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Dwarf beans – now we're s-talking!

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Was Jack really a giant killer or just a neighbour from hell suffering from short ...
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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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Winter wonders for the veggie heads

Thursday, 05 June 2014

While, in some places of the world, the garden can be a no-grow area through the worst of the winter weather, here in New Zealand it’s a most productive place indeed.
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English daisies – how do you grow? Give us your answer, do!

Thursday, 29 May 2014

Easy growing, down to earth and devoid of airs and graces, unlike the English rose, the English daisy doesn’t need stylish surrounds to grow to her potential!
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Radishes – a veggie for all seasons

Thursday, 22 May 2014

While they may have fallen out of favour, as fancy, new veggies take their place in many a plot, radishes are still widely cultivated for three very good reasons: they are nutritious, versatile...
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Mibuna – can cut this mustard!

Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Growing at almost any time of year, mibuna (Brassica rapa japonica) is fast becoming a favourite green in western gardens, as JUDY HORTON from Yates explains.
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