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I have currant cuttings that I stuck into small pots in summer.They have sprouted a few health leaves each now. See pix attached.Is it okay to put them in the ground in autumn? Will planting them…Continue
Started by Lay. Last reply by Debbie Gregory 11 hours ago.
Hi all,I am designing a food forest and have an area that will be quite damp in winter. The ground is reasonable free draining, and I will add a small surface drain with pebbles in it, but it is the…Continue
Started by Laine. Last reply by Laine on Wednesday.
I love having birds in my garden- I don't use chemicals of any kind in order to encourage the wildlife... and I don't mind sharing my fruit and vegetables with the birds..BUT...how do i get to keep…Continue
Started by Teeli. Last reply by Teeli Jan 28.
Have just discovered my potato plants have become a ladybug nursery. I noticed the leaves were looking brown and nasty, found a little yellow hairy bug on them, which after a little research realised…Continue
Started by Tracy McNicoll. Last reply by Matt Moir Nov 26, 2012.
Hi all,We have an apple tree which came up out of the compost, presumably from the seed of an ordinary fruit shop apple, and we left it to grow to see what happened. Last season it produced its first…Continue
Started by Nat & Pete. Last reply by Nat & Pete Sep 23, 2012.
Hey Everyone,My wife and I are mid process buying an acre just outside of New Plymouth. We are looking to grow a few nut trees on the edge of the planned orchard, but I am not sure what is suitable.…Continue
Started by Laine. Last reply by Laine Jun 21, 2012.
Where can we source asparagus crowns, with reasonable shipping to Taranaki? Preferably organic. Are there any varieties suited to our rainforest climate? (400m up, a bit cooler than the coast). Our…Continue
Started by Richard Grevers. Last reply by Richard Grevers May 30, 2012.
I sowed broad beans this March (As I ususally do). They usually grow slowly during winter for me and I get an early crop in spring. This year they are already flowering!! So ... I do not know…Continue
Started by Luisa Beltran Castillon. Last reply by Jo Atara-McKenzie May 30, 2012.
I put down some pea straw as mulcha couple of months ago and had nice little pea sprouts popping up from the seeds in it. Also, i planted some telephone pea plants.Both have since started getting…Continue
Started by Kat Erpillar. Last reply by David Earle May 7, 2012.
I planted kumara slips in November 2011and I've just been out to dig up a few to see if they are ready and they are still very small. Every so often, I've been pulling the vines back so they don't…Continue
Started by Jane Maarie. Last reply by Jane Maarie May 4, 2012.