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Local government and public place gardening — imposing limitations?

From AUSTRALIAN FOOD SOVEREIGNTY ALLIANCE: Local government and public place gardening — imposing limitations? Story by Russ Grayson, April…

Started by Lissa

9 May 28, 2015
Reply by Elaine de Saxe

This website is the story of a youngish couple with talents and creativity, turning their rental 1 bedroom apartment in NEW FARM into an am…

Started by gabrielle austerberry

13 Feb 18, 2014
Reply by Lissa

Urban beehives on the increase in Brisbane

Follow the LINK for the full article and pics.

Started by Lissa

0 Nov 16, 2013

Keys to successfull urban agriculture business

Follow the link to Cat Greens event if you wish to know more: Wednesday August 21st 1800 to 19.30 Join a vibrant, creative discussion a…

Started by Lissa

0 Jul 29, 2013

Free Distance Learning Courses on Urban Agriculture available online Apparently you just follow the…

Started by Lissa

0 Jun 19, 2013

Geoff Lawton - free videos including "Urban permaculture - the micro space"

LINK - add your email address and the updates will be sent directly to you when they bring out a new video. Hi it's Geoff, At last, my "Urb…

Started by Lissa

1 Apr 28, 2013
Reply by Lissa

Urban Agriculture on Life Matters, Radio National & upcoming speaking date in Brisbane

American farmer, author and photographer Michael Ableman believes that urban agriculture can be the future for food security around the wor…

Started by Scarlett

11 Apr 25, 2012
Reply by gabrielle austerberry

It’s Not a Fairytale: Seattle to Build Nation’s First Food Forest

Forget meadows. The city’s new park will be filled with edible plants, and everything from pears to herbs will be free for the taking.…

Started by Scarlett

2 Feb 27, 2012
Reply by Lissa

Beekeepers add buzz to Japan urban jungle   KYOKO HASEGAWA July 15, 2010…

Started by Scarlett

1 Jul 18, 2010
Reply by Elaine de Saxe

Govt urged to nurture suburban food bowls   A Queensland academic says there is plenty of space in urban environments to g…

Started by Scarlett

4 Mar 29, 2010
Reply by Elaine de Saxe


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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.

Place your business add here! ($5 per month or $25 for 9 months)

Talk to Andy on 0422 022 961.  You can  Pay on this link

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