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Featured Articles | Page 2 NOVEMBER GARDENING ?>

NOVEMBER GARDENING

So much colour in the garden and more to come……… rolling into summer. What a lovely yet busy time of year in the garden.  Weeds to pull, lawns to mow, shrubs to trim, and the best part – seedlings, corms, and tubers to plant. Get those Gladiolus (water well), cyclamen, amaryllis, begonias and dahlias in the ground. If you sowed seedlings last month, they should also be ready to plant this month. Give everything in the garden a good mulch…

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Featured Articles | Page 2 PLANTING A SAFE HAVEN FOR NATURE ?>

PLANTING A SAFE HAVEN FOR NATURE

One of the major objectives of Kaipatiki Project’s restoration activities at Hobsonville Point is to replace the roar of vintage aeroplane engines with the beating of feathered wings and the calls of native birds. This winter volunteers at the Engine Bay nursery, a growing number of whom are Point residents, have joined forces with local families, other new residents, community and corporate groups to plant a massive 4,000 new native plants along the coastal walkway between the nursery (on Bomb…

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Featured Articles | Page 2 Recettes Les D`Elise Philosophy – with owner Lucrece Gradenigo ?>

Recettes Les D`Elise Philosophy – with owner Lucrece Gradenigo

Recettes d’Elise was established in 2010. The genesis of my food business came about six years ago following my plan to have a romantic evening at home with my husband, I being French, prepared a tray of delicious cheeses, selection of pates, and of course good wine, etc. Cheese and wine no problem!  The Pates, on the other hand, were a big disappointment and the whole selection ended up in the bin. Thus ensued a discussion about the poor quality…

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