Gillian Vine encounters a honey of an idea for gardeners.
A love of restoring boats led Mandy Groshinski to Central Otago's big-sky, writes Bryce Langston in this extract from Living Big in a Tiny House.
The Natal bottlebrush's long protruding stamens, like the fiery breath of dragons, supply a rich source of nectar enjoyed by tuis and waxeyes.
Is it the blooming profusion of flowers that makes rock roses so attractive? These little tenacious beauties have so much more going for them than just flowers.
An extensive renovation has made a big difference to the feel and function of this historic family home. Kim Dungey reports.
If you’re looking for a versatile and low-maintenance perennial you can’t go past the Nepeta genus. Brightening the summer garden, they’re suitable for a wide range of growing conditions.
While a category 2 historic places status protected the St John's Presbyterian Church and Sunday school in Cromwell from demolition, it made them a daunting prospect for prospective buyers, writes Caroline Foster.
This beautiful echium begins life as a silvery rosette reminiscent of our native Celmisia. It takes one or two years to flower; if it lives for that long. It can be fickle here in Dunedin and die...