Beat the heat!

Beat the heat!

As each summer seems to sizzle hotter and drier than the last, gardeners are feeling the effects of climate change, and the need to make adjustments in the garden.
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Full circle

Full circle

Sue Linn meets three generations of gardeners for whom growing veges is simply a way of life.
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Beauty and the Beasts

Beauty and the Beasts

Despite being banned from sale for decades now, our most noxious weeds, once gardeners' treasures, remain rampant in nature and in our gardens.
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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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Kids Go Gardening - edible flowers

Kids Go Gardening - edible flowers

Some flowers are edible and can be eaten straight out of the garden or used as decorations. They're easy to grow too!
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Tomato recipes

Tomato recipes

Here's some tasty ways to enjoy this season's tomato crop - bruchetta, insalata caprese & and healthly homemade ketchup.
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Summer colour for butterflies

Summer colour for butterflies

Load your garden with colourful plants to ensure you have a blazing display to attract as many butterflies as possible.
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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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Summer inspiration


Heat hardy

Heat hardy

All plants are not equal when it comes to enduring hot and sometimes dry summer conditions.
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Soft furnishings

Soft furnishings

The art of container gardening - as summer rolls in it's time to brighten outdoor living areas and there's no simpler way to create a welcoming alfresco sanctuary than filling some well placed pots with your favourite flowers and foliage.
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Save water

Save water

Sally Brown from Blueskin Nurseries in Dunedin has some tips to save water in light of the weather extremes New Zealand is experiencing.
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Be a sun smart gardener

Be a sun smart gardener

Gardening is a healthy pursuit in so many ways, but it is also an outdoor pursuit. Sue Linn relates how she deals with her love of gardening and being safe in the sun
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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

Plants for paving

Plants for paving

Whether it's the track to the front door, a meander through trees and shrubs, a pathway through the vege beds, or the way to the clothes line, any path and the plants to accompany it can be one of the most enticing features in a garden.
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Berry delight

Berry delight

Beautiful perennial 'Berry Delight' nemesias are another exciting feature for the spring cottage garden, hanging baskets and pots. Those magical early spring blooms are now bigger and more fragrant than ever.
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The Bold and the Beautiful

The Bold and the Beautiful

Successfully combining flowers and foliage is an art form that takes time and experimentation, even for the most practiced gardener. But happily, we can also depend on some classic combos that always come up trumps.
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Old favourite in miniature

Old favourite in miniature

Great news for those who love Chinese lanterns but lack the space for what have traditionally been quite large rangy shrubs, these fabulous new compact abutilons will be arriving in garden centres in time for Christmas
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