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"Hi everyone, just thought I'd let you know I ordered some sugar cane.  There's a min…"

Vanessa Collier replied Nov 7, 2011 to Organic Sugar Cane Mulch Supplier

29 Feb 21, 2012

"Thanks Anne!  I'll be needing some mulch before the garden visit."

Vanessa Collier replied Nov 2, 2011 to Organic Sugar Cane Mulch Supplier

29 Feb 21, 2012

"I planted some Borlotti beans this  year and while they've been (excuse the pun!) st…"

Vanessa Collier replied Sep 20, 2011 to What's killing my beans??

64 Jun 29, 2012
Reply by Joseph

"I'd have to agree with Elaine.  I don't bother trying to grow tomatoes any more as t…"

Vanessa Collier replied Aug 3, 2011 to Some of my plants aren't doing so well. Anyone know why? (Photos)

4 Aug 4, 2011
Reply by Florence

"We do have feed lots here but the cattle aren't in them for very long, probably a we…"

Vanessa Collier replied Jul 5, 2011 to FOOD INC

6 Jul 7, 2011
Reply by Lissa

"I grew one in a pot last year and it turned out the biggest of all - but probably mo…"

Vanessa Collier replied May 3, 2011 to Garlic in a pot.

8 May 8, 2011
Reply by Joanne Chung

"I love this idea.  Hubby and I were just talking about it today too, before I saw th…"

Vanessa Collier replied Apr 22, 2011 to Good News Story

3 Apr 25, 2011
Reply by Elaine de Saxe

"Not too bad an article though.  It touches on the population issue which I think is…"

Vanessa Collier replied Feb 24, 2011 to Earth could be unrecognisable by 2050

3 Feb 24, 2011
Reply by Elaine de Saxe

"I have a big issue with biofuels for the reason stated in this article.  South Ameri…"

Vanessa Collier replied Feb 24, 2011 to A new food crisis is on our plates

2 Feb 24, 2011
Reply by Elaine de Saxe

"I think this is a great idea, silt washed down would make the soil more fertile.  It…"

Vanessa Collier replied Feb 16, 2011 to Forests and farms a flood solution for Brisbane?

6 Feb 16, 2011
Reply by Vanessa Collier


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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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