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Category Archives: Gardening
The NZ Herald ran a nice little piece on local tea growers Zealong, for those who are not familiar with the story, here it is: Tea grower brews plan for success WHEN Tzu Chen first saw camellia trees flourishing in … Continue reading
The Farm Shop, Gordonton’s newest business specialising in local produce, had its Grand Opening yesterday – and it sure was busy. Doors officially opened at high noon – but the first customer was tapping on the door at 8.15am. N8N’s … Continue reading
Waikato Regional Council summer student Jess Pasisi visited Pukemokemoke for the first time yesterday to attend the Landcare Field Day. She reports on an inspiring experience. It was day of pests, networking and bats at the annual Landcare Networking Field … Continue reading
They’ve pulled weeds there, planted seedlings and even dabbled in some path building, but for this third visit Pukemokemoke felt the power of the EcoQuest bridge build. Lecturer Robyn Sinclair explains. They say third time is a charm, and it … Continue reading
Astonishing even herself, Kelly Dyer harvests whopping garlic. Seven months ago the garlic cloves that I saved from 2011’s rather disappointing crop went into the ground. One month later, hopes were low as only three sprouts could be seen, but … Continue reading