Pruning is one garden topic that makes my eyes glaze over. I suspect that's because, in the first instance, pruning usually makes plants look worse, not better, and I feel as badly for them as I do for myself when I've had a particularly awful haircut.
Until a week ago we had a 30m-plus eucalyptus behind our house. It was a gorgeous thing, obviously much older than I, and I was very emotionally attached to it.
Whoever said gardens were not subject to trends?
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A union official claims child labour, workers paid in food vouchers and management threats are all in a day's work for staff at McDonald's in Kaikohe.
I think there is more to this than what meets the eye. Facts please not fiction. Sounds like a little union push and shove.
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