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Winter Spring Annuals 2 - The Middle Weights

Some of our most rewarding winter/spring flowers are middle weights: medium height plants up to about 60cm tall. One of the classics of this group is the calendula or pot marigold. Bushy plants are topped with large often fluffy double daisy blooms.

That range in bright orange, yellow, and bronze shades. The calendula is actually classified as a herb. The chopped young blooms and buds are used to season beef. They thrive in sun or dry part shade and much prefer poor soil, but rich in lime.

Cheiranthus, better known as wallflower, is an old fashioned favorite for beautiful fragrant winter cut flowers. They prefer an average to good, well drained, limy soil in a sunny spot sheltered from wind. Given these conditions the wallflower will produce masses of single and double spikes of flowers in lovely warm shades all winter and spring.

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About us

dale-john 01-100x66 Dale Harvey and John Newton met in Melbourne Australia in 1981. Since then they both have supported each others careers while also building and maintaining their own. Read about how they were able to turn their joint careers into one and creating a dream of a better world starting in their own local community.

Media & Publications

host daffodils-100x66The following articles are a small part of the many published editorials on or about both Dale Harvey and John Newton plus the property affectionately nick named by the people of New Zealand, as the
"Quarter Acre” Paradise gardens.

Awards & Credits

HOPE Trust-100x66This is a collection of Appreciation Certificates, Local and Overseas Awards with Acknowledgments presented to Dale Harvey and John Newton over the many years of their joint careers plus the Launch and Registration
of The H.O.P.E. Trust
The Healing of Planet Earth.

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P.O.Box Papatoetoe Central
2156 Auckland
New Zealand
Tel: +61 9 276 4827
Fax: +61 9 276 4025
Email: info@daleharvey.com 
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