Item BCA - 2018.1468 - Bill Govier's flower and vegetable garden

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BCA - 2018.1468


Bill Govier's flower and vegetable garden


  • 2002-2004 (Creation)

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pdf of 13 photographs

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A407,408 and 409 – Bill Govier’s vegetable garden 1987 and a grandson with a very large runner bean. Grandchildren with a lettuce sitting amongst the vegetables and others getting in the potatoes.
A410 – the verge outside Bill’s bungalow opposite the police houses on Station Road
A411 – Bills verge and flower garden in 1996
A412 – Bill’s garden with his onions and tame beer-drinking robin
A413 – Bill’s cabbages hearting up well
A414 – the Datura plant put on the verge outside his bungalow each year
A415 – Woodpeckers in Bill’s garden, female on the left and juvenile with red head on the right. 1996. All juveniles have a red cap which is gradually lost. Males develop a red nape to their neck and female have red only on the underside of their stomach.
A416 – Bill’s garden
A417 – every single bit of a Datura plant is poisonous
a422 – Bill’s carrot harvest, 1987
a423 – Bill standing next to his April Fool joke on the road sign close to his bungalow. He put something up on this sign for several years each April 1st.

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