Control weeds

This course will teach about installing, operating and maintaining drip irrigation systems, basic skills in pruning and propagation as well as using machinery safely.

References

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”References” font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:left” google_fonts=”font_family:Lato%3A100%2C100italic%2C300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]Weeds on small farms http://farmstyle.com.au/news/weeds-small-farms Identifying weeds  http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/invasive/weeds/identification/index.html  www.weeds.org.au/noxious.htm The Australian National Botanic Gardens http://www.anbg.gov.au/gardens/index.html Australia’s Virtual Herbarium http://avh.chah.org.au/ http://www.weeds.asn.au/about-us/biological-control/ http://www.cpbr.gov.au/cpbr/index.html Weeds of Australia identification tool Council of Australasian Weed Societies (CAWS) http://caws.org.au/index.php Books: Tasmanian Weed Handbook by Bryan H. Hyde-Wyatt and Dennis I. Morris The Weed Forager’s Handbook: A Guide to Edible and Medicinal Weeds in …

Integrated Weed Management and Future Planning

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Integrated Weed Management and Future Planning” font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:left” google_fonts=”font_family:Lato%3A100%2C100italic%2C300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text] Integrated weed management Integrated weed management uses a range of the above control measures. Future planning and ongoing maintenance Follow up is essential until the weed’s seed bank is exhausted (an average of 7 years). For some species, such as gorse, this may even be in excess of 25 years. NRM …

Learn to Love Your Weeds

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Learn to love your weeds” font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:left” google_fonts=”font_family:Lato%3A100%2C100italic%2C300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]Some weeds can be delicious and may be more nutritious than store-bought greens. The yellow petals and young leaves of dandelions can be used in salads, and the roots can be used as a coffee substitute. Sydney-based nutritionist Catherine Saxelby said most edible weeds were high in phytonutrients and phytochemicals such as beta-carotene …