Broccoli is rich in vitamins and minerals and is THE super food! Broccoli 'Marathon' is a popular variety that has excellent weather and disease tolerance. An extremely adaptable variety that is not only fast maturing but can be grown almost all year roundRead more
Pansies are the multi-coloured, smiling faces of the garden. They prefer the cooler weather in a well-drained rich soil spot that gets plenty of sunshine. Plant seeds in late summer for autumn and winter floweringRead more
Daikon, or white radish is the mild-flavoured winter radish that is a Japanese staple 🇯🇵 Perfect for pickling, salads, garnish and condiments - it can be planted direct to the garden and harvested in as little as 8-10 weeks! Plant in a sunny spot in Autumn with it companions lettuce, spinach, leeks and tomatoes.Read more
Rubra Red Basil
Rubra Red Basil has a magnificent flavour and delightful aroma - these delicious purple-bronze leaves will bring life and colour to any dish. Perfect for the garden or planter, pop in a partially sunny spot while the weather is warm and you can harvest in just 4-5 weeksRead more
Growing Guide to Broccoli
Broccoli is the hardy, sun-loving super food that is perfect for Spring or Autumn planting 🥦 An ideal staple vegetable for your garden, requiring just 3-4 months until harvest - it grows best alongside other staples such as garlic, beetroot, celery, potato and rosemary.Read more
These medium-sized members of the chilli family have a mild, tangy taste and love growing in the sunshine!
Chinese Cabbage Seed Michihili Jade Pagoda F1 Hybrid
Got leftover pork or ham? Make this delicious Fennel and Apple slaw from our friends at The 5+ A Day Charitable Trust
Fennel and Apple Slaw
Great for Kids
Create your own Sunflower House!
Get the kids involved in creating their own Sunflower fort these school holidays!
Nothing beats corn on the BBQ - so plant some yourself this summer!
Holiday Proofing your Garden
It’s great getting away for a summer holiday but it can be a bit of a stressful time for your garden that’s left behind
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Onehunga weed, commonly called prickled weed, and bindii in Australia, is a branched prickly-seeded weed that forms in patches up to 40cm across in lawns, playing fields and golf courses. It is a…Read More
Blue and yellow flowering plants are the best plants for bees. These plants are even better if they are mass planted so bees can spend their time foraging in one area. Our native Hebe is also a bee magnet, as are fruit trees such as apple, pear, citrus and…Read More