Alas his beautiful big golden eyes are not visible but he was keeping a very close eye on our dogs three metres below him. Abbie Jury 21/6/2011
Alas Mark found the first instance of camellia petal blight today – in a japonica. It seems to appear earlier every year. We have never seen it in sasanquas and I was a little surprised this week to hear of claims that in warmer climates, sasanqua camellias are susceptible. We would really like to hearContinue reading “Tikorangi Notes: Monday 6 June, 2011”
The 2010 Tikorangi / Jury family Christmas tree has been variously described as looking like Cousin It and an Ent. You can read all about it’s construction here.
It is Ficus antiarus and it is the most asked about plant in our garden. We used to propagate a few but we realised that while everybody wanted to know what it was, nobody wanted to buy it.
Abbie Jury | A hot, dry autumn in Spain and Portugal
Abbie’s review of The Tui NZ Fruit Garden by Sally Cameron (ISBN 9780143203988) published this morning in the Taranaki Daily News.