Category: Gardening

How to prune trees

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Landscape architect Meg Kane gets some expert advice when professional arborists visit the Whānau Living Garden and demonstrate why it’s so important to trim and prune your trees.

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How to make a portable, edible garden

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Landscape architect Meg Kane introduces Stacey to portable gardens and growing mushrooms as the perfect solution to having fresh produce when the whanau are travelling with ‘Kiri-te-Caravan’.

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How to grow Fruit and Vegetables in Planter Boxes

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Landscape architect Meg Kane shows Stacey how to plant fruit and vegetables in planter boxes with the Maori tradition of Maara Ka.

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How to plant an edible flower garden

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Landscape architect Meg Kane shows Stacey how to plant an edible garden and explains some of the different varieties and how they can be used in the kitchen.

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Planting climbing plants in small spaces

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Landscape architect Meg Kane has some great ideas for using small spaces in the garden and shows Stacey how to plant climbing plants to make the most of these areas.

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What to plant in your vertical pallet planters

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Landscape architect Meg Kane shows Stacey what to plant (and how) in the vertical pallet planters DIY guy Jay made earlier.

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How to make a vertical pallet planter

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DIY guy Jay Wanakore shows us how to build your own vertical pallet planter, ideal for a deck or small garden area.

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The Whānau Living Working Bee in the garden

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The Whānau Living team join forces to tackle the invasive weeds overtaking the garden with some expert advice and tips from Landscape Architect Meg Kane and a little bit of...

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How to make stylish upside down hanging planters

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Landscape Gardener Meg Kane shows Stacey how to make stylish upside-down hanging planters with potted plants.

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How to create depth and privacy in the garden

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Landscape architect Meg Kane shows how to ‘pleach’ trees to create privacy and depth in the garden, with clever planting and colour selection.

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