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Janet Luke commented on Pete Russell's group Bees
"I have formic Acid and Oxalic Acid in Hobby quantities for sale at . I also have a Top Bar Beekeeping course on September 20th in Havelock North. More info here "
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Kali commented on Denise's group What To Do Today?
"If anyone wants to do a seed swap with me let me know, I have tons to share. "
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"Hey Auckland Oooobyers. Kaipatiki Project is running free composting courses and webinars"
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"Hi Yvonne, Thanks for your interest in Murray's visit - I've added you to the list of people attending."
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Yvonne Wheatley left a comment for Helen Dew
"Hi Helen, can you please put me down for the visit from Murray Stentiford on the 9th August. I am looking forward to it Yvonne"
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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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World's First Map of Small Food Gardens! (and Garden Planner)

This is the World's First Map of Small Food Gardens! A great place for Oooobys of the world to unite on one map. We also offer location specific plating info for every place on earth!
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Sarah Champion is now a member of Ooooby
Rex Morris commented on Denise's group What To Do Today?
"This weekend might just about be a gardening weekend. Hoping the water around the raised gardens has drained away.  Time to start my special tomato compost and clearing out all of the old winter stuff and readying for spring which is just…"
Aliz is now a member of Ooooby
Mariana replied to Mariana's discussion Imagine if we grew a vast public Food Forest like this in Christchurch... in the group Christchurch Permaculture Group
"Kia ora ano, The Marshlands orchard meeting went well with around 60 enthusiastic people there :-) There was a general consensus to rejuvenate and take care of the preexisting orchard (apple, pear, plum, peach) which will hopefully increase the…"
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Do you want to help bring local food to local people, while earning money and getting a great discount off your own Ooooby box? We're looking for some more packers! We'd start off with you in a relief position, which could move to a permanent weekly position when one opens up. We pack in Mt Wellington on Tuesdays, starting at 7am and going for about 5-6 hours, depending on the week. We pay $16/hour, and give a 40% discount off any produce you buy, and 20% off extras like bread,…

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Helen Dew commented on Pete Russell's group Wairarapa NZ
"By the way - the monthly Green Dollar market is this Saturday, at the St John hall, Greytown. Well worth a visit!I'll have my seeds and jam there, and Living Economies books, DVDs and magazines."
Helen Dew commented on Pete Russell's group Wairarapa NZ
"Anyone looking for budding/grafting material? I can suppy 3 varieties of Ballerina (narrow column growth): Waltz, Polka and Bolero. Also Monty's Surprise and Golden Winter Pearmain - the latter ripens really early.) If you're after small…"


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4 roses surplus to requirements

Smooth variety, thornless and scented. Please contact me if interested

Posted by Sarah Louise Rose Yates on July 6, 2014 at 12:26pm

Winter diary

Have dug in the sheet composted coffee grounds and grass clippings. I think it makes a better veggie bed combining the organic matter with the topsoil although no-dig purists may disapprove. Have planted out a lot of self sown corn and lettuce seedlings and mixed the corn with broad beans. Need to add squash for the Mexican triumvirate. The whole site is covered in weeds now and we are finally getting some mandarins, lemons, limes and oranges. 

Posted by Suburban Micro Food Forest on July 2, 2014 at 9:42pm

Gluten free

Junko has researched and perfected a number of gluten free bread and cake recipes to get me off the wheat energy roller coaster. I don't fall asleep in the afternoon now and my bakery bill has dropped. She's using mixtures of spelt, rye, rice, corn and potato flours. Some taro and a couple of bananas have survived where I chucked them in the corner soak hole where the run-off ends up. Comfrey is everywhere. I miss my chickens - if anyone in Akl needs to get rid of a couple of layers please…


Posted by Suburban Micro Food Forest on July 2, 2014 at 9:41pm


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