Useful flowers and veges to grow in the garden this Spring

Useful flowers and veges to grow in the garden this Spring

Get out in the garden this spring, and grow some useful flowers and veges. It’s satisfying, saves money, and reduces packaging if you can grow even a few flowers and vegetables at home. In spring, the soil in the garden starts to warm up, and 

Easy ways to store and preserve fruit and vegetables

Easy ways to store and preserve fruit and vegetables

Store and preserve any excess fruit and vegetables, to use in months when there isn’t as much to harvest from your garden. Storing your harvest is a great way to deal with surplus vegetables, for use in the months when there isn’t so much growing 

Gardening guide: What vegetables to grow in Spring

Gardening guide: What vegetables to grow in Spring

Spring is almost here in New Zealand, and its time to start thinking about the vegetables and flowers you want to grow this year. Now is the right time for sowing seeds, which takes a little more time than buying seedlings ready to plant later 

How to make Compost – Step by Step

How to make Compost – Step by Step

Do you have a compost bin at home? If not, give it a go, with this guide to starting a compost bin Composting fruit and vegetable scraps and organic materials at home can hugely reduce the waste that ends up in landfill. Making compost from 

Best vegetables to grow in winter NZ

Best vegetables to grow in winter NZ

Growing vegetables at home As we move into autumn, gardeners are thinking about what are the best vegetables to grow this winter. The summer crops like tomatoes and zucchini are slowing down or have already stopping producing vegetables. Now is the time to tidy up 

How to grow vegetables from seed

How to grow vegetables from seed

Spring is the perfect time for starting growing vegetables from seed The first of September is officially the start of Spring in New Zealand. This time of year is all about planning what vegetable and flower seeds I’m going to sow. If you sow seeds 

Top 10 good reasons to grow vegetables in your garden

Top 10 good reasons to grow vegetables in your garden

Ten good reasons to grow summer vegetables It’s that time of year in New Zealand that I start to plan what vegetables I am going to grow in my garden in the coming spring and summer. Today, I was snug indoors, sitting at my laptop