The Maungarei Springs Wetland, a key amenity of the Stonefields urban village development in Mt Wellington, has opened.
Tag: "The Environment"
Prorata has been selected as one of only 20 exhibitors in the 2013 World Landscape Art Expo in China.
Gardeners endeavour to have their garden plants looking as healthy as possible, especially their preferred plants such as roses. To understand what is needed to have very healthy looking plants, one can compare plant health to human health. For a healthy body we require a certain amount of water, sun, a balance of food, rich […]
Putaruru trials New Zealand’s first food waste collection Putaruru residents will be the first in New Zealand to trial a dedicated food waste collection service initiated by Earthcare Environmental and the South Waikato District Council. The 12 month trial, beginning on Tuesday 1 March 2011, will see food waste collected separately from general waste, potentially […]
Citrus trees are a common fruit tree for NZ gardeners and in most areas grow in open ground or in containers with protection during winter. Citrus trees cross very easily which has created a large number of types over the years. The genus Citrus appears to have originated in Southeast Asia with the following types: […]
Potential problems you may encounter with growing and caring for citrus. An important aspect for your citrus tree is the area between the trunk and the drip line. This is the area where you want micro organisms to work and thrive, so avoid using any Herbicides, chemical sprays and fertilisers it this area. Instead hand […]