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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. Pharmacie…

Started by Youcef

1 Sep 15, 2014
Reply by Isabell Strange


hi, i have a few chillie peppers i would like to preserve and was wondering what is the best method to preserve them, cheers

Started by pebeau

4 Mar 27, 2014
Reply by Dian & Dennis Patterson


In the past I have made chilli oil, which is great and also have a recipe for making a chilli spray to help protect your vege plants in the…

Started by Kim Blacke

0 Mar 21, 2014

Marmalade setting

I've just been given a big bag of grapefruit, and have started turning them into marmalade. My previous attempts at marmalade were using fr…

Started by Richard Grevers

5 Oct 5, 2013
Reply by Clare Nixon

Raw storing your harvest

I found this great article with tips on harvesting and storing to last by Hannah Zwartz in the dom post. In short; Pumpkins: leave on vine…

Started by Isabell Strange

8 Nov 12, 2012
Reply by WIC Garden Project

The Best Preserving Your Surplus Book You Know

Hey everyone, I'm keen to invest in a produce preserving bible. I have been looking around online and found a few maybes: The New Self-Suff…

Started by Laine

4 Sep 17, 2012
Reply by Laine

Swap eggs for preserves?

Is there anyone interested in doing a swap? Frequent supply of free range eggs over spring/summer (as available) for natural/organic preser…

Started by Sarah De Goldi

0 Aug 15, 2012

Making Cheese

Hi, I've been searching for a group of cheese makers on Ooooby but no joy. Can anyone recommend a website with making instructions and/or c…

Started by Laine

11 Jun 2, 2012
Reply by Laine

Old fashioned "seed drill"?

Folks, a burning curiosity (and a sore back!!) has taken hold of me: does anyone know where I can purchase an old fashioned "seed drill"? T…

Started by Steph Clout

3 May 26, 2012
Reply by Neville M

Awesome must read NZ book for home / community / seasonal gardeners

Folks, Apologies in advance. I just picked up a copy of Christine Dann's new book: Food@home (Canterbury University Press, 2012. ISBN: 9781…

Started by Steph Clout

0 May 10, 2012



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