Trees and things

Posted by Laurel at 8:53 am

Late in the spring we planted a whole lot of trees on a steep bank, to replace the enormous macrocarpas felled for house timber and to prevent them shading house sites.

They were in loose rows, with cabbage trees and titokis at the top, then totaras, then a mixture of banksias and firewood acacias at the bottom. There were also a lot of tree lucerne scattered right across the bank.

The summer has been very dry. Some of the trees are doing beautifully, and others are suffering from lack of water, especially the totaras. We may have to replace them.