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Hi there,
Thanks for the welcome everybody! And for the answers to my red hot poker question. I will try and do some cutting back today if the weather holds out and if my 8 month old baby sleeps for long enough at lunch time!
It’s just coming into spring here in New Zealand, I’m originally from England but have been in NZ for the past 5 years now so I’m getting more used to the seasons being at different times of the year, although I’m not sure I’ll ever really get used to a hot christmas day!
About my garden; as you can see from the photos of the front garden, it is pretty well established and has been cared for very well by the previous owners – an elderly couple who had lived here for 47 years!
The back garden has a couple of apple trees, some camelia trees/bushes, some Daphne (I think), lavendar, a great fern tree, some rose bushes, hebes and lots more plants and shrubs that I don’t know the names of yet! I may well put some photos up here for help with identification as I don’t really know much about gardening, but am hoping to learn so I can keep the garden looking nice.
Thanks again for the welcome.

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Hi Sarah and a warm welcome to GoY from me too.

29 Aug, 2009


I'm sure you'll find everyone's very friendly and helpful. Just post your photos for an I.D and there's sure to be someone who can come up with a plant's name and information about it. Enjoy! (P.S. I'm an Aussie and even I complain about our hot Christmas!)

29 Aug, 2009


Hello Sarah......Hi and welcome to GoY from me out here in Canada. I hope you enjoy the site....there are lots of great people on here. Lots of information, great photos, great gardens, and lots of laughs. :oD

30 Aug, 2009


Hi Sarah, I missed your question so here's a belated welcome from me too :o) It's soooo hard to keep up with all that's going on here on GoY. Even harder if you have a baby too!

30 Aug, 2009


Hi Sarah welcome to GOY.

30 Aug, 2009


You'll get plenty of help here, and great company too :o)
Glad you joined.

31 Aug, 2009

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