Candy spider-orchid research 

Candy spider-orchid research 

Image – Dr Noushka Reiter

 

New research into an endangered candy spider-orchid (Caladenia versicolor), found only in small numbers in Victoria, Australia, has revealed some surprising results that scientists believe will help conserve the species.

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Truro, the garden city

 Image RHS, Jim Wileman

TRURO,  THE GARDEN CITY

Imaginative plantings helped earn the Cornish city of Truro the ‘Champion of Champions’ award in the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) annual Britain in Bloom community gardening competition.

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Nature artist

Nature, and all its beauty,  is at the heart of the work of self-taught artist, Murray Ulan. Studies in horticulture and biology have also clearly influenced his sculptural work.

 

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Winning begonias

Begonia ‘Sweet Spice Bounty Coral’

WINNING STREAK

Begonias came out winners at the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS)  annual People’s Choice Awards, an important part of an annual trials program.

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Instant city garden oasis

Garden designer Robert Boyle’s client had dreams of a very private city garden, only to discover the adjoining property, which they had just purchased to create their back-garden oasis, would be overlooked and dominated by a large development on a neighbour’s property.

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New Zealand Garden Show 2018

New Zealand Flower and Garden Show 

Everyone from gardeners and horticultural experts to landscape designers and art aficionados are sure to find something to appeal at the 2018 New Zealand Flower and Garden Show, to be held at West Auckland’s The Trusts Arena from November 28 until December 2 2018.

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