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How to protect young climbing beans from bean fly

I came up with this method of protecting my young climbing beans from bean fly, whose larvae killed successive plantings of my Blue Lake…

Started by Mike Watson

1 Sep 18
Reply by Andrew Cumberland

bean fly attacking young bean plants?

Hi everyone, new here, and hoping for a successful winter bean crop with a little help from your good selves. I'm successful with snake bea…

Started by Mike Watson

11 May 19
Reply by Dave Riley

Health concerns for children eating Australian fruit, APVMA proposes to ‘suspend’ fenthion

October 16, 2012 Kate Carey The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) is recommending suspension of the common…

Started by Scarlett

2 Oct 26, 2012
Reply by Scarlett

What's killing my beans??

Hi all, Just wondering if anyone can help me identify this pest and help me treat my beans. Every time I grow beans they seem to take off…

Started by Vanessa Collier

64 Jun 29, 2012
Reply by Joseph

Organic control of fruit fly video

Interested in how to control fruit fly organically in your garden? Check out my little you tube video.

Started by Linda Brennan

2 Mar 18, 2012
Reply by Linda Brennan

Fruit fly control

We had a few unusually warm days lately, I've just sown some tomato seeds last week and been thinking about fruit fly control. I've seen fl…

Started by Florence

47 May 4, 2010
Reply by Florence

Is this damage by bean fly or something else?

Hi everyone, My beans very really produce much at all, and they appear to all shrivel up and died on me.  I've read on another discussion a…

Started by Florence

12 Jan 22, 2010
Reply by Elaine de Saxe

Fruit fly exclusion netting

Apparently you can buy it by the lineal metre from netprocanopies check out

Started by Scarlett

0 Nov 13, 2009

Fruit fly control

I've just been online and bought an arsenal of fruit fly products. I had good success growing tomatoes in West End but there is obviously a…

Started by Scarlett

1 Feb 8, 2009
Reply by Donna


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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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