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The earlier the better when it comes to sweet strawberries, and there are some easy ways to get a head start on growing the summer favourite. Janice Marriott shares her simple tips for strawberry success in our 'Winter Know-How' Quarterly edition, on sale now.
Remember that strawberries planted in any container need watering more often than garden-raised plants though.
Catherine Larsen this is another way to do strawberries
We are sad to hear of the passing of legendary Christchurch architect - and gardener extraordinaire, Sir Miles Warren, who was known for his many celebrated buildings including the Christchurch Town Hall.
He was one of New Zealand’s most influential architects, and the first in our country to be knighted for his contribution to architecture.
These photos are from our January issue of Kiwi Gardener, on Sir Miles's internationally significant Ōhinetahi Garden overlooking Governor’s Bay. It was designed by Sir Miles Warren and his sister, gardener and noted artist the late Pauline Trengrove, and Sir Miles's brother-in-law, the late John Trengrove,.
In 1977, when the trio purchased the land, it was just a handful of large trees and a lawn. Now it features a native woodland, a sculpture garden, and a formal garden, a tribute in itself to Sir Miles Warren’s work. ... See MoreSee Less