Subject: Garden Newsletter: Fruit Trees, Nectarines, Tips, Winter Sweet + More
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Date: Thu, 9 Jul 2009 10:57:32 +1200 (NZST)


Welcome back.

We have gone a little fruity this week. Have a look at our Fruit Tree slide show here. Or learn how to grow Nectarines here.

We also have some great articles on what to look out for when buying fruit trees, and some tips on how to plant them.

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The flavour of fresh, tree ripened Nectarines is unbeatable. A wide range of varieties are available. Read more here.
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 How to plant a fruit tree

Dig a hole that is slightly deeper than the root depth and which allows for 20cm clearance around the roots... Continued here.

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 Fruit Trees - Slide show

We have some fruity images here for you this week.

Check out these tasty varieties.

 Fruit Tree Buying Tips

Many of us at some point in our lives get the urge to grow a fruiting plant, and for more and more people, that time is now! However for some of us the experience is disappointing as the plant fails to deliver the fruit quality or volumes that had originally been hoped for... Continued here.

 Winter Sweet

Grown for their ornamental value, their scented flowers can be dried like lavender to fragrance linen. Leaves are arranged opposite in pairs and appear after the flowers in spring. Continued here.

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Our gardening forum is filling up with lots of great info. If you have any gardening question & tips you want to share feel free to have your say here.

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That's it from me for this week. Take care, be kind to yourself and I look forward to catching up with you next week. Happy Gardening!

Rachel, Webster and the team at Garden-NZ.

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