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"What have I got to lose? Its' not as though they'd take over, leastways in a hurry.…"

Dave Riley replied Feb 3, 2013 to A Frangipani 'Trellis': vegetable gardening with shade (and flowers) in mind

7 Feb 5, 2013
Reply by Andrew Cumberland

"I started experimenting with this approach...then the  Ex Trop Cyclone Oswald rains…"

Dave Riley replied Feb 2, 2013 to Watering by condensation

19 Mar 18, 2013
Reply by Dave Riley

"More Information: begin here: Article:htt…"

Dave Riley replied Jan 19, 2013 to Watering by condensation

19 Mar 18, 2013
Reply by Dave Riley

"Ollas: terracotta irrigation done cheap I had a section of garden that I needed to…"

Dave Riley replied May 31, 2012 to Terracotta Wet Pots: cheap and readymade.

2 Jun 1, 2012

"Chokes are us…"

Dave Riley replied Apr 11, 2012 to Chokoes

11 Apr 11, 2012
Reply by Dave Riley

"There's lot of info about vinegar on the web and I suggest you do the homework becau…"

Dave Riley replied Apr 8, 2012 to Vinegar as herbicide

4 Apr 8, 2012
Reply by Dave Riley

"Ah...Just remembered: I should be able to get some seeds at a Chinese Grocer."

Dave Riley replied Jan 7, 2012 to Looking for Snake Bean seeds: not dwarf variety.

5 Sep 11, 2012
Reply by Jane

"Just wondering: Do you really have to trellis these? Isn't it an option to keep fres…"

Dave Riley replied Dec 8, 2011 to Trellis'ing the melons

111 Dec 13, 2012
Reply by James Rosenlund

"No. I'm the person with got 8 vines growing. Lance Hill  is a choko/mirliton special…"

Dave Riley replied Nov 30, 2011 to Chokoes

11 Apr 11, 2012
Reply by Dave Riley

"I use a 100 Litre drum(pictured) to water two beds (roughly 1 metre by 5-6 metres)…"

Dave Riley replied Nov 17, 2011 to Water!!

9 Nov 25, 2011


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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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