Gillian Vine says art can enhance a garden.
Applying science to building will give us better performing houses, says Peter Wolfkamp. He talks to Kim Dungey.
For brightness, longevity of bloom and summer toughness, it's hard to beat the cultivars of African daisy Arctotis.
Cantabrians heading into their gardens this Labour weekend and as spring warms up are being warned about Legionnaires' disease.
In Big Ideas for Small Houses, Catherine Foster looks at a range of small houses around NZ and the strategies the owners used to get a toehold in the tight housing market. Built from shipping containers, this home was awarded eight stars by the NZ Green Building Council.
The "Red List of Rhododendrons", a study by international conservation groups, shows three species are now extinct and 25% of rhododendron species are "under threat of extinction".
Broom and gorse are coming into flower, gilding the hill slopes and reminding us how pervasive these exotics species are
Two hundred and fifty years ago Europeans first had the thrill of exploring the exotic plants of these south sea isles. About 80% of native plants grow naturally only in New Zealand. Imagine the...
A home in Ocean View is among the finalists for the 2019 House of the Year awards in Auckland next month.
Converted into flats in the 1940s, this brick beauty on the cliffs above St Clair is now a family home again. Kim Dungey reports.