Christy Martin
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Gardening & yard labour, Gardening advice, Permaculture design, Food from my garden
Food Growing Skill Level
Experience and Qualifications
Permaculture Design Certificate
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Buying Local Food, Selling Local Grown Food, Bartering Local Food, Community Gardens, Learning, Preserving, Helping Others, Seed Savers, Gardening on others Land
Tell us about your garden and what you're growing
We have built 5 terraced beds into our backyard. During the earthquake our garden was able to provide us with fresh produce. We love growing an array of seasonal vegetables and sharing with our neighbors who are wonderful and have shared their garden food and preserves with us as well.

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Ooooby invasion

The current status of "Ooooby invasion" in my house!

Come down to the Ooooby Stall tomorrow for the first spring market!

When: Sunday 9am-12:30pm
Where: Grey Lynn Community Centre
510 Richmond Road

We will have mushroom buckets for sale (grow your own)

A quick list of confirmed produce,…

Posted on September 4, 2010 at 9:24pm — 3 Comments

Auckland Ooooby-versity featuring Earth Whisperers

This Thursday we will be showing "Earth Whisperers" as an introduction for our guest speaker Jim O' Gorman. Jim is the founder of Dirt Doctor and features in the film. He will be speaking at Ooooby-versity on September 2nd.

Some come on down and watch this magnificent Kiwi Documentary.

Where: Grey Lynn…

Posted on August 24, 2010 at 8:30pm


Berm to be bombed

When: 6:30 pm Saturday 20th March 2010

Where: 101 Richmond Road

Who is down for a little urban guerrilla gardening? It is time to bomb this berm with a lovely veg/herb/flower/small fruit tree patch!

We will be meeting to do some planting in conjunction with Grey Lynn 2030 Transition Towns Event. This is an initiative to make use of the land. It will not only make the neighborhood look more… Continue

Posted on March 17, 2010 at 10:15pm — 5 Comments

Grow N' Show

Grow N' Show was a beautiful day!

There were different categories for the Grow Competition. One of the entrants:

Some food growing around the gardens.…


Posted on March 3, 2010 at 10:05am

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At 8:35pm on May 23, 2011, Ricardo Oscar Marques said…

Do you have that planter with the windscreen you posted in Auckland?

Did it work?

I want it, but also I have 20 cracked windscreens at home to do more, lots more.

Who made it?

At 3:14pm on September 27, 2010, Holly Cox said…
Hi Christy! She brought 12 dozen down to me on Sunday, they are all shapes and sizes as she has chickens of all shapes and sizes. How much does the stall charge the customers for a dozen of the Pukekohe ones?
At 9:09pm on June 12, 2010, Jude Simpson said…
Thanks so much. Have had a quick scan and it looks great. Can't wait for a rainy day to curl up and read...tomorrow!
At 9:28am on June 6, 2010, Jude Simpson said…
Hi Christy,
Thanks for your mail re the Edible Estates Book.

I posted a cheque to your Anglesea Street address for $33.75 on 19 May, made out to Pete.

Looking forward to receiving the book?
At 9:47pm on June 2, 2010, samsung said…
greet to New zealand :D
At 9:47pm on June 2, 2010, samsung said…
Thank you !
I believe we have a lot to share.

I m very happy to join this community.
I m passionnate about cantaloupe and muskmelons :D


At 8:02pm on May 31, 2010, Jenny Tomlin said…
Thanks Christy, looking forward to upcoming discussions and events. The asparagus is holding up well so far.
At 9:12am on May 31, 2010, Mary Walker said…
Hi Christy - thanks for the welcome. Nice of you to make time to do that :)
At 6:36pm on May 29, 2010, Kathy Thomas said…
Hi Christy, Thanks for the welcome. I'm interested in swapping some raw milk for fruit and vege if anyone is interested? But I live in Tirau, we do travel to Hamilton at least once a week. This site is fantastic and I've only just signed in today!
At 5:09pm on May 29, 2010, Bruce Fraser said…
Thanks - looking forward to learning more about sustainable gardening particularly permaculture and making contact with fellow gardeners

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