Autumn gardening is about preparation and nourishing soil for winter crops. Here's some gardening tips for April. As you harvest the final summer produce it’s time to prepare your garden for winter staples including kale, spring onion, spinach, blueberry, citrus, cauliflower, parsley, beetroot, broccoli, cabbage,

Encouraging some of nature’s most magical insects into your garden. Butterflies are somewhere in the same genre as fairies, for me – they’re small, magical, brightly coloured and can often be found amongst flowers. And while it may seem that they were created purely for their

From companion planting to making the most of a small space, here’s how to set your garden up for success. It can be daunting to start a new garden. What plants can be planted where? How much light is too much light? Can carrots be planted

A conversation with the skilled gardener of Dunedin's indoor tropical rainforest. Danielle Lomas is the gardener at Tūhura Otago Museum, a three-storey indoor tropical forest that houses butterflies, parakeets, finches, and terrapins. Working early mornings in the forest, before heading off to Otago University (where she is

Walking to the garden to pick ingredients for a homemade salad is one of life’s simplest pleasures, especially when you’ve got a whole variety to choose from. Regardless of what kind of gardening skills (or lack thereof) you have, growing a salad garden is absolutely

Britomart is Greening the City by giving away thousands of native trees in Takutai Square. Planting trees is one of the many ways we can each take action to mitigate climate change. It’s an easy and incredibly satisfying way to help make a difference. That's why Britomart

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