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Cabbage... Kiwi Style

If there were one plant that I could think of to describe New Zealand, it would be the cordyline. Known to normal people as Cabbage Trees or Cabbage Palms, this semi frost hardy monocot (plant with only one embryonic leaf, as opposed to the other option of having two) dots nearly every single type of kiwi landscape. 1,016 more words


color me peaceful

Getting some annuals planted. This year I’d like to keep the brights to a minimum and go for some softer “off” colors or whites and neutrals. 107 more words


Cordyline bouquet

Cordyline bouquet. Photo of Cordyline leaves with morning dew, Finca Cantaros, San Vito, Costa Rica.

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So much string

Part of our holiday was spent staying with a long standing and treasured friend in a beachside suburb of Sydney.  It was a wonderful time but also an unseasonably cold, wet and windy one, so there was more walking than swimming and more knitting time than I anticipated.  250 more words


Clean up... Aisle 3!

So Bank holiday Monday saw me finally clearing out one of the corners of my garden. The corner mainly had Lupins in it but there was another plant in there that tends to get overwhelmed during the summer. 149 more words


More lessons from string

You don’t need as much as you think. A message that I can never hear too often as a first worlder.  Only a few leaves will make many metres of string if you twine it right! 549 more words

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