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Susan's Blog – November 2014 Archive (1)

I've beaten the fruit fly - YES!!

Just look at this - I am so happy I want to cry :)  After 3 years of having my crops ruined by fruit fly (and my ineffective attempts at netting) it was worth the effort.  My tree is absolutely loaded with nectarines and peaches - Nectarines are ripening, peaches look like they'll be a bit longer.   They are quite small and the trees branches are just laden and touching the…


Added by Susan on November 1, 2014 at 16:30 — 11 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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