Wally Richards says it’s time to plant our tomatoes but beware the dreaded psyllid pest.
New Zealanders are responding to high vegetable prices by creating their own cabbage patch.
February is usually the driest and hottest month of the year and the time when a lot of the earlier plantings of vegetables have reached maturity and been harvested. It is the second to last month to plant out crops for winter harvesting so make sure the empty spaces are manured and replanted with winter vegetables this […]
Last week we talked about the new seasons seed potatoes from the South Island (Cause they are best in my opinion) and promised to give you a list with specifications of the seed potatoes that would be available this season. When choosing what types of seed potatoes to buy you should consider the following: Select […]
The met service has reported that we had the warmest August ever since records began with about 1.5 degrees above average, which does not seem a much on those odd cold days, but for a lot of insect pests it means an early arrival. A good hard, cold winter takes its toll on insect populations […]
We’re on the count down to spring folks, on hindsight, winter doesn’t seem to have been that bad this year. Maybe it just that I’m on an uncontrollable high at the moment. We’ve just moved into our dream home, hence the lateness of the newsletter being sent out, sorry. The garden comes complete with a […]