Italian Bomboloni (Little Doughnuts) Italian Bomboloni (Little Doughnuts)

A delicious Italian treat! Perfect for afternoon tea, serve with a coffee and good book. Ingredients ...

Italian Bomboloni (Little Doughnuts)

A Taste of the Mediterranean A Taste of the Mediterranean

Kitchen gardens are nothing new, but we can revamp them and turn them into culinary spaces specific ...

A Taste of the Mediterranean

Colour for Your Winter Garden Colour for Your Winter Garden

Winter is well and truly here, but just because the days are dark and dreary, doesn't mean your gard ...

Colour for Your Winter Garden

Italian Festival at Palmers Planet! Italian Festival at Palmers Planet!

Ciao! For the next two weeks we are having an Italian Festival at Palmers Planet and everyone's invi ...

Italian Festival at Palmers Planet!

Grow Your Own Topiary Grow Your Own Topiary

Italian garden design has always adopted the use of art topiary to establish strong, evergreen struc ...

Grow Your Own Topiary

Cheesy Field Mushrooms Cheesy Field Mushrooms

Download and print the recipe here These cheesy mushrooms are so easy to make and are packed with fl ...

Cheesy Field Mushrooms

Purify Your Air Purify Your Air

Air purifying plants are good for you and for your home. Every plant produces a certain amount of ox ...

Purify Your Air

Carly’s Garden: Winter Inspiration In The Garden Carly’s Garden: Winter Inspiration In The Garden

June first. It’s howling wind and rain. There’s hail on my Auckland porch and the kids are scramblin ...

Carly's Garden: Winter Inspiration In The Garden

Pumpkin Soup With Chorizo Pumpkin Soup With Chorizo

Download and print the recipe here The perfect meal for these cooler nights. Ingredients 1 tablespoo ...

Pumpkin Soup With Chorizo

Planting and Pruning Your Roses Planting and Pruning Your Roses

Choosing your rose Roses come in many types with different heritage benefits and growth habits. Flor ...

Planting and Pruning Your Roses

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    A Taste of the Mediterranean

    Kitchen gardens are nothing new, but we can revamp them and turn them into culinary spaces specific to the cuisine and flavours that we love. And what better flavour combination to grow than that of Italy? Basil, thyme, oregano, rosemary, sage, and of course garlic and tomatoes! Planning When planning your edible garden, think about what …

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    Grow Your Own Topiary

    Italian garden design has always adopted the use of art topiary to establish strong, evergreen structures. From the origins of the Italian style gardens, designers have shaped evergreen plants into both symmetrical, obtuse and representational forms to highlight entrances, underline geometrical features or to accentuate angles. There are various plants which can be perfectly adapted to being pruned into …

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    Cheesy Field Mushrooms

    Download and print the recipe here These cheesy mushrooms are so easy to make and are packed with flavour. Ingredients 4 large field mushrooms 100g gorgonzola or other blue cheese, crumbled 25g walnuts, toasted and roughly chopped 8 garlic cloves, peeled 4 thyme sprigs 100g butter, cut into small pieces rocket/spinach leaves, to serve lemon olive …

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    Purify Your Air

    Air purifying plants are good for you and for your home. Every plant produces a certain amount of oxygen but not all have air purification qualities. Air purifying houseplants can make your home and office a better environment by naturally removing harmful pollutants as they purify the air. Some of the top benefits of these amazing plants are: Neutralisation of harmful …

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    Pumpkin Soup With Chorizo

    Download and print the recipe here The perfect meal for these cooler nights. Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 chorizo (120g), finely diced 2 small brown onions, coarsely diced 900g crown pumpkin, skin removed, seeded, cut into 2.5cm chunks 1 medium carrot, peeled, coarsely diced 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1 dried bay leaf 3/4 tsp smoked …

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    Planting and Pruning Your Roses

    Choosing your rose Roses come in many types with different heritage benefits and growth habits. Floribunda – produces masses of smaller flowers. Hybrid tea – produces fewer flowers but larger individual blooms. Bush roses – most commonly chosen and covering a vast number of colours, heights and characteristics. Climbing roses – these varieties are best used over fences, pergolas …