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"I admit to being a whiz at making my own fertiliser.  If you check the literature fr…"

Dave Riley replied Apr 17, 2014 to Gee Whiz: Human Urine Is Shown to Be an Effective Agricultural Fertilizer

11 Apr 21, 2014
Reply by Lissa

"Try this for the link: http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/agriculture/resources/soils/biology…"

Dave Riley replied Apr 16, 2014 to Earth Worm Benefits

9 Apr 23, 2014
Reply by Elaine de Saxe

""Little is known about the behaviour of earthworms in Australia. Much of the researc…"

Dave Riley replied Apr 16, 2014 to Earth Worm Benefits

9 Apr 23, 2014
Reply by Elaine de Saxe

"I used to garden with car tires to good effect. Before any chorus starts up, here is…"

Dave Riley replied Apr 14, 2014 to Health hazards in the garden

16 Apr 18, 2014
Reply by Lissa

"110 mm. With the only pooling left this morning on sections  of asphalt. Sand does t…"

Dave Riley replied Mar 28, 2014 to How we are fairing in the rain...

8 Mar 28, 2014
Reply by Valerie

"I've buried branches in my garden beds in Hugelkultur fashion but it hasn't worked a…"

Dave Riley replied Mar 9, 2014 to Hugelkultur: composting whole trees with ease

7 Mar 9, 2014
Reply by Dave Riley

"Best source for terracotta pots and best price is Masters Hardware stores . I got mo…"

Dave Riley replied Feb 16, 2014 to Terracotta Pot Irrigation

4 Feb 16, 2014
Reply by Dave Riley

"I used to make snags and it's a lot of fun...but, you know, each effort was a major…"

Dave Riley replied Feb 11, 2014 to Sausage Makers Unite!

23 Jun 2, 2018
Reply by Andrew Cumberland

"Old leaves.younger ones are like salad greens. "

Dave Riley replied Feb 4, 2014 to Sweet Leaf/Katuk delights

3 Feb 4, 2014
Reply by Lissa

"No I'm not gonna wicker.  I make soil instead by throwing a lot of mulch and stuff a…"

Dave Riley replied Sep 7, 2013 to Siggestions for harvesting from and managing a sweet potato patch

8 Sep 7, 2013
Reply by Dave Riley

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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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