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"Do you need to rotate sweet potatoes? It is a perennial cultivated as an annual. Unl…"

Dave Riley replied Jan 14, 2020 to Sweet potato pests????

6 Jan 21, 2020
Reply by angela holmes

"True. It is all in the preparation. The advantage of the Evac centre is that they ca…"

Dave Riley replied Jan 1, 2020 to Planning to survive a Bushfire in Brisbane

13 Jan 2, 2020
Reply by Jeff Kiehne

"Resilience? This is the sort of response we will need if our time ever comes: SHARE…"

Dave Riley replied Jan 1, 2020 to Planning to survive a Bushfire in Brisbane

13 Jan 2, 2020
Reply by Jeff Kiehne

"Thats' not true as emergency responses are run at the local municipal level in partn…"

Dave Riley replied Jan 1, 2020 to Planning to survive a Bushfire in Brisbane

13 Jan 2, 2020
Reply by Jeff Kiehne

"Maybe nor so useful in detail here in SEQ but the perspective may be worth mulling o…"

Dave Riley replied Jan 1, 2020 to Planning to survive a Bushfire in Brisbane

13 Jan 2, 2020
Reply by Jeff Kiehne

"No they don't. The manual states that pets must be secured in an appropriate environ…"

Dave Riley replied Dec 30, 2019 to Planning to survive a Bushfire in Brisbane

13 Jan 2, 2020
Reply by Jeff Kiehne

"Another point worth mentioning: if you commute to and from work there is always the…"

Dave Riley replied Dec 29, 2019 to Planning to survive a Bushfire in Brisbane

13 Jan 2, 2020
Reply by Jeff Kiehne

"Occasionally, you get journalism like this. But I think it obscures more than it rev…"

Dave Riley replied Dec 28, 2019 to Growing your own food at home can be rewarding, but is it cost-effective?

2 Dec 29, 2019
Reply by Jeff Kiehne

"This surprised me.Here is Su Dennett (well known permie)using a sickle like I do.Of…"

Dave Riley replied Dec 24, 2019 to Sickling the weeds

4 Dec 24, 2019
Reply by Dave Riley

"Some, but not all, plants can be propagated from just a leaf or a section of a leaf.…"

Dave Riley replied Dec 22, 2019 to Growing from leaves.

4 Dec 24, 2019
Reply by Christa

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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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