Monthly Archives: October 2017

Propagation old and new – on visiting a Flower Farmer

Yesterday my friend Ben the horticulturist invited me along on his visit to Cameron’s Nursery, a five acre wholesale nursery specialised in perennials.  Recently the nursery has extended their business to include an online mail-order company, Planters Patch.  We were … Continue reading

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Hitchhiker – keep him or ditch him?

I bought a Rhaphiolepis indica ‘Springtime’ online recently, from Nambour, Queensland.  This morning I noticed that a few leaves on it were gnawed off and on closer examination, I saw a creature that I didn’t invite or recognise. No one I … Continue reading

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Some Good News

I have not had the energy for WordPress lately but I feel I should share some good news. My garden was nominated for Best Edible Garden and Best Plant Specialist Garden in North Sydney.  Though I did not win either … Continue reading

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