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What green is that? ... at McDowall Manor

A 5 minute look at the greens we grow and consume here at the Manor. You would have heard me talking about them in some of the cooking videos like the slaw a...

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Comment by Lissa on March 20, 2015 at 6:08

Good one Andy.

I found it interesting that all your plants are boys. Everything in my yard is female as they produce flowers and offspring (fruit) unless it's obviously male like the male pawpaw plant.

Betel Leaf or Piper sarmentosum - I often tend to mis-pronounce things phonetically and have been calling it Betel as in beatle but you pronounce it bee - tell.

Comment by Rob Collings on March 20, 2015 at 0:37
Green with greens' envy Andy.
Comment by Andrew Cumberland on March 19, 2015 at 21:54
Thanks Elaine! I've fixed it now.

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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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