Gardening in containers has upsides, to compensate for any relationship-related downsides, Ben Elms writes.
To many of us, spending quiet time in green, calm places feels good. Research shows we’re soothed by the sounds of nature.
A dash of rhubarb, a bright yellow wall or a whole room painted orange? Swap safe neutrals for bold hues and feel your mood lift, writes Nell Card.
Mosgiel couple George and Dawn Agnew, who have bred roses for nearly 20 years, hold their own creation the "Rhumba".
There are many special occasions and milestones we all like to acknowledge. A surprising number of roses have been bred and named for such anniversaries.
Want to attract bees and other pollinators to your garden? These easy-to-grow perennials are proven to benefit everyone, writes Rebecca Lees.
What do the plants honeysuckle, lemon verbena, Australian mint bush, Chilean guava and vanilla tree all have in common?
Rationing children's screen time has become a bit of a "thing". A new children's trail at Dunedin Botanic Garden makes that job a lot easier for adult carers and lots of fun for children.
Four southern projects, in the Ahuriri Valley, Arrowtown and Dunedin, have won New Zealand Architecture Awards at a ceremony in Queenstown.
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