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So a couple of weeks back we had our inaugural tree planting. Joined and ably assisted by family and friends as we picnicked at the Lazy Square, The field..... Two gardening adages came to m...


December 10, 2016

Middle Aged Madness in The Lazy Square

The Next Big Project So guess what we did ? We bought a 2.1 acre flat field! An hours drive north along the coast. Though it’s not a coastal property being 2-3 minutes inland from a small townshi...


My You Tube entry ... July in the Dizie Garden And The flower I couldnt think the name of is Holly Hock - Alea rosea and the name of the cuttings are rock roses - Cistus ....


I'm not a fan of starting somewhere new .. It didn't help that for most of the 7 days I've been at my new company I've been full of cold ...Never mind, the place seems great. people and culture a...


We just passed the start of the New year in New Zealand.. Another month and we'll be planting seeds again and eagerly awaiting spring...meanwhile whats planted is growing slowly. Its a time when ...


July 07, 2014

Well that went by Fast in 2014

We've returned from our all too short Ozzy trip.. Drove Sydney to Brisbane in 10 days ..... Loved it - too short - wanted to stay longer in just about every stop we did .... AND middle of winte...


June 25, 2014

June 2014 Update in 2014

Damn-it.. I cant upload pictures from my Ipad to Photobucket ... So some older piccs to lighten the mood :O) Time flies .. The older I get the faster the days wizz past me like a freight trai...


First the sad news - McD's Mum passed away... Jill had been trying to get in touch with her mum the day before without success. But that wasn't unusual..But the next morning when she still wasn't...


Its been a while ... The garden work has continued. part cleanup part tending to plants and borders, part harvesting and making chutneys or freezing or canning and part growing the next seasons ...


Autumn came and it felt like winter for a few days. Feels like the summer we never had now. Til the next bout. Meanwhile a little video of the front yard and the weird(o) things you find there ...


Autumn came and it felt like winter for a few days. Feels like the summer we never had now. Til the next bout. Meanwhile a little video of the front yard and the weird(o) things you find there ...


Autumn came and it felt like winter for a few days. Feels like the summer we never had now. Til the next bout. Meanwhile a little video of the front yard and the weird(o) things you find there ...


We have just had this weekend our first sizeable harvest of tomatoes. This year we have a sizable crop of some 40 heirloom types. All shapes sizes and tastes. All growing a little different...


February 10, 2014

They call this summer !! in 2014

February is usually the warmest month in New Zealand. Think August in the northern hemisphere. The past few days have been far from summery with cold winds and rain. In fact really it's only a de...


February 09, 2014

MtBruce Wildlife reserve. in 2014

**Note - many of these pictures are through glass or netting which has affected the quality. But it gives you the idea I hope ;0) We had a public holiday last Thursday. Waitagi day. The nearest...


February 05, 2014

4-day weekend in 2014

Well - after the hassles of getting stepdaughter and boyfriend trained up and capable of looking after garden and menagerie. Then this mornings dog walking and watering of plants - we've now arri...


February 03, 2014

Will This Week Never End !!! in 2014

Actually just finished Monday and it's a 3 day week work wise. Thursday is our Waitangi Day. Which is like a New Zealand day. Anyway a public holiday. And so we said sod it and like most of New ...


I know !! Spent all day working in this area and it looks like this !! front yard gardening


February 01, 2014

Sunday in 2014

It's seems these days that the so call day of rest entails more work and manual graft than the rest of the week. McD finally decided it was time to use the canning pot bought over from America....


February 01, 2014

Kale-icious in My Gardening Year

McD with a posie of Kale about to become Dinner


February 01, 2014

I've arrived in 2014

Well I've secured my name from OD.... Now to decide what to write etc as I've not been on OD for a while ... Tags: Garden, Life, ITIL


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