What's happening in your garden this week?
It is a fairly weird and wacky plant, the Dioscorea elephantipes. Slow growing, it forms a tuberous succulent stem with hard, cork-like plates covering it, called caudex. They resemble an elephant...
In 2012, judges from the International Camellia Society recognised Dunedin Botanic Garden with an International Camellia Garden of Excellence Award. Dunedin Botanic Garden was the 29th in the world...
In her third article on poisonous plants, Gillian Vine warns that despite their looks, some attractive garden plants can be harmful.
This two-storey duplex with a shared common wall and a mirror-image floorplan makes best use of a small site, and was built in such a way that future owners could transform it to one large dwelling...
Winter may be the so-called dormant season in the garden, but there are still treasures to be found, not least being the scent from a variety of different plants.
One of the biggest families in the plant kingdom is the daisy family. The world has more than 32,000 different species distributed widely.
In the second of a three-part series on poisonous plants, Gillian Vine puts on her gardening gloves to deal with some of the nastier weeds.
In the first of a three-part series, Gillian Vine gives some timely reminders about poisonous parts of vegetables and fruit.
It was love at first sight for Pukekohe pair Katrina McLarin and Brenda Laverick when they first drove through the gates of Casa Nova House in April last year.
During winter, when deciduous trees around Dunedin have lost their leaves, blobs of incongruous evergreen foliage can be spotted high up in bare branches.