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30 Oct 2014
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Q. Hi, my lemon tree has heaps of lemons which don't have any juice. Do you know why this is? Thanks, Pauline. A. Dry lemons are normally caused through lack of water over the summer period as the fruit is forming. You can't get the moisture... More
24 Oct 2014
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Q. Hi, have you got any advice on what I can grow near tomatoes? I am putting my full concentration around growing these as I have never grown them before. Thanks, Walter. A. Carrots, lettuce, chives, onions, leeks, radishes, rosemary, sage,... More
22 Oct 2014
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My father Fred was famous for his tomatoes. His vines produced prolifically, and the fruit was always amazingly sweet and flavoursome. For Fred, growing good tomatoes was all about seaweed. Once or twice a year, we kids would be enlisted to... More
18 Oct 2014
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Q. Hi, I have aphids appearing on my roses already! Are you please able to help me get rid of these? Thanks, Raewyn. A. If the infestation is small, you can wash them off your roses with a garden hose, or squash them with your fingers. If the... More
15 Oct 2014
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Before you actually put food on the table (well most foods that you might actually want to eat!) it has to grow. And while gardening may not seem in any way like cooking, the parallel is that it’s easy to feel overwhelmed when you’re just... More
11 Oct 2014
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Q. Hi, I have a two tier planter box with strawberries from last year. It was the first year so do I remove all plants or do they regrow? If regrowing should I just feed? Thanks, Julianna. A. Yes, you can leave your plants in for a second... More
8 Oct 2014
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The humble potato is a staple on dinner tables around New Zealand. Roasted, boiled, mashed or in a salad – no matter how you serve yours, they will always taste better dug out of your own garden. Tui Certified Seed Potatoes are available in a... More
7 Oct 2014
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Tui and NZ Gardener magazine are proud to announce the 2014 category winners for Tui Gardener of the Year. Vote for your favourite Gardener of the Year finalist and sign up to receive the Tui Newsletter and you could win a prize pack worth $500... More
7 Oct 2014
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Check out this season's new plants and fill your piece of paradise with a variety of colour this spring! Gardening Solutionz: Crazytunia Mandevilla (1) We dare you to go crazy with the Crazytunia!  This crazy breed has just got bigger and... More
1 Oct 2014
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Q. Hi, during the last gale we had here in the North my potatoes lost most of their leaves due to the wind, leaving only a few stalks. Will the potatoes continue to grow without the leaves or should I pull them all out and start again? Thanks,... More