What's happening in your garden this week?
Anyone can bring colour into their homes with paint, wallpaper, flowers, plants, pillows or throws, writes Geraldine James in this edited extract from A Pop of Colour.
A historic packhouse from the beginnings of fruit cultivation in Central Otago is being sold as part of a lifestyle property in Coal Creek.
If putting a treehouse on the side of a cliff, in a forest, with swing bridges, was easy, more people would be doing it.
This heritage home has been transformed with a sensitive addition that provides for modern, practical living. Kim Dungey reports.
The genus Crataegus contains hundreds of species, all from the northern hemisphere, but has developed a bad name due to the invasive European or better-known common hawthorn, Crataegus monogyna.
Not many indoor plants originate from temperate climates like ours, but how about giving some New Zealand natives a go in your indoor jungle?
After 20 years of watching and waiting, Raewyn Luscombe was close to digging out her rare Agave americana plant — then she spotted something yellow sprouting.
When we think of autumn from a gardener’s point of view we may admire the beautiful autumn foliage of the trees. A gardener’s grim focus, though, can be that it’s time to get out the rake and add leaves to compost.
Queenstown Lakes Mayor Jim Boult has promised owners of a tiny home he'll take a look at what they think are unworkable rules for living in them.