Today I planted the kowhai tree Sophora Dragon’s Gold beside Aphra’s grave. I dug a hole in the sand, filled it with good compost and water, a fertiliser tab underneath, then mulched with pine shavings. Then I added 4 stakes, plastic netting and wind cloth to protect the tree.

A very young Sophora Dragons Gold tree in a bed of pine mulch.The young tree protected by wind cloth wrapped round plastic netting around 4 stakes.

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