Hi Everyone,Yes we have very sandy soil on our small 12 acres and I would like to change that to be able to grow vegetables for myself and some mates. I have 2 worm farms I've just started but am…Continue
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Good Afternoon Carol, Welcome to Brisbane Local Foods (BLF). I see you might start up a group in Bowen, is that where you live as I do know parts of Bowen are very Sandy. As Andy says, please do read some of Dave's BLOGS and Items in the FORUM as he is a master at turning Sand into Soil.
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