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NZ Gardener turns 75

Monday, 2 September 2019, 8:22 am | NZ Gardener

NZ Gardener is celebrating an astonishing 75 years in print with its special collectible September issue, on sale now. More >>

GARDENA set to unearth New Zealand’s Gardener of the Year

Tuesday, 7 July 2015, 1:00 pm | NZ Gardener

GARDENA is on a mission to unearth New Zealand’s greatest gardeners and is taking over as Gold Sponsor of NZ Gardener’s 2015 Gardener of the Year competition. More >>

NZ Gardener Celebrates Nation’s Green Heroes

Monday, 19 December 2011, 11:12 am | NZ Gardener

Media Release 19 December 2011 NZ Gardener Celebrates Nation’s Green Heroes A young Ashburton mum who founded an initiative to help struggling families grow their own fruit and vege has been named as the supreme winner of NZ Gardener 2011 Gardener ... More >>

NZ Gardener digs up country’s gardening dynamos

Wednesday, 26 October 2011, 5:00 pm | NZ Gardener

A small Northland primary school that’s created a natural cure for nits using ingredients from their garden, a young mother of four helping out families struggling with skyrocketing food prices, and an Auckland community garden using a bicycle-powered irrigation ... More >>

Pt Chevalier Community Garden Named Regional Finalist

Wednesday, 26 October 2011, 4:57 pm | NZ Gardener

Some exceptional No.8 wire ingenuity – including a bike-powered, rainwater irrigation system – has seen the Pt Chevalier Community Garden named one of two national finalists in the New Zealand Gardener 2011 Gardener of the Year Awards community garden category. More >>

Help the Garden City bloom

Friday, 5 August 2011, 12:51 pm | NZ Gardener

New Zealand Gardener magazine is calling for green-fingered Kiwis to donate seeds to gardeners in Christchurch affected by the recent earthquakes. More >>

Do you have NZ's greatest shed?

Friday, 17 September 2010, 2:54 pm | NZ Gardener

A garden shed which includes a wall sized projection screen, a bar, a dance floor and a disco ball and a hexagonal shed made entirely of recycled materials on a budget of precisely zero dollars are among the entries in New Zealand Gardener magazine’s ... More >>

Magazine calls for an end to “sproutism”

Thursday, 1 July 2010, 3:39 pm | NZ Gardener

July has been declared Brussels Sprouts Awareness Month by New Zealand Gardener after a nationwide survey found that they were New Zealanders’ most hated vegetable. More >>

Mum named New Zealand ’s top gardener

Tuesday, 27 October 2009, 10:56 am | NZ Gardener

A resourceful single mother-of-two has been named NZ Gardener’s 2009 Gardener of the Year, in association with Bunnings Warehouse. After years of scrimping, saving and sowing seeds to make ends meet, Christchurch gardener Susan Dent has won $5000 ... More >>

8 to 94 years of age: NZ’s Gardeners of the Year

Friday, 28 August 2009, 5:20 pm | NZ Gardener

A thrifty single mum, a 94-year-old who has pressed thousands of flowers for charity and an 8-year-old with a small vege patch and a big heart have all been named as finalists in NZ Gardener magazine’s 2009 Gardener of the Year competition, in association ... More >>

Put in a vege patch with NZ Gardener

Wednesday, 29 July 2009, 9:40 am | NZ Gardener

Growing your own vegetables is a sure-fire way to beat the recession – but can you put in a vege garden without spending a cent? The August issue of New Zealand Gardener magazine has 28 pages of winter vege gardening advice, including vegetable ... More >>

Grow your own in 2009 with NZ Gardener

Monday, 15 December 2008, 4:10 pm | NZ Gardener

Make an early New Year’s resolution to get growing in 2009 – and keep a garden diary of your gardening trials and triumphs. More >>

Grow your own herbs this summer with NZ Gardener

Tuesday, 4 November 2008, 9:57 am | NZ Gardener

Looking for ways to save money in the lead up to Christmas? Plant herbs and start growing your own ingredients for summer salads, preserves, posies and handmade Christmas gifts from your garden. More >>

Nun notches up NZ Gardener of the Year title

Thursday, 23 October 2008, 12:32 pm | NZ Gardener

An 86-year-old Wellington nun who set up a community garden that rents vege plots to apartment dwellers has been named NZ Gardener 2008 Gardener of the Year. More >>

Plant spuds with NZ Gardener's expert advice

Thursday, 2 October 2008, 5:29 pm | NZ Gardener

Kiwi gardeners are planting record numbers of potatoes this spring - and NZ Gardener is making it easy to get the best backyard crop. More >>

Sow heritage tomatoes for health and flavour

Monday, 1 September 2008, 11:55 am | NZ Gardener

NZ Gardener is encouraging Kiwi gardeners to celebrate the official start of spring by sowing heritage tomatoes from seed. “Homegrown heritage tomatoes are so much tastier than the standard supermarket varieties, plus research suggests that they’re ... More >>

Nation’s 15 most passionate gardeners

Monday, 25 August 2008, 4:03 pm | NZ Gardener

A Gisborne banana grower, an 87-year-old eco-activist and an Otago garden club president who got her gear off for a good cause are among the 15 regional winners in the NZ Gardener 2008 Gardener of the Year competition. More >>

Sow seeds, save money, get a jump-start on spring

Monday, 28 July 2008, 3:05 pm | NZ Gardener

NZ Gardener magazine is encouraging Kiwi gardeners to grow their own food with expert advice for sowing vegetable crops from seed – and a step-by-step guide to grafting fruit trees for free. More >>

NZ Gardener 2008 Gardener of the Year

Tuesday, 24 June 2008, 5:14 pm | NZ Gardener

With only a few days to go in the $20,000 search for the NZ Gardener 2008 Gardener of the Year, Kiwis are being urged to nominate the most passionate gardener they know. More >>

Plant a fruit tree this Arbor Day – 5 June

Wednesday, 4 June 2008, 11:59 am | NZ Gardener

Planting a tree tomorrow (Thursday 5 June) to mark Arbor Day? NZ Gardener magazine is encouraging Kiwis to make it a fruit tree this year. “Arbor Day is traditionally seen as a conservation celebration and a time to plant native trees, but in the light ... More >>





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