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"Further on Milpa... So much of the online stuff available is in Spanish but there ar…"

Dave Riley replied Feb 18 to PEARL MILLET

4 Feb 18
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"FYI: I just came upon this interesting article on the Milpa system of agriculture --…"

Dave Riley replied Feb 17 to PEARL MILLET

4 Feb 18
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"What's left from tonight's  Pearl Millet feast. Looks like couscous or rise or crack…"

Dave Riley replied Feb 16 to PEARL MILLET

4 Feb 18
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"Piel de Sapo melon makes an awesome salsa or salad. Last night I chopped up the last…"

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

4 Jan 29
Reply by Valerie

"Here at BLF we grow our own. "

Dave Riley replied Jan 23 to Tips for beginners

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Reply by Dianne Caswell

"In my personal experience, many folk who move into food growing & raising often…"

Dave Riley replied Jan 23 to Essential Reading:Call of the Reed Warbler

4 Jan 23
Reply by Dave Riley

"Pumpkin Paradise is a great local resource. Truly excellent seed porn. "

Dave Riley replied Jan 13 to 'Tatume' or 'Calabacita' Squash

14 Jan 19
Reply by Barbara Tealby

"You'll find some  seeds here. Be quick. Like immediately as it's their last one. I h…"

Dave Riley replied Jan 12 to 'Tatume' or 'Calabacita' Squash

14 Jan 19
Reply by Barbara Tealby

"Maybe it was you who just bought Pumpkin Paradise's last supply of Tatume? If not yo…"

Dave Riley replied Jan 10 to 'Tatume' or 'Calabacita' Squash

14 Jan 19
Reply by Barbara Tealby

"If you step back,PPs, corn and various tubers (other than potatoes) suit the Brisban…"

Dave Riley replied Dec 29, 2020 to Pigeon peas - now what?

20 Dec 29, 2020
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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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