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WHO AM I ?

I came to live at Greenhaugh with my husband Les nearly 40 years ago and here I could indulge in my love of gardening and plants. Animals also - this is Jacob.

February 3, 2019

For your use.

Consider a catered lunch, high tea or birthday party celebration. $10 a head. 

Seating at the tables for 48. The couches will take another 12.

The perfect place for your picnic on a cooler day. No extra charge on garden visit.

April 30, 2018

The exquisite jewel like colours of Autumn down the Creek Bed first day of May.

March 6, 2018

Vibrant Goldenrod (Solidago Colin) softened by Cotinus Royal Purple which, unlike Cotinus Grace, holds its deep leaf colour into the Autumn, the puffs of smoke (these are the Smoke Bushes) still holding on.

February 23, 2018

 Basil, the Wire Hired Fox Terrier, 11 months.

 Poppy, Jack Russell, 12 years - The Boss.

 Jacob the Donkey, 25 years. Mutual respect is the essence!

January 8, 2018

Glorious Cotinus (Smoke Bushes) provide a rich dark back drop for the  handsome perennials and exuberant bulbs that line the winding shellrock path.

Physocarpus opulifolius Shady Lady and a very dark Cordyline australis (Cabbage Tree)provide contrast with the lacy mauve...

December 1, 2017

A long trip from Zimbabwe and now they are at Greenhaugh. A family of three giraffes. Made from recycled oil cans, approaching life size and very beautiful. Along with the Hippo they are a reminder of the wonderful month we spent in Africa.

November 27, 2017

Poppy on the right - a twelve year old Jack Russell - streetwise and definitely the Boss.

Basil on the left - a wire haired Fox Terrier, eight months old and a good boy.

Great friends hanging out together after a busy day in the garden.

November 26, 2017

What a glorious Spring we are enjoying in the Manawatu. Summer is coming up fast and all indicators are that it is going to be a good one. 

The sun umbrella is up.

The pool awaits.

April 29, 2017

May starts next week and still the Brugmansia flower.

Such pleasure they have given me. The heady fragrance of these Angels Trumpets sends me into raptures. Evidently each one has a different fragrance.

So of course I have had to order a whole heap more from Russell Fran...

April 29, 2017

The sphere arrived at Easter. Colin's Dad made it.

The grandchildren had a great time. No broken bones and it didn't land in the creek.

I have noticed garden visitors giving it a push as they pass. How could you resist!

Max and Isla trying out the possibilities.

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