43 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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More messages from your neighbours
11 hours ago

Minimum wage, no help and on the ladder at 25: here's how they did it

Kylie Klein Nixon Reporter from Homed

I loved talking to Courtney Mason about how she and her husband ben bought their first home. It really offers a lot of hope for folks who might be looking at the property market and wondering what on earth is happening out there these days.
Courtney and Ben were tenacious and bold, and now they're living happily in their Hawke's Bay home.
Have a read and see how they did it, and while you're at it have a listen to our third episode of First Rung, the podcast for first home buyers for a little more inspiration.

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7 hours ago

DNA Leeds Method

Peter Hewett from New Plymouth Branch, New Zealand Society of Genealogists

Learn more about using DNA for genealogy research
Sunday 1:30pm, 15 November 2020
The Leeds method can help organise all those DNA matches into the various branches of your tree that they belong to. Come along and see how the Leeds method can help organise your DNA matches.

7 hours ago

NZSG branch library

Peter Hewett from New Plymouth Branch, New Zealand Society of Genealogists

Our branch library has lots of historical records to help you with your family research. Come along to our November branch meeting to see what there is and how it can be useful for your research.
7:30pm on Tuesday 3 November 2020