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Remembrance plants – a living memorial

Thursday, 24 April 2014

Remembering those diggers who gave their all so we might never again turn plough shears into swords is most significant at this time of year. However, keen gardeners can produce plants of...
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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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