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"Seedlings so far! Top row: Spring onions Middle row: Coriander & Garlic chives Bottom row: Bok choy, adzuki, pea, cos lettuce."
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Cameron Little left a comment for Eric Brocken
"Hi Eric, Great to hear from you and fantastic that UWS is ramping up its sustainability efforts. Local food is an excellent starting point to build up that local network of active people. Best regards,Cameron"
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Preserving Your Surplus

To share ways of preserving what you've grown such as bottling, freezing, dehydrating.See More
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Damian Cinereus Veneficus Mair added a discussion to the group Poultry in Urbania
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Chicken lice - Organic solutions

I have been reading up on organic solutions for lice and came across an article that recommends soaking hen for 5 minutes in a solution of salt water, then soak for another 5 minutes in dish washing liquid and water, and repeat in two weeks. The only problem here is that my hens are free range in my backyard (as an organic solution to slugs, etc) and are ex battery hens, so they are not easily picked up without causing stress. They will come around my feet but if I try to pick them up they run.…See More
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Profile IconDamian Cinereus Veneficus Mair, Mercurious and Wendy J McLoughlin joined Janet Luke's group
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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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Profile IconWendy J McLoughlin and Youcef joined Isabell Strange's group
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Preserving Your Surplus

To share ways of preserving what you've grown such as bottling, freezing, dehydrating.See More
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Wendy J McLoughlin joined Steven Kung's group
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Christchurch Permaculture Group

For people keen on permaculture, esp practical applications in & near Chch.We meet sometimes, to share, learn, & do.No qualification is needed to be part of this group.To learn more about permaculture, see: wikipedia.org/wiki/PermacultureSee More
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Opawa 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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Isabell Strange replied to Youcef's discussion Glacial acetic acid - Cheapest in Chch? in the group Preserving Your Surplus
"Not in Chch and don't know glacial acetic acid but agree chemists/pharmacies seem to be the most expensive place to buy such things. Bought 100 ml bottle of hydrogen peroxide at chemist then bought a litre bottle on trade me for a quarter of…"
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Christchurch NZ

Tell us all what you want or what you have to offer: e.g. Lemons, seedlings etc. To respond to someone's listing contact them directly via their page…
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Wendy J McLoughlin updated their profile
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Youcef added a discussion to the group Preserving Your Surplus
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Glacial acetic acid - Cheapest in Chch?

Hello guys,Where is the cheapest glacial acetic acid I can find in Chch?I am happy with 50ml or less, but haven't found so far. Pharmacies sell 100mL in the 20$-30$ range, affordable, but a rip-off nonetheless for the basic chemical it is.Cheers!See More
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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

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…

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

 
 
 

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