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.
In their new book, The Abundant Garden, Niva and Yotam Kay, provide a practical guide to developing a regenerative home garden. Here, they share the secrets of seed saving.
It was on a Japanese ski trip that the owners of this Wanaka house came to appreciate the efficiency of small spaces. Kim Dungey reports.
Prickly but pretty, barberry is making a comeback, Gillian Vine says.
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.
Gillian Vine gets a buzz from a hospital visit.
Gillian Vine visits a tiny garden and is amazed at what its owner squeezes in.
This heritage home has been transformed with a sensitive addition that provides for modern, practical living. Kim Dungey reports.
Gillian Vine looks at a bulb family that signals the seasonal change.
A reminder of a pioneering way of life, this stone cottage near Mosgiel almost didn’t survive. Kim Dungey reports.
Gillian Vine visits a Dunedin property where a Japanese courtyard garden is among the attractions.
Modern rustic style suits the current mood when we want our homes to look authentic, not flashy, and our rooms to feel grounded, not self-conscious and styled, writes Emily Henson in Modern Rustic.