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Spring is finally here! Food Safety Information Council have released 5 food safety tips for growing your own food 

Started by Kellie Williams

1 Oct 3, 2017
Reply by Carol Wallace

Edible Brisbane ~ Food Plants in Public Spaces

This is a very interesting web page. It gives you a map with free fruit, from trees in public places.

Started by Darryl Simpson

1 Jun 25, 2017
Reply by Andrew Cumberland

Did You Know - Council Cabs

I wasn't sure where to put this. You know we sometimes complain about Councils but I was so impressed with this Council Cabs info I found w…

Started by Dianne Caswell

2 Mar 31, 2017
Reply by Lissa

Wind-Powered Water Collector

This is the article. And in a nutshell: Brilliant idea!

Started by Elaine de Saxe

10 Dec 31, 2016
Reply by Elaine de Saxe


All free to join and access videos and other training material.  THE PERMACULTURE CIRCLE I'm very excited about making all of these things…

Started by Lissa

3 Dec 24, 2016
Reply by Lissa

Regnerative Agriculture

Creating drought resistant soil (FAO)   Worth it for the graphs alone but the clear discussion of the DIY is worth memorizing. Soil Carbon…

Started by Dave Riley

7 Nov 29, 2016
Reply by Dave Riley

Fireweed - Information from Biosecurity Queensland

Copy of an email received 10th November 2016:   9 November 2016Spring has sprung and so has fireweed…

Started by Elaine de Saxe

1 Nov 10, 2016
Reply by Dianne Caswell

Urban Agriculure Magazine

UA Magazine no. 31 - Inclusive Use of Urban Space Opinion - The Strength of Local Communities of Stakeholders Editorial - Community…

Started by Dave Riley

1 Oct 12, 2016
Reply by Elaine de Saxe


Mark Berkery takes incredible macro photos of insects and flowers. Here he has captured the emergence of a shield bug. Just incredible. Fol…

Started by Lissa

1 Sep 9, 2016
Reply by Stevo

More Banana Information

This is a wild website We Be Bananas - with a mind-boggling amount of information on Bananas in general and Banana varieties. The same pers…

Started by Elaine de Saxe

28 Sep 9, 2016
Reply by Sophie


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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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