With an international rhododendron conference in Dunedin
next week, Gillian Vine has the popular shrubs very much in
It's been a good year for magnolias, Gillian Vine
Rhododendrons are under the spotlight next month. Gillian
Vegetable sowing time has arrived. Gillian Vine suggests some
to start with.
September could be said to signal the beginning of the
gardening year, as seed sowing starts in earnest, especially
in the vegetable garden.
Castle head gardener Fiona Eadie has revised her successful
100 best native plants for New Zealand gardens, first
published in 2001.
Design, horticultural knowledge and construction ability
all played a part in scoring top honours for southern
companies in Landscaping New Zealand's recent awards, Gillian
Raised vegetable beds can solve problems, says Gillian
Irises are just coming into flower and can be grown
in wet or dry spots, says Gillian Vine.
A north-facing slope near Gore has been developed into a
beautiful and productive garden. Gillian Vine reports.
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