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"This site is afterall, 'Brisbane Local Food'...but in deference to that I'm not sure…"

Dave Riley replied May 27, 2014 to Community gardening alternatives?

34 Jul 6, 2014
Reply by Susanne

"Thanks for the input. Obviously community gardens are great networking tools but the…"

Dave Riley replied May 26, 2014 to Community gardening alternatives?

34 Jul 6, 2014
Reply by Susanne

"Well the complication is that the possible/probable drought kicks in from July which…"

Dave Riley replied May 24, 2014 to El Nino on the way? Time to look to your water budget.

11 May 24, 2014

"What volume? I did my budget and estimated that I'd need twice the volume -- 3,000 l…"

Dave Riley replied May 23, 2014 to El Nino on the way? Time to look to your water budget.

11 May 24, 2014

"Well I don't think not eating meat IS BENEFICIAL to the planet for a lot of reasons.…"

Dave Riley replied May 10, 2014 to Can Cows Save the Planet?

5 May 10, 2014
Reply by Dave Riley

"I've read it. It's  a bit journalese driven I reckon. The best critique I've read of…"

Dave Riley replied May 10, 2014 to Can Cows Save the Planet?

5 May 10, 2014
Reply by Dave Riley

"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

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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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