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Loofah insights

Grr all lovely healthy female flowers, not one male flower in sight! I think my problem is that I have only one strong loofah plant, which…

Started by Addy

2 Jan 29, 2010
Reply by Donna

Fruit fly exclusion netting

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

Started by Scarlett

0 Nov 13, 2009

Pepino - My new favourite fruit tree!

I purchased a small plant at the beginning of September and already have two fruits ripening and a number of flowers even though the bush i…

Started by Donna

2 Oct 11, 2009
Reply by Donna

Espalier Fruit Trees (transferred from Backyarders)

Espalier is the art of training trees to specific designs by pruning and tying them to structures and is commonly used to reduce the footpr…

Started by Donna

6 Jun 17, 2009
Reply by Donna

Banana and passionfruit and pawpaw icecreams

I've been making heaps of this. It's been absolutely fabulous for powering through and storing the banana excess in a very palatable way. I…

Started by Scarlett

5 Jun 17, 2009
Reply by Scarlett

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

Some of my favourites

City Growers Brisbane Eden Seeds Food Connect. Community supported agriculture - food box subscriptions SEED International Green Harvest pr…

Started by Scarlett

0 May 28, 2008

Green Food Carts for Brisbane & NYC

New York city is sponsoring the introduction of 1000 carts to sell fruit and vegetables - especially in poor neighbourhoods where access is…

Started by Scarlett

0 Mar 31, 2008


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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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