151 days ago

Art Deco and Knitting

Denise from Marewa

Unsurprisingly, the Winter Art Deco festival in July has been cancelled.

Even if you don't have to isolate yourself, there may come a stage when you WANT to. Christine at Wool N Things in Onekawa is offering a delivery service for knitting items and the other items she sells.

If you've never knitted, crocheted or cross-stitched, there are oodles of videos on how to do these crafts on YouTube. Of course, now that it's getting colder, we need to take more care of ourselves and a scarf or beanie is an essential.

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11 hours ago

Key tips for a warmer, drier home – 3/9 – Heating

Robert Anderson from Curtain Clean Napier

Check you have the best heating option for your home.

Keep your home warm and dry especially during the colder months. Gas heaters have dangerous fumes and can make your whare damp. An electric heater is much safer and cheaper to use. Heat pumps have a thermostat which keeps your home comfortable and helps keep costs down.


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19 hours ago

Bring out the best in your home with Resene!

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Get 25% off Resene premium paints, wood stains, primer and sealers 10L. Plus buy 1 Resene testpot 60ml-80ml get 1 free!

Offer available for Resene DIY Cardholders at Resene owned ColorShops and participating resellers from 12 August – 7 September 2020. If you don’t have a card sign up free online or while you’re in store.
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1 day ago

Did you know it's time to get eggplants started?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

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.

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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