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Seed swap

Hi. It's been a while since. The last seed swap so I am starting a new thread. Anybody interested in meeting to swap seeds or seedlings ove…

Started by ValerieLatest Reply

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Taking the opportunity to plan & plant

This weekend, I was supposed to be heading to Bali. Obviously I'm not. So, rather than let the time go to waste, I'm getting organised to t…

Started by Fiona Ryan

18 Mar 21
Reply by Dianne Caswell

mouse melon and Achocha ( caigura or Bolivian cucmber )

1. last year Dave was offering seeds of Achocha  - I read all of the posts on the forum .... does anyone have seed available and how did th…

Started by Mary-Ann Baker

24 Mar 6
Reply by Valerie

A three tier worm tower

Started by DARREN JAMES

4 Oct 17, 2017
Reply by Matthew Bushnell

CHICORY

I was wondering if anyone has some chicory root they can spare - not sure if it grows in Queensland but want to give it a go to use as coff…

Started by CHERYL SLAPP

6 Sep 11, 2016
Reply by CHERYL SLAPP

A regal worm tower -planter

Hi everyone I did warn of more unusual ideas coming your way lol.This is a worm tower with a difference and a very simple project most peop…

Started by DARREN JAMES

5 Aug 7, 2016
Reply by DARREN JAMES

Seed Potatoes

I'd like to plant a good RANGE of different potatoes rather than just one or two varieties. Instead of  purchasing in bulk of any one type…

Started by Dave Riley

46 Jul 16, 2016
Reply by Lissa

Achoca/Caigua/Bolivian Cucumber Seeds

I'll have plenty of these seeds to share so if anyone wants to volunteer their address so they can be made available at the next garden vis…

Started by Dave Riley

38 Nov 27, 2015
Reply by Elaine de Saxe

Canna Lilly Seeds

Much as I love canna lilies, plants are so difficult to locate. I've grown plenty of canna indicus -- Indian shot canna -- from seed  so I'…

Started by Dave Riley

6 Oct 21, 2015
Reply by Dave Riley

Seeds for Bean teepee Cubby

We are planning on making a Bean Teepee Cubby for the children at the school garden . I've got the beans on the go ready for the build but…

Started by Dave Riley

8 Oct 4, 2015
Reply by DARREN JAMES

Surinam spinach

Does anyone grow Surinam spinach? I'm really keen to get some seeds if they are available or hear your experiences if you gave it a go and…

Started by Rob Walter

31 May 10, 2015
Reply by DARREN JAMES

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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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