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Susan's Blog – February 2013 Archive (1)

Time to get cracking

I am back into gardening again.   My soil was old and horrible so rather than buy in some new soil, I spent HOURS digging out all my old soil (from 3, uneven beds) and  used it to level out the slope I had in my vegie patch.   I then decided to try a 'no dig' bed. 

Step 1: dig out all the old soil (NOT no dig, but like I said, I needed to even the slope out). …


Added by Susan on February 13, 2013 at 22:00 — 6 Comments

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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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