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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
Spring Bulbs

Get to know your spring bulbs

Get to know your spring 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.
Join

Join the Club!

Join the Club!
Tomato

It's 'Tomato Time' again

It's 'Tomato Time' again
Meet Jane

Meet Jane Irwin, Landscape Architect

Meet Jane Irwin, Landscape Architect
Zucchini

Zucchini; a veg in a hurry!

Zucchini; a veg in a hurry!
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 Alan

Meet Japanese Maple Grower, Alan Jackson

Meet Japanese Maple Grower, Alan Jackson
Staar of the Season: Dahlia

Sandra's Favourite Dahlias

Sandra's Favourite Dahlias
Summer Veg

Now is the time to power up the vegie patch

Now is the time to power up the vegie patch
Tools

Tony Matson says sharp and clean makes gardening easier

Tony Matson says sharp and clean makes gardening easier
News from the garden world

Get some Spring Inspiration!

Get some Spring Inspiration!

Garden Clinic Blog

Australia Day Pack

Australia Day Pack

Celebrate Australia Day in your garden this year with the stunning Buckinghamia. Trialled in sandy and heavy clay soils and everything in between, the iconic Buckinghamia, native Ivory Curl tree, flowers every Australia Day. You’ll love the huge, cream-coloured, grevillea-like flowers as much as the birds and the bees.

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In the Vegetable Patch: It’s time for another tee pee

In the Vegetable Patch: It’s time for another tee pee

Late September we planted our first tee pee with cucumbers, beans and a yellow cherry tomato called Honey Drop, in the centre.

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What to do this week: Time to plant passionfruit

What to do this week: Time to plant passionfruit

Passionfruit are among the most productive of backyard crops, especially when the bees do their thing. Now that summer has arrived

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In the Vegetable Patch: Zucchini is a vegie in a hurry

In the Vegetable Patch: Zucchini is a vegie in a hurry

It’s time to plant this tasty summer vegetable. Quick and easy to grow, zucchini take 6 weeks from seed sowing to harvest

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Spotlight: Oak Leaf Hydrangea

Spotlight: Oak Leaf Hydrangea

Hydrangea quercifolia is one of our all-time favourites! We love this beautiful hydrangea with lush curvy leaves, a similar shape to the oak (quercus), hence the name ‘oakleaf’ (quercifolia), and long graceful conical flower heads.

 

 


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