Brown Marmorated Stink Bug - Unwanted in NZ!

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug - Unwanted in NZ!

If the brown marmorated stink bug finds its way into New Zealand, the economic impact will be severe. We can all help keep this pest out.
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Autumn gold

Autumn gold

As befitting a grand finale, the colour dial turns full volume at summer's end. Plant these time-honoured treasures to add to the richness of your late summer garden.
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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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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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Solving a slope

Solving a slope

Once the challenges are overcome a successfully planted slope can be a thing of great beauty, enhancing the environment while requiring little in the way of maintenance.
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Gardening with herbs

Gardening with herbs

Home grown herbs provide a constantly available source of fresh culinary flavouring, which can be used with a wide variety of foods. They are also attractive plants for the garden and are easy to grow.
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Kids Go Gardening - spring flowering bulbs

Kids Go Gardening - spring flowering bulbs

Everyone loves daffodils and tulips. But if you want to have them in your garden you have to plant them in autumn.
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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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Autumn inspiration


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Chewy Chocolate Zucchini Slice

Chewy Chocolate Zucchini Slice

If you've a problem with too many zucchinis, larger ones can be grated to make a chocolate zucchini cake. Here's the recipe for Chewy Chocolate Zucchini Slice.
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Kids Go Gardening - the hairy caterpillar

Kids Go Gardening - the hairy caterpillar

Make your own Hungry Caterpillar from the story about the caterpillar who ate a mountain of food and turned into a beautiful butterfly.
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So cool Salvias

So cool Salvias

There's not much we can do to control the mercury when it comes to Summer's heat, but we can certainly tame the colours in the garden to provide a soothing and cooling palette that's restful to the eye.
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New Book - Garden Pest & Disease Control

New Book - Garden Pest & Disease Control

With fewer options on the garden centre shelves for controlling pests and diseases, this book provides solutions for the home gardener by focusing on 'integrated control' using all the tools available.
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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

Myrtle Rust - Menace on the Horizon

Myrtle Rust - Menace on the Horizon

Have you ever thought what this country would be like without the iconic pohutukawa, rata and manuka? There is a menace lurking on the horizon that could potentially be far more devastating to our native bush than possums.
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Food Space

Food Space

Greenlife matters because plants are what we eat to survive; green space matters because we need it to grow crops
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Street trees - why we need more!

Street trees - why we need more!

Why should you care about whether there are trees on your street, or on the streets nearby? Well, besides the obvious - that they make a street look more attractive - street trees are proven to provide numerous benefits to residents in terms of property values & more
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Reduce your footprint - plant your backyard

Reduce your footprint - plant your backyard

We often hear about the need to reduce our carbon footprint and be green. But how can we, as individuals, do our part to help? Thinking about your plant selection and surrounding habitat, recycling, composting and conserving water all help.
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