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"An elderly cat of my acquaintance adored the ripe fruit and gorged on them without a…"

Elaine de Saxe replied Sep 30, 2017 to BLACKBERRY NIGHTSHADE Solanum nigrum

11 Sep 30, 2017
Reply by Elaine de Saxe

"Whoulda thunk? ;-) Good info, thanks Lissa."

Elaine de Saxe replied Jul 19, 2017 to CORDYLINE FRUTICOSA

2 Jul 19, 2017
Reply by Christa

"It is an excellent book!"

Elaine de Saxe replied Jul 28, 2016 to The Weed Forager's Handbook: A Guide to Edible and Medicinal Weeds in Australia - Book Review

2 Jul 29, 2016
Reply by James Rosenlund

"Not personally sure. If it were mine, I'd give one leaf a whirl and see how it taste…"

Elaine de Saxe replied Dec 10, 2015 to PURSLANE Portulaca oleracea

7 Dec 10, 2015
Reply by Elaine de Saxe

"Nothing will hide the nut grass! I grows through asphalt footpaths. Only complete er…"

Elaine de Saxe replied Oct 23, 2015 to Identifying Gotu Kola and Native Violet

20 Oct 26, 2015
Reply by Florence

"However, 1 leaf if it tastes pleasant is a trial I'm prepared to make. Daffy bulbs i…"

Elaine de Saxe replied Oct 23, 2015 to Identifying Gotu Kola and Native Violet

20 Oct 26, 2015
Reply by Florence

"I'm willing to give it a whirl if you'd like to bring along some leaves."

Elaine de Saxe replied Oct 23, 2015 to Identifying Gotu Kola and Native Violet

20 Oct 26, 2015
Reply by Florence

"I see what you mean, Lissa. I've not seen the plant for many years, senior moment ;-…"

Elaine de Saxe replied Oct 22, 2015 to Identifying Gotu Kola and Native Violet

20 Oct 26, 2015
Reply by Florence

"Wow! Will have to check mine. Red flowers - whoda thunk? The Dichondra's flowers are…"

Elaine de Saxe replied Oct 22, 2015 to Identifying Gotu Kola and Native Violet

20 Oct 26, 2015
Reply by Florence

"As I recall (and I grew it in the mistaken belief it grew in the shade), the leaf wa…"

Elaine de Saxe replied Oct 22, 2015 to Identifying Gotu Kola and Native Violet

20 Oct 26, 2015
Reply by Florence

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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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