NZ Gardener

Blue beauties of early spring gallery

Tecophilaea cyanocrocus, the Chilean blue crocus, is an ideal bulb for growing in pots.

5:00 AM  True blue is a rare commodity in the flower world, which makes their arrival in spring all the more welcome.

The best fruit trees for preserving

Plant fruit trees now for a bounty in the summer and autumn.

Winter is a great time to add to your orchard - but which fruits have the best flavour for bottling, jam, storing or freezing?

How to build a bee hotel

Create a permanent home for queen bees this spring.

Our furry pollinating friends need all the help they can get in the nesting season.

A gardener's road trip to the winterless Far North

One of the properties on the annual Kerikeri Rotary Garden Safari.

From tropical plant nurseries to pristine kauri forest, here are 20 gardening spots for visitors to Northland.

What to do in the garden this week

'Cos' lettuce adds crunch to your midwinter meals.

Head to your garden centre right now to start these easy-to-grow edibles.

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