Tag: Gardens

Warmer temperatures bring unwelcome biting bugs

08:00 Thu, 19 Oct

Health NZ/Te Whatu Ora has issued a timely reminder that tipping out containers of stagnant water is a simple way to reduce mosquito numbers around...

Club invites novice gardeners

08:00 Wed, 18 Oct

Anniversary displayThe old Masonic Hall in Warkworth will be the venue for a special Warkworth Garden Club display on Saturday, November 11, marking the town’s...

Artistic touch leads to garden win

08:00 Tue, 17 Oct

A passion for collecting and a knack for creativity have won a Warkworth woman a national award and praise from a well-known gardening guru. Jan...

Community garden

10:00 Mon, 16 Oct

A gardening success story in Mangawhai is the 14-year-old Mangawhai Community Garden in Moir Street, next to the Domain. One of the organisers, Alison Bain,...

Gardens extension

11:00 Wed, 11 Oct

Auckland Council has purchased 1.6 hectares of land on Hill Road in Manurewa to extend the Auckland Botanic Gardens. Mayor Wayne Brown says a large...

Garden goes undercover

08:53 Tue, 5 Sep

This year my small plot summer garden, full of beans, corn and tomatoes was decimated by Cyclone Gabrielle’s high winds and incessant rain. Anything left...

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