November 2011 Blog Posts (6)

Dear Raw Milk Lover....


Thank you Malenka for this information.

Raw milk is under the consideration of MAF at present, as a new food bill is being proposed, and they have…

Added by Pete Russell on November 29, 2011 at 1:31pm — 3 Comments

Grow Fresh Air

Hi everyone,

I happened upon this TED talk this morning and have been out shopping for plants that will help me to grow my own air.  I couldn't find either the epipremnum aureum - the money plant that is an evergreen climber - or the chrysalidocarpus lutenscens - an areca palm.  I went to Kings and a few other stores.  Does anyone have any they'd like to share or know where I could get some?  This is SUCH a fascinating TED talk, I really think everyone should watch…


Added by Gwynn Sturdevant on November 26, 2011 at 11:45am — 1 Comment

December Oooobyversity next week!...


Next session: Thursday 1st December 7.00pm - 8.30pm. 

Topic: Getting 'Gifty' with the Garden 


Grey Lynn Community Centre.

510 Richmond Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland.

Cost: Koha (recommend $5-$10)




Let's get…


Added by Pania Robinson on November 25, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Lemon Verbena

Hi everyone, I so love the Lemon Verbena tea and there is a space left in my garden - just enough for a plant. Does anyone know where to get it from? thanks for your help. dunja.

Added by Dunja Balmer on November 24, 2011 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

New Aussie Book: The Little Veggie Patch: How to Grow Food in Small Spaces

Great little book by Fabian Capomolla and Matt Plimmer introduced in this YouTube.


Added by Mark Fowler on November 22, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

My natural garden

I happened to find myself at a market gardening business the other day.  Was astounded at the almost complete absence of life there - apart from a few sparrows and a couple of minah birds, the place was deadly quiet.  Was quite a creepy feeling, as I stood there thinking about my own garden, which absolutely hums with all kinds of insects, and birds, skinks etc.  Really made me think about how other people live....

Added by Kate Jury on November 1, 2011 at 8:16am — No Comments

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