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Come along to any monthly backyard gatherings :)
all welcome, no need to be a member, or to have a garden ;)
Next Ooooby Gathering: 
Sat 9th May 
The Rock, Papamoa Community Garden :)
main entrance btween 51 & 53 Hartford Ave

1st hr is part of their fun gardening bee :)
feel free to arrive earlier though

bring something along for the share table... produce, plants, seedlings, seeds.. :)

for more info or profile help: 021 064 9814

Location: Tauranga
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Latest Activity: May 19

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Organic greens 4 Replies

hi,I have just moved here from Waiheke Island and am trying to source great organic greens from local farmers/growers I use lots as I do lots of juicing. Any information on the organic world in Tauranga would be awesome. Thanks in advance for any wisdom, information and direction.Cheers,TammyContinue

Started by Tammy Bradley. Last reply by Jane Powell Apr 3.

Organic Horticulture classes in Tauranga 1 Reply

All welcome to join, classes once week, runs for  a full year.  $300 Can start after Easter holidays. Learn about making great compost, looking after your soil, managing pests and diseases, intro to permaculture and more. Call me if you're interested.  RuthContinue

Started by Ruth McLean. Last reply by Ruth McLean Apr 2.

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Comment by Carina on May 12, 2015 at 12:19pm

Comment by Carina on May 12, 2015 at 12:15pm

Comment by Carina on May 12, 2015 at 12:13pm

The Rock Papamoa Community Garden Ooooby gathering/Gardening Bee :)

Comment by Carina on May 11, 2015 at 10:04am

anything to do with wellbeing and sharing is good by me ;) 

Comment by Kathy Fathers on April 1, 2015 at 2:13pm

I didn't think this site was for professionals.  I thought the idea was to share information to help gardeners.  I don't like the way it is going.  Am I the only one???

Comment by Kathy Fathers on March 13, 2015 at 2:34pm

I have three wooden seed tray to give away.  They are too heavy for me now.  Free to a good home.  Nothing wrong with them, and I could bring them to the Sydenham swap meeting on 22nd.  Anyone want them?

Comment by James Samuel on February 6, 2015 at 4:48pm

Exciting news - three events in Tauranga, as part of the Beyond Organic NZ Tour!

Comment by Carina on February 6, 2015 at 4:02pm

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Comment by Carina on December 11, 2014 at 12:08pm

This event is held at the Arty House on Wairoa Road and was lots of fun last year :)  meet lots of interesting and friendly people there, neat vibe and very local!  :) 

incase you can't read the writing on the flier:

Your best small festival inspiring creativity through fun, food, music and the arts.  10 mins out of Tauranga at

Early Bird Tickets until 20th Dec  $25/Adult, Family $60 (2 adults, 2 children over 5)  kids 5-17yrs $10, under 5s Free


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