Brisbane Local Food

Growing local

Lissa's Blog – May 2011 Archive (3)

LOOFAH/LUFFA

Vanessa Collier method of achieving good looking loofah sponges:

Lissa, for the loofas I just wait until they turn brown on the vine (don't leave them too long). Pick them then break off the bottom knobby bit and give it a bash and shake to…

Continue

Added by Lissa on May 21, 2011 at 16:30 — 20 Comments

2011 AUTUMN March to May

14/03/11 Autumn - the weather is just beautiful already with milder days. It's almost enough to take my mind off the colonoscopy I'm facing later today, or rather, the muck I had to drink in preparation. Thank goodness for gardening to divert my attention from it all lol (and Minties to help remove the dubious flavour).

I'm a normally a nibbler when I mooch around the…

Continue

Added by Lissa on May 14, 2011 at 6:00 — 18 Comments

GARDEN REMEDIES & SUGGESTIONS

Check out this website for help with plant problems: VEGETABLE MD ONLINE

TOPICS:

  • SUPPLEMENTS
  • PLANTS and their requirements
  • DEFICIENCY SIGNS
  • PESTS & DISEASES
  • PRODUCTS
  • SPECIFIC PROBLEM
  • MAKING POTTING…
Continue

Added by Lissa on May 3, 2011 at 7:00 — 22 Comments

Important note about adding photos:

Always add photos using the "From my computer" option, even if you are on a mobile phone or other device.

Photos

  • Add Photos
  • View All

Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

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.


Place your business add here! ($5 per month or $25 for 9 months)

Talk to Andy on 0422 022 961.  You can  Pay on this link

© 2020   Created by Andrew Cumberland.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service