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Flannelweed – flagship pest destined to be sunk?

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Flannelweed (Solanum mauritianum) may be on the way to becoming a ‘flagship pest plant’ with eradication programmes in place in some parts of New Zealand.
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Dwarf bananas – bringing in the tropics

Thursday, 10 April 2014

Even as the cold winds of autumn and winter bite, it’s possible for Kiwis to retain a taste of the tropics, as RUSSELL FRANSHAM from Russell Fransham Subtropicals explains.
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Egyptian Walking Onions – grow like an Egyptian?

Thursday, 03 April 2014

The more intrepid amongst us, who have left the security of their back yard patches behind to visit Egypt and tut-tut and toot’s tomb, would have encountered more than a few mysteries for...
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Cabbages – turning to a new leaf

Thursday, 27 March 2014

Once burdened with the poor reputation of a ‘boiled until tasteless’ vegetable, in recent years cabbages have been embraced by gardeners and gourmands alike, as JUDY HORTON from Yates...
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Angel’s trumpet – last post played for summer

Thursday, 20 March 2014

When Garden-NZ reader, Colin Deans, requested more information about angel's trumpet, we decided it was ‘high’ time to find out a little more about this curious subtropical.
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Wild Irishman – thorny customer a sweetie at heart

Wednesday, 12 March 2014

After a few pints o’ the black stuff, as Ireland’s population swells into the billions on Saint Patrick’s Day, it’s likely we’ll encounter more than just one or two...
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