Partners in Gardening

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Each month one of our Partners in Gardening will be giving away prizes!

Daltons are passionate about all things gardening and have been providing superior growing media products to kiwi gardeners and professional growers for 75 years. A family-owned business based in Matamata, Daltons have a wide range of quality products made from natural and renewable resources to suit all gardening situations.

Not all growing media is the same - Daltons are experts in the science of getting the right mix of individual components, particle size and nutrient source to achieve a quality product. Good gardeners know not to underestimate the impact of quality growing media on your end results. Go online to the Daltons website or follow them on Facebook and Instagram to learn more about the right products and their uses.

Bokashi is a Japanese word that means "fermented organic matter." Zing Bokashi is New Zealand's original Bokashi with over 20 years of proven results. Proud to be New Zealand made, owned and operated, Zing Bokashi is passionate about sharing their knowledge and getting Kiwis to make use of their food waste.

Zing Bokashi's home composting kits are simple to use; place all your food scraps into the two-bucket system including raw or cooked meat, fish and citrus and a sprinkle of the Compost Zing to kick-start the fermentation process. Bokashi is a two-stage process of fermentation and decomposition. Go online to Zing Bokashi to learn how to create compost and shop for your own system!

Ocean Organics is a NZ family owned and operated business that has been producing certified organic products for gardeners since 1996. The philosophy of the company is to produce 100% earth friendly products for the health of soil, plants and people.

Ocean Organics brews small batches of seaweed that are hand stirred for up to 3 months. This natural, unobtrusive method preserves the growth hormones, naturally occurring antibiotics and over 70 micro-elements in the seaweed. The resultant product is a 100% natural organic food source for plant health that is up to 80% organic matter, free of seeds and disease organisms and an excellent soil conditioner. Shop the range online or call into their store in Paeroa.

It's never been easier to grow your own fresh produce with the Vegepod Garden Kits. Distributed by local owners Lisa and Andy based out of Tauranga, the Vegepod has a myriad of features including pest protection, climate and water management, ergonomics - for ease of working and harvesting and a minimal footprint for maximising production from a small space.

The Vegepod provides a solution to a number of gardening conundrums - limited space such as apartments and townhouses, poor soils or lack of available water such as Summer at the bach - the many features of these award-winning pods make them a must for any gardener. Explore the range online and get growing!

As an experienced grower of market garden vegetables, owner Bonny Faulkner advocates for Integrated Pest Management and sustainable growing practices. 'Naturally Neem' was formulated as an effective broad-spectrum, emulsifiable concentrate and the first commercially registered Neem based insecticide for use on all food crops in New Zealand.

Naturally Neem does not contain toxic chemicals, or raw Neem oil, making it safe to consume food crops on the same day with no withholding period. Naturally Neem controls whitefly, aphids, scale, mealy-bugs, leaf-mining flies, thrips and many more - explore the resources page and testimonials online. Used throughout New Zealand for commercial or home garden use purchase online or from over 70 selected retailers.

Calling all lovers of botanical art! An invitation to join the Botanical Art Society of New Zealand.

Whether you are a botanical artist or simply appreciate art, the Botanical Art Society of New Zealand provides an opportunity to meet like-minded people and deepen your creative connection to the natural world.

As a member you will be developing your own artistic profile as well as supporting the development of botanical art in New Zealand and around the world. You'll also receive access to exclusive workshops, and opportunities to exhibit and purchase art. For more information on the society and member artists visit the website or follow on Instagram @botanicalartnz.

Lynn River was brought into this world in the glorious year of 1969 and was born to cater for New Zealand's workplace safety needs! While Neil Armstrong was moon walking and Hendrix was serenading the crowd at Woodstock, a couple of brothers in Geraldine were brainstorming business ideas to benefit their cobbers in the farming community.

Lynn River Showa gloves are known as the ultimate gardeners' accessory as they provide optimum levels of protection, dexterity and comfort. These gloves mimic the natural shape of the hand which reduces hand fatigue and enhances comfort. Popular choices for gardeners are the Showa 310, Showa 370 and the wonderful leather pruners - all available online directly from Lynn River.

With the largest selection of bulbs online in New Zealand, NZ bulbs have been growing bulbs since 1957 with more than 25 acres in production. A family-owned business located in Fielding, the current owner Paul is the son of founders Len and Margaret Hoek.

With more than 250 different bulb varieties throughout the year, you'll find the best selection of quality bulbs for Kiwi gardens at NZ Bulbs. With so much experience in growing bulbs you can be sure of excellent growing knowledge and support. You will find it hard to choose when you shop directly with NZ Bulbs through their website and can earn loyalty points which create savings when you shop again.

Since its inception in 1649, Fiskars had a significant influence on the development of Finnish agriculture becoming known for its farm and household implements, and the Fiskars name became synonymous with high quality. In its day the Fiskars plough workshop manufactured more than a million ploughs!

Pick up a Fiskars product and sense its ergonomic design. Following its tradition to drive innovation of tools that reduce the effort, fatigue and strains so often associated with gardening, Fiskars garden tools are designed to do the hard work so you don't have to. Fiskars products are available at selected retailers but for a fascinating read on the heritage of the company go online.

Life outdoors can be incredibly tough on your skin. Goodbye makes certified natural, water-free products for a better life outdoors. Outdoor guides and owners, Becky and John developed Goodbye SANDFLY bug repellent while guiding on the Dart River in Glenorchy in 1999. Goodbye OUCH, a range of first aid balm and sunscreen, completes the protection and nourishment of your skin.

From gardener's hands to outdoor adventures, Goodbye products are portable, minimally packaged and safe for people and the environment. The range is certified by NATRUE for the naturalness of formulations, as well as no GMO or animal testing. Made in New Zealand, shop online to protect your skin.

Well known and loved by kiwi gardeners, STIHL has a comprehensive range to meet all your requirements. Designed to reduce the effort required in maintaining your garden and property there are models to suit all needs from battery powered, electric to petrol, lightweight and versatile - what's not to love!

Shop online or from your local STIHL store of which there are 100 locations throughout the country. When you buy online with STIHL SHOP you are buying directly from your locally owned store which are independent and owned by members of the community. When buying online you can do so with the full reassurance that you can contact your local store at any time for advice or assistance.

The red handled Wonder Weeder is made in Carterton from New Zealand sourced materials. It uses 4mm galvanized wire (originally "Number 8 gauge") and has been a favourite tool for thousands of gardeners in New Zealand for the past 40 years.

Small, light and always readily to hand, the Wonder Weeder reduces strain on the wrist and lower arm. Perfect for general weeding, cultivating