The bright purple root vegetable
Detoxing, Rich in antioxidants, great for the heart and so gorgeous in colourRead more
Amazing on the wallet and for the body!
Carrots are a versatile fresh vegetable, so try something new with them!Read more
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Nectar and Pollen Wizards
Foodie and forest gardener Rebecca Lees takes her first leap towards becoming a trainee apiarist.Read more
Latest Questions & Answers
Oriental vegetable varieties have becomes a part of our everyday diets. And, like other fresh vegetables, they taste better if they’re grown in the home garden and harvested just as they’re required. Many grow easily from seed, which means you can…Read More
There are several species of thistle that are weeds in New Zealand; Nodding Thistle, California Thistle, Scotch Thistle and Sow Thistle. Californian Thistle is a perennial and can be difficult to control due to vegetative growth from its creeping and spreading root system. In mown lawns it…Read More
Most seed packets tell you how deep to plant. A rule of thumb is to sow seeds two or three times as deep as they are wide. Take care not to plant seeds to deep. A seed contains a limited supply of stored food to nourish it during germination. If you plant…Read More