Make me green

Make me green

By the end of summer most lawns need some love. And autumn is the perfect time to make the switch from parched and patchy to smooth and green.
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Spring bulbs A to Z

Spring bulbs A to Z

Get busy planting bulbs in autumn, so come spring, you'll have beautiful flowers to enjoy outdoors, and some more to pick.
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Make pesto

Make pesto

Don't leave all that lovely basil for Jack Frost. Turn it into pesto for the freezer so you can enjoy the flavour all through winter in soups and snacks. Parsley, rocket and coriander also make great pesto. For an easy recipe
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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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Style and substance

Style and substance

The very best of breeding is bringing the wow factor to outdoor living spaces and lavenders are extending the gardener's design palette with new colours and textures.
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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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Changing seasons

Changing seasons

When the calendar turns to March, autumn has officially arrived and it's the exciting beginning of a brand new planting season. Sarah O'Neil ponders the practicalities of getting ready for winter while the summer vege garden keeps on giving.
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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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Ten ways to grow more fruit in less space

Ten ways to grow more fruit in less space

Finding innovative ways to grow fruit in limited space is nothing new in the art of gardening and with today's exciting choice of fruiting plant varieties, creating a backyard food forest has never been so much fun.
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The Good Bugs

Gardeners are increasingly looking for ways to grow healthy productive gardens while taking care of nature. Sue Linn gets up close and personal with bugs.
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Coastal colour

Coastal colour

Coastal gardening is not without its challenges. The soil can be less than ideal. And worse, there's that punishing salt laden wind
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High flyers in the dry

High flyers in the dry

With water conservation on our minds in the post-Christmas months, it's nice to know there are some stunning plants that will stand up to drier, hotter weather conditions and still look sensational.
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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

French Connection

French Connection

International garden designer, Pascal Garbe, lives in an idyllic vineyard village in northeast France. Whether he's at home or away, his life revolves around gardening.
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Impatiens Downy Mildew

Impatiens Downy Mildew

The bedding and potted colour impatiens (Busy Lizzies) are prone to a destructive mildew called impatiens downy mildew (IDM) which has recently been discovered for the first time in New Zealand.
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Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

It's a pest that infests homes and gardens. If you see one, don't kill it! Catch it, take a photo and call MPI on 0800 80 99 66.
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Myrtle Rust - information for gardeners and hikers

Myrtle Rust - information for gardeners and hikers

Myrtle Rust season is looming and it is now present in many regions of the North Island and upper South Island. For those of you out and about and in the garden, keep a look out for symptoms of Myrtle Rust.
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