Subject: Garden Newsletter: Tamarillos, Polyanthus, Tips, Landscaping + More
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Date: Thu, 14 May 2009 20:30:22 +1200 (NZST)


Welcome back.

We have loads of great gardening info here for you this week ranging from Tamarillos to Polyanthus.

For some strange reason last week our competition for Go Gardening Magazine was not working. We still have heaps of copies to give away so make sure you enter here.

Grow Your Own
Tamarillos are generally fairly easy to grow. However, they can be very susceptible to frosts, and also cold winds.
Continued here...
Tips for May
TIP: Vacant areas in the vegetable garden can be sown in a green cover crop of lupins, mustard or oats. Read more Tips & Tasks for May here.
Mitre 10
Natures Curator
Gift Cards

It’s hard to find something that can match the long flowering period of Polyanthus. Even with neglect they still seem to reward you with months of bright cheerful blooms. Ideally, polyanthus enjoy a moist, well drained garden soil that has had plenty of compost, mulch and organic material dug in. Continued here.

 Quest for a beautiful garden

The quest for a beautiful garden can be challenging. How often do you drive, walk past or see a garden that you admire and wish that you could have something like that at you place? Continued here.

 Gubba Tubtrugs

Gubba Tubtrugs are the super strong and flexible bucket that are ideal for any indoor or outdoor use. The handles pull together for easy carrying in one hand and they come in a great range of colours. Visit Gubba here for more great products.

 Pretty Poly - Slideshow

We have put together a stunning slideshow of Polyanthus. Have a look at them here.

 Life, love and stainless steel

The kiwi lifestyle often means time outdoors with friends and family so after a longwinded search for something to spice up Lisa’s newly landscaped garden, the artist was disappointed with the current offering. Read more here.

 Gardening Forum

Our gardening forum is filling up with lots of great info. Latest posts:

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Go Gardening - Win 1 of 40 copies
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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.