President of industry body Landscaping New Zealand and director of Design & Garden Landscapes in Dunedin, tells us about his background and vision for the future of the industry. What is your background within the industry? I have been involved in the horticultural and landscaping industry since school, as I did my pre entry work for Lincoln College at [...]
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Phillip Smith from O2 Landscapes shares his journal and images about the Ben Dhu Scientific reserve near Lake Ohau giving a rare glimpse at what the Mackenzie Basin would have looked like. Although the beautiful, rolling tussocklands of the South Island form landscapes that are natural in appearance, a large proportion of them are the [...]
In Addition to the existing yards in Onehunga, Ellerslie and East Tamaki John and Lyndle are pleased to announce the opening of their fourth Landscape Supply yard at 15 Gills Rd Albany. Gills Rd just down from Albany Toyota in the Old Albany Village is the site of a new purpose built Landscape yard carrying [...]
Easter is here and for many working people it is a great time to get the summer gardens cleaned up and preparations made for the coming winter. It is also the last chance to do some late plantings of vegetables and flowers for winter use and colour. In the vegetable garden you can do a [...]
It is March already, first month of autumn and only 5 weeks till daylight savings ends. Daylight savings gives us a perception that the days are still long, with a good amount of time in the early evening to do a few jobs outside as well as water. We run by the clock on the [...]
It is not often that I get excited about some gardening aspect these days but this week I am very much so. It all started off recently when the local community newspaper published an article on insect pests which I had written. Along with the article they placed a picture of a garden with a raised [...]