Fruit & Vegetable Circle Meeting February 2020 We walked over to the Curator’s Garden, taking advantage of the daylight still available at this time of year. There was plenty to see, from the heavily laden espaliered pear trees to the well-covered brassicas and planter made from stacked tyres, used to grow Kumura. Other treasures noted … Read More
Beth Goodwin (CHS Member) and recent All About Gardening guest speaker is helping establish this potentially sizeable garden (4 acres). The CHS is looking for someone to drive this worthwhile project for Beth. The project requires a one-off contribution initially, then ongoing funding for diesel fuel to pump water from a nearby river to the … Read More
Kowhai Thompson’s first landscape design instalment Mass Planting One way to create a ‘tied together’ look in your home garden is to add areas of mass plantings. This works both for brand new gardens and for established gardens. Think of purchasing 5 or 10 identical plants at a time of the same variety/colour at a … Read More
A major visitor attraction is proposed for Christchurch based on the successful UK Eden Project www.edenproject.com.
From the Mountains to the Sea (Ki Uta Ki Tai) will tell the story of water through nature, culture and science. Its proposed location is the Avonside Loop to form part of the Avon-Ōtākaro Network.
How do you espalier fruit trees?