Named after a Czech Jesuit Botanist, originating from Southern and Eastern Asia, and known for their stunning flowers, Camellias have at times been oddly involved in some of the great upheavals that have shaped the modern world.
Caring for a rose needn't be difficult. But it's a lot easier if you set yourself up for success! A rose that is planted in the right spot and is well cared for is far less likely to have problems than a rose in the wrong spot or that hasn't been cared for correctly. And ultimately, getting things right at the start means less work and will make everything much easier.
Learn how to create your very own stone painting from scratch with these easy-to-follow steps!
Learn how to start caring for your new bonsai with these easy steps!
Learn about the different kinds of lilies, what attributes they have and how to look after them!
With winter fast approaching, strawberry planting is in the back of every gardener's mind! Growing strawberries is relatively easy. The plants themselves are incredibly hardy. But unless the plants are kept happy and healthy they are unlikely to be productive. So to make things easier, here are some useful tips on how to grow large, healthy and juicy strawberries.
As the seasons change, so should the care of your lovely indoor plants that you have decorated your house with over the summer period. As many people don’t know that houseplants need different care during winter, this season is probably the easiest time to kill a houseplant. But have no fear, follow these easy steps to keep your leafy friends happy and healthy throughout the cooler months.
Learn what is out in flower for bees in Auckland'd mild winter, and what is perfect to plant now to help feed bees!
Without onions, garlic, shallots, and leeks, food would lose some of its luster. And while some garlic is better than no garlic (except in desserts), few things will beat the taste of healthy, homegrown garlic, onions and shallots.
It’s true, we are crazy about our birds, especially when it comes to our unique and native species. Whether it be waking up to tui and bellbird song, or watching a large, low-flying kereru pass you by, we would love to have them in close proximity. Here are some products and tips to keep our special birds interested in your garden.