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Bruce Pascoe: Aboriginal agriculture, technology and ingenuity

In 2014, Bruce Pascoe wrote a book called Dark Emu that challenged the belief that the First Australians were hunter-gatherers. In research…

Started by Dave RileyLatest Reply

Bees and Fungi

Original article A man’s “waking dream” is now the subject of research at the Washington State University as a possible means to save the w…

Started by Elaine de SaxeLatest Reply

Bob Cannard, Farming with Nature for True Taste

From ORGANIC CONNECT: Bob Cannard, Farming with Nature for True Taste Food & Nutrition > Farms & Farmers > Bob Cannard, Farm…

Started by LissaLatest Reply

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DO-IT-YOURSELF SEED RAISING MIX & PERMACULTURE ARTICLES

I thought I would share this with everyone. A Fabulous Do-It-Yourself Seed Raising Mix & More from -  https://www.milkwood.net/2015/05/

Started by Dianne Caswell

0 on Monday

Pesticides in Focus: Jerry Coleby-Williams in conversation with Jo Immig.

This is an excellent overview...and absolutely scary. Occasionally, a nation has an opportunity to improve the regulation of pesticides. Th…

Started by Dave Riley

1 Apr 5
Reply by Dianne Caswell

Backyard chickens risk pathogen spread

If you are not aware of this, you should be -- especially in this COVID age. How to reduce risks Ayala identified a number of practices th…

Started by Dave Riley

1 Mar 3
Reply by Andrew Cumberland

What to plant now?

I was a bit feral over the Summer months and I planted stuff that did not appreciate the heat. In an attempt to rejoin civilisation, I wond…

Started by Dave Riley

1 Feb 26
Reply by Andrew Cumberland

Tips for beginners

I have started a video series of tips for new gardeners. Introductory episode Episode 1: composting Episode 2: start by planting perennials…

Started by Andrew Cumberland

18 Feb 23
Reply by Dianne Caswell

Essential Reading:Call of the Reed Warbler

  Call of the Reed Warbler by Charles Massy has to be the best book on raising food and fibre in Australian landscape. Along with Bruce Pas…

Started by Dave Riley

4 Jan 23
Reply by Dave Riley

Bad Eggs can cause salmonella -- like recent outbreak in VIC backyard chickens

I've been washing my eggs...and that's wrong. Families with small flocks of backyard chickens need to be aware of safe handling practices…

Started by Dave Riley

4 Jun 27, 2020
Reply by Dave Riley

HARVEST OF THE SUBURBS -- If you took to growing veggies in the coronavirus pandemic, then keep it up when lockdown ends

The empty shelves at nurseries and seed suppliers seen earlier this year tell us we were again insufficiently prepared to rapidly scale up…

Started by Dave Riley

0 Jun 24, 2020

Samford Edible Garden Trail

Some online garden visits https://samfordediblegardentrail.com.au/home or https://www.facebook.com/Samford-Edible-Garden-Trail-1011879215

Started by Valerie

0 May 25, 2020

Gardening videos (Annette Mcfarlane)

As part of the BCC Adult learning workshops and classes, some interesting videos. https://library-brisbane.ent.sirsidynix.net.au/client/en

Started by Valerie

0 May 25, 2020

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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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