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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
Beans

Graham is bringing home the beans!

Graham is bringing home the beans!
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

In the Vegie Patch: Time to sow beans

In the Vegie Patch: Time to sow beans

This week in the vegie patch we're thinking about beans and when to plant them. It's a good idea to wait until temperatures are reliably warm before sowing beans, so a few more weeks should do it. Meanwhile you can build your sturdy trellis to support them, as beans can get heavy once they are in full growth.

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Rose Care Pack

Rose Care Pack

Join the club today and you’ll receive Neutrog’s Sudden Impact for Roses, Richgro’s Black Marvel for Roses, and Amgrow’s Rose Spray to deter those pests. This will have your roses looking great this Spring.

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What to do this week: Comfrey Tea

What to do this week: Comfrey Tea

This home-grown fertiliser contains more potash and more nitrogen than commercial feeds, and costs only the price of a bucket and its water. Your vegetables will love it, especially your strawberries at the end of winter. Strawberries are growing well and already producing flowers and fruit.

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Spotlight: Poppy

Spotlight: Poppy

When we think poppy, most of us think of the crepe-papery Iceland poppy, but there are other lovely species to grow and pick!

 

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Plant of the Year Lavender Pack

Plant of the Year Lavender Pack

Our plant of the year is the new range of lavenders from Plant Management Australia called Lavinnova. This week when you join the club you will receive one of these new lavenders “The Queen” ready to plant into your garden.

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