Posts Tagged ‘ Kelly Dyer ’

Much to behold at tree sale

Jul 11th, 2013 | By

Brazilian tree grapes, slipper orchids, yakons and much more were at the recent Tree Crop sale at Hamilton Gardens. Kelly Dyer was also there. The forecast had been for rain but – in true Hamilton style – the sun was out and it was unseasonably warm. Sales started at 10am and when we (Hubby came

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Lemon cordial a winner all year round

Mar 29th, 2013 | By

This Christmas Kelly Dyer made the mistake of giving N8N two bottles of her lemon cordial. We have been perstering her ever since for more. In the meantime, here’s the recipe. The hot summer days are coming to an end but there’s still nothing quite like a cold glass of cordial at the end of

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Gadzuks, what garlic!

Feb 27th, 2013 | By

Astonishing even herself, Kelly Dyer harvests whopping garlic. Seven months ago the garlic cloves that I saved from 2011’s rather disappointing crop went into the ground. One month later, hopes were low as only three sprouts could be seen, but eventually every clove put out leaves and a sigh of relief was breathed by all

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Glory be – what garlic!

Dec 5th, 2012 | By

The garlic is almost as tall as an elephant’s eye, says garden writer Kelly Dyer. A few months back, right when the weather was coldest and I really didn’t want to do any kind of gardening, I forced myself outside and planted garlic. Five months later and it’s probably about time I updated on the

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Garden philosophy 101

Nov 21st, 2012 | By

Why do we garden?  Where does our gardening style come from?  N8N’s garden writer Kelly Dyer hands over to husband Mark Willoughby for his ruminations on these eternal questions. About time I got a word in edgewise. Any accusation that this is a ruse to get me out of turning the compost again is probably

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Time to wait in the garden

Oct 9th, 2012 | By

Garden writer Kelly Dyer is waiting for her seeds to sprout… Having made a seed-raising frame – instructions and pictures to be posted sometime soon –  I have made a real effort this year to grow some of my garden plants from seed. I usually buy seedlings for the garden, as at the Hamilton Farmer’s

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