Gillian Vine

Growing reputations in Asia

Growing reputations in Asia

This month's Singapore Garden Festival has two New Zealand designers showcasing their skills. Gillian Vine reports.

An ancient treasure

An ancient treasure

Garlic has been a superfood for about 5000 years, says Gillian Vine.

Chance to plant an ancient tree

Chance  to plant an ancient tree

Tree lovers have a part to play in saving an ancient tree, reports Gillian Vine.

Faithfully built from scratch

Faithfully built from scratch

Gillian Vine visits a Dunedin garden that featured in The Wash's photo competition last year.

Exotic spuds on their way

Exotic spuds on their way

Five potato varieties come under the spotlight. Gillian Vine reports. 

Rock garden

Rock garden

What makes a winner? Gillian Vine finds out when she visits an Alexandra garden.

Time to think about the garden

Time to think about the garden

Easter is the traditional time to clean up the garden and reflect on what have been the star and blah vegetables, says Gillian Vine.

Island rich in history

Island rich in history

It might belong to Australia, but Gillian Vine finds plenty of New Zealand connections on Norfolk Island.

Artist’s palette makes great combinations

Artist’s palette makes great combinations

A small Milton garden catches Gillian Vine's attention.

Bloomin' beauties

Bloomin' beauties

One of our most popular natives, cabbage trees have bloomed spectacularly this summer. Gillian Vine reports.