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Diane & Graham in South America photo's

Here’s a couple of pics for the BLF site. Of all the places to find native bees and Asian Jak Fruit ?? Right up on top of Sugarloaf Mounta…

Started by Christa

2 Oct 22, 2019
Reply by Susan

Syntropy:'They're log paths that rot away over time/that protect the soil from compaction..'

There I was -- as is my want -- delving into Ernst Gotsch's Syntropy ways -- when the main thought I walk away with is logs of wood! That f…

Started by Dave Riley

10 Sep 23, 2019
Reply by Jeff Kiehne

Bat population in South-East Queensland affected by mass starvation event

"Unfortunately we're seeing a starvation event happening due to deforestation, development and even the recent bushfires and most predomina…

Started by Dave Riley

2 Sep 22, 2019
Reply by Jeff Kiehne

Worth a share

I stole this link from Gayle D.  Great article worth a share.  5 myths often used to deny climate change

Started by Andrew Cumberland

0 Sep 18, 2019

Low-Chill Double-Grafted Cherry Trees

Some of us on BLF bought these trees from Daley's around 3 years ago. Anyone had any fruit? Mine flowered the first year after it was plant…

Started by Elaine de Saxe

13 Aug 25, 2019
Reply by Susan

THE HORTA LIFESTYLE: Greening Up the Plate.

I was watching one of Anthony Bourdain's  food travel episodes about Crete. Aside from the wine, raki  and the seafood -- the persistent ap…

Started by Dave Riley

11 Aug 16, 2019
Reply by Andrew Cumberland

An interesting fence!

Started by Valerie

1 Jul 30, 2019
Reply by Andrew Cumberland

Peanuts planting and eating thereof

It came as a surprise that here on BLF there a very few references to peanuts. I'm on a peanut kick at the moment as I'm replacing a lot of…

Started by Dave Riley

1 Jul 29, 2019
Reply by Andrew Cumberland

What Happens When You Use Ash in the Garden?

Started by Valerie

0 Jul 23, 2019

Anyone interested in a visit to a bush foods farm?

I have been in touch with Veronica Cougan, who runs a Bushfoods farm at Obi Obi near the Sunshine coast. They have a lot of mature Bushfood…

Started by Roger Clark

1 Jul 21, 2019
Reply by Valerie


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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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