Tim Searle
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Bryndwr
I am a...
Gardener
I can offer
Gardening & yard labour, Poultry sitting, to be a gardening buddy, Permaculture design, Food from my garden, Preserving
Food Growing Skill Level
Moderate
Experience and Qualifications
Permaculture Experience
I am interested in...
Buying Local Food, Selling Local Grown Food, Bartering Local Food, Community Gardens, Preserving, Helping Others, WWOOFA Working, Seed Savers, Gardening on others Land
Tell us about your garden and what you're growing
We are a flat of students who won an eco-flat competition last year and are making big plans to take out top prize once again! Personally I'm very into designing and building things with free materials, a passion which I service by way of what I like to call "industrial foraging" - using waste materials from companies is an easy way to get free wood and lots more.

So for the competition last year we built a free glasshouse, expanded the garden, saved money with bulk food and wooly jerseys and learned to preserve food and brew cider (clearly a skill of utmost importance). Our current/future projects include building a solar water pre-heater (heat water from council before it enters our cylinder), making a beehive in an old piano and expanding the glasshouse to head-height.

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At 1:24pm on September 27, 2011, Lucette and Niki said…
Hey bro, come around anytime. 03 3516956 or 0274653476.
At 10:53am on May 30, 2011, Kali said…
HI Tim, we have had couchsurfers staying here who have had the pleasure of staying at your place. I have a left-field request , could you add me as friend so I can email you?
At 10:20pm on May 4, 2011, Ricky P said…
Oh it sounds good but I'm down to help with a relocation so will be busy during the day-times. If we finish up before dark I'd be keen to pop over and check out your setup, or perhaps early next week.
At 3:37pm on May 4, 2011, Symon Dynes said…
Wairakei Rd, between Farington & Breens
At 10:06am on May 4, 2011, Ricky P said…

Hey man, I've actually moved to Wellington but am down for a week from tonight so if you're meeting up then I'd be keen to come and check out your design.

Peace

At 7:00pm on May 3, 2011, John Walker said…
Brookside Tce, Bryndwr
 
 
 

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