Gillian Vine

Beauty concentrated into tiny plot

Beauty concentrated into tiny plot

Tiny gardens can be surprisingly varied, says Gillian Vine.

An eye for colour

An eye for colour

A major dahlia show will be staged in Waikouaiti later this month, a first for the town, writes Gillian Vine.

Foreign influence

Foreign influence

The influence of gardeners who have migrated from their homelands is apparent in Australia, as well as New Zealand, says Gillian Vine.

Traditional and choice

Traditional and choice

Roses abound in a Milton garden. Gillian Vine reports.

Winds of change

Winds of change

Shelter and water conservation techniques have made all the difference to an Otago Peninsula garden, reports Gillian Vine.

Jingle dells

Jingle dells

With Christmas less than two weeks away, Gillian Vine looks at some garden-themed gift ideas.

Sweet taste of Fiji

Sweet taste of Fiji

Gillian Vine visits Lautoka, Fiji's ''Sugar City'' and finds a Dunedin connection.

Global gardens

Global gardens

What are the best garden shows now Ellerslie has gone? Gillian Vine considers her favourites.

Rotation policy

Rotation policy

Apply a little practical science to get better vegetables, suggests Gillian Vine.

Outwit those weeds

Outwit those weeds

Get on top of weeds now or you'll have more work later, says Gillian Vine.