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"For anyone who doesn't have the time or desire to read it as a book he's also done a…"

Sid Saghe replied May 30, 2019 to Bruce Pascoe: Aboriginal agriculture, technology and ingenuity

4 May 30, 2019
Reply by Sid Saghe

"This year I learned that I really can garden! My biggest challenge was learning abou…"

Sid Saghe replied Oct 11, 2018 to Gardening moments

10 Oct 14, 2018
Reply by Valerie

"My childhood tree is equally loved and contentious in Queensland - we had a large Ja…"

Sid Saghe replied Sep 24, 2018 to OUR WILLOW TREE

14 Sep 29, 2018
Reply by GayleD

"Would you like some help planting Valerie? I’m not a great gardener yet but with dir…"

Sid Saghe replied Sep 22, 2018 to Spring Gardening

5 Sep 24, 2018
Reply by Andrew Cumberland

"Interesting - I'm mostly interested in the native trees to be honest, like Davidson…"

Sid Saghe replied Sep 17, 2018 to What Fruit Trees do you have fruit on this Spring.

7 Sep 17, 2018
Reply by Elaine de Saxe

"I've been a slow starter on the fruit - having a teeny yard to work with I can't rea…"

Sid Saghe replied Sep 17, 2018 to What Fruit Trees do you have fruit on this Spring.

7 Sep 17, 2018
Reply by Elaine de Saxe

"Sorry to necro the thread, but did this end up going ahead? I'm keen if so!"

Sid Saghe replied Aug 21, 2018 to Free coffee grounds

23 Aug 10, 2019
Reply by Andrew Cumberland

"This is fascinating - we'll probably be moving (in the opposite direction hopefully,…"

Sid Saghe replied Aug 13, 2018 to Organic matter slumping - another try to counter this.

8 Aug 25, 2018
Reply by Elaine de Saxe

"I can't suggest for pure colourbond raised beds but I have raised planters made from…"

Sid Saghe replied Aug 2, 2018 to Raised Garden Beds - colorbond

5 Aug 4, 2018
Reply by Lissa

"This is really interesting to consider - last year when I started trying to garden s…"

Sid Saghe replied Jul 26, 2018 to 5 Seasons Calendar: adding ‘sprinter’ and ‘sprummer’

22 Jul 27, 2018
Reply by Dave Riley


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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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