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DIY eco-friendly seed paper!

Looking for a fun, eco-friendly activity for the kids? Get them making their own seed paper! Seed paper can make great gifts for the grandparents, cards, eco-friendly goodie bag fillers, or just an afternoon in the sun! ♻️

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Ohakune Carrot Seeds

As the weather begins to cool, it's the perfect time to plant carrots!

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April and May is the time to transplant your Brussel Sprout seedlings to the garden! 🌱

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Marigold Petite Mixed

Marigold are a super companion plant, not only bringing bursts of colour to your garden but when planted alongside plants that are suffer from aphids and greenfly - it acts as a natural deterrent!

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Golden Acre Cabbage

Cabbage is a family staple during the winter months 🥬 April is the time to plant into seed trays and plant in the garden in 4 weeks - grow alongside beans, onions, rhubarb, marigold and thyme.

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​This is a Time to Grow Your Own Vegetables

With lockdown coming into place, it will be great to spend some time in your garden growing your own!

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Broccoli Steaks with Paprika and Chilli

Add some spice to your broccoli as the weather begins to cool thanks to the team at 5aday.co.nz!

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Latest Questions & Answers

Where do Slugs and Snails live? And how do I rid them from my garden?

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Common nocturnal pests of the home garden with a voracious appetite for young seedlings and a number of ornamental plants such as Hosta, and the native Reinga Lily. They thrive in damp conditions (winter-spring) or where there is cover from daytime sun. Solution: …

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How do I tackle summer garden pests?

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When plants are stressed by high temperatures, they are far more susceptible to attacks by garden pests. Here are a few common summer garden gremlins to look out for: Red spider mite breeds at a rapid…

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What is Leaf Curl? And how can I treat it?

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Peaches and nectarines with red, blistered and curled leaves are showing signs of leaf curl, which can debilitate the tree. Pick off the worst leaves. Spray with a fungus control liquid every week or two during spring (except during blossoming) until all…

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