This stylish and practical home was the perfect fit for a young Outram family. Kim Dungey reports.
A backyard visit from a kereru is always a delight. It is remarkable that these placid vegetarians, with their ungainly ways and appetising appearance, remain a common sight in urban gardens.
After a decline in its natural habitat over the past few decades, the cowslip, Primula veris, is once again becoming a common sight in early spring.
Adding a structural plant to a perennial border adds great textural contrast. Repeating the planting throughout the border creates a defining design feature.
With just a little bit of work, you too can be producing local food on tha lawn, writes Ben Elms (aka Dr Compost).
Flower buds on Edgeworthia chrysantha have been causing great anticipation at Dunedin Botanic Garden over the winter months. This specimen, in the Otaru Teien border by the duck pond, is flowering...
Scent engages the senses; it is commonplace to be lured by a flower's fragrance, but what about its foliage?
Leading New Zealand rose breeder Rob Somerfield is to speak in Dunedin next week. Gillian Vine reports.
From the beginning of time we have depended on plants and trees not only for many of our raw materials and food but for the oxygen we breathe.
Kumara is not a staple crop in the South, but Gillian Vine talks to a Dunedin gardener who has grown them successfully.