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Backyard gardening aint enough.The kids lead us forward in the face of denial. More info and resources HERE. 1PM Queens Gardens, Brisbane C…

Started by Dave Riley

15 Sep 25, 2019
Reply by Andrew Cumberland

Pine Rivers Show

For those of you who attended my garden visit, Trevor and Faye from the Pine Rivers Show were there looking to spread the word about contri…

Started by Andrew Cumberland

4 Aug 4, 2019
Reply by Susan

The Fillies and The Farm: ABC visits the Green P Farm in Deagon

Jerry visits a community garden ringed by a racecourse track! At Deagon racecourse garden members grow food, divert food waste from landfil…

Started by Dave Riley

0 Jun 3, 2019

Okie Dokie farmshare

Hi everyone, Wasn't sure where to post this but thought someone might be interested. Met these guys last night from Okie Dokie - Whispering…

Started by Sophie

1 Oct 20, 2016
Reply by Elaine de Saxe

Salisbury Community Garden

Hi everyone. We are members of a small community garden located in the grounds of the Salisbury State School. We have been at this site for…

Started by Karoline Novak

4 Mar 26, 2016
Reply by Karoline Novak

"Elephant Potato Yam"

G'day fellow gardeners, it looks like a new community garden will be starting in my suburb of Crestmead:) If it goes ahead I want to do a t…

Started by Warren Goodlet

12 Nov 3, 2015
Reply by Warren Goodlet

School Garden: so much activity and inspiration.

Beachmere State School's Community Garden  has consolidated over the last two terms. Today's impressive harvest of salad greens, herbs, zuc…

Started by Dave Riley

1 Sep 6, 2015
Reply by Lissa

School Garden

We have drones in my 'hood...they don't kill you, but they take snazzy pics. Here's a section I snaffled from a larger pic that features t…

Started by Dave Riley

0 Jul 17, 2015

School Garden Harvest

The local school community  garden has really taken off. We're harvesting and sharing the produce . Corn and herbs harvested today. Herbs…

Started by Dave Riley

1 Jun 4, 2015
Reply by Lissa

School Community Garden

The 'other' gardening project has really taken off. We're partnering with the local primary school here in Beachmere to maintain and cons…

Started by Dave Riley

5 May 27, 2015
Reply by Lissa


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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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