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Dave Riley's Blog – February 2016 Archive (2)

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Added by Dave Riley on February 21, 2016 at 14:13 — 3 Comments

A Dry February and inoculant ferments (like GoGo Juice)

'Tis been a Summer on the dry side. Despite the humidity the rains not cometh that often and the garden has suffered in the heat.

Finally I'm getting a bit of height from my shade plantings -- Pigeon Pea and  Frangipani--   but I could have done with that elevation earlier in the season.

Keeping up the water has been  a hard task.  Although my terracotta pot system keep plants alive, they don't irrigate to a volume that promotes keen growth in sand, and supplementary hand…

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Added by Dave Riley on February 21, 2016 at 0:00 — 12 Comments

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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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