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15 Jan 2015
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Q. Hi, my courgettes are producing finger length fruit then dying off, please help? Thanks Adrienne. A. It sounds like blossom end rot which is caused by a lack of water or irregular watering or a lack of calcium and magnesium in the soil. Make... More
13 Jan 2015
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We caught up with some of this year’s category winners and gained some great tips to share! You can share your top garden tips below in the comments section. Lin Chetty - My Gardening Mentor Nominated by daughter Jaclyn Chetty, Lin “is a mother... More
13 Jan 2015
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With the new year and associated new beginnings, numerous crops will be ready to harvest and it’s the perfect time to plant more fruit and vegetables to ensure a continuous supply! There are also a few routine jobs to do in the garden. If you... More
23 Dec 2014
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We’re coming up to that wonderful time of year when the summer’s harvests start pouring in. For a while there you think nothing’s happening and then whammo, almost overnight, all that hard work you put in back in spring starts paying divvies,... More
17 Dec 2014
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Fantastic Christmas presents for the gardeners in your life! Fun feeders for all! Encourage children to learn about New Zealand’s wildlife by creating your very own wild bird café in your garden! Our Fun Feeders range comes in five unique... More
17 Dec 2014
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Keep your garden in top shape if you are going away over the holidays! Read our top holiday garden tips below. Water Keeping plants well watered is a big challenge over the summer months, especially when you are going away but to make your... More
17 Dec 2014
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Q. Hi, what can I use to get rid of passion vine hoppers? The spray that I used to use is no longer made. Thanks Elizabeth. A. First, try blasting small infestations of passion vine hoppers off your plants with the hose, or squashing them... More
15 Dec 2014
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Create a beautiful bee and butterfly friendly garden with the kids this summer holidays. Bees are very important friends in the garden as they pollinate the crops you grow. If you’re short on space grab some containers and get planting!   Bee... More
10 Dec 2014
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Q. Hi, I have loads of lovely little strawberry plants in the garden that were doing really well, but have suddenly become infested with aphids. Any natural fixes? Thanks Katrina. A. First, try blasting the infestation off with the hose, or... More
9 Dec 2014
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As we head into early summer it’s wonderful to see the planting and seed raising I did back in spring coming to fruition. The garden looks so lush at this time of year, and it’s hard to keep up with the salad greens, broad beans, snow peas and... More

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