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  • Permaculture Design & Natural Organic Food Forest Gardening in North Canterbury New Zealand (NZ)
    • Natural low impact living, permaculture design, sustainable horticulture and energy
      • bed and breakfast farmstay eco permaculture glamping cottage near cheviot north canterbury
        • Demonstrating practical knowledge for sustainable, resilient living. Permaculture inspired design.
        • Participate and learn with hands on experience, work exchange opportunities on permaculture gardens
        • Comments and feedback from guests and visitors.
        • Blockhill is located in North Canterbury near the town of Cheviot just over an hour from Christchuch
        • Things to see and do close by.
      • Organic gardening, permaculture and animal husbandry. Living the good life, staying healthy.
        • Forest garden, food forest, agroforestry, swales, permaculture, natural gardening.
          • A historical record of plantings, activities and progress in the north canterbury food forest
        • Chooks, Chickens, Rooster, Cat and other animals
          • Integrating pigs in a small farm, food forest context
          • Insect Conservation and Habitat Creation
          • Feathery egg machines, living, roaming free range wild in the trees. Our hens, roosters and chickens
        • Solar, wind turbine, water wheels and bio-gas. Free (alternative) energy solutions for rural life
        • High productivity, edible landscapes, forest gardening, organic, healthy, fruit, vegetables
          • Wild Animals, Hares, Rabbits, Birds, Insects
          • Offsetting abundant produce for consumption out of season. Drying, pickling, preserving, freezing.
        • rain water harvesting, infiltration swales, contour and terrace gardening, low rainfall landscaping
        • Information and resources for mapping, gps, climate and weather data for New Zealand
        • Appropriate technology, tools and solutions. Complexity vs resilience
        • Finance, accounting, economics, debt, saving, alternative currency
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      • Updates, information and day to day progress reports from the block.
      • Online shop selling useful plants, seeds, children's books and permaculture design consultancy
        • Childrens printed books published by blockhill written and illustrated by Melisa Sinclair
        • Food forest gardening supplies, seeds, scion wood, plant cuttings
          • range of healthy, organic seeds and plants for natural forest gardening for sale and trade.
          • Order / buy scion wood for grafting, plant cuttings, cloning material from Canterbury NZ
        • Food forest garden design services for North Canterbury
      • Take a visual tour of the blockhill estate and experience the different sights and seasons
        • Creative and artistic, practical and beautiful creations that are natural
        • Plant varieties, trees, animals, birds, insects, fungus and other living organisms in our patch
        • We enjoy a range of seasonal weather ranging from frosts and snow in winter to hot clear summer days
      • Introducing Melisa and Olmec Sinclair. Living naturally at blockhill in Canterbury New Zealand
        • If you are interested in finding out more, sharing ideas please get in touch