Ally Rogers
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Ally Rogers commented on Carina's group Tauranga
"the second group is for those in Tga who are interested in urban farming :)"
Feb 22, 2012
Jane Powell left a comment for Ally Rogers
"Hi Aly, just saw your page, I should really come and help you  Love Jane"
Feb 18, 2012
Ally Rogers commented on Carina's group Tauranga
"lol look what you did Wendy " yep 25th will work for me"
Feb 1, 2012
Ally Rogers commented on Carina's group Tauranga
"yes :)"
Jan 30, 2012
Ally Rogers commented on Carina's group Tauranga
"Close Julie :) it's in March http://www.envirohub.org.nz/site/ ; no details up yet but a little bird told me that they are having a workshop to turn your old plates and forks into a cupcake stand... can't wait :)"
Jan 30, 2012
Ally Rogers commented on Carina's group Tauranga
"Hi Wendy, there was a permaculture course run through the Papamoa community centre last year (not sure if that's the same thing!) might pay to contact them and ask."
Jan 30, 2012
Ally Rogers commented on kay taylor's group Home Made Pizza Ovens
"just saw this earthbuilding workshop advertised and thought it might be helpful as it includes building a pizza oven http://transitiontowns.org.nz/node/3208  "
Aug 14, 2011
Julie Donald and Ally Rogers are now friends
Jul 24, 2011
Ally Rogers commented on Carina's group Tauranga
"Hi Rebecca, there is usually one film per month, you can keep up to date with what's happening here http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Tauranga-Monthly-Film-Night/181660328513592 or email Ron to be added to the mailing list rlopert@xtra.co.nz"
Apr 11, 2011
Ally Rogers commented on Carina's group Tauranga
"Thursday,February 24th,2011 at the Rialto Cinema (Goddards Arcade) Order of the Evening 7:30 pm   Blessing               …"
Feb 21, 2011
Ally Rogers commented on Carina's group Tauranga
"Hi Kathy, Jenni and Rebecca, welcome to the Tauranga group, I suspect everybody is too busy gardening to reply to your introductions :) but it's lovely to hear from you. If you are interested in the next Transition Towns meeting,…"
Feb 20, 2011
Ally Rogers commented on kay taylor's group Home Made Pizza Ovens
"http://handyprojects.blogspot.com/2005/04/mud-oven-project-technical-notes.html This one seems simple enough for even me to have a try...but no mention of a chimney? and ...wow! ... http://www.intabas.com/mayashome.html"
Sep 20, 2010
Sheri left a comment for Ally Rogers
"Good Morning Ally and "Welcome" to the new Funk & Flash group! I hope you check out the current discussions and I'll keep you in my mind to help find inexpensive recycling ideas for planters for you. Your doing such a wonderful…"
Sep 5, 2010
Ally Rogers replied to Sheri's discussion Woolly Pockets in the group Urban Food Growing Systems
"Knit and crochet pots? *laughs* thats sounds amazing Margaret... would love to see photos when you do!"
Sep 4, 2010
Ally Rogers joined Sophia Rose's group
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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
Sep 4, 2010
Ally Rogers replied to Sheri's discussion VERTICAL GARDEN RECYCLING in the group Funk & Flash From Junk & Trash
"Great ideas Richard, thank you :)"
Sep 4, 2010

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At 11:05am on March 14, 2014, Carina said…

Hi there,

have learnt that not everyone is receiving the ooooby gathering messages I've been sending via this website, for some reason...  so thought I'd better touch base and see if you are getting them, and if not - if you'd like to be in the loop just give me your email address and will fwd them that way ;)


normally there are backyard gatherings the 2nd sat of each month between 10am-12noon, and a great way to share produce and swap seeds etc :)

this month is sustainable backyards month, so we have extra events - we had a stall at the nashi harvest festival at the arty house in tepuna early march, which was fun :)  and a gathering at the mount community garden last wkend. 

this weekend on sun 16th we'll have an ooooby share table as part of the stalls at they sydenham botanic reserve in otumoetai, 1-4pm.  (hopefully the weather will work out)  and sat the 22nd we'll have an ooooby share table at the envirofest family funday/workshop day at the historic village 10-3pm  ;)

might try some sunday gatherings from april to see how that suits people and that gathering will probably be at Jane Powel's in Papamoa that month, she's the one who often runs the 'make your own probiotics' and cheesemaking workshops.

hope you are enjoying 2014, and look forward to seeing you if you'd like to come along sometime :)

