"you need to make sure you have plenty of mulch so the strawberries are not resting directly on the ground. I find that pine needles work a treat, I had no more problems once I did that. Now I can't keep up with eating all the berries!"
"how wonderful to finally get some rain! My water tank was starting to get low and the gardens have been so dry! Am enjoying fresh beans everynight, the tomatoes will soon be ready. I had a busy moring in the weekend making plum jam. such a…"
Yup thats me ;)
Yeah I think that our media need all the encouragement and support that they can get to focus more positively. Media has a profound effect, and if we get more positive coverage, then we will also get more positive people in our community.
Not involved in neighbourhood support, but would love to be. I dont even know where to start - community mindedness is not something I learnt unfortunately, but I am trying to right that situation now.
I must walk past their house quite often. My oldest son is enrolled in the kindy, waiting to start any day now :)
Hi Gayleen, Thanks for your welcome. Look forward to meeting members of your group. Still learning how to navigate the whole communication thing on the computer so forgive me if I appear not to answer or know where to go at times. I am a medical herbalist and in the process of establishing a medicinal herb nursery so if there are people out there who want to grow herbs I may be able to help. :-). I will have extra punnetts of lettuce and brocoli to trade in a few weeks as I have sown more than I can plant.
Kia Ora Gayleen. Not sure what you want to know from me re Rongoa - if it's re plants its very basic and there is info on the net - indeed I'm more interested in learning more about the nutrient composition of rongoa myself.