Barbara karl
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  • Bay of plenty
  • New Zealand
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Suburb
Tauranga
Post / Zip Code
3119
I am a...
Gardener
I can offer
Garden sitting, to be a gardening buddy
Food Growing Skill Level
Moderate
Experience and Qualifications
Lots of years in the garden
I am interested in...
Buying Local Food, Selling Local Grown Food, Community Gardens, Preserving, Helping Others, WWOOFA Working, Gardening on others Land
Tell us about your garden and what you're growing
I have alway been an avid gardener, thanks to my parents teaching us the basics as we grew up. We were always eating our own produce. Over the years i have been able to use an garden for my family but not to full effect.
Now I am travelling and resettling I find I am always wanting to get my fingers in the soil. When I set up in Alice Springs I got a bread crate, and set up a little garden in my backyard. The breadcrate was so I could shift it away from the sun or the frosts!! or give it away if I moved on,
Currently I am in a small apartment in brisbane and have managed to set us up another garden in our very small backyard.

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Don't leave the MOTH in the garden!!

Before I left for 3 months travelling, I set up a little backyard garden, so the Man of the House (MOTH) could enjoy the fruits of my labour in my absense.

My parting instructions were..... "and to keep the herbs from going to seed, just pluck the flowers off"

That was all he heard. "pluck the flowers off"

So on my return the garden hadn't produced too much.

In discussions with MOTH he proudly told me how he had been plucking the flowers off diligently..... on…

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Posted on February 5, 2011 at 12:52am — 1 Comment

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