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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
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
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
3 Dec 2014
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In the Bee Friendly episode of Through the Seasons, Annabel Langbein created a Flower Power Salad using hollyhocks, nasturtiums and violas, which are all edible flowers. Edible flowers have many uses, including making colourful and tasty... More
2 Dec 2014
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Q. Hi, what kind of fertiliser should I be feeding my blueberries, do you have a specific fertiliser? Thanks Andrew. A. You can feed your blueberries with Tui Strawberry Food which is also suitable for blueberries, raspberries and other berry... More
1 Dec 2014
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The brown marmorated stink bug  Preparing for emerging pests and diseases that could affect New Zealand’s environment and economy is a key role for the Ministry for Primary Industries.The Ministry has been keeping an eye on the brown... More
1 Dec 2014
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The Canterbury District Health Board have put together a pamphlet covering best practices to avoid potential health issues in the garden including legionella, bee stings, poisonous plants. Click here to access the pdf. More
25 Nov 2014
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The summer season has made a welcome arrival! Spring vege crops are ready to harvest, flowers are blooming and fresh fruit is waiting to be picked, right in time for summer entertaining. This issue is packed full of summer gardening projects so... More

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