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Kumara – Matariki must-have

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How cool is the kumara? These little sweeties have long been associated with New Zealand, ...
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Win! Rosie’s Radical Rescue Ride

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There's a lot to enjoy about life on a funny farm, as Rosie the ...
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Summer Veggies – Garden-NZ’s top ten

Thursday, 04 December 2014

With warmer weather arriving, those salad days of summer are almost here. So, to celebrate the season, the team at Garden-NZ has compiled this list of our favourite veggies synonymous with...
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Carnations - tickled pink!

Thursday, 23 October 2014

It’s that time of year for gardeners to be ‘in the pink’ not just because they’re enjoying the first blush of spring but because it’s time to plant pinks (Dianthus...
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Penstemons – clearly a thought for spring

Thursday, 09 October 2014

Gardeners in a pensive mood over what to plant this spring should contemplate hardy, easy-care penstemons – so lovely in cottage gardens which call for loads of colour.
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Raspberries – a rose by a much different name

Thursday, 18 September 2014

While strawberries may take the (short)cake when it comes to fruitful dreams, raspberries are quite the delight savoured worldwide.
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Spring onions - tis the season!

Thursday, 04 September 2014

The hero of any spring salad – spring onions - leaps to the rescue adding a bite to dishes, that can’t be beaten.
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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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