Earl Mardle's Blog – December 2010 Archive (3)

Looking for an osteopath

I know its off topic but I'm guessing people around here will have some clues about alternative and traditional medicine etc and I did my back the other day (reaching down to get a bottle of wine; didn't even get to grab it let alone drink it) and I've used osteos for years but not in Auckland.


Anyone have one they can recommend? The regsiter produces this list. Anyone know or able to comment on…


Added by Earl Mardle on December 30, 2010 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Three Sisters in a tyre

From Garden


[Updated below] When I picked up a copy of Edible Estates (not a recommendation BTW) a while back, I came across the "three sisters" concept and decided to try it. We had our front lawn terraced over winter and I confidently expect never to mow it again, given its being buried under compost,…


Added by Earl Mardle on December 22, 2010 at 11:00am — 5 Comments

Propagating from laterals

For a couple of years now I have been propagating tomatoes from laterals, providing both easier seedlings and ensuring succession production without having to wait to find out if the seeds will germinate. You know in 48 hours whether the lateral has survived and they produce as well as any from seed.

However, over the weekend, I noticed that spuds, being…


Added by Earl Mardle on December 13, 2010 at 10:07pm — 15 Comments


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