Alsobia dianthiflora is one of those great little plants that seems to just keep on flowering.
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A "living wall" is an option for those with limited outdoor space, writes Max MacMurdo in this extract from Upcycling Outdoors.
In some ways, Sydney's Chinese Garden of Friendship is like Dunedin's.
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A very old-fashioned, but interesting fruit tree, Mespilus germanica is self-fertile so doesn't require cross pollination to fruit, which is great for the small garden. The fruit is a distinctive...
Fast and easy to grow, these mini vegetables offer a wide range of amazing flavours, writes James Wong.
Sasanqua camellias are starting to flower in the lower botanic garden camellia collection. One of the few garden camellias to have fragrance, this group flowers through autumn and winter.
Gillian Vine considers tulips to be one of the great delights of a southern spring.
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These energetic little bumble bee-coloured finches are a fantastic addition to the Dunedin Botanic Garden aviary collection.
This Dunedin home oozes traditional craftmanship, as Kim Dungey reports.
Spring may be the prime time to visit the Rhododendron Dell at Dunedin Botanic Garden, but changing seasons bring their own rewards.
Gillian Vine looks at two dramatic flowers that have bloomed in Dunedin this season.
Dogwoods are amazing plants that span ground covers to suckering shrubs to small trees. They are found throughout the northern hemisphere and grow in a wide range of conditions.
Think ahead to spring and start improving heavy, clay-based soil by digging it roughly so different levels are exposed to winter frosts, winds, rain and sun. Raw manure can be added to break down during winter.
Finding a new climber has Gillian Vine ready to climb the wall.
Native plants offer plenty of garden variety, not just for us but for local wildlife, too. Our backyards can contribute to the assortment of food and shelter plants available for plants and insects.
There's lots of soil preparation to be done this week so that your garden continues to look it's best.
Gillian Vine meets two women behind Balclutha's prizewinning community garden.