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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...

Growing Succulents and Cacti

Growing Succulents and Cacti

Succulents, including cacti, are plants with some parts thickened, usually as a water storage tissue. It can be leaves, stems or roots.

What Does ‘Rainfast’ Mean?

What Does ‘Rainfast’ Mean?

What is the rainfast period of a spray product?

Water Alone is Never Enough

Water Alone is Never Enough

Plants need water, but plants grown in only water will not be healthy and will soon die. Plants also need nutrients. We sometimes call the nutrients plants to absorb ‘plant food’.

What’s in a Name?

What’s in a Name?

Common names of organisms are often different from one country to another, from one area to another.

Beneficial Insects

Beneficial Insects

Beneficial insects are your garden's first and most natural line of defense against the pest insects that can damage your garden plants.