Dishing the dirt on Kiwi gardeners

Dishing the dirt on Kiwi gardeners

Kiwis just love their gardens and when it comes to spending recreational time, watching the footy and fishing loses out to getting into the garden.
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Up the wall

Up the wall

Vertical gardens add to the beauty of our urban areas. And the equipment and knowledge of how to make them is available be they multi-storey vertical gardens or smaller domestic green walls. Liz Light talks to the experts.
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Feeding time

Feeding time

Spring's perfect combo of warm sunshine and rain means growth is at its most exuberant. All this activity needs fuel to keep it going, so now is the time to get feeding.
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Simple steps you can take to make gardening safer - image credit shutterstock.com/JariHindstroem

Legionnaires' Disease

Gardening is an enjoyable and healthy pastime. However each year a few gardeners contract legionnaires' disease. There are simple steps you can take to lessen the risk ...
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Kids Go Gardening - wind chimes

Kids Go Gardening - wind chimes

How about adding some music to your garden with hanging wind chimes? Get creative and design your own!
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Spring in bloom

Spring in bloom

Every garden deserves at least one showy flowering tree or shrub to welcome the new season. If the flowering of some seems all too brief, generally the shorter the season, the more spectacular the display.
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Grow early veges and strawberries

Grow early veges and strawberries

The most delicious vegetables of all are those whose season is short. And the shorter the delay from garden to plate, the more divine they will taste - which means there's no better way than growing your own. It's time to plant now!
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Greenlife Matters

We know plants and green spaces are good for us. But did you know plants can provide health & wellbeing, economic, social and sustainable environmental solutions?
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Spring inspiration


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Kids Go Gardening - Beeeautiful!

Kids Go Gardening - Beeeautiful!

Make a 'bee-friendly' garden and the bees will love to visit your place
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Edibles in containers

Edibles in containers

Strawberries don't just look pretty cascading over the edge of pots, tubs and planter boxes. They thrive - because perfect drainage is essential if you want to grow strawberries successfully
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Flower Power - 20 ways to have fun with annuals

Flower Power - 20 ways to have fun with annuals

Celebrate spring with pots of instant colour. Compact annuals grown as 'potted colour' are ideal for planting in containers and it's the quickest way to give your garden a fresh new look for spring
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Preparing for Spring

Preparing for Spring

With plants waking up and beginning to grow, spring is time for action on all fronts. A little attention during this early growth phase will see your garden blooming for the rest of the warm season - and then some!
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Inspiration for Kids

A quarterly mini magazine for children containing colour projects and puzzles to encourage the next generation of gardeners. FREE bonus Yates Seed with each issue

Gardening for physical health

Gardening for physical health

It's common knowledge that gardening is good for you, and not just because of the obvious fresher, better tasting fruits and vegetables to eat. In terms of physical activity, gardening is a winner too!
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Work of Art

Work of Art

Marlborough artist Rick Edmonds is the force behind the Link Pathway project in Marlborough - a functional and very beautiful pathway that is linking communities from Havelock to Picton.
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The value of trees for shelter and shade

The value of trees for shelter and shade

Protection from the extremes of weather is a primary need for humans and for animals and plants. Constant exposure to strong wind and sun is detrimental to the health and well-being of people, stock and crops.
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Fit for purpose

Fit for purpose

There's plenty to think about when designing a play space for young children. Sarah Thornton talks to the professionals behind a much loved kindy garden in Hawkes Bay.
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