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Website Woes

According to the ning folks, our website should now be running properly.  I know it's been terrible for some of us for the last two weeks.…

Started by Andrew Cumberland

15 Oct 8, 2016
Reply by Rob Collings

Fruit Tree Outlets

Discussion of the good and bad among suppliers of Fruit Trees. Originally inspired by questions from Evan and posted as a blog by Lissa. T…

Started by Scarlett

12 Jun 26, 2015
Reply by Lissa


This is more of a whinge than a cry for help, but has anyone else had problems with ants in their raised garden beds?  The books all say th…

Started by Tracy Arnold

27 Oct 15, 2014
Reply by Jo

Growing strawberries in Brisbane

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Started by Scarlett

0 Sep 9, 2012

Mushroom Compost

With the drying winds and neglect, my poor gardens are all dried out and in desperate need of some love, water and organic matter. I had r…

Started by Donna

49 Sep 3, 2010
Reply by Rudi

Powdery Mildew - What Do You Know About It?

Powdery mildew is a disease that usually inflicts curcubits - like pumpkin, zukes etc, and sometimes tomatoes... I know that both EM bugs a…

Started by Donna

25 Jan 14, 2010
Reply by Anthony Foo

Native Stingless Bees This website is the homepage for the Australian Native Bee Research C…

Started by Donna

3 May 29, 2009


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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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