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James Redwood commented on Suburban Micro Food Forest's blog post Rock dust research project news
"Can you remember the title of the article? I have tried search 'rock dust', 'rock dust research', 'basalt dust research' on the Herald website - nada."
Jul 15, 2015
James Redwood commented on Suburban Micro Food Forest's blog post Rock dust research project news
"Hi, the link doesn't work."
Jul 15, 2015
TK commented on Suburban Micro Food Forest's blog post Going bananas
"Hi do you grow spray free bananas? If yes any chance of buying some plz? Thanks"
Jun 12, 2015
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"Anyone got positive or negative results from pre-soaking seed please? I'm going to sow corn and beans, it's still very dry in Akl"
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"Has anyone in Akl got good fruiting banana suckers please?"
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Suburban Micro Food Forest commented on Suburban Micro Food Forest's blog post Book worm
"Success comes from applying principles, as each situation is different. To understand principles its best to read from many different sources. The common denominators then become apparent and the repetition helps you internalise…"
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kiwi brown commented on Suburban Micro Food Forest's blog post Papaya gone
"Busy, busy now but no problem to take photo of my friends papaya for you when things slow down. Tropical papayas usually only require 18 mo to year before they flower but the fruit can take 6mo to a year to develop and ripen.  Your small and…"
Feb 4, 2014
Suburban Micro Food Forest commented on Suburban Micro Food Forest's blog post Papaya gone
"Can you post pics of your friends fruit? Mine flowered and set fruit but it was small and bitter. I dont know if seeds run true to the parent and I couldnt find clear photos showing make, female and hermaphrodite plants."
Feb 4, 2014
kiwi brown commented on Suburban Micro Food Forest's blog post Papaya gone
"Hi, Did you all know that papayas do have to have pretty warm weather before they will flower and they also must have a male and female flower, unless the plant has a type of flower which includes both sexes.  I am growing some papaya…"
Jan 21, 2014
Kirsten commented on Suburban Micro Food Forest's blog post Papaya gone
"I have really enjoyed your blogs, been reading them in bulk over the last few days."
Jan 18, 2014

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Suburb
Hillcrest
Post / Zip Code
0627
I am a...
Gardener
I can offer
Gardening advice
Food Growing Skill Level
Moderate
Experience and Qualifications
Horticulturalist
I am interested in...
Helping Others, Seed Savers
Tell us about your garden and what you're growing
250 m2 of suburban kikuyu converting to permaculture mulched food forest. 21 citrus varieties, fig, avocado, papaya, feijoa, tamarillo, banana, plum, 4 grape varieties, 2 passionfruit varieties, 2 guava species, berries (blue, black, rasp, tay, goose, straw, maqui, goumi), fruit salad, sugar, taro, rhubarb, manuka, cabbage trees, herbs, some winter veg, green manures (tagasaste, comfrey, lupin, mustard), chickens.

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Posted on June 22, 2015 at 8:02pm

Patience

Some citrus this year, mandarins, oranges, limes, grapefruit. Should have put in the persimon in year one. I've put in asparagus three years late. The bed in front of the west facing wall is very hot and dry. Good for melons and grapes. Have moved the rhubarb to a better irrigated spot with deep soil. Passionfruit seed has germinated. I have to figure out how to contain the chooks but still let them forage. They seem to be happier on everyone else's property and I think it's grass they…

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Posted on June 22, 2015 at 7:42pm

Chitted seed

The chitted corn and beans had fantastic germination but the corn is dieing back although it has pollinated. Broad Beans are a winter crop anyway.

Posted on June 22, 2015 at 7:37pm

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At 9:46pm on August 14, 2012, Kali said…

I enjoyed looking through your blogs and pics, will be a wonderful garden space in a few years when all those plants start producing.

At 10:18am on July 30, 2012, Jenny Freewalker said…

Hi James, l may have. l have offered my last 3 to another Ooooby person and if she doesn't want them then they will be available. lf l haven't heard from her by the end of the week get in touch with me again.

 
 
 

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