Pukeko Garden

Pukeko Garden

For those of you in the South Island, I hear you have been hanging out in the single digits at night. For us here in Northland, we have just had da...

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Lettuce Tips

Lettuce Tips

I want to share some lettuce growing revelations, because home-grown lettuce and greens is a worthy mission. From years of attempting to provide a...

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Hot Pepper promises

Hot Pepper promises

We sent out 22 little boxes of chilli peppers just before the holidays, and I left our plants looking very tidy. What a great way to gracefully dea...

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Late Summer Garden

Late Summer Garden

Hi Summer Garden, To the unpracticed eye the late summer garden can look a bit of a shambles. He might not understand the masses of food that the g...

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Watermelon Fantasies

Watermelon Fantasies

At age 49, last week I shared the first watermelon that was grown by the property I tend. At ages 7 and 10, my kids, happily chomping away on our 5...

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Seeeeeeds!

Seeeeeeds!

I'm enamored of seeds. Each one a miracle waiting to unfold given the right environment. I'm looking for some good homes for a heap of extra lettuc...

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Seeds to Good Homes in NZ

Seeds to Good Homes in NZ

Hoopa! Becky and team are celebrating 3 years of writing on natural living. Right now, they're giving away the biggest seed send yet, a lucky dip o...

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Food When No-one is Watching

Food When No-one is Watching

It’s Wednesday following a whirlwind school holidays. Consider it done any relaxing and connecting that is meant to happen in that time. How abou...

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