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27 Jul 2016
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Q. Hi, I moved house and the place we are in now has a mandarin tree. The mandarins are tiny, what can I do to get them big? Thank you Joanne. A. Mandarins are wonderful fruits. For the crop this year there is nothing you can do to remedy the... More
15 Jul 2016
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Q. Hi there, I have planted some feijoa trees in my garden and was wondering at what age they fruit? Thanks, Craig. A. You can expect feijoas to fruit once the plants are three years old, however sometimes they may not fruit until they are a... More
13 Jul 2016
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We're halfway through winter and there's still plenty of magic happening in the Garden to Table gardens at Te Huruhi Primary School on Waiheke Island. Read their latest update below and see what the children have been busy doing in the garden... More
29 Jun 2016
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Q. Hi, I planted garlic last season and have found the odd plant I forgot to harvest which has cloves. Can I break these cloves off and transplant for a new crop? Thanks, Richard. A. This is a brilliant question and something that happens often... More
29 Jun 2016
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This month is still a great time to be planting winter veges including leafy greens and brassicas. In the fruit garden it's all about planting new season fruit trees and strawberries, and why not liven up your garden with some winter flowers in... More
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
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

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