In this week’s issue we say August is the ideal time to sow eggplants. Plus keep your guard up against cold weather, choose flowers to grow from seed, get a move on with chillies and capsicums, start sowing basil and trick coriander seedlings.
Follow our guide to spring soil preparation and nominate a gardening hero for Ryman Healthcare Gardener of the Year. Plus go in the draw for $35 vouchers from Awapuni Nurseries and sensational new peace lilies from Gellert’s.
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Come one, come all to the Meeanee Hall for our next Magpie Market
Next Saturday 3rd October 10am - 2pm
Until the 11th of October, purchase a regional newspaper or the Sunday Star-Times, find the daily code and go into win 1 of 100 medium vegepod and trolley stands.
Do you want to have a break from house duties or working long hours?
Why not make a splash and give paints a go!
Open day, Napier Arts Club, ,122 Vigor Brown St, Napier this Saturday, 10am - 12noon. $20 per person, materials supplied.
Contact Dairne, 02041615383 or Ann Maynard, 8440010