for Vetiver harvesting. As one does. TRAMONTINAO. Brazilian. I have three. So there I was mucking about in the beds sickli…

Started by Dave Riley

4 Dec 24, 2019
Reply by Dave Riley

Growing from leaves.

Started by Valerie

4 Dec 24, 2019
Reply by Christa

Participants needed for undergraduate research on edible verge gardening in Brisbane suburbs.

My name is Molly and I am currently undertaking research towards a Honours thesis at the University of Queensland. The research is based in…

Started by Molly Blake

0 Dec 17, 2019

6 months of rain in Brisbane!

Started by Valerie

3 Dec 13, 2019
Reply by Andrew Cumberland

Any experience with peachcot?

Hi all. I am seriously coveting a peachcot tree from Daley's but have never tasted one. They are described as having a firm flesh....but w…

Started by angela holmes

4 Dec 8, 2019
Reply by angela holmes

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Started by Dave Riley

2 Dec 5, 2019
Reply by Andrew Cumberland

Vetiver Symbiosis

Tho Ngo's work in Vietnam (near Hanoi)  pairing Vetiver with fruit trees  and vegetables plantings is an exciting project. Tho's hypothesis…

Started by Dave Riley

4 Dec 4, 2019
Reply by Dave Riley

Planting Vetiver in times of drought on the Western Downs of Queensland

Started by Dave Riley

0 Nov 18, 2019


Has anyone come across this, inside a pawpaw ?   It looks like a couple of embryos.  This type of pawpaw is often without seeds or just a c…

Started by Christa

1 Oct 25, 2019
Reply by Andrew Cumberland


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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.

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

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