Archives for July 2009

Emilia Hazelip’s Synergistic Gardening

I’ve taken procrastination to whole new levels on this one and for that I apologise. We showed the Synergistic Garden video by Emilia Hazelip at the May Seedy Sunday.  Finally, I manage to get the notes up and a couple of links for your edification. I have to admit, I’ve become a little obsessed by […]

Food Prices Rocket

This just in from Food prices rocketed by 2.8 percent last month – the biggest increase in 20 years. Figures from Statistics New Zealand show that food prices have soared by 8.4 percent in the 12 months to June. SNZ said that all five of the food subgroups it measures increased in June. The […]


I’m deciding on how to spend my garden budget this year. With the amount of seeds I’ve saved, contacts made and plants well established for propagating I’ve got a little more garden moolah to go around. I’ve done the important stuff like join the Koanga Institute, and ordered my fruit trees. And now I may […]