Gardening

What's on: August 30 - September 14

Today, August 30Nichol's Garden Centre workshop, Dunedin (cnr Timaru and Teviot Sts) 10.30am and Cromwell (11 lles St) 2pm. Composting, worm farms and soil awareness. Free workshop.

Sunday, August 31 Heritage Roses Otago full-day working bee at the Northern Cemetery from 9am. Helpers welcome throughout the day.

As the soil warms up and work can begin

As the soil warms up and work can begin

Vegetables Now that the soil is warming up, as seen in the growth of weeds, work can begin on sowing for the coming season.

'Cyclamen coum' adds splash of colour

'Cyclamen coum' adds splash of colour

Splashes of pink and white are littering the rock garden beds as late frosts continue to glisten.

The gold standard

 The gold standard

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 Vine reports. 

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