Mucking In

The Olivenhain garden of New Zealanders Maury and Heather Callaghan in Southern Californian is an “expanse of lawn and beds of perennials” with a tall, fragrant banana shrub and burgundy-leaved smoke tree “creat[ing] a luscious and unexpected, colour combination” in the spring. Profiled in the San Diego Union Tribune, the Callaghans are delighted with their San Diego garden, and rightfully so. “It is a surprise every year,” Maury says, “No matter where you look, it continues to change.” The garden isn’t all that has changed; the owners have become knowledgeable and active participants in the process. “I’ve changed more as a gardener than anyone I know,” Heather, who is a Master Gardener, says.


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Helen Clark Lays Out Her Reasons for Legalising It

Helen Clark Lays Out Her Reasons for Legalising It

In an opinion piece for the UK’s Guardian newspaper, former prime minister and member of the Global Commission on Drug Policy Helen Clark explains why a ‘yes’ in next year’s referendum…