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"Dave Have you tried Aibika as a green food.  There are 3 different leaf types, large…"

Christa replied 1 hour ago to Chaya

18 1 hour ago
Reply by Christa

"It was a melon I grew some time ago, and remember that the vine died off and left a…"

Christa replied Jan 29 to The Santa Claus melon, aka Christmas melon or Piel de Sapo (Toad Skin)

4 Jan 29
Reply by Valerie

"A great video detailing the man who publicised regenerative farming.  He should be h…"

Christa replied Jan 22 to Essential Reading:Call of the Reed Warbler

4 Jan 23
Reply by Dave Riley

"That yellow packet is normally used as a seed packet, are you sure there are not ins…"

Christa replied Jan 19 to 'Tatume' or 'Calabacita' Squash

14 Jan 19
Reply by Barbara Tealby

"Here is a description I found on this site from Pat -   Comment by pat pierce on Feb…"

Christa replied Jan 11 to 'Tatume' or 'Calabacita' Squash

14 Jan 19
Reply by Barbara Tealby

"Pat Pierce of BLF, put me on to the tatume, a couple of years ago.  Pat said she esp…"

Christa replied Jan 11 to 'Tatume' or 'Calabacita' Squash

14 Jan 19
Reply by Barbara Tealby

"Deep soil testing will be a great advantage for fruit trees. Especially if you tell…"

Christa replied Oct 31, 2020 to soil, soil and soil?

27 Nov 30, 2020
Reply by Joe Wang

"Site is playing up for me, can't open any pictures on Scarlett's wicking bed notes. …"

Christa replied Oct 24, 2020 to Wicking beds of awesomeness

8 Nov 28, 2020
Reply by Ron Hyde

"We had the same problem with chillies in oil, they went off so we don't do that any…"

Christa replied Sep 25, 2020 to Warning on dangers of storing garlic in oil

5 Oct 15, 2020
Reply by Jeff Kiehne

"That will be great, if he has spares, I will pay for them when possible. Thanks."

Christa replied Sep 19, 2020 to HAS ANYONE BEEN ABLE TO PURCHASE ANY NEW PLANTS FOR SPRING.

9 Sep 19, 2020
Reply by Christa

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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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