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Buying Local Food, Selling Local Grown Food, Bartering Local Food, Community Gardens, Learning, Preserving, Helping Others, Seed Savers
Tell us about your garden and what you're growing
We're growing weeds mosly at the moment. We built and moved in mid-2010 and haven't sorted out the lawn yet! We've set up two 90cm x 1.8m raised vege beds so far (one seems to be permanently in strawberries) but I estimate we'll need at least 4 more to allow for crop rotation and another couple of permanents - rhubarb and asparagus. I've planted a blueberry (died due to wet feet), raspberry, mayer lemon, tahitian lime, satsuma mandarin, and 2 feijoas for far. We have a band of natives out the front between us and the road (pittasporums, manuka, kanuka, cabbage tree, etc), and I've started a low maintenance dry garden using mostly native carex grasses. I'm keen to get other fruit trees and veges in as well as more natives to encourage bees/ bumblebees/ native birds and a butterfly garden as well as anything else I can plant to break up the undulating lawn so I don't have so much to mow! 1500m2 section takes me about 4-8 hours by hand depending on length and season :|

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At 10:54pm on April 27, 2011, Ricardo Oscar Marques said…
At 10:46pm on April 27, 2011, Ricardo Oscar Marques said…



Also join my working bee group to coordinate something.

One day you come home, another day somebody else home and then to your place.

Sharing ideas, drinks, and of course work and produce.
At 11:20pm on April 26, 2011, Ricardo Oscar Marques said…


Wellcome oooby.

I write to all new Auckland members, but you are a little bit far.

I live in Mangere, let me know if you are interested in working bee.

Sometimes I go to your area.

Also I am intersted in urban goats, and things like that.


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