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Hemlock Conium maculatum

POISONOUS!! Photos for identification from ADAM GRUBB EAT THAT WEED From BRISBANE CITY COUNCIL WEED IDENTIFICATION SITE: An upright and sho…

Started by Lissa

0 Sep 22, 2015

SCURVY WEED Commelina cyanea

This is the plant we get mixed up with Trad or Wandering Jew. Trad has white flowers and is also edible. From the WILD EDIBLES DATABASE Fo…

Started by Lissa

0 May 26, 2015

Sun Rose, Aptenia cordifolia

is a species of succulent plant in the iceplant family known by the common names heartleaf iceplant andbaby sun rose. Perhaps the most comm…

Started by Jane

5 Jan 9, 2015
Reply by Lissa

FISHWORT Houttuynia cordata

I pick up plants from all over the place and can't always recall what they are, especially if they die down and grow back. I've had this my…

Started by Lissa

5 Jan 6, 2015
Reply by Lissa

AMARANTH Amarathus viridis, A. retroflexus

From WILD EDIBLE DATABASEDescription: An erect smooth branched herb without thorns. It is 30 to 60 cm high and grows from seeds each year.…

Started by Lissa

2 Dec 20, 2014
Reply by Lissa

Elderflowers are starting

Weed lovers, I saw my first ready-to-pick elderflower head today. I just thought I'd give a heads up as there has been some interest in thi…

Started by Rob Walter

11 Nov 10, 2014
Reply by Lissa

Get Your Greens, Eat Your Weeds

Nice little article from PIP MAGAZINE: Get Your Greens, Eat Your Weeds 12 July 2014 We moved house not that long ago, so we’re yet to plant…

Started by Lissa

2 Jul 17, 2014
Reply by Lissa

FAT HEN Chenopodium album

Also known as lambsquarters, goosefoot, wild spinach. Photos courtesy of The Weed Foragers flickr site: Fat Hen is apparently a summer gree…

Started by Lissa

4 May 14, 2014
Reply by Lissa

Edible Weeds with video

From the PERMACULTURE RESEARCH INST: Follow the link to see the video. Edible Weeds Posted March 26, 2014 by Todd Mansfield & filed un…

Started by Lissa

0 Mar 27, 2014

PRICKLY PEAR Opuntia ficus-indica

Also known as Nopales, Indian Fig. Considered merely a pest in Australia, turns out not only the fruit are edible but the pads or paddles…

Started by Lissa

7 Mar 17, 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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