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Bok Choy – bok to where we all belong!

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With Chinese New Year almost here, &lsquo lettuce'take a look at a vegetable that'...
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Win! A bee nesting prize pack from Creative Woodcraft

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With bee numbers in decline, the National Beekeepers'Association (NBA) is again set to raise ...
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Candytuft – play it again, Sammy!

Thursday, 28 August 2014

Who can take a backyard, sprinkle it with seeds, cover them with soil and give them the loving care they need? The gardener can!
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Basil – no Fawlty advice please!

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

While nothing’s certain in life and gardening, at Garden-NZ we try not to offer any ‘Fawlty’ suggestions. So, this month we turn to a herb that’s easy to grow... just to be...
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Capsicums - savouring the bell (pepper)

Wednesday, 13 August 2014

Capsicums, chillies, peppers – they’re one in the same, but different too! Yes, they come from the same family, but there are many varieties and flavours offered by this popular...
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Plums, peaches, apricots and more – everybody must get stone (fruit)!

Thursday, 07 August 2014

Some gardeners have enjoyed growing a certain substance since the days when God kicked Adam and Eve out of the Garden of Eden for pilfering from his private stash. However, while our first couple...
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Strange fruit – has found us

Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Gardening can often be a gamble. Weather can turn, the sun can refuse to shine and nutrient value of soil is never certain.
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Kohlrabi – learnin’ about the Germans

Thursday, 24 July 2014

Kohlrabi (Brassica oleracea), also referred to as German turnip, is the same species as brussels sprouts, cabbage, broccoli, and cauliflower.
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Mustard Greens – a cut above!

Wednesday, 16 July 2014

Mustard greens (Brassica juncea), also known as Indian mustard, Chinese mustard and leaf mustard, is a species of mustard plant.
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Cauliflower – flowers of another colour

Wednesday, 09 July 2014

Cauliflower may be stock and trade in the garden, however, they don’t necessarily have to be all-white all the time. Garden-NZ contributor, TOD PALENSKI from Awapuni Nurseries says there are...
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Snowdrops – keep growing in my (garden) bed!

Thursday, 03 July 2014

When the winter gloom causes spirits to drop, there are a number of plants that can gladden the heart. This week, galanthophile (collector of snowdrops) SUZANNE PICKFORD from the New Zealand...
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Brown Mignonette lettuce – a new leaf for winter

Wednesday, 25 June 2014

While summer may be synonymous with salads, even during winter they can provide a light, healthy side to cold weather dishes such as soups and stews.
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Sweet William – time for a Kate escape?

Thursday, 19 June 2014

Kate Middleton may have been asking herself ‘will ‘e or won’t ‘e?’ until her prince popped the question.
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Roses – on the up and up!

Thursday, 12 June 2014

Now that winter has arrived, gardeners will notice more and more rose plants available from garden centres. This week, Garden-NZ contributor, JUDY HORTON from Yates, provides a down to earth guide...
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