- if you would like the gatherings emailed, you can send your email address in a private message, by either clicking 'add as friend' at the top left of my page, or text it to my mobile 021 064 9814 ;)

At 2:41pm on June 5, 2012, Carina said…

Hi Ally :)

Hope your year is going well, be great to see you if you want to come along to any of the gatherings anytime :) - when you're not busy with Lanterns etc! :)  they have just started gathering momentum recently and are going really well, everyone is really enjoying meeting like minds.  :)  

They are generally the 2nd sat of each month, and the next one is this saturday in Pyes Pa, with details on the Tauranga Ooooby page.  :)

 

At 10:17pm on February 18, 2012, Jane Powell said…

Hi Aly, just saw your page, I should really come and help you  Love Jane

At 3:39am on September 5, 2010, Sheri said…
Good Morning Ally and "Welcome" to the new Funk & Flash group! I hope you check out the current discussions and I'll keep you in my mind to help find inexpensive recycling ideas for planters for you. Your doing such a wonderful job in your courtyard garden! Check out the discussion on vertical gardening, if you can't spread out, go up! Cheers!

At 12:10pm on December 3, 2009, Regan Pryor said…
Yeah thanks for the contact... but the guys is doing really well on his own and I think it what really keeps him fit and healthy, so do not want to get in the way of that now. Thanks for the offer though.

Regan
At 10:12am on November 26, 2009, Robyn Wolfe said…
Thank you so much. I love doing the unusual!
Yes, I plant really close - stops the weeds. i have planted dwarf beans in between the lettuces so that as they mature there is another crop coming in. My husband complains I plant too much but I can always give them away! I just love the challenge of growing.
At 9:06pm on November 21, 2009, Robyn Wolfe said…
Upside down? The theory is that the tomatoes are off the ground and will not get splashed up infections from the soil. They sure make a good talking point not to mention that the old clothes line is useful again!
At 11:41pm on November 20, 2009, Robyn Wolfe said…
Re poly containers. I reckon if you go to somewhere like Countdown or New World they would be only to happy to get rid of them. Tell me how you get on!
At 9:56am on November 12, 2009, John Fletcher said…
Hi Ally
Not sure who it was who was talking about worm farms - I have found a whole lot of stuff on the internet though - so maybe try there.
In time I would like to have better information about people's interests strengths, locations etc but as yet we are not quite there.
sorry

cheers
John
At 1:25pm on October 29, 2009, Jasmine Rogers-Scott said…
This is pretty awesome!! <3

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Suburb
Papamoa
Post / Zip Code
3118
I can offer
to be a gardening buddy
Food Growing Skill Level
Beginner
I am interested in...
Buying Local Food, Community Gardens, Learning, Helping Others
Tell us about your garden and what you're growing
After having the luxury and joy of gardening on a lifestyle block last year I'm now determined to grow as much as possible in a courtyard garden... I have about 5 square metres of 'dirt', pots, various things I've turned into 'pots' and plan to plant directly into bags of potting mix... so far I have bok choy, lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber, celery, capsicum, boccoli, peas and strawberries

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Posted on November 28, 2009 at 10:00pm

On a happier note...

Our first (magnificent!) head of broccoli has gone forth to feed the multitudes... my gardening buddy very proudly took it home to feed his family....



Walking along the street in town today we found a polystyrene box blowing down the footpath..perfect for planting in... so we rescued it ... rather nervously .... expecting someone to come running out demanding their rubbish back...

then managed to score a whole lot of pots from the Sallie army store for 20cents each!...

all… Continue

Posted on November 17, 2009 at 9:34pm — 1 Comment

Unbelievable water waste

So much for my feeble attempts at conserving water... nearly everyone in this subdivision is watering their lawns morning noon and night... I had no idea this is what people with perfect lawns actually do...it's astounding!

I'm shocked... and almost speechless... for now.

Posted on November 17, 2009 at 8:01pm — 3 Comments

The coolest thing...

As much as I'M thrilled at the progress of my little garden and must confess am rather over excited at every tiny little jump forward...ie the carrots are suddenly sprouting... the broccoli is growing bigger every day... strawberries are constantly appearing .. the pea plants are waaay tall.... potato greenery has developed overnight... so many wonderful tiny miracles are happening every day...yet the most wonderful thing of all is that the garden isn't just mine...it belongs equally to the wee… Continue

Posted on November 11, 2009 at 9:38pm

 
 
 

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