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"Hi Carina, Really excited to be a part of the community.  My friend just gave me the Flyer yesterday advertising the Tauranga group.  I don't as yet have any produce at this stage to swap, but maybe later in the season.  Looking…"
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Companion Planting

Exploring which plants are beneficial to each other when planted together and which plants are best kept apart.
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Welcoming discussion on the whole spectrum of composting methods. If it's a way of turning organic material into fertile earth, lets talk about the method, your experiences, the pros and the cons of it!See More
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This is a group to discuss your tips add recipes for various things etc so its all in the one sopt.
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Garden to Table

Where everyone is invited to grow and cook their own food, to have a better health, and enjoy with family or friends in their own kitchen. It is cooking time!!!See More
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Growing our own drinks

There is so much that we grow that we make into drinks. Lets share ideas, success and the not so successfulSee More
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What to do this month

This group covers tasks for the month and what to plant this month to be updated every month
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Kai - food for new zealand

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A group to share knowlege and ideas about growing and using herbs.


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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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