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Andrea Graves replied to Damian Cinereus Veneficus Mair's discussion Chicken lice - Organic solutions in the group Poultry in Urbania
"Hi Damian. I've never had a lice problem with my chickens, but some people swear by dusting their skin with diatomaceous earth, and adding it to places the birds dust bathe and probably the nest box. Janet Luke sells it here…"
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Andrea Graves replied to Nigel Thomson's discussion Dealing with a muddy run in the group Poultry in Urbania
"Hi Nigel. The wet spring continues and so does the muddy run problem! I just wrote about a possible solution on my Keeping Chickens NZ facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/KeepingChickensNZ). Basically, chuck in as much organic matter as you can."
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election day activities

voted early last week so spent the morning gardening:)the forecasted bad weather never eventuated and enjoyed a glorious sunny day. planted pip grown blackboy peach and apricot trees at home, dug out couch from saffron bed and buried Bokashi bucket contents & coffee grinds into one of the fallow beds earmarked for potatoes at the community garden.transplanted self sown perpetual spinach, ragged jack kale and chamomile - all originally grown from seed Kali shared with me - ragged jack are…See More
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Erica Chadwick replied to Sonja's discussion Looking for wild garlic in the group New Zealand Seed and Plant Exchange
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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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For those who have something they would like to give away and those looking for something that might be lying round someone's garage. KEEP IT FOOD/GARDEN RELATED PLEASE. It may in some cases incur postage. That's up to you. Offers of swaps are OK.
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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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Kai - food for new zealand

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election day activities

voted early last week so spent the morning gardening:)



the forecasted bad weather never eventuated and enjoyed a glorious sunny day. planted pip grown blackboy peach and apricot trees at home, dug out couch from saffron bed and buried Bokashi bucket contents & coffee grinds into one of the fallow beds earmarked for potatoes at the community garden.



transplanted self sown perpetual spinach, ragged jack kale and chamomile - all originally grown from seed Kali shared with… Continue

Posted by Megan on September 20, 2014 at 7:28pm

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

 
 
 

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