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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 Vegetable Patch: Manage Tomatoes

In The Vegetable Patch: Manage Tomatoes

Trim lower leaves of tomato plants It will help prevent disease spreading in mud splash.

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Spotlight: The exotic Orchid Cactus

Spotlight: The exotic Orchid Cactus

You have to stay up late to enjoy the opening of the Queen Of The Night cactus, it flowers between dusk and dawn. But other orchid cactus flower during the day and can be grown in a basket producing masses of cascading flower all through late spring.

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What To Do This Week:Take frangipani cuttings

What To Do This Week:Take frangipani cuttings

October / November is the perfect time to propagate frangipani cuttings. It coincides with the ideal time to prune frangipani. We pruned our huge 20-year-old pink frangipani early October to allow access for people to walk under it. All pruning wood was made into cuttings.

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In the Vegetable Patch: It’s time to plant summer vegetables.

In the Vegetable Patch: It’s time to plant summer vegetables.

Are you a new gardener and inspired to start a vegetable patch, but don’t know where to start? There are five steps to consider when starting a patch from scratch. Position, garden bed construction, crop rotation, soil preparation, and feeding. Get this combination right and you'll be harvesting a bumper crop in no time

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What to do this week: Plant summer flowers

What to do this week: Plant summer flowers

Plant up summer flower planters to brighten your balcony, deck or patio.

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