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Dave Riley's Blog – November 2011 Archive (5)

Trench mulched pathways for everyday 'squeeze' and sponge irrigation





I've been experimenting with trench mulching (as is my habit). My most recent hypothesis was  to harness the space between my garden beds as a means to trench mulch  my plants.…
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Added by Dave Riley on November 29, 2011 at 8:30 — 1 Comment

Pond Life



 I have always had ponds about me. My childhood was always spent in cooee of water life.


It's not that I'm into fish and  aquariums in a big way -- but I like small bodies of water:…
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Added by Dave Riley on November 2, 2011 at 22:30 — 7 Comments

VIDEO - Rainwater Harvesting Basics -- Brad Lancaster

This is a very good over view of water harvesting approach of Brad Lancaster as found in his series : Rainwater Harvesting for Dylands and Beyond.



The guy's methodology  is holistic and accessible. Practice and…

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Added by Dave Riley on November 1, 2011 at 0:47 — 4 Comments

Joy Two: The Joy of Chooks

I have kept chickens before but only on a very small suburban block with not much in the way of productive gardening. 
Nowadays,…
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Added by Dave Riley on November 1, 2011 at 0:41 — 1 Comment

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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.)

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