Welcome to the Living Proof Design blog

a little bit about design, gardening, plants and

anything else that catches my eye....

Linda Jarvis

Thursday February 28, 2019 2:43pm
Thursday January 24, 2019 12:44pm
Monday January 15, 2018 3:43pm
Monday June 5, 2017 5:18pm
Driving in the Waikato region on Gypsy Day, thankfully there was no sight or evidence of the usual ‘travelling herds’; instead an amazing array of autumnal tree foliage. The golden glow of… More
Thursday September 15, 2016 4:24pm
it’s easier than you think.The arrival of spring in Auckland reveals a few calmer days where the temperature is warmer. Then before we know it a complete turnaround, back to very cold and… More
Sunday May 8, 2016 10:41am
- check out what's happening over your garden. More
Wednesday February 10, 2016 3:32pm
Hoya carnosa – Wax Plant Requiring very little attention this Hoya makes a great houseplant. It also grows quite happily potted and carefully positioned outside as well as in the white washed… More
Monday January 25, 2016 12:05pm
Monday August 3, 2015 1:17pm
Meet Haemanthus coccineus, native to South Africa, perhaps better known as the Paintbrush or Blood Lily from the Amaryllidaceae family. It grows really well in a pot and seems to flourish each year… More
Friday July 17, 2015 12:32pm
I’m a huge fan of hedges and don’t mind putting in the effort to keep them in shape, the old fashion way; hand held hedge clippers and a ladder if required.A hedge makes a great boundary demarcation,… More
Wednesday March 25, 2015 3:29pm
There’s Still Time to Spruce up the Lawn - a brief overview: Summer in Auckland has been rather pleasant this year. Though the norm is to expect a bit of everything in so far as what the weather… More