Nurseries have changed over the years, as Gillian Vine learns from a man who spent more than half a century in the industry.
This looks like an advanced case of blossom end rot, caused not by disease but a calcium deficiency in the soil.
Wobbles and weevils catch the attention of Gillian Vine.
A Victorian favourite, dusty millers are still popular, says Gillian Vine.
A garden of small treasures delights Gillian Vine.
A supermarket promotion gets the thumbs-up from Gillian Vine.
Small is beautiful in a South Otago garden. Gillian Vine reports.
There are weeds that have well-behaved relatives. Gillian Vine looks at alstroemerias.
Take a different angle on flower meanings, suggests Gillian Vine.
This year is the 300th anniversary of the birth of one of England’s great landscape gardeners. Gillian Vine reports.
This month's Singapore Garden Festival has two New Zealand designers showcasing their skills. Gillian Vine reports.
Garlic has been a superfood for about 5000 years, says Gillian Vine.
Tree lovers have a part to play in saving an ancient tree, reports Gillian Vine.
Gillian Vine visits a Dunedin garden that featured in The Wash's photo competition last year.
Five potato varieties come under the spotlight. Gillian Vine reports.
Long-lived woodland plants, trilliums have great appeal, says Gillian Vine.
Easter is the traditional time to clean up the garden and reflect on what have been the star and blah vegetables, says Gillian Vine.
What makes a winner? Gillian Vine finds out when she visits an Alexandra garden.
It might belong to Australia, but Gillian Vine finds plenty of New Zealand connections on Norfolk Island.
A small Milton garden catches Gillian Vine's attention.