Food for free

Food for free

An initial investment in your garden and keeping on top of seasonal tasks can lead to many years of free food in abundance from your own back yard.
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A beginners guide to growing beautiful roses

A beginners guide to growing beautiful roses

There are no secrets behind growing the worlds most loved flowers. Think sunshine and good soil at planting time, then follow the basics and your roses will reward you with their most beautiful best.
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Flowering annuals for autumn and winter

Flowering annuals for autumn and winter

Autumn, when rains fall on soil that still holds summer's warmth, is generally a great time for planting. Flowering annuals can establish their roots in readiness for winter and spring flowering.
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Grow daphne

Grow daphne

A single sprig of daphne can fill a room with perfume. Such powerful fragrance on a small evergreen shrub is especially precious in mid winter!
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A pretty, poisonous and persistent pest

A pretty, poisonous and persistent pest

Gardeners and landowners are urged to be on the lookout for the Cape Tulip. It has pretty flowers but is a very poisonous weed.
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Espalier fruit trees

Espalier fruit trees

Popular in the Middle Ages, the art of Espaliering could be the answer for urban would-be orchardists with ever smaller back yards.
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Grow citrus

Grow citrus

No wonder citrus trees are so popular. With their cheerful winter colour, delicious health-giving fruit, glossy evergreen leaves, fragrant blossoms, a lovely shape and not too large. What more could we want from a tree?
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Kids Go Gardening - hypertufa pots

Kids Go Gardening - hypertufa pots

Do you like making mud pies? With a bit of help from a grown up you can take it to another level and make your own fake rock "Hypertufa" pots.
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Winter inspiration


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Indoor styling with plants

Indoor styling with plants

Plants add instant style and grace to living spaces, both indoors and out. Indoor plant specialist, Miriam Manley of Welcome Bay offers some timely advice.
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Feathered friends

Feathered friends

Sitting quietly outdoors in a favourite spot is made extra special when wildlife comes visiting. During winter, birds usual supply of food from trees can be in short supply, so supplementary feeding is a great way to encourage them to stay around.
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Kids Go Gardening - terrariums

Kids Go Gardening - terrariums

When the days are shorter there's less time to play outdoors winter is a good time to bring a bit of nature indoors! Grow your own houseplants or take it a step further create a magical terrarium!
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Providing nectar for butterflies in Winter

Providing nectar for butterflies in Winter

What flowers in winter to provide nectar for our butterflies?
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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.

Precious urban trees

Precious urban trees

Think twice! It doesn't take long to chop down a tree, but it takes decades to replace it.
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Ten reasons to plant trees

Ten reasons to plant trees

On Arbor Day in June, New Zealanders are encouraged to plant and care for trees. Celebrate by getting involved in a community planting project or planting a tree of your own.
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When less is more

When less is more

As the leaves drop from the trees it's time to reach for the pruning tools.
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10 colourful winter shrubs to plant

10 colourful winter shrubs to plant

The winter garden can be surprisingly colourful - here's ten of the best shrubs for winter interest
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