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I have seen a few Summers here. They come and go while the plants respond to the weather.
But this time around...
I am overwhelmed by the verdant growth. I've had to hack my way along the paths to get from A to B.
I took these photos to showcase how I grow Vetiver inside the beds. Delineating one plant from the other is hard, I know, but the spindly uprights are Vetiver clumps.
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Excellent in the chook pen too. Keeps mites and flies down. Great bedding material. You can plant into aquaculture setups to clean water supply.
I've started harvesting for mulch. Fantastic plant mate!
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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.
Talk to Andy on 0422 022 961. You can Pay on this link
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