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15 Jun 2016
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Indoor plants are regaining popularity and are the perfect option for breathing life into your living space and livening up and enhancing your décor. Just like plants growing outdoors, indoor plants also need regular TLC. See our tips below for... More
15 Jun 2016
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Q. Hello, when is the best time to transplant a rose and what do I need to do to prepare the soil and plant for the relocation. Thanks, Claudia. A. The best time to transplant roses is winter. Prune roses back hard before moving, and ensure the... More
8 Jun 2016
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Q. Hi, my strawberry plants have runners. Could you please tell me where to cut the runners off and how to plant them for more strawberry plants. Thank you, Debbi. A. Planting out the runners of your strawberry plants is a great way to get more... More
7 Jun 2016
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The students at Cannons Creek School in Wellington share their final garden diary for autumn, including the garden tasks they have been enjoying and meals they have been creating with their very own harvests through the Garden to Table... More
25 May 2016
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Q. Hi there, can you please tell me what type of fruit trees are suitable to grow in containers, and would they bear fruit? Thanks, James. A. Yes, any that are dwarf or semi dwarf rootstock are suitable to be grown in containers – citrus is a... More
16 May 2016
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The children at Te Huruhi School on Waiheke Island have been enjoying time in their garden this autumn, discovering the joy of growing their own food and preparing meals with their very own harvests through the Garden to Table programme. See... More
10 May 2016
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For novice gardeners a few herbs grown in pots can be the perfect introduction to the joys of ‘growing your own’. For those more experienced gardeners, get inspired in the kitchen and try growing different herbs that suit your culinary style... More
6 May 2016
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We are now in the last month of autumn and there is plenty to keep busy in the garden. In the fruit garden, the harvest period is coming to a close for pip and stone fruit and is just beginning for feijoas. It's also the last chance to get your... More
5 May 2016
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Q. The leaves on our two year old walnut tree have gone a bit yellow. What should I give our tree to stop the yellowing? Thanks. Jane.  A. Walnuts are deciduous and lose their leaves over autumn and winter, the leaves turn yellow and drop off.... More
28 Apr 2016
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Q. Hi, I have been growing some bulb and tuber plants for the last few years. They shoot out at the right time of the year and grow okay, but some plants are not flowering well or at all. What can I do to make them flower? Thanks, Yukari. A.... More

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