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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...

What are those Little Yellow Flowers in My Lawn?

What are those Little Yellow Flowers in My Lawn?

There are several weeds that commonly grow in New Zealand lawns. It can be useful to identify which weed or weeds you have in your lawn so that you can...

How to Identify Plant Nutrient Deficiencies

How to Identify Plant Nutrient Deficiencies

Not all diseases are caused by disease causing organisms. Sometimes plants are diseased and look unhealthy because they are deficient (or overdosed) with some essential nutrient.

6 Things To Do Before You Go On Holiday

6 Things To Do Before You Go On Holiday

These are 6 things you should do before you go away on holiday to the beach, or even if you intend to stay at home over the holiday period.

Coastal Growing

Coastal Growing

New Zealand is surrounded by sea. The point in New Zealand furthest from the sea is 8 km northeast of Cromwell and is only 119 km from the Tasman and Pacific.

Download the New MyKiwicare App

Download the New MyKiwicare App

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How to Water Your Lawn

How to Water Your Lawn

Like all plants, lawn grasses need water to stay healthy and green. In warm dry summer conditions, many lawns will quickly go brown if water is not applied to the lawn.

How to Stop Caterpillars Eating Your Fruit and Vegetables

How to Stop Caterpillars Eating Your Fruit and Vegetables

Caterpillars are the larvae of moths and butterflies. Many of them, such as Leafroller caterpillars, Looper caterpillars, White Butterfly caterpillars, Diamond Back Moth caterpillars, Tomato Fruit Worm, Raspberry Bud Moth...

The Next Generation Lawn Weed Control

The Next Generation Lawn Weed Control

Kiwicare has launched a new lawn weedkiller. LawnPro Turfclean Ultra is a 'game changer' for control of broadleaf weeds in lawns.

Garden Problem of the Month

Garden Problem of the Month

Aphids are sap-sucking insects that feed on many different plants. They are often called greenfly but there are many species that are other colours; yellow, red, even black.