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Erica Chadwick replied to Sonja's discussion Looking for wild garlic in the group New Zealand Seed and Plant Exchange
"Oops Moggy has clarified that my wild garlic is of the onion weed variety, so, not that desirable. http://www.celtnet.org.uk/recipes/ancient/wild-food-entry.php?term=Three-cornered%20Leeks"
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Erica Chadwick replied to Sonja's discussion Looking for wild garlic in the group New Zealand Seed and Plant Exchange
"Ugh, predictive texting and my floppy fingers muddled that a bit: I can give sending a bunch now a go : )"
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Erica Chadwick replied to Sonja's discussion Looking for wild garlic in the group New Zealand Seed and Plant Exchange
"Hi, we have plenty of wild garlic around our place, I just made some pesto from it the other day. I can send you bulbs but I think it is better to send them once they go dormant for winter? I don't know though they're pretty hardy so can…"
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The food forest grows

Another mandarin - Burgess Scarlet, is added to the citrus family.…

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Posted by Sarah Walsh on September 20, 2014 at 3:04pm

The start of a food forest...

Well, we have finally moved, and I have a Lot more room to play with. Half an acre, in fact.

While we were still house hunting I started watching videos about permaculture orchards and gardens on Youtube and stumbled across a new idea (well, new to me) called 'Food Forests'. The idea is, instead of planting fruit trees with grass or maybe a herbal ley underneath, you plant all the layers you find in a forest: tall trees, short trees, shrubs, vines, ground cover, root crops. You also…

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Posted by Sarah Walsh on September 20, 2014 at 2:49pm

4 roses surplus to requirements

Smooth variety, thornless and scented. Please contact me if interested sarahyates49@gmail.com

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

 
 
 

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