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Beetroot Seeds

From July, in the more warmer areas of NZ you can begin planting your beetroot again! 🌱

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Lettuce Seeds

Lettuce is the easy to grow, cut and come again vegetable. Start in seed trays and transplant in 4-6 weeks to the garden.

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Parsnip Seeds

Parsnips make a great addition to winter stews and soups or can be roasted for a super side to any Sunday roast. In late Winter of the warmer areas of NZ and Spring, you can plant your parsnip seeds in a sunny spot

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Cauliflower Cheese

Because who doesn't love cauliflower smothered in cheese?

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How to water your garden during a water shortage

The weather can conspire to mean that water supply is restricted. Check out our handy guide to watering your garden during a water shortage

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Growing Guide to Parsnip

Parsnips are the easy to grow relation of the carrot - they're sweet, contain more starch and have an earthier, nutty taste. Check out our growing guide to parsnip below...

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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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What are the pros and cons of a raised bed?

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PROS: Raised beds are ideal if you have a sloping site or the soil is heavy clay or very sandy. They look smart and allow for easy crop rotation. They keep the soil a few degrees warmer, enabling an earlier start in spring and later cropping in autumn. If you are new to gardening,…

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How deep do I plant the seeds?

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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…

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