Now is the time to sow broad beans, writes Gillian
Less familiar vegetables are attracting lots of interest
but don't overlook the proven performers, says Gillian
As well as promoting heritage fruit trees that do well in
the South, a Waitati man has taken a big step forward,
Gillian Vine learns.
The Ellerslie International Flower Show has been a
resounding success for two Otago exhibitors, Gillian Vine
Following her success in winning a silver medal, first-time
Ellerslie International Flower Show exhibitor Sally Brown, of
Blueskin Nurseries, Waitati, has added a second, more
significant, award to her tally.
Two Otago women, both entering exhibition gardens for the
first time, have scored at the Ellerslie International Flower
Show in Christchurch.
Seeing how a Spanish sparkling wine is made was a
Barcelona highlight for Gillian Vine.
A popular garden talks feature resumes early next month,
reports Gillian Vine.
When it comes to cruising, small is beautiful, says
There's nothing like television or movie exposure to pull
visitors to a stately home and so it is with England's
Highclere Castle, where the ITV drama Downton Abbey is
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