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Introducing: www.mygarden.co.nz

November 4, 2009 – 2:34 pm |
Introducing: www.mygarden.co.nz

Do you ever have the urge to peek over your garden wall and have a nosy at your neighbour’s garden? These days, besides maybe a polite wave on the rare occasions we reverse out of …

Hostel boss gets on his bike to practise what he preaches

October 27, 2009 – 7:07 pm |

October 27th, 2009
NZ Herald
Some travel by private jet, others by limousine – but one Kiwi chief executive will be using pedal power to get to his annual general meeting this week.
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Permaculture—Way of the Future

October 25, 2009 – 3:48 pm | 2 Comments
Permaculture—Way of the Future

“Though the problems of the world are increasingly more complex, the solutions remain embarrassingly simple…” – Bill Mollison, co-founder of the world-wide permaculture movement
Check out this international Permaculture website – I am.  Permaculture is the way …

Concrete Mushrooms – Bunkers in Homes

October 21, 2009 – 9:02 am |

Check out this story on Inhabitat.com.  This popular design website has just reported on an exciting project proposal for 750,000 abandoned Albanian concrete bunkers. The 100 page proposal, designed by two graduate students, suggests remaking …

Growing Potatoes by Sol Morgan

October 20, 2009 – 9:10 am |

GB Weekly
By Sol Morgan
October is main potato-planting time, so hopefully you’ve got your garden beds prepared in readiness. If not there’s still time to fork out those weeds and add compost, well rotted manure and …

Growing great tomatoes by Sol Morgan

October 20, 2009 – 9:09 am |

GB Weekly
By Sol Morgan
As the spring days bring warmer weather, start thinking about getting the ground ready for the long-season crops like peppers, zucchinis and tomatoes.
Tomatoes are members of the Solanum family, like potatoes and …

Herb Spiral by Sol Morgan

October 20, 2009 – 9:08 am |

GB Weekly
By Sol Morgan
The sun is shining, bulbs and blossoms blooming and the soil is thinking about warming up ready for spring planting. Wet weather is a good indicator of a well-designed system. Does water …

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