Useful Links to Other Great Websites
My selection of very good fruit tree and edible garden related websites.
A good website to start looking at fruit images is the Gramer Sample or National Fruit Collection.
Bare Foote Gardener. Jon Foote is a passionate permaculture educator and permablitz co-ordinator here in Dunedin.
Gramer Sample of “Heritage” Apples- NZ Pictures of heritage fruit.
Invercargill Environment Centre. The Invercargill Environment Centre – Te Whenua Awhi – is a place where the people of Invercargill and surrounding areas can be encouraged and supported to honour our responsibility to, and relationship with, the earth.
Keepers Nursery UK – Good information and pictures of heritage fruit.
Local Food – LocalFood.co.nz is New Zealand’s local food finder. It is a place where food
producers connect with food lovers.
National Fruit Collection – UK, Good information and pictures of heritage fruit.
Natural Food Hub – A wealth of information, NZ site. You will have to sift through to find what is appropriate for you. For growing scroll down to: HEALTH NUTRITION; PRACTICE EVOLUTIONARILY APPROPRIATE INGREDIENTS: GROWING YOUR OWN INGREDIENTS: GROWING YOUR OWN FOOD-PLANTS
New Zealand Tree Crops Association - Encouraging and supporting tree crops growing.
New Zealand Plant Finder -The unique where-to-buy-it list of over 46,000 plants and seeds.
Organic NZ – New Zealand’s leading source of information on Organics & Sustainable Living. Soil & Health Association of New Zealand Inc.
Permaculture in New Zealand (PiNZ) – Helping people interested in and practicing permaculture within Aotearoa to keep in touch and share information.
Plants For A Future UK – A vast resource centre for rare and unusual plants, particularly those which have edible, medicinal or other uses. Go to database and search!
South Coast Environment Centre – These people are doing great work with heritage fruit trees in the Southland area. Good practical information on their website to be found under Heritage Fruit Trees.
Taste Nature – Dunedin’s Organic Shop – Great range of seasonal fresh produce, including a vast array of apple varieties through the autumn. Lots of food and other items available in bulk and a great garden section. Sutherland Nursery publications available in store.
Waitati Edible Garden Group & Waitati Open Orchards – Edible Garden Tours, market days, workshops, street side fruit trees and other great initiatives to spread the fun of growing food.