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

Vetiver Ventures in Brisbane (Part 1)

I began with 3 Vetiver slips. I grew them up to 1.5-1.7metres tall and started harvested root cuttings -- two to three months ago. I now have just under 100 plants in the soil with another 30 coming on in my nursery.

That may seem a lot of stock for any one plant but to bio-design with Vetiver you need to plant them close together. [See resources at the…

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Added by Dave Riley on December 30, 2016 at 0:00 — 42 Comments

I'm so darn empirical that I suffer from the green thumb fidgets.

I now and then ask myself,"Why don't you leave well enough alone?"

But, you know, if you don't potter about the garden -- grabbing any excuse --you may as well be dead...

As well as making over the front yard with copious plantings of creepers, aloes, kangaroo paw, vetiver, flowering bulbs,grevilleas and such, -- I've been madly planting out vetiver grass…

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Added by Dave Riley on December 1, 2016 at 2:35 — 7 Comments

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