Garden Care Blog from Kiwicare. New Zealand's premier manufacture and supplier of garden care products.

Spraying to Protect Roses

Many rose varieties are susceptible to pests and diseases. A simple spray programme can prevent pest and disease problems.

Lime, Sulphur and Gypsum

Lime, Sulphur and Gypsum – When and where to use these in your garden.

Fruit Tree Care

What is better than wandering out into the garden to pick your own lemons, apples, peaches etc.? But there are some tips to making sure the harvest is bountiful and the fruit not affected by pests and diseases.

Keep Your Compost Cosy This Winter

In the cool winter conditions the compost pile my cool and the break down processes will slow and may even halt. There are some things you can do to help keep your compost cosy this winter so that it continues to break down organic waste.

What is Organic?

Organic is a word with many different meanings; there are 15 different meanings listed on!

Measure Soil Fertility by Earthworms

Gardeners know that having earthworms in the soil is good for the soil. But do you know they can tell you the fertility level of the soil?

Contact and Systemic Weed Killers - What are They?

Kiwicare makes both contact and systemic weed killers. This is an explanation of what what they are and when to use them.

Testimonial for Organic Super Spraying Oil

Roses are now completely aphid free and I've just become a fan of your Super Spraying Oil.

Testimonial for Organic Weedfree Rapid

It's quite amazing! That is what Chris and Helen of Wellington think of Organic Weedfree Rapid herbicide.

Testimonial for Organic Caterpillar BioControl

As one of our most popular products in our organic range, Organic Caterpillar BioControl is an excellent way to keep those hungry caterpillars off your Fruit and Vegetables. Read what people have to say...

Organic Winter Care

Ensure your garden explodes with health in spring by taking a little time now to protect your trees and shrubs from pests and diseases.

Nourish - An Incredible Difference!

We have had fantastic feedback from our customers about our new Nourish Organic Fertiliser Range. Look at the incredible difference Nourish Flower has made to this Christchurch garden!

Kiwicare manufactures and distributes several products that have been approved by BioGro® as Inputs for Organics.

You can download the BioGro certificate here -

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