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New Biocontrol Ladybird for control of Aphids

We have a new predator available for aphid control. This native Australian ladybird beetle (Harmonia octomaculata) is an entirely new bioc…

Started by Dianne CaswellLatest Reply

Slasher - Organic Weed Control

Thought this may be of interest to some.Slasher Weedkiller arrives!!! We are extremely pleased to announce the release of our organic herbi…

Started by Dianne CaswellLatest Reply

BUTTERFLY ON A STICK - cabbage white deterrent....hopefully

When we visited Rob's place recently we were all enthralled by the solar butterflies on a stick that flap their wings when the sun hits the…

Started by LissaLatest Reply

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The Vetiver Community Project, Beachmere (Brisbane)

BRISBANE: October 8th, 2019: My Vetiver nursery activities  can now boast several hundred plants -- with more pending.  I can now say that…

Started by Dave Riley

0 Oct 8, 2019

Sewing seeds in cells of cow dung: what gives?

This weather growing plants from seed can be problematical in that new factors impact on their nurseryhood. So in frustration, I seized the…

Started by Dave Riley

3 Feb 10, 2019
Reply by Jeff Kiehne


Started by Lissa

6 Nov 10, 2018
Reply by San

Mr Spice is very nice for spice...

I get all my spices from Mr Spice -=- Sam and Nisha -- at the Sunday Caboolture Markets. So I refer to Sam (oictured right) as 'my spice me…

Started by Dave Riley

1 Nov 3, 2018
Reply by Andrew Cumberland

Raised Garden Beds - colorbond

Hi, I’m in the Sandgate area & want to buy a few raised colorbond garden beds. I’d like them to be in one piece. Having trouble finding…

Started by Tony

5 Aug 4, 2018
Reply by Lissa

A Home Biogas System

Homebiogas Nice Not much to add on this, the website says it all... I will say, I wish I had more scraps (after the chickens, goats, worms…

Started by Rob Collings

9 May 31, 2018
Reply by Becky

Aussie Farmers Direct

Discount Grocery Outlet Underwood - DGO is selling Aussie Farmers Direct they had orange juice  milk  and lots of small goods saw  on faceb…

Started by Jeff Kiehne

3 Mar 9, 2018
Reply by Jeff Kiehne


Has anyone tried this product and can give feedback: SLASHER ORGANIC WEEDKILLER Slasher Weedkiller is a Registered Organic herbicide that r…

Started by Lissa

11 Jan 14, 2018
Reply by Lissa

Local Suppliers - need help!

Hi everyone I have clients who live at Brighton on a suburban block, who are doing it tough. The wife has cancer and they home school 3 chi…

Started by Anne Gibson

10 Sep 3, 2017
Reply by Anne Gibson


It's been a while since anyone talked about solar cookers. There was a rash of interest a couple of years ago with workshops showing us how…

Started by Lissa

12 Jun 19, 2017
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.

Place your business add here! ($5 per month or $25 for 9 months)

Talk to Andy on 0422 022 961.  You can  Pay on this link

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