Gillian Vine isn’t apologising for repeating herself.
Gillian Vine stops and stares at magnolias.
Wool sacks are not usually found on construction sites, but this build was no ordinary one. Kim Dungey reports.
Gillian Vine looks at some of spring’s less flamboyant beauties.
A six-month renovation saw this 140-year-old villa go from cold and tired to warm and welcoming. Kim Dungey reports.
Gillian Vine makes the most of lockdown and takes a look at some new garden books.
A hotel turning heads internationally was inspired by the glacier that once occupied Wakatipu. Kim Dungey reports.
As well as putting out food in winter, encourage birds with suitable plants, suggests Gillian Vine.
This steel and concrete home above the Shotover River makes a statement. Kim Dungey reports.
Gillian Vine wonders how roses got their names.
The simple form of this house belies the work that went into it. Kim Dungey reports.
A Wanaka gardener has set up a company to help people grow edible plants. Gillian Vine reports.
On a former school site in central Dunedin, one of New Zealand’s most ambitious housing experiments has finally come to fruition.
With a resurgence in vegetable growing, Gillian Vine has some tips for getting started in the garden.
The moss scientist and bestselling author reveals the secrets of these primitive plants — and what they might teach us about surviving the climate crisis. Rachel Cooke reports.
Grey is in fashion outside, as well as indoors. Gillian Vine reports.
The owner of this Dunedin property wanted a warm, low-maintenance home that maximised the views. Kim Dungey reports.
To survive the chill of winter, deciduous trees drop their leaves, some flaunting splendid colour before they fall.
When Riverstone Kitchen was being built, owner-chef Bevan Smith was determined to establish a kitchen garden to enhance the menu.
After an enforced hiatus last year due to Covid-19, the Resene Architecture and Design Film Festival is back for its 10th year, with films about architecture, art, photography and gardening.