Archives for October 2013

The Broad Beans Are Back

Last week I was convinced the wind was destroying my broad beans. I really like broad beans. With today’s fantastic sun and assuaged winds, came a chance to get in and discover the damage. And I’m pleased to say, they did just fine; until an exuberant 2-year-old tried to help me pick them. Broad beans […]

The Greenery

Been to The Greenery yet? Kapiti’s newest nursery is beautiful. Lush, healthy plants displayed gorgeously. The nursery has an attention to detail you just don’t find in larger plant outlets. And they stock LovePlantLife Seeds! Located in the old Pukehou Nursery in Manakau, they’re totally worth the drive from Paraparaumu, Otaki, Levin or even Palmie. […]

Sometimes we lack the words: The Lexicon of Sustainability

Words are the building blocks for new ideas. They have the power to activate change and transform societies. Good golly galooshes, some people are clever. Let me introduce to Douglas Gayeton and Laura Howard-Gayeton have been travelling around the USA meeting some of my personal heroes and a fair few other fine-minded individuals. The result is a […]