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Comment by Kirsten Fathers on January 18, 2014 at 6:19pm

Does any one have lengths of chicken wire they aren't using? I am looking to build a temporary run for my six chooks. I'm wanting to get them onto an area i want to garden & it's not suitable for chicken tractoring.

Comment by Kirsten Fathers on October 20, 2013 at 8:46pm

Does anyone know where I can get bales of spoiled or old hay? wanting it for mulching...

Comment by ronnie (sharon) lovelock on May 4, 2013 at 9:04pm

BEEEEEE problem...can you advise? I have a plot in the Ranui Community Garden. The plot next to me houses a beehive. Over the last 6 weeks - wet weather or dry, I have been working on my plot when a bee will come up and start aggressively buzzing around my face, eventually driving me out of the garden. Originally we thought it was wasps, then one day my neighbour was there doing some gardening, and she lifted the lid and did something to the hive, next minute a bee started harrassing her, then one came over and did the same to me. Does anyone have any ideas on what to do - its very disheartening to make a trip there to do some gardening only to have to hightail it back home without getting the chance to do what I wanted. My friend was also chased out of the enclosure when he came to help. I love bees but I didn't expect them to be so aggressive. What could it be..keen to find a solution...please email me sharonlovelock@hotmail.com thanks :-)

Comment by Sarah Bennett on August 27, 2012 at 9:48am

We are regretfully offering our two lovely chooks free to a good home - pick up from Te Atatu Peninsula, details in my blog post

Comment by Kirsten Fathers on August 19, 2012 at 8:20am

Hi Everyone,

Looking for a group "sustainable titirangi". Anyone know anything about it? In it?

Comment by Sarah James on July 10, 2012 at 4:44pm

I just wanted to let everyone know there is an affordable property (2 bdrm) for sale in Glen Eden at 58A Routley Dr, with friendly, community-minded neighbours.  If you know anyone who is looking for their first home and wants to have a little bit of land to set up a garden, please let them know about it.  The place needs some work, but it's a nice bit of land that would be a lot of fun to set up some edible gardens and fruit trees.  The property is listed at http://www.trademe.co.nz/property/residential/for-sale/auction-4923... .   I have NO financial interest in this property whatsoever- I'm just a neighbour who would love to form a gardening and food-loving community on our street!

Comment by Jenny Freewalker on May 31, 2012 at 5:54am

l have 2 older bantams that I need to move on as the neighbours are complaining. Would anyone have a home for them or know where l could find a home for them. l'm not good at wringing necks or chopping heads.

Comment by Fiona Drummond on April 29, 2012 at 5:42pm

Thanks Jude and Diane for offering your comfrey plants, I have got a quantity today from Swanson, but will probably need more, so may be back in touch a little down the track.

Comment by Diane Greenwood on April 29, 2012 at 3:38pm

Hi Fiona,

I also have comfrey plants and would love to share.

We live in New Lynn.

Comment by Jude Simpson on April 28, 2012 at 1:23pm

Hi Fiona,

I have mature comfrey plants. I live in Te Atatu if that is close enough.

Bring large buckets.  Would love some honey.

 

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