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Garden Newsletter: Cucumbers, Peonies, Tomatoes + More

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Welcome back.

This week we have a great article on what would make great Christmas gifts for your green fingered friends. Check it out here.

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 Grow Better Tomatoes

“My Moneymaker, Beefsteak and Acid Free tomatoes absolutely took off and were 4 weeks ahead of the others” – Kay Schroder, Otakiri Garden Circle Visit here to find out more about growing tastier, more colourful tomatoes.

 Add Pizzaz to the Garden

The striking rich colour of Tropicanna’s foliage, will add a touch of pizzazz to any garden. Able to cope with the difficult conditions Tropicanna is perfect to add sensational colour to dull or boring spots around the garden. Read more here.

 Cucumber - Grow your own

Quick and easy vegetables to grow, cucumbers will reward you with long juicy produce for months on end. Varieties and types: Cucumbers come in different types, telegraph – which are the long tube like varieties and apple types which are round like a apple. Continued here.

 Brighten up Xmas

Christmas is not far away so now’s the time to start thinking about that special gift. Our Sunflower Design Mexican Urn Planters really do fit the bill and are great value at $195.00 Colourful, individually handcrafted with that Latin American style and design. Check them out here.

 NZ Vegetable Garden Book

The Tui NZ Vegetable Garden book is the perfect Christmas gift for gardeners of all ages and skill levels. The comprehensive and highly illustrated guide contains essential gardening information and the plastic cover means it can be taken outside, making it an ideal garden companion. Available in good garden centres and book retailers now.

 Peonies - Slide Show

We have picked out some stunning Peonies this week for our slide show. Have a look at them here.

 Tongariro Peonies Open Day

After last year’s amazing response, the Central Plateau’s largest peony grower is having another open day and school fundraiser. Hundreds of people enjoyed the sunny day, among the dazzling display of over 4000 peony plants. Continued here.

 Watering Options

The Company Shed has many solutions for all those watering jobs that will become a priority over the coming months. Their selection of indoor and outdoor Watering options range from watering cans and bottle top waters, to watering spikes for your plants whilst you are away on holiday and water feeders for the birds too. Visit them here for more info.

 Gardening is a Gift

The garden in summer is a relaxing haven in which to enjoy spending time with family and friends. With Christmas just round the corner it’s time to give the gift of gardening to loved ones. Gardeners are wonderful people who know what joy it brings to give and receive. Continued here.

 Garden Room Gifts

Garden Room Gifts has some great products for the green fingered friend or family member. Ideal for Xmas and you can order online.

Visit them here.

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That's it from me for this week. Take care, be kind to yourself and I look forward to catching up with you next week. Happy Gardening!

Rachel, Webster and the team at Garden-NZ.

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