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Bees and Fungi

Original article A man’s “waking dream” is now the subject of research at the Washington State University as a possible means to save the w…

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Bob Cannard, Farming with Nature for True Taste

From ORGANIC CONNECT: Bob Cannard, Farming with Nature for True Taste Food & Nutrition > Farms & Farmers > Bob Cannard, Farm…

Started by LissaLatest Reply

Article on Andy in Cheesemaking newsletter

From the New England Cheesemaking newsletter: Monday, August 19, 2013 Purple Onion Feta with Andy Cumberland Andy Cumberland with hi…

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Bad Eggs can cause salmonella -- like recent outbreak in VIC backyard chickens

I've been washing my eggs...and that's wrong. Families with small flocks of backyard chickens need to be aware of safe handling practices…

Started by Dave Riley

4 Jun 27, 2020
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HARVEST OF THE SUBURBS -- If you took to growing veggies in the coronavirus pandemic, then keep it up when lockdown ends

The empty shelves at nurseries and seed suppliers seen earlier this year tell us we were again insufficiently prepared to rapidly scale up…

Started by Dave Riley

0 Jun 24, 2020

What To Sow In The Subtropical Autumn? ... by Jerry Coleby-Williams

What food plants can be sown or planted in the subtropical autumn? Autumn can be tricky because crops and pests are responding to our warmi…

Started by Dave Riley

2 May 5, 2020
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Permaculture and Permaculturalists

I am not a permaculturalist although I know a few adherents and greatly respect the field work of  key leaders  like Robyn Francis and the…

Started by Dave Riley

0 Sep 14, 2019

Climate change and its impact on Queensland specifically

I believe this report contains some very significant information.   Climate Council Report for Queensland

Started by Andrew Cumberland

0 Aug 7, 2019

Dingoes save wildlife and improve stock grazing,12967

Started by Elaine de Saxe

0 Aug 4, 2019

Container gardening DIY

Here's another media means for the DIY. I like the slides approach. Since it is Florida based it should be sub tropically relevant. Orga…

Started by Dave Riley

0 Jul 8, 2019

Charles Massy -- Call of the Regenerative Farmer

Want to be inspired? Listen to these two interviews.Why transition to true guardianship... Great summary of the perspective of changing to…

Started by Dave Riley

0 Jul 3, 2019

Supporting the Soil Carbon Sponge

Wow! This is a great summary of the dynamics of climate and soil health with Walter Jehne -- Microbiologist, climate scientist and founder…

Started by Dave Riley

4 May 19, 2019
Reply by Jeff Kiehne


Article by Jerry Colbey-Williams 24/04/2019 Rhubarb is very efficient at bioaccumulating toxic heavy metals. Food garden, Moree, NSW. Recy…

Started by Lissa

0 Apr 24, 2019


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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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