Sunday, 22 November 2015

Gardening Guru's of New Zealand

Two Well Known Gardening Gurus 

Eion Scarrow 


Gardening personality Eion Scarrow with his wife Ann.
Photograph from : Waikato Times 29.04.2013
To see an example of Eion Scarrow's "Dig This" programme click this link to NZ On Screen Dig This

Eion also wrote many useful gardening books and was a hit on National Radio with tips and advice.

For a list of his books visit National Library of NZ http://natlib.govt.nz

His 'Palmers Citrus Handbook" is available to borrow from Rotorua District Library 634.3z SCA




Prof. Walker (T.W. Walker)
Photograph from : The Press, 18.11.2010




Prof. Walker

Prof Walker became a TV celebrity when he joined the 'Maggie's Garden Show team, but before that he was a well known Professor at Lincoln University for 27 Years. To read his obituary click this link Garden Show Prof dies at 94

Read and learn from his book "Vegetable gardening with Prof. Walker" available to borrow at the Rotorua District Library 635.04z WAL


Click the link to see a clip of Maggie's Garden Show on which Prof Walker starred in a cameo role for the Ellerslie Garden Show in 2000. NZ on Screen