Archives for September 2009

Link lovage

Handy little chart of how to store your fruit and vegetables. Amazing things you can do with 500,000 dahlias. There are new White House kitchen garden videos. Edible Geography has a day out with mushrooms grown in an old railway tunnel. Victory gardens in bomb craters? Michael Pollan’s The Botany of Desire now on TV

Kapiti Community Food Forest

Inspired by Geoff Lawton’s Establishing a Food Forest, a group has got together to explore the potential of food forest gardening on the Kapiti Coast. Our vision is to build a community food forest garden for Kapiti. Planned, planted and maintained by the community, the forest garden will serve as an education resource, plant nursery, […]

Food Forest Gardening Intro

First in a series looking at wonderful world of food forests, or forest gardening. A food forest, also called a forest garden, is a productive and organic garden modeled on the ecosystem of a forest. Species are selected to create a stable, functioning environment that fulfill the needs of the gardeners by producing fruits, berries, […]

Wellington’s gone all planty

Well, I guess it is spring. One of the things I love about this city is how green it is. Not the city city but the hills surrounding it – houses peaking out from amongst the trees, it looks incredible. Love it. And then there’s the Karori Wildlife  Sanctuary and Otari Wilton Bush that are […]