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Natural Control of Slugs and Snails

Natural Control of Slugs and Snails

Slugs and snails are common garden pests and can be great foe of gardeners. Seedlings planted one day only to find that the molluscs have eaten them all by the...

Select Products are Available to Buy Now at Backyard Living

Select Products are Available to Buy Now at Backyard Living

Click Buy Now to get a list of Kiwicare products you can buy now and Backyard Living's online store.

Rake Up Those Leaves

Rake Up Those Leaves

In Autumn leaves naturally fall off deciduous trees. If the leaves collect on lawns they can 'smother' lawn grasses; shading and squashing grass and encouraging damp conditions under the leaves...

Identification of Pests, Weeds, Diseases, etc.

Identification of Pests, Weeds, Diseases, etc.

Often, people have pests or weeds they want identified so that they can find out how to control them. Sometimes it is difficult to describe the pest or weed in words.

How to Re-Sow Your Lawn

How to Re-Sow Your Lawn

If your lawn is old and tired, or you are struggling to control weeds, disease or pests because the soil is poor, you may decide to kill it off and...

Ideas For Keeping the Kids Occupied this Easter Weekend

Ideas For Keeping the Kids Occupied this Easter Weekend

This Easter weekend may seem like just another part of the lockdown, but here are some ideas for making it more fun for your kids (and yourselves).

Is Your Recycling Bin Not Being Collected?

Is Your Recycling Bin Not Being Collected?

With many councils suspending collection of recycling bins, what can you do to stop your bin over-flowing?

What To Do in the Garden With Time at Home

What To Do in the Garden With Time at Home

One of the things you can do in the garden is to get down to getting rid of those weeds.

Gardening Product of the Month

Gardening Product of the Month

For much of New Zealand the summer has been hot and dry. Many places are in, or have experienced, drought.

Garden Problem of the Month

Garden Problem of the Month

Sap-sucking Vine hoppers have been very active in the recent warm weather. This warm sunny weather both encourages the passion vine leaf hoppers and other sap-sucking insects and stresses the...