Tag Archives: winter


Over the past 4-5 weeks my cinerarias have been delighting me… and the occasional butterfly has stopped by to enjoy them too. Cinerarias are a winter-spring flowering annual, and once […]

Midwinter in Russell

The other day we were visiting Kaitaia. It was cold and damp and breezy – and this is the “winterless north”. We found lots of caterpillars on a swan plant, […]