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Fruit Tree Planting

The  Thames Fruit Tree Planing group has been established to start an initiave to plant fruit trees around Thames so children as well as others in the community can have a "FREE" source of healthy food in the years to come.

Location: Thames
Members: 6
Latest Activity: Jun 6, 2012

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Comment by Andrea P on June 6, 2012 at 21:09

Hullo,

I've been collecting fruit stones for www.freefruitpeddlers.co.nz (group with a vision of cycling around the country, planting fruit trees for every km travelled) and am happy to share.  [plum, peach, apricot]

Comment by Alia Steward-Finn on March 1, 2012 at 21:36

Hi - what a great idea to plant fruit trees around.. I have a collection of fruit stones that im planning to plant as soon as our nursery is up and running.. Let me know if you have spare pots.

 

Alia:)

 

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