Gardening

Guest from Tenerife

Guest from Tenerife

One reason for the existence of a botanic garden is conservation, not only of our own native plants, but to keep stock of other endangered plants from around the world.

Playing detective

Playing detective

Fancy playing detective and tracing the history of your home? Kim Dungey tells you where to look for clues.

Variety is the answer

Variety is the answer

The tale of a humble caterpillar neatly sums up the success of a permaculture approach to growing fruit that Canadian orchardist Stefan Sobkowiak says could work even better in New Zealand.

Final winter crops

Vegetables

Cabbage, cauliflower and silverbeet can still be planted to stand the winter. Ground from which potatoes have been lifted recently is ideal for these crops.

Syndicate content