Onions are a staple ingredient in my kitchen. My bean spectacular – as I like to call it, butotherwise known as Chilli Con Carne – lacks flavour and fullness without them. Can you tell I’ve been watching the cooking channel lately?
For years farmers have had anecdotal evidence that mowing pasture in the rain helps to reduce the abundance of Californian thistle (Cirsium arvense), which is the most destructive pastoral weed in New Zealand.
Urban gardeners are being urged to lend a hand to a small and often overlooked worker that plays a huge part in New Zealand’s economic well-being – the humble honey bee.
Cantabrians are being reminded of the dangers of potting mix and compost when gardening this Easter weekend.
Tomatoes are the number one favourite vegetable in New Zealand, but only just ...
The latest Household Economic Survey figures show New Zealanders bought $99 million worth of tomatoes in 2010, only slightly ahead of our spending on potatoes, at $98.9 million.
Wellington, Dec 4 NZPA - Gardeners who use potting mix are being warned about the risk of catching legionnaires' disease after an elderly woman died from the disease.
Benjamin Franklin once famously said “in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes."
A Dunedin man who has gifted more than two million daffodil bulbs to be planted around Otago; a South Auckland man on a mission to build up his community, one vege garden at a time; and a blind man from Picton who grows all his family's fruit and vege are among 15 regional winners in the running
Po-tay-to, po-tahh-to – however you say it, now’s the time to plant one of New Zealand’s favourite veges. So get outdoors and gear up for spuds this summer.
Hey you! Yes, you. Person who should be in the garden but who can’t be bothered because it’s too cold. You know who I mean.
Well if you want an exquisite garden come spring, you better get off the couch and head outside. Now!
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