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Regenerating Sandy Soils with Mulch

A brief outline of converting sand into loam using grass clippings.

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Comment by Andrew Cumberland on May 23, 2020 at 22:15
Your yard was one of the inspirations to continue working my building site garden rather than just get it dug out and replaced with real soil.
Comment by Barbara Tealby on May 23, 2020 at 21:01
Well done, Dave. Shows what organic matter with a little (? lot) of elbow grease achieves.

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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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