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Michelle de Lacy left a comment for Anneke Jochem
"Hi Annecke,  are you still living and growing in waitakere? I have not been active in the oooby world for some time now, but live in Waiatakere township also and am interested in getting a community garden happening or working towards…"
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Auckland NZ

Tell us all what you want or what you have to offer. eg. Lemons, seedlings etc. To respond to someones listing contact them directly via their page…
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Helen Vercoe replied to Mark Baker's discussion Raw Milk in the Auckland Area in the group Raw Organic Milk
"Hi Mark, you can reach me on wayneywayne@lycos.com cheers Helen"
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"Hi Catherine, are you still interested in getting raw milk? If you are still in central Auckland, I might be able to help. Give me a call on 846 3327, I'm usually around in the evening. cheers Helen"
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Foragers and Gatherers

I love foraging and gathering, whether it be mushrooms plums apples rosehips blackberries wild figs, Even sneakily shaking a forgotten Olive. Anyone want to share info!
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Making Cheese

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Bees

Whether you are a Beekeeper, would like to keep Bees or simply understand the importance of Bees, this group is for you. Viva la Bees!See More
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New Zealand Seed and Plant Exchange

Are you looking for a particular plant or seeds ? Do you have spares?Post your notices here.See More
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Mark Baker replied to Mark Baker's discussion Raw Milk in the Auckland Area in the group Raw Organic Milk
"Thanks for your replies guys! sorry for taking so long to write back but have only just checked the discussion. Helen do you have an email I could get you on? It would be a lot easier for me, I don't have much time during the night to make…"
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Poultry in Urbania

A group all about how to keep poultry including chickens, bantams,geese and ducks. Help with problems or questions and to brag about your special feathered friends.See More
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Some interesting facts about Comfrey

Hi all I just kicked off a research program that seeks to realize the untapped potential for comfrey, an ancient Russian herb.  If you’re interested in supporting my efforts, a grass roots citizen science project, and have a few bucks to spare please support my pledgeme campaign here -…See More
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Some interesting facts about Comfrey

Hi all I just kicked off a research program that seeks to realize the untapped potential for comfrey, an ancient Russian herb.  If you’re interested in supporting my efforts, a grass roots citizen science project, and have a few bucks to spare please support my pledgeme…

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Posted by Tim on March 22, 2015 at 1:42pm

Passive solar

House design is an integral aspect of permaculture with passive solar and other low energy input designs. The conundrum is that we really need different designs for winter and summer. In Japan we have cold dry winters and hot muggy summers so the Japanese approach was that it was better to be cool in summer and freeze in winter. If I paint the west facing wall matt black the concrete will absorb heat during the day and radiate half of it back into the house at night. In summer a white wall…

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Posted by Suburban Micro Food Forest on March 5, 2015 at 3:58pm

Arid micro-climate

Water melon and cucumbers have done well in the searing heat by the west facing wall of the house. Everything else seems to struggle. It's all about trial and observation. I want to avoid being dependent on hand watering if possible. I'm considering another grape or peach against this wall as they seem to be able to find water.

Posted by Suburban Micro Food Forest on March 5, 2015 at 3:52pm

refusing to die

The banana roots and taro I chucked in the soak hole to die have revived and are doing well. It's the lowest point of the site so they must be getting water. Should have put them there in the first place. As Jacques Cousteau said 'Life is very persistent.'

Posted by Suburban Micro Food Forest on March 5, 2015 at 3:47pm

Symphony of the Soil

Posted by Mariana on March 2, 2015 at 9:47am

How to Make a Human Being

Posted by Mariana on March 2, 2015 at 9:42am

The garden grows

Well, now that we are at the end of December, my garden is finally starting to take off :) I started planting Labour weekend, but everything I planted failed to grow and some things were taken out by the thousands of little slugs I have living in my woodchips. After talking to friends, I think the plants failed to grow because the ground was covered with mulch and took longer to warm up. Plus the garden is exposed to the sou-wester winds, soil is a bit compacted etc etc. Next year I will…

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Posted by Sarah Walsh on December 31, 2014 at 10:45am — 1 Comment

INHABIT: A Permaculture Perspective

Inhabit: A Permaculture Perspective offers stories and solutions for meeting human needs while simultaneously restoring the health of the ecosystems we live in.

Looking forward to watching this documentary when it gets released! More info…

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Posted by Mariana on December 6, 2014 at 8:37pm

 
 
 

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