00:09 1/1/2012 Tikorangi

Fireworks @ Tikorangi celebrating Claudia & Brent's wedding

It rained, and rained and rained. Then, happily, we had a respite for our garden wedding; the ceremony, the celebrations, the photography and the fireworks. It was all rather fabulous.

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Abbie Jury: Ficus antiarus, rare plants

Ficus antiarus, rare plants and why only one plant in our garden is clearly named

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’s column: AbbieJury.co.nz 3/12/2010

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Photograph: Abbie Jury

Me, Camilla and Theo at the dining table at Tikorangi.

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This week after four years, or so, of managing jury.co.nz I hand the running over to the author. Published regularly Abbie’s writing is always witty and informative.

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