Linda’s Garden

Here we are at the end of another growing year – and thank goodness rain was sent to our parched land. I was out in the rain with the fertiliser for gardens and lawns on Wednesday. Half of this week for me has been in Wanaka, helping a busy daughter Continue Reading

Rock Vale Stone and Garden

Spring gardening – warm one day – wet and cold the next – but not complaining. Nothing worse for North Otago to go into Summer after a dry Spring. I have been enjoying the Blossom, Bulbs, sun and bees, while planting out bedding and perennial plants on warm days and Continue Reading

Rockvale Stone and Garden

September – the season of new beginnings and some beautiful early Spring days experienced here in North Otago over the last week, to enco urage buds to swell and burst, birds to get busy buildings nests and newborn lambs enjoy a warm welcome. Slower to start here this year, but Continue Reading

Rockvale Stone & Garden

Blossom, Magnolia, Daffodils and Violets, tell us Spring is really here and I find I am needing to check the time often because days are drawing out. Six year old Grand Daughter Maggie pointed out that our large pink Magnolias were throwing off their woolly blankets – large fluffy bud Continue Reading

Rockvale Stone & Garden

So much rain and mud here in North Otago!! I guess it’s moisture just when new roots are in need – BUT we Gardeners are in need of the perfect breeze and sunny days to be enthused enough to get gardens ready for the Spring explosion. . So much rain and Continue Reading