Kids Go Gardening - Kokedama, ball of fun!

Kids Go Gardening - Kokedama, ball of fun!

It's mucky, it's creative, it's the latest craze and it's so much fun! Try making your very own Kokedama, a Japanese hanging string garden (or moss ball).
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Flowering annuals for Autumn and Winter

Flowering annuals for Autumn and Winter

Autumn, when rains fall on soil that is still holds summer's warmth, is generally a great time for planting. Flowering annuals can establish their roots in readiness for winter and spring flowering.
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Beat the chill

Beat the chill

Whether you live in the subtropical north, the snowy south or somewhere in between, planting a garden with winter in mind can turn the chilly season into a time of great delight.
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Simple steps you can take to make gardening safer - image credit shutterstock.com/JariHindstroem

Legionnaires' Disease

Gardening is an enjoyable and healthy pastime. However each year a few gardeners contract legionnaires' disease. There are simple steps you can take to lessen the risk ...
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How to make sauerkraut

How to make sauerkraut

Man has been preparing and eating fermented foods for thousands of years and around the world today many cultures understand the great and varied health benefits of including fermented foods in their daily diet.
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Grow peas

Grow peas

Peas are favourite winter grown crops and especially fun for kids who are usually delighted to discover that peas actually come from little green packages call pods, not just frozen in plastic bags.
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Absolutely fabulous foliage plants

Absolutely fabulous foliage plants

Pacific Coprosmas are extraordinary foliage plants with that rare mixture of presence, dependability and fabulous looks
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Greenlife Matters

We know plants and green spaces are good for us. But did you know plants can provide health & wellbeing, economic, social and sustainable environmental solutions?
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Winter inspiration


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Is a warm winter a blessing or a curse?

Is a warm winter a blessing or a curse?

"May is like a gate way month that eases us into the cold weather." Sarah O'Neil ponders the warm Autumn weather and what it means for the garden.
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Grow new plants from cuttings

Grow new plants from cuttings

One of the great advantages of growing new plants from cuttings is that they will be exact replicas of the parent plant from which they were taken, and Autumn is a good time to start.
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Pansy perfection

Pansy perfection

Pansies and their smaller viola cousins, have kept up with the times as favourites among flowers that are easy to grow and deliver premium colour on tougher and tougher plants.
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Grow feijoas

Grow feijoas

Feijoas thrive in New Zealand gardens. Find out how easy it is to produce bumper winter crops in your own garden, and which varieties might be right for you & we've a muffin recipe too!
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Inspiration for Kids

A quarterly mini magazine for children containing colour projects and puzzles to encourage the next generation of gardeners. FREE bonus Yates Seed with each issue

Gardening for mental health

Gardening for mental health

For people with mental health issues darkness and cold can be triggers for depression, but they need not be.
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Gardens in the sky

Gardens in the sky

Green roofs provide a host of advantages for city living and are becoming increasingly popular across the world.
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Minimising the effects of El Nino

Minimising the effects of El Nino

During El Nino, New Zealand generally experiences more extremes in weather. Every El Nino is different and its impacts on New Zealand's climate cannot be easily predicted.
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