Posts Tagged ‘ Lloyd Houghton ’

The Word from Wairere

Jul 22nd, 2019 | By

There is still time to prune those roses, says Lloyd from Wairere Nursery. “So long as it’s done before bud burst then all will be sweet.” Always prune in fine weather, and during a fine period as roses are vulnerable to Silver Leaf disease, a fungal infection whose spores are carried in the rain and

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Twenty years of Wairere (or there abouts…)

Sep 20th, 2012 | By

It’s almost 20 years since Wairere Nursery first began in Gordonton. Give or take, says Lloyd Houghton. “How long? Heaven forbid, I have no idea. A long time. Twenty years or thereabouts.” It’s a rare moment for Lloyd – he’s not wrenching roses out of the garden, carting perennials or dashing off after a customer

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