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Whanganui NZ

A network of people that grow and create incredibly delicious food!

Location: Whanganui
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Latest Activity: Feb 21, 2015

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Comment by Alan Henderson on July 11, 2010 at 9:06pm
Nice to see you Sharon.
:)
Comment by Graeme Houlahan on July 11, 2010 at 8:38pm
hi sharon, welcome
Comment by Peter watson on July 11, 2010 at 8:12pm
Welcome! Kia Ora! Sharon.
This group does not sem to be opparticularly active, but most of us are involved in our own growing as well as other related groups in Whanganui.
Where abouts are you located?

Peter
Comment by Ngaire Wallace on May 11, 2010 at 8:53am
Still growing - but mainly involved with River Exchange & Barter System (REBS), who have a stall at the River Traders Market every Saturday
Comment by Peter watson on May 11, 2010 at 5:55am
I'm definitely still here (@ Quaker Settlement)
and growing lots. Mainly active in "Growing Under Glass" group as this is a new challenge for me. Thought of this group having/answering questions such as "how early can you put in potatoes in Whanganui"?
Do you have any specifically Whanganui questions?
Comment by Alan Henderson on May 11, 2010 at 5:11am
I'm still here.
:)
Comment by Graeme Houlahan on May 10, 2010 at 9:33pm
i just found this site and wonder if anyone in wanganui is still active in the garden scene here in wanganui and if you reply
Comment by Alan Henderson on July 20, 2009 at 5:38am
For Peter:
I can't find your message here to Whanganui members. The technology has me beaten. Here's an answer anyway.

If you cover your potato foliage (shaws?) when there's a likelihood of frost you can grow potatoes all year round. But one exposure to a light frost without cover will kill them off.

I had a successful winter crop in Whanganui in 2007 but last year I took a risk on the ONE night we had a light frost in the Central City and they were stopped in their tracks.

HTH

:)
 

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