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Dave Riley's Groups (17)

  • ADVANTAGES OF THE MODERN COTTAGE GARDEN

    6 members Latest Activity: May 11

    A Group for those Members who love growing their Herbs, Fruits & Vegetables but would also like to be able to grow…

  • BLF Futures

    34 members Latest Activity: Mar 1

    A group to discuss how the BLF site works and growing our community! All welcome :)

  • Pressure Cooker Cooking

    10 members Latest Activity: Oct 10, 2019

    I wanted to start a group for this.  Of course, I do soups, stews, rice etc in a pressure cooker.  I found so many more recipes that…

  • HERBS & SPICES, Culinary, Medical, Other

    21 members Latest Activity: on Tuesday

    This Group is intended for those BLF Members, Experienced and Beginner Gardeners, who have an interest in growing Herbs & Spices. Be it…

  • Water Garden

    15 members Latest Activity: Oct 10, 2019

    Water garden for edible plants and ornamental ones as well.

  • Aquaponics Adventures

    42 members Latest Activity: Jun 10

    A group for those who are either doing, or thinking about, aquaponics.  All tips welcome.  Nobody is too experienced or too new to join.  

  • Backyard Bakers - all types of bread

    31 members Latest Activity: May 21

    I was going to limit this to a bread makers' group.  But, on reading a few of my baking books, there are just too many wonderful goodies out…

  • Compost,Worms and Soil

    33 members Latest Activity: May 29, 2020

    A group to discuss the benifits of Compost, Worms and Soil and how we and our plants can learn and interact as a result of these inputs. 

  • Eating Australia - Australian Native Foods

    28 members Latest Activity: Aug 16, 2020

    A group for discussing all types of Australian native foods.

  • TINY HOMES

    22 members Latest Activity: Sep 10, 2018

    There has been a lot of discussion about small homes - compact, sustainable, off grid, interesting design. Quite a few of us seem interested in…

  • Bees - native and honey

    44 members Latest Activity: Dec 31, 2020

    Until I sold my home and garden recently, I owned two native bee hives of Tetragonula carbonaria and a top bar honey bee hive.

    While I'm am…

  • Chooks - Ducks - Quails

    45 members Latest Activity: on Tuesday

    All Poultry - Everything from industrial strength chickens to Bantams, Ducks, Quails etc. Ask questions, share your knowledge and experiences. We…

  • Cheese Makers

    41 members Latest Activity: Mar 6, 2020

    A group for those who make cheese to share their experiments, learnings and failures.  

    A person who makes cheese is called a ...…

  • Fermental As Anything! Brisbane

    27 members Latest Activity: May 10, 2020

    If you love fermented, pickled, preserved, cultured, cured, smoked or otherwise deliciously transformed foods, Fermental As Anything is the place…

  • Edible Weeds

    30 members Latest Activity: Apr 19

    OXALIC ACID - suggested reading.…

  • Companion Planting

    25 members Latest Activity: Apr 13

    Companion Planting is an age old practice of Planting Plants within close proximity which will Benefit other Plants, either by giving off a scent…

  • Garden Visits

    117 members Latest Activity: on Tuesday

    Follow the calendar link below to check out where the group is visiting throughout…

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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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