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Bee Venom Collector, Equipment

i see there is a quiet a big interest about bee venom collecting, and where can get the equipment. so here we will discuss where to buy collectors, and how to properly store venom.See More
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Bees

Whether you are a Beekeeper, would like to keep Bees or simply understand the importance of Bees, this group is for you. Viva la Bees!See More
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I eat rabbits

Feel free to exchange rabbit recipes within the group and you will never have to buy meat again. Check out a few things you can do with rabbit meat at:www.wildrabbitcookbook.comSee More
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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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Heather McMillan is now a member of Ooooby
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ursula mac posted a status
"I planted my first apple this year. And you've guessed, THE CODLING MOTH has also discovered my lone tree!!! Advice needed please."
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Tauranga

Ooooby(Out of our own Backyards) feel free to: Connect with eachother via your pages, Write on this page if you want to share anything, Come along to any monthly backyard gatherings :) all welcome, no need to be a member, or to have a garden ;)  Next Produce Share Gathering:  Sun 31st Jan,  2-4pmat Sharon's new Permablitzed garden :)   Brookfieldph Carina for more details 021 064 9814bring: something for the share table... e.g. produce, plants, seedlings, seeds, flowers.. :)    for more…See More
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Tuesday
Peter McLeod commented on Catherine's group Against Monsanto
"Paul Stamets could put a lot of pesticide companies out of business. He has had very little publicity for his patents. http://humansarefree.com/2015/10/he-holds-patent-that-could-destroy.html"
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Waiheke Food Forest

If you are interested and willing to put energy into establishing a food forest on Waiheke, then this is for you.
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Food Forests NZ

Food forests and forest gardens are promoted through permaculture . This forum is for those who are growing or would like to grow one in their property.See More
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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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Bees

Whether you are a Beekeeper, would like to keep Bees or simply understand the importance of Bees, this group is for you. Viva la Bees!See More
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Urban Food Growing Systems

Let's make FOOD GROWING accessible & easy for ALL.For everyone interested in growing, learning & developing urban growing systems. VERTICAL GARDENING, apartment patio's, tight spaces, indoor & commercial spaces.See More
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Kefir grains and kombucha please

Hi there I'm not entirely sure if this is the place to post but am looking for milk kefir grains and a kombucha Scoby to kickstart my healthy gut Diet. I live in Levin, horowhenua. Thanks lovely people.

Posted by Amanda Parish on February 5, 2016 at 2:44pm

Visiting Canadian Urban Farmers

Learn the inner workings of small-plot growing and discover how urban micro-farming can be a profitable enterprise while regenerating the land and your local food system. Jean-Martin Fortier and Curtis Stone will share the design and workings of their individual enterprises – both the production and the business – with insights and knowledge that has been hard won, but ready for you to take and implement. Details of what you can expect at these workshops, can be found at…

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Posted by James Samuel on January 23, 2016 at 9:03am

Saving Tomatoes

I haven't done much propagating in the last 3 years so my collection of saved seeds is getting old.

I have collected quite a lot of varieties of tomato seed and I want to grow them again andsave some fresh seed.



A storage container with many of my seeds in it was accidently moved to our shed. The shed gets warm in Summer, so is not an ideal place for storing seed.

When I finally tracked the container down and rescued it I found that mice had got in and eaten some of my…

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Posted by Hester on September 23, 2015 at 3:00pm

Sustainable Living

I write a weekly blog on Living Sustainably, if anyone is interested; click on the link below:

http://greenzpeace.blogspot.co.nz/



There are hints and tips from growing fruit and veggies, to home and kitchen tips, hacks and DIY ideas.…

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Posted by Jizzy Green on August 7, 2015 at 12:52pm — 1 Comment

Evidence of dog attack

Posted by Suburban Micro Food Forest on June 22, 2015 at 8:02pm

Patience

Some citrus this year, mandarins, oranges, limes, grapefruit. Should have put in the persimon in year one. I've put in asparagus three years late. The bed in front of the west facing wall is very hot and dry. Good for melons and grapes. Have moved the rhubarb to a better irrigated spot with deep soil. Passionfruit seed has germinated. I have to figure out how to contain the chooks but still let them forage. They seem to be happier on everyone else's property and I think it's grass they…

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Posted by Suburban Micro Food Forest on June 22, 2015 at 7:42pm

Chitted seed

The chitted corn and beans had fantastic germination but the corn is dieing back although it has pollinated. Broad Beans are a winter crop anyway.

Posted by Suburban Micro Food Forest on June 22, 2015 at 7:37pm

 
 
 

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