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The Totaranui Herb Garden was opened in early 1981 to give visitors an idea about what pioneer gardens might have looked like. This booklet includes a list of some of the native and introduced fauna found in the area that could be foraged for medicinal and household purposes, pioneer recipes and map to the garden's layout.

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Object type
Multi-Page Document
Digitisation ID
2017Pa_A175-57_013770
Title
Totaranui Herb Garden, Manawatū Museum
Format
Paper
Held In
Research File
Archive
Date
1981

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gardening,
horticulture,
kōwhai,
manawatū,
māori,
rangitāne,
rongoā,
te ao māori,
te manawa house,
Community Tags
beehives,
early settlers,
flax,
gardens,
herbs,
homeopathic medicine,
kahikatea,
kawakawa,
kowhai,
manawatu herb society,
manawatu museum society inc.,
manuka,
native trees,
pioneers,
plants,
rangiora,
rangitane,
remedies,
tarata,
titoki,
totara,
totaranui,

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