New Zealand is renowned for being clean and green and a global bigwig in dairy exports, but there’s plenty of room for improvement when it comes to our legislative soil management.  “NZ is very behind the eight ball on this,” says managing director of nationwide consultancy Soil Matters, and head soil

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The Right Fit for the Job

  It’s in our Kiwi DNA to want the ultimate backyard; we are entertainers, we love a BBQ on a warm summer’s evening and there’s nothing more rewarding than being able to sit outside and relax after a hard day in the office, but how do you get the ultimate backyard? We are frequently overwhelmed with stor

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Gardening for the Mind, Body and Soul

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  • March 12, 2018
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  Relaxation, fitness, family fun and delicious food; sound like a dream vacation? It can also all be found in a simple backyard garden.  Gardening provides a total-body workout, allows us to literally reap what we’ve sowed, and provides us with an opportunity to reconnect with nature and our loved ones. Th

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  Unlike interior layouts, landscapes are continuously evolving and maturing; thus, designers must incorporate seasonal transformation within their original concept. There is a real art to creating an outdoor space that you can feel proud of instantly, yet improves over time. Artworks Landscape Ltd have been p

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Playing with Fire

  By Natalia Rietveld Now that’s it’s chilling off it’s time to warm up. Rather than spending your nights in front of ‘the box’ why not cuddle around an outdoor fire and let the conversations start flowing? A brazier is simple way to get that outdoor fire you’ve been dreaming of without having to

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Landscaping by the Numbers

  By Katie Costain and Ben Freeman Whether you’re designing a new garden or renovating an existing one, bringing your ideal landscape to life can be a pricey endeavour. With so many options available across a wide range of products and design styles, it is important to know when to splurge and when to save. By

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By Lynn Cairney The landscaping industry in New Zealand is unregulated and has probably got more than its fair share of cowboys and girls, so where do you start if you are intending to carry out any landscaping and want the peace of mind that you are engaging a professional? The Landscape Industries Association of

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Cool Landscapes

By Katie Costain and Ben Freeman As the days get shorter and colder it is common for people to turn away from their gardens and landscapes, and focus instead on the interior of their homes. What many people don’t realise is that the onset of winter is the perfect time to plan and get started on next year’s gard

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The landscaping industry in New Zealand is unregulated and has probably got more than its fair share of cowboys and girls, so where do you start if you are intending to carry out any landscaping and want the peace of mind that you are engaging a professional? The Landscape Industries Association of New Zealand, known

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