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Get to know the climate you live in: Brisbane.

Great site for all the information you'll need for the 12 month climate view of your patch here in Brisbane  Map Compare History Temper…

Started by Dave Riley

0 Jul 17, 2019

Can't Post a Private Message to Sid

Sid ... Sorry for the delay, been in hospital. Available virtually any day. Just email or phone with a time to suit you. Cheers Elaine

Started by Elaine de Saxe

0 Jul 15, 2019

Direct Sowing of Seeds (Part the First)

One of the great conundrums of being a mulchy-type person is that I tend to prefer to plant seedlings rather than direct sow seeds. After a…

Started by Dave Riley

26 Jul 8, 2019
Reply by Dave Riley

Banana stem planter

Wow, I am in for that challenge!

Started by Valerie

1 Jun 23, 2019
Reply by Susan

meaning of the word avocado ;)

I've just got to share this. I'm sure it will give you a new perspective when you are enjoying your avos.

Started by Lissa

1 Jun 20, 2019
Reply by Andrew Cumberland

PITPIT also known as Duruka, Setaria Palmaefolia/Palmifolia

This plant is one recommended during a garden training day with Elizabeth Fekonia a couple of weeks back. I would like to get hold of some…

Started by Lissa

42 Jun 5, 2019
Reply by Bridget Larsen

Harvesting Ginger and Turmeric

As you can see these crops can be grown anywhere. Deep soil is not needed. These are being grown in both Polystyrene boxes and old feed s…

Started by Roger Clark

1 May 31, 2019
Reply by Roger Clark

Worms at Work :The Importance of Earthworms in Soil Carbon Capture (with videos)

This is from Mel Landers on f/b: One of the reasons it is important to use the available crop wastes, weeds and other organic matter as mu…

Started by Dave Riley

0 May 22, 2019

What would you pay for a choko

 Woolworths Morningside had choko at $9 a kilo previously have seen for $8 a kilo   what would you do with these at that price.

Started by Jeff Kiehne

0 May 20, 2019


I'm sure most of us have been influenced by Permaculture principles. It may even be 'un-Australian' not to have been. Nonetheless I have ma…

Started by Dave Riley

11 May 14, 2019
Reply by Evan


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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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