Have heard about your scheme & try to convince my friends who complain about having too much fruit to contact you...I don't have excess fruit, but I do have jars. Are you ok for them or would you like some, read somewhere that you…"
"Just to let y'all know that we are planning a working bee for Saturday 18th May 2-4pm. Will look at doing some scything, making some compost & making garden beds from the compost that has been 'perculating' for the last few…"
"Does anyone know if it's ok to put lime chips in with chooks? I have a clay bank that is the chook run & it's quite muddy right now & i keep slipping over in there....I know it's used rurally for muddy…"
"Fabulous short video made by local film maker, Davian Lorson about our orchard. Follow the link below, also on Glen Eden stories facebook page if you want to check out other Glen Eden stories from the project...
"If you live in Waitakere urban area you are legally allowed 9 chooks, no roosters. Not sure what the Akl city limit is. you need at least 3 for a 'psychologically healthy' social group of chooks. They will eat out the greens fairly…"
"Just a wee reminder of the working bee to pretty up the orchard before the 'Our amazing place' event on 23rd. We had a great turn out for the last one :)We are looking to have the working bee for Sunday 17th 1-30 to 4.30.Usual scenario,…"
"Hi Kirsten. You just added me as a friend on here with the suggestion that I might be a repository of garden / orchid information. However, my gardening knowledge is quite limited having simply dabbled in it from year to year. These days I…"
"We would like to get the orchard tidied up in preparation for Eco-month....So, planning a working bee for Sunday 24 February 1.30- 4.30 for a general tidy-up.It is a bit longer than normal, sometimes we have been working past 4pm by consensus,…"
"Sorry about the late posting...
Tony & I thought you all might like a wee afternoon in the orchard this month....We are looking @ Sunday 20th January, 2-4pm.Usual things, bring your kids, enthusiasm & any tools you might think would be…"
Yeah just bring what is easy. We have lots of gloves if you want to leave yours @ home. We seem to be short of wheelbarrows if you live within pushing distance & not too hard with kids...we will discuss the reality of having a bee in…"
Great to hear newbies are interested in the orchard. We are planning a working bee this Sat afternoon,8th Dec 2-4pm. We are planning to make compost heaps & do some weeding. Lots of families turn up so feel free to bring your kids…"
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Hi Kirsten. You just added me as a friend on here with the suggestion that I might be a repository of garden / orchid information. However, my gardening knowledge is quite limited having simply dabbled in it from year to year. These days I don't spend much time doing it beyond growing micro greens and caring for my fruit trees, so I would advise seeking advice from some other more informed sources on this web sight, or a man called Wally Richards who is based in Parmerston North http://www.gardenews.co.nz/page1.htm
Your clippings are warming my compost right now! Thanks a lot, Kirsty. I was checking it, stirring it up a bit and noticed it was a bit dry so gently watered the compost and steam started rising! Brilliant. You'll have to come and visit, see the final resting home of your grass!