Top bar beekeeping is a perfect solution for anyone who wants to keep one or two hives in their backyard for pollination. It is a way of keeping bees which I believe is more bee focused rather than…
Keeping meat rabbits as a sustainable way to grow your own chemical free, ethically raised meat is a real option for many urban people .Today more and more people are returning to the older days whe…
Presented by Melissa Gunn, this taster course introduces the ins and outs of urban bee-keeping for the beginner. The course is over 3 Sundays (12 Oct, 19 Oct and 2 Nov, 10am-12midday) with the final…
Chicken-raising guru and founder of ‘Backyard Chooks’, Heather Lowrie, gives the low-down on keeping your own chickens in this comprehensive 2 hour class. Topics covered: chicken breeds, anatomy, l…
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
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…Continue
Posted by Suburban Micro Food Forest on July 2, 2014 at 9:41pm