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Piet Oudolf has changed the way we think about gardens.

Piet Oudolf has changed the way we think about gardens.
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It's time to tackle the new season in the garden

It's time to tackle the new season in the garden
Spring Bulbs

Get to know your spring bulbs

Get to know your spring bulbs
NZ ideas

Marlborough's hills, valleys and coastlines have seen much change over the past two hundred years.

Marlborough's hills, valleys and coastlines have seen much change over the past two hundred years.
Melianthus

Linda has long been smitten by the serrated blue leaves of Honeybush, Melianthus major.

Linda has long been smitten by the serrated blue leaves of Honeybush, Melianthus major.
Join

Join the Club!

Join the Club!
Tomato

It's 'Tomato Time' again

It's 'Tomato Time' again
Meet Jane

Meet Jane Irwin, Landscape Architect

Meet Jane Irwin, Landscape Architect
Zucchini

Zucchini; a veg in a hurry!

Zucchini; a veg in a hurry!
Lessons from a master

Here are 10 top tips for more exciting gardens from Great Dixter's Fergus Garrett.

Here are 10 top tips for more exciting gardens from Great Dixter's Fergus Garrett.
Video

VIDEO Bulbs are all about colour and fragrance. It’s good to wait until May when soils have cooled after that horrendous summer and so has the air temperature.

VIDEO Bulbs are all about colour and fragrance. It’s good to wait until May when soils have cooled after that horrendous summer and so has the air temperature.
GC Podcast

Sandra and graham talk about the veggie patch

Sandra and graham talk about the veggie patch
Meet Alan

Meet Japanese Maple Grower, Alan Jackson

Meet Japanese Maple Grower, Alan Jackson
Staar of the Season: Dahlia

Sandra's Favourite Dahlias

Sandra's Favourite Dahlias
Summer Veg

Now is the time to power up the vegie patch

Now is the time to power up the vegie patch
Tools

Tony Matson says sharp and clean makes gardening easier

Tony Matson says sharp and clean makes gardening easier
News from the garden world

Get some Spring Inspiration!

Get some Spring Inspiration!

Garden Clinic Blog

What's in the Sweet Pea Pack?

What's in the Sweet Pea Pack?

It’s time to sow your sweet peas. This week we have our favourite collection of Sweet Peas in a special pack when you join or renew your membership.

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What to do this week: Time to take cuttings

What to do this week: Time to take cuttings

Take advantage of warm temperatures to take cuttings of woody plants like lavender, rosemary, justicia (Brazilian Plume Flower), azalea, camellia, brugmansia (Angels Trumpet) and rhododendron.

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What to do this week: Summer Prune Stone Fruit Trees

What to do this week: Summer Prune Stone Fruit Trees

This week in the garden it's time to prune your stone fruit, and dead-head your agapathus

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How to: divide upside down orchids

How to: divide upside down orchids

Graham’s upside-down orchid (Stanhopea tigrina) has grown old and unproductive, and this year treated us all with only five flower spikes, instead of the usual 30!

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Star of the Season: the flamboyant dahlia.

Star of the Season: the flamboyant dahlia.

Unashamedly bold, brash and beautiful; it’s time to pick armfuls of them to fill your home. We combine our dahlias with buddleias which make perfect partners, especially the new Buzz Series buddleias which never stop flowering (if you keep dead-heading).


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