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The question of carbon sequestration

Carbon sequestering.......this has become such a common and widely bandied expression over the last couple of years. So much so that it is…

Started by Anthony Foo

3 Dec 3, 2008
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Controlling fruit fly

There are several comments starting to exude from the woodwork on fruit fly proliferation, and so I thought it may prove timely to bring fo…

Started by Anthony Foo

2 Nov 10, 2008
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How to Make Liquid Fertiliser

I finally got around to buying a big plastic garbage bin, now I just need to check what I can put in to make my own liquid fertiliser. I am…

Started by Donna

5 Nov 5, 2008
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What will you plant for Spring time?

I'm thinking about a three sisters guild - you plant corn seedlings, and at the foot of each one you plant some climbing bean seeds. Throug…

Started by Scarlett

4 Sep 18, 2008
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Anyone interested in joining a Brisbane Local Seed Network?

I have started 'Brisbane Seed Savers', below is some general information on Local Seed Networks. To join, please complete the Membership fo…

Started by Donna

8 Sep 18, 2008
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Potato trouble - any clues?

Admittedly I've been totally slack about watering them (like maybe every 10 days, but they're well mulched). They're growing in a no dig g…

Started by Scarlett

9 Sep 5, 2008
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Compost tumbler

I must apologise to the person whom placed the compost tumbler on the site for give away. I responded as I figured it would be good for one…

Started by Anthony Foo

0 Aug 28, 2008

GHG footprints and social behaviour

I recently heard of an great initiative to link behaviour and greenhouse emissions that’s being employed by two Australian states, Victoria…

Started by Anthony Foo

1 Jul 15, 2008
Reply by Scarlett

Sustainable certification for large scale commercial urban agriculture Comments wanted

info@skyfarmsaustralia.com.au Urban agriculture is becoming more of a realised reality everyday, as we move closer to a carbon restrained e…

Started by Anthony Foo

0 Jul 12, 2008

Planetary impacts when planting, cultivating or harvesting

Taking notice of planetary impacts when working with food plants has been around for a very long time and it can have a big impact on succe…

Started by Peter Kearney

1 Jul 12, 2008
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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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