Kapiti Sustainable Home and Garden Show

26 – 27 March 2011 Saturday 9:00am to 4:00pm and Sunday 10:00am to 4:00pm Last year was so much fun… we ran a food swap, launched the LovePlantLife seed collection and handed out a trillion little yellow packets of seeds. OK, it felt like a trillion when we were packing and hand-folding each of them. […]

Gardening for community – weekly garden sessions in Kapiti

Kapiti’s Food Forest campaigners have been getting their hands dirty with weekly working bees in Waikanae. We’ve secured the use of a greenhouse to do some nursery work. This is a great opportunity to start growing on plants that we can use when we have secured a site for the community food forest. These weekly […]

Wellington/Kapiti: Donate Garden Tools for Refugees

It must be a difficult time of year for refugee families, separated from and often fearing for the safety of loved ones overseas. Spurred on by a request by Refugee Services, I’ve decided to give the gift of gardening this Christmas. And would like to invite you all to join me. Request from Wellington Refugees […]

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, […]