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Piet Oudolf has changed the way we think about gardens.

Piet Oudolf has changed the way we think about gardens.
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It's time to tackle the new season in the garden

It's time to tackle the new season in the garden
Winter Bulbs

Get to know your winter bulbs

Get to know your winter bulbs
NZ ideas

Marlborough's hills, valleys and coastlines have seen much change over the past two hundred years.

Marlborough's hills, valleys and coastlines have seen much change over the past two hundred years.
Melianthus

Linda has long been smitten by the serrated blue leaves of Honeybush, Melianthus major.

Linda has long been smitten by the serrated blue leaves of Honeybush, Melianthus major.
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Join the Club!
Kitchen

Linda is growing Lemons

Linda is growing Lemons
Meet Jane

Meet Jane Irwin, Landscape Architect

Meet Jane Irwin, Landscape Architect
Delicious

Try Robin's Lemon Delicious recipe

Try Robin's Lemon Delicious recipe
Lessons from a master

Here are 10 top tips for more exciting gardens from Great Dixter's Fergus Garrett.

Here are 10 top tips for more exciting gardens from Great Dixter's Fergus Garrett.
Video

VIDEO Bulbs are all about colour and fragrance. It’s good to wait until May when soils have cooled after that horrendous summer and so has the air temperature.

VIDEO Bulbs are all about colour and fragrance. It’s good to wait until May when soils have cooled after that horrendous summer and so has the air temperature.
GC Podcast

Sandra and graham talk about the veggie patch

Sandra and graham talk about the veggie patch
Meet Anna

Meet Anna van der Gardner, Resident (and gardener), Bronte House

Meet Anna van der Gardner, Resident (and gardener), Bronte House
Meet John

Meet John Robb, Plant breeder, Paradise Plants

Meet John Robb, Plant breeder, Paradise Plants
Meet Tiffany

Meet heritage rose gardeneer, Tiffany Bignold

Meet heritage rose gardeneer, Tiffany Bignold
Staar of the Season: Daphne

Star of the Season: Daphne

Star of the Season: Daphne
Cuttings from the garden world

Cuttings from the garden world

Cuttings from the garden world

Garden Clinic Blog

Camellias in Pots

Camellias in Pots

Camellias make fine potted plants but you need to choose wide pots, not too deep, to accommodate their shallow root systems. Choose the varieties suited to pot culture with compact root systems. Bring them centre stage while they flower then tuck them away somewhere cool for the summer.

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In the Veggie Patch: It’s time to harvest cauliflower

In the Veggie Patch: It’s time to harvest cauliflower

Many vegetable gardeners believe that the date to start planting cool season crops is on the first day of winter. Big mistake.

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What's in the love My Lilies Pack?

What's in the love My Lilies Pack?

This week we have a huge pack of 25 lilies to plant in the garden and in pots. Lily bulbs are one of the most rewarding bulbs to grow with a scent, scale and drama that’s hard to beat in the flower world. Lilies will flower and look gorgeous year after year after year. The pack includes 25 Lily bulbs, Seasol’s Powerfeed, Amgrow’s Harvest and Scotts’ Osmocote. All this plus a Platinum membership, but best get in quick. Stocks are limited.

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Star of the Season: The Sensation Lily

Star of the Season: The Sensation Lily

Lily bulbs are one of the most exciting bulbs to grow, with a scent, scale and drama hard to beat in the flower world. Lilies will look gorgeous for years.

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Star of the Season: the Aussie Wattle

Star of the Season: the Aussie Wattle

Do you know John Williamsons’ song … Cootamundra Wattle? “Hey it’s July and the winter sun is shining. And the Cootamundra wattle is my friend”. Worth looking up on YouTube; one of his best songs. We call him the ‘Living Lawson’. There are many beautiful forms of wattle, but this one, Acacia baileyana ‘Goldilocks’ is well worth growing.


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