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Three Rare heirlooms - Island bay tomatoes

Posted by shiny on October 23, 2019 at 04:07" and edited at October 24, 2019 at 00:10

shiny
I'm growing a precious heirloom. The Island Bay tomatoes have a tale behind their journey to me. Some of the first Italian immigrants to this country settled in nearby Island Bay. They'd concluded the tomatoes available in Aotearoa were not the tomatoes they knew and remembered from Italy.... Read more
Island Bay tomato
Pōhutukawa shade

Posted by shiny on September 14, 2019 at 04:21" and edited at September 14, 2019 at 06:17

shiny
The vege garden in the back yard has fed us for four years but now the pōhutukawa tree in the street to the North has grown huge and now we have no sun. This weekend i set up three raised beds in the front lawn, and carted about eight wheel barrow loads of soil. I've planted some of our... Read more
New feature, fav/like any photo.

Posted by shiny on July 14, 2019 at 21:25"

shiny
Send some appreciation to anyone (or yourself) by tapping the heart ♥ beside a photo title.
burst of growstuff features

Posted by shiny on July 12, 2019 at 05:31" and edited at July 12, 2019 at 05:32

shiny
I've broken my ankle. Spectacular. I'm on holiday, house sitting, in a town without much public transport. one result of this is, I've tackled some of the bigger growstuff feature requests. One big feature, that would be useful to me, is getting trades working better. I asked for ideas... Read more
Taewa (Pre-european potato)

Posted by shiny on July 11, 2019 at 10:56" and edited at July 12, 2019 at 03:37

shiny
Generally, "Taewa" is the term used for potatoes that have been in New Zealand since before 1800, and cultivated by Maori people - but the word can be used for all potatoes. The [kūmara](crop) is a distant cousin of the potato. Both the taewa and the kūmara come from South America. Where and... Read more
kūmara Whataroa taewa potato urenika taewa potato waiporoporo taewa potato Māori potato
Followed member timelines are live

Posted by shiny on July 11, 2019 at 05:29" and edited at July 11, 2019 at 05:29

shiny
I've just released the member time line functionality. You can find it here: [https://www.growstuff.org/timeline](https://www.growstuff.org/timeline) It's also in the top right buttons, looks like a calendar.
New website features (release 55)

Posted by shiny in Growstuff Feedback & Support on July 09, 2019 at 21:03"

shiny
If you notice any bugs or think of new features please let us know on [our github](https://github.com/issues) or comment here. We've got new crop cards on [browsing crops](https://growstuff.org/crops) or a... Read more
lettuce sunray tomato Māori potato eggplant radish
Forum spam?   3

Posted by bigblen in Growstuff Feedback & Support on July 09, 2019 at 08:02"

bigblen
I'm very new here - the second thing I notice is some spam in these forums, promoting pest exterminators. Is there any way to flag these. I know that moderating the forum would be a PITA for little reward...
New look, new features

Posted by shiny on July 07, 2019 at 23:59" and edited at July 08, 2019 at 03:06

shiny
If you notice any bugs or think of new features please let us know on [our github](https://github.com/issues) or comment here. We've got new crop cards on [browsing crops](https://growstuff.org/crops) or a... Read more
lettuce sunray tomato Māori potato eggplant radish
Upload pictures   2

Posted by ybvb on June 26, 2019 at 15:32" and edited at June 26, 2019 at 15:33

ybvb
I just noticed that you need a Flickr account to post pictures. Would be awesome if there is an option to use pixelfed for the people using that free open source and federated platform. Just leaving here the idea...
Map not showing properly   1

Posted by ybvb on June 25, 2019 at 16:33" and edited at June 25, 2019 at 16:34

ybvb
Just wanted to report a bug in the map, as it is not showing up when I open it (tested on android, Linux and Windows using Firefox). Not sure if anyone else noticed the same thing...
Dinner from the garden

Posted by shiny on April 24, 2019 at 10:46" and edited at April 24, 2019 at 10:47

shiny
Chicken simmered in broth and white wine,with [lemon](crop), crispy [sage](crop) leaves, polenta chips with parmesan, and a salad of [arugula](crop) , [pear](crop) and candied [walnut](crop)s.
lemon sage arugula pear walnut

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