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Donna Mac Rae joined Laine's group
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Becoming More Self Reliant

A lot of people have the dream of a few acres of land and self reliance (as opposed to self -sufficiency, which is a myth!). This group is to draw together the experiences of those living the dream and sharing the lessons learned on the way with those still working towards living on the land.See More
Dec 31, 2016
Donna Mac Rae commented on Steven Kung's group Christchurch Permaculture Group
"Just to share that Geoff Lawton is finally openi g up his online Permaculture design course to the public. I got in on early bird entry. I know it only stays open a week or so so please pass on to anyone who might have been waiting. It's taken…"
Dec 31, 2016
Donna Mac Rae joined Steven Kung's group
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Christchurch Permaculture Group

For people keen on permaculture, esp practical applications in & near Chch.We meet sometimes, to share, learn, & do.No qualification is needed to be part of this group.To learn more about permaculture, see: wikipedia.org/wiki/PermacultureSee More
Dec 31, 2016
Donna Mac Rae added a discussion to the group Permaculture
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Geoff Lawtons OFC online starting

Geoff is opening up the course for this year. I did early bird entry and can share now.He has redone the course to make it even better. If anyone joins contact me and maybe we can get a support group going. I'm so excited.. I've waited over4 years to do thishttps://www.discoverpermaculture.com/a/2991/2GR279SbSee More
Dec 31, 2016
Donna Mac Rae joined Om Ishmael Angelo's group
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Permaculture

Permaculture is a growing area of study among those who wish to create a sustainable transformation of their own homes, communities, country, and world.
Dec 31, 2016
Donna Mac Rae replied to Bridge Scully's discussion Trades/Swaps/Wanted kefir grains, raw milk, sourdough starters etc..... in the group Weston A Price
"I would love a scoby and some starter.  Can you let me know when is a good time? Thanks Donna"
Apr 17, 2015
Donna Mac Rae replied to Bridge Scully's discussion Trades/Swaps/Wanted kefir grains, raw milk, sourdough starters etc..... in the group Weston A Price
"if you cant get any I have a wholemeal starter that has become white flour then back again = you should be able to move it over to rye.  Let me know. I'm in Pakuranga. Donna"
Apr 17, 2015
Craig Bensemann replied to Donna Mac Rae's discussion Looking for Okinawa Spinach in the group New Zealand Seed and Plant Exchange
"I had to google this one when I saw your post. I don't have any but if you end up with some I'd love to grab a cutting once its established. Craig"
Apr 12, 2015
Donna Mac Rae added a discussion to the group New Zealand Seed and Plant Exchange
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Looking for Okinawa Spinach

Hi, does anyone have any cuttings or seed for this plant...looks interesting to try as ?perennial food crop...or do you know where I can source some from...can swap range of seeds or plants - including comfrey plants, rosemary upright, bit of horseradish root, etc contact meThanks DonnaSee More
Apr 10, 2015
Donna Mac Rae replied to Megan's discussion zizyphus - jujuba tree in the group New Zealand Seed and Plant Exchange
"yup -answered the original question and read the thread... if that's what you meant..."
Mar 10, 2014
Donna Mac Rae replied to Megan's discussion zizyphus - jujuba tree in the group New Zealand Seed and Plant Exchange
"subtoprica.co.nz has the plants"
Mar 9, 2014
Donna Mac Rae replied to Stefanie O'Brien's discussion Growing legumes in the group North Shore NZ
"grew mine in 2012-13 season from chickpeas I bought at the supermarket. cant remember if i bought the packaged ones or the bin ones..probably packaged...would go for the larger sized ones next time as they were small...will try again next…"
Mar 9, 2014
Donna Mac Rae joined Samantha Freeman's group
Mar 9, 2014
Megan left a comment for Donna Mac Rae
"Hello Donna, have posted a new discussion in the growing your own drinks group with my "method" of making rhubarb cordial. Let us know how you get on:)"
Dec 31, 2013
Donna Mac Rae replied to Bridge Scully's discussion Trades/Swaps/Wanted kefir grains, raw milk, sourdough starters etc..... in the group Weston A Price
"I'm in Pakuranga and have some water kefir... also have some milk kefir but very small grains if you are interested. Donna"
Nov 27, 2013
Donna Mac Rae and Lisa are now friends
Sep 11, 2013

Profile Information

Suburb
Pakuranga
Post / Zip Code
2010
I am a...
Gardener
I can offer
Gardening & yard labour, Garden sitting, Poultry sitting
Food Growing Skill Level
Beginner
I am interested in...
Buying Local Food, Selling Local Grown Food, Bartering Local Food, Community Gardens, Learning, Preserving, Seed Savers
Tell us about your garden and what you're growing
I am renting so just starting to plan how to go about my gardens on a sloping site with nasty morning glory growing up the steep back bank - big challenge.

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At 11:04am on December 31, 2013, Megan said…
Hello Donna, have posted a new discussion in the growing your own drinks group with my "method" of making rhubarb cordial. Let us know how you get on:)
At 5:48pm on October 30, 2012, Jude said…

Hi Donna

If your plants have enough growth on them, I would also love to get cuttings (male and female). Happy to pay / swap for seeds or other things you might like

 
 
 

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