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Phormium and Pittosporum

Since I started my first job in horticulture at the end of Jan, I have been living in my dreams.

My usual day involves daily visits to 4-5 gardens and various gardening tasks, from lawn mowing, hedge trimming, pruning to communicating with customers. 249 more words

Garden Work

Recycled Wrought Iron

Racing against the promised rain on this warm but gloomy morning we worked on providing freedom of expression for Compassion. Jackie assembled another Gardman arch for this rose that we have been trying fully to release from the clutches of myrtle and pittosporum. 422 more words

October Foliage - All the Colours of the Rainbow!


and Yellow,….

and Pink, ….

and Green,….


and Orange,….

and Blue.”

Who needs flowers!😉

Tuis love karo too

While kowhais are probably the showiest nectar tree flowering at the moment they are certainly not the only ones attracting the attention of tuis. At Shakespear Park last week there was a hive of activity in the karo (coastal pittosporum) and in one stray flowering gum. 8 more words

More Eurobodalla plant life

Some more growing things from my neck of the woods, mostly tiny but not trifling. You’ll have seen a few before, so this is revision! I’ve also begun to pay a bit of attention to habit, so there are some photos that show what previously encountered flowers are attached to. 129 more words


Pittosporum phillyreoides

Weeping Pittosporum, from the Exmouth region of the Pilbara and West Coast sand plains. Shrub or small tree, with sticky seeds inside orange pods.