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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
Tonight's dinner was..

Posted by shiny on April 21, 2019 at 06:48" and edited at April 21, 2019 at 06:48

shiny
Corn beef, with [whataroa potato](crop) mash, [mustard](crop) sauce, and steamed [spinach santana](crop).
Whataroa taewa potato mustard spinach Santana
Pink Fir Apple potato

Posted by shiny on April 08, 2019 at 09:49"

shiny
'[Pink Fir Apple potato](crop)' is a maincrop potato variety with pink skin and cream, waxy flesh. It has a long, knobbly shape. Blooming colours are blue-violet, mauve taupe and light pastel purple. Blooms are about 2.5cm in diameter at full maturity. The flowers are in single... Read more
pink fir apple heirloom potato
Tales of the Robyn Adair potato

Posted by shiny on April 08, 2019 at 09:43" and edited at April 08, 2019 at 09:44

shiny
Tales of the [Robyn Adair potato](crop) "Another potato favourite is Robin Adair, It was popular in New Zealand during the 20s-40s, and was all but lost, really, and I can't remember where I got the seed from but someone gave it to me and they have taken off here. They are big potatoes. Last... Read more
Robyn Adair heirloom potato
Heirloom potatoes in "The Home Garden" from 1953

Posted by shiny on March 13, 2019 at 01:57" and edited at March 13, 2019 at 02:00

shiny
["The Home Garden"](http://teaohou.natlib.govt.nz/journals/teaohou/issue/Mao04TeA/c33.html) from 1953 mentions the following Riwai/[taewa](crop) In the home garden potatoes for early planting should first be set to sprout in a light, frost free airy position. Well-sprouted tubers can be... Read more
Māori potato Robyn Adair heirloom potato

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