38 days ago

Do you know what to plant in the garden right now?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

In this week’s issue we say grow plenty of swan plants for hungry caterpillars. It’s time to sow and plant beetroot, spring clean your houseplants, let brassicas bloom for the bees, trim scraggly mint and record when fruit trees blossom.

Meet more of our favourite 2020 Houseplant Hero entrants and upcycle an old pallet into a multipurpose tray. Plus go in the draw for Yates wildflower seeds and Manuka Doctor honey from Palmers.

Delivered every Friday to your email inbox, Get Growing digital magazine offers seasonal gardening advice from the NZ Gardener magazine's team of experts. Each week we answer all your burning questions on raising fruit and veges and tell you the top tasks to do in your backyard this weekend. Subscribe here:

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2 days ago

'Rainy day' fund keeps cancer patient alive.

Carly Gooch Reporter from The Nelson Mail

Graham Venning's melanoma was taking over his body but $10,000 every four months on an unfunded drug has given him back his life.

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2 days ago

A British nurse's holiday to visit family has turned into a one-year working holiday.

Carly Gooch Reporter from The Nelson Mail

Decorated British nurse, Hazel Nelson came to Nelson for a holiday to visit family, but the global pandemic has seen her pitching in on the front line.

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