Chris Niles
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  • Brooklyn, NY
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Nothing yet.
Food Growing Skill Level
Experience and Qualifications
Permaculture Experience, Lots of years in the garden
I am interested in...
Community Gardens, Learning, Preserving, Helping Others, Seed Savers, Eating Local Food
Tell us about your garden and what you're growing
A community garden in Brooklyn New York--and a long way from rural New Zealand where I was born and raised.

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At 8:08am on May 21, 2009, Debbie Everson said…
Thanks - it was so easy to build and cost me nothing.

I'm trying to keep to a budget for me garden...which mean spend nothing if possible however so far I have purchased potting mix (as I can't produce enough from my two compost bins), seeds (hopefully will be able to now source from other oooobies by swapping) and plastic to make greenhouses.

Now that all the hard work has been done it only takes a few hours a week to keep to looking that way.
At 7:36am on May 14, 2009, Debbie Everson said…
I'm glad that I could help in a small way. Enjoy
At 8:34am on May 13, 2009, Debbie Everson said…
Hi Chris
I have about 1/4 acre, most of it is lawn. Would love to have a bigger veggie garden however it would be too much to deal with at the moment I rotate my time. One weekend each to the veggie plot, side of the house, back section, front section and the lawn. It seems to work, as I'm not rushing around trying to get everything done at once, a few hours each weekend then I can enjoy the rest to the time watching everything grow. No point if you don't get to do that.
At 7:22pm on May 12, 2009, Debbie Everson said…
Hi Chris
Hope that things go well with the tomatoes. I know how great it is to grow from seed.
Working for Unicef must be so rewarding. Grant and I sponsor 5 children with CCF. We do not buy gifts for family and friends instead we sponsor children for them instead. They (f&f) have everything already. Why give a pointless unused gift when you can save a life instead.
keep in touch would love to here about how your garden is going.
I have just finished potting up a few plants for my patio and now that my greenhouse is up an running everything is going really well. Have only one more project and that is to clear the back section so that I can make a cottage garden. Would be so nice to look out the kitchen window to that.
Have a great day.
At 9:52am on May 9, 2009, Debbie Everson said…
What was the reason to move over there???

What do you do for a living?

Would love to see some photos of your garden.
At 7:26am on May 6, 2009, Debbie Everson said…
Sounds like a wonderful garden, would love to see photos.

It doesn't matter how big the garden. It's the enjoyment that you get out of it. An the end produce of course, healthy veggies

How long have you been in the U.S.A??
At 7:48am on May 5, 2009, Debbie Everson said…
Hi Chris

How much space will you have for your garden?
At 7:26am on May 4, 2009, Debbie Everson said…
Hi Chris

Big Hello from New Zealand. Welcome to ooooby. Hope that you have as much fun as I have with this site. Have picked up a lot of gardening tips and enjoyed talking to lots of lovely people.

Have a great time an good luck with your garden


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