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Garlic When the winter days are slow and cold it's time to think about planting ...
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Win! Cook with Me by Aaron Brunet

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As the modern palate becomes more sophisticated, mastering the culinary arts is no easy task! ...
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Sweet job a real buzz

Thursday, 30 October 2014

Andy Thompson’s bee business has grown and grown. After purchasing his first hive some five years ago, he ‘caught the bee bug’ and before long was on his way to building a viable...
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Powerco Taranaki Garden Spectacular 2014 (October 31 – November 9)

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Taranaki will display its significance as a centre of gardening glory this year when the Powerco Taranaki Garden Spectacular comes to town.
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Hanging up the Law

Thursday, 23 October 2014

With thousands of roses winging their way from India and Columbia, it seems visitors to New Plymouth will be’ hanging out’ for something extra special at this year’s Powerco...
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Doctor’s prescription for safer gardens

Sunday, 19 October 2014

While gardening may seem like a placid pastime, there are some dangers out there which need to be considered.
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Pohutukawa Coast a-calling!

Thursday, 16 October 2014

When gardeners from the picturesque Pohutukawa Coast region (east of Auckland) open their gates, visitors to the Pohutukawa Coast Garden Ramble will find a broad mix of styles and tastes on show,...
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An eye on design

Monday, 13 October 2014

With summer on the way, it’s time to prepare for those fair weather projects. Armed with a little know-how, ensuring your section is looking its best could be easier than you’d...
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Powerco pretty as picture

Thursday, 09 October 2014

Organisers of the upcoming Powerco Taranaki Garden Spectacular have confirmed an exhibition of flower macro-photography will take place during the 10 day event.
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Rusty Hedges – don’t beat about the bush!

Sunday, 05 October 2014

In parts of the country hedges, which are normally a vibrant green, have taken on a decidedly rusty appearance…what is going on?
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‘Chiding around

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

With a career as an advertising agency art director under his belt, Leonard Cobb devotes his professional skills to an equally absorbing pastime, growing and painting orchids.
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Spring Glory and Alpine Treasures (October 4)

Monday, 29 September 2014

Spring is a joy to behold, particularly for Joy Leonard from the South Canterbury Alpine Society!
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Radar rambles on

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

It’s not unusual for multi-award-winning comedians and documentary front men to ramble on, but come November 15-16, Andrew Lumsden (aka Te Radar) will be on the ramble instead – the...
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Lively day in Dead Dog Bay gardens

Thursday, 18 September 2014

Mother Nature does a pretty good job of ‘gardening’ on Waiheke Island – there’s an abundance of beautiful plants (grapevines a given) wherever one goes.
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