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22 Apr 2014
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Poppies are truly remarkable flowers, steeped in history, with forgiving natures, with even the smallest pockets of soil, most people have room in their garden for poppies. Once you have planted poppies once, you will find that each season they... More
16 Apr 2014
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It’s all hands on deck in the backyard now with fruit ready to be harvested after ripening over the hot sunny days of summer. This is a great fun job for the kids to get involved with, they love climbing trees and are usually very happy to help... More
16 Apr 2014
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Q. Hi, we have patches of a low growing clover-type plant with yellow flowers in our lawn and it seems to be spreading randomly. Is there anything we can use to get rid of it but not harm the grass please? Thanks, Tony. A. This is creeping... More
8 Apr 2014
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We are fast approaching Easter and with this comes Easter holidays! This is the perfect opportunity to spend some quality time in your garden. Plant last minute veges for winter to ensure a continuous supply of fresh harvests; pick tasty autumn... More
7 Apr 2014
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April is a magical time of the year here in Wanaka. The days parade by, blue-skied and breathless while, at an ever-quickening pace, the landscape turns a riot of surreal fiery colours. Mornings are distinctly nippy and there’s a heavy dew,... More
7 Apr 2014
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Q. Hi, no matter what we do to get rid of privet, it keeps growing back from cut down stumps. Is there anything we can do to get rid of the bigger more established plants that we can't physically dig out? Thanks, Lisa. A. Use Tui Tough Weed and... More
7 Apr 2014
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While humming the well-known tune, there is no business like show business, like no business I know! I was captivated and drawn into the magical event that was The Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show 2014. Each year I make the... More
26 Mar 2014
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Q. Hi, I have a rose that until January was flourishing then all of a sudden the leaves have started turning yellow and falling off (new and old alike). The buds aren't opening properly and when they do the roses have a shrivelled appearance. I... More
26 Mar 2014
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Agapanthus Golden Drop A new release agapanthus selected right here in NZ for its attractive cream and green variegated foliage. Unlike the older variegated variety Tinkerbell, which has similar foliage, Golden Drop has a very long flowering... More
10 Mar 2014
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Q. Hi, last season all the fruit from my feijoa trees were very sour. I was wondering if I had given them too much food? I had given them plenty of water from fruit set onwards. The trees are 3-4 years old. Thanks, John. A. Potash will help... More

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