‘Tis the season to be frantic, with Christmas and the start of the holiday season now just days away. Amidst the whirlwind of socialising, eating, drinking, shopping and yet more eating, getting stuck into the garden can be a challenge. Read More
It was a bit like starring in a botanical episode of British TV’s Time Team. Keen gardener Suz announced triumphantly that she had unearthed a real treasure in the corner of our humble garden. A nikau.
First, a confession. I’ve been suffering from a bad case of the green-eyed monster. Ever since moving into our 100 year old villa in suburban Wellington a year and a half ago, I’ve enviously spied over fences and hedges at neighbourhood gardens bursting with colour and lovingly cared for.