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Pandemic gardening: a guide for Autumn planting in SEQ.

Robyn Francis -- one of the matriarchs of Permaculture in this country -- has made available this great resource for free download. Robyn w…

Started by Dave Riley

4 Mar 27
Reply by Christa

Egg Plant recipe

Andy and Roz, Here is the recipe I promised to send about 2 months ago. I only ever make the stacks 2 slices high. 

Started by Roger Clark

4 Mar 17
Reply by Christa

A solution to cut extreme heat by up to 6 degrees is in our own backyards

The largest temperature reductions were in the hottest suburbs and those further away from the coast. These significant reductions were mo…

Started by Dave Riley

2 Mar 17
Reply by Christa

Purple oxalis plants

Valerie, Here (I hope) are a couple of photos of a couple of the Oxalis plants that you generously gave to me  a while ago. They are in lit…

Started by Roger Clark

5 Mar 9
Reply by Roger Clark


After our local possum learnt to eat a hole in the fruit fly covers on our persimmons, we decided to pick them early.  They are just starti…

Started by Christa

6 Mar 2
Reply by Doug Hanning

Mashua Perennial nasturtian

Hi I have just joined Brisbane local food even though I live in the mid north of south australia. Recently I was reading some members were…

Started by Lyn John

8 Mar 2
Reply by Lyn John

Frog Hotel

You may have read this report on a frog hotel in the NT. This is a frog hotel. Ever seen anything like it? Stephani Grove, secretary with B…

Started by Dave Riley

12 Feb 21
Reply by Dave Riley

Simple Nasturtiums

These are some notes from way back in July 2011,  I thought I might bring them back to the future.  My back garden used to be covered compl…

Started by Christa

4 Feb 21
Reply by Sid Saghe

Growing Carrots in Tubes

This spiel is being written on Word. No photos will be added. I have had it with our website. The only reason I am sending this is that Sop…

Started by Roger Clark

3 Feb 18
Reply by Sophie

COMMUNITY SEED BANK AUSTRALIA Buy and donate/sell seed: Community Seed Bank (Australia) The UN Food and Agr…

Started by Lissa

0 Feb 13


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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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