May 2011 Blog Posts (11)

Kāpiti Coast’s Greenest Street: Growing the future - By Stacey Gasson

Joe Simmonds doesn’t actually live in Rainbow Court, but his mum Angie does. And he’s left his mark on the community in the shape of a series of garden beds. Rainbow Court is Raumati South’s entry in Kāpiti Coast District Council’s Greenest…


Added by Charlotte Squire on May 31, 2011 at 7:43pm — No Comments

out door pizza oven

I am , weather permitting, starting to build an out door pizza oven for a client of mine and things are looking at about 1/2 the cost of some of the ones i have seen around , will post photos as I go....

Added by paul stewart on May 26, 2011 at 9:43pm — No Comments

Kombucha in Auckland?


I am new to NZ from the States and I am missing my kombucha! Can anyone help me find a momma kombucha to start growing? Does anyone know anyone selling kombucha tea commercially in Auckland?


Barbara Breen

Added by Barbara Breen on May 20, 2011 at 1:28pm — 2 Comments

Discounted garden products for Ooooby members

Hi all


Here is a price list for all our products, remember Ooooby memebers will always receive 10% off the listed price or quoted price for custom orders


Macrocarpa vegetable gardens - Gardens only, delivery charges apply

1000x1000x350 $120

1000x1000x450 $140

1600x1000x350 $140



Added by Matt McGrath on May 17, 2011 at 9:43am — No Comments

Local Food Sing-along

Added by Pete Russell on May 16, 2011 at 9:27pm — 1 Comment

An Ooooby-perspective on Unleashing Auckland

I like Len brown what on earth possessed him to go with the Auckland Unleashed branding? Aaack!.

Anyway, i think there is a case for Oooobyists to put together a proposal to the city while it is up for public submission until May 31.

Consider this a starter for 10 rather than  anything coherent.

It starts here I think. You might also want to look at this…


Added by Earl Mardle on May 11, 2011 at 4:15pm — 1 Comment

100% PURE NZ, thoughts of John Key


must watch it!

Added by Giulio Sturla on May 10, 2011 at 2:19pm — No Comments

My new Blog on Blogspot

Hi, I am starting a blog! it features information and tips on organic, fair trade and NZ grown products ranging from food and health products, to clothing and shoes.

It is a simple how-to blog with easy realistic ways to make changes to organic, fair trade or NZ grown products! I want to document my progress as I change to a more ethical lifestyle so that others may see how easy it can be.

Take a look if you are interested in finding out more at… Continue

Added by Claire W. on May 6, 2011 at 11:52am — No Comments

Avocados and polination

We have two avocado trees, both hass seedlings. Being from seeds out of hass you would think they would be both the same "type". Of course you need trees of both type A and B to get cross pollination. However we figured maybe there would be a bit of crossover in the middle of the day and we might get a few fruit.

However our biggest tree is smothered in fruit. It has a full crop, there is probably more than 50 fruit there. Very odd considering that we have no type… Continue

Added by Stacey King on May 6, 2011 at 10:28am — 2 Comments


Hello all


My names Angela & I am very new to this site but have been regularly frequenting the farmers markets because I support the philosophy involved, thanks so much for your efforts in supplying nourishment for our bodies...yay!!



Added by Angela Street on May 5, 2011 at 12:09pm — No Comments

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