Labour of love

Labour of love

 Home ownership is not usually about daring physical feats but nobody's told outspoken city councillor Lee Vandervis. Kim Dungey reports.

Traditional and choice

Traditional and choice

Roses abound in a Milton garden. Gillian Vine reports.

What's on: February 2 - February 9

Monday, February 2North Otago Garden Club will meet in the Foundation for the Blind Hall at 7.30pm.

Guest speaker is Sally Brown, from Blueskin Nursery. There will be plants for sale. A small plate for supper, please.

Mix vegetables with flowers for results

Vegetables There is a good case for mixing vegetables with flowers to get the best production from gardens, especially those that lose the sun early.

By now, planting of winter greens broccoli, cauliflower, silverbeet and celery should be complete.

Celery needs regular and plentiful watering at this stage to stop it running to seed.

What's on: January 24 - February 9

Tomorrow and SundayOtago Lily Society Show, St James' Presbyterian Church hall, King Edward St, South Dunedin. Entries to be staged Friday noon-7pm or Saturday 8am-10.30am. Show open Saturday 1pm-5pm and Sunday 10am-4pm. Outside entries welcomed. Sales table and raffle. Entry $3 (includes tea or coffee).

Monday, January 26

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