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Gardening by the Moon

How to garden by moon phases

The moon moves through a complete cycle every 29 days. For moon gardening purposes, this cycle is divided into four quarters or phases. The term phase refers to the moon's apparent shape as viewed from earth during the month. To plant by the moon phases you will need an almanac or calendar, such as Ed Hume's Planting Guide, that lists the exact time and date of the moon phases.

The lunar month starts with the new moon, also called… Continue

Posted on April 3, 2009 at 8:54pm


Anyone interested in learning more about our natural foliar feed KINATONIC produced here at Waimarama Beach please see our blog page www.kinatonic.blogspot.com

Limited supplies are available at this point as we scale up production , however the results are outstanding and we would be happy to supply some product to members of this site upon application , for the purpose of further trials.

Cheers Chris Morrison (C.Urchin)

Posted on March 1, 2009 at 6:24pm

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At 8:14am on August 13, 2009, Mary Ellen Wierschem said…
Hi C Urchin,
I'm back and ready to learn how to grow. Planning a garden in a knowledgeable friend's yard, and will attend the HB mtg on 23 Aug.
Thanks for your encouragement.
At 9:02pm on August 6, 2009, Andrea Morrison said…
gardening by the moon.....tell me more.
nice blog...v interesting!
At 7:55am on May 25, 2009, Mary Ellen Wierschem said…
Thank you for your invitation at Easter, which I somehow missed. I am attempting to sell my home and prepare for a trip overseas, but appreciate knowing about the community activities. Thanks so much, and best wishes to you and your green fingers. Mary Ellen
At 10:47pm on May 1, 2009, Hester said…
Hi Chris
Thanks for adding me as a friend.I''m very excited about Ooobie and looking foward to a happy time sharing with the Hawkes Bay Ooobiers.
At 4:12pm on April 27, 2009, Kim said…
Thanks for the welcome. Hoping to attend the next Backyard Organics course.
Artwork is by my eldest Daughter who currently lives in France.
At 8:14am on April 20, 2009, Kylie Thomas said…
Thanks for the invite :) I am new to this site, and very confused by it all!
At 5:25pm on April 12, 2009, Paul & Melissa T said…
Hi Chris & thanks for the welcome. Will try to venture out your way some day.
At 1:16pm on April 8, 2009, Cushla Bower said…
Hi Chris, thanks for the invite. I might be able to come out on Saturday - sounds great! Yes great to get sharing with others in the HB!
At 9:18am on March 18, 2009, Georgie and Kay said…
hi chris - more info. re. permaculture course posted in ´events´.... G
At 10:35am on March 14, 2009, Georgie and Kay said…
hey chris!! are you thinking of coming to waiheke to do it? i am speaking to the tutors monday and then i will have further details re. content and price that i will post on the web / e.mail to you - the dates advertised however are confirmed. speak soon, nice pic ;) Georgie


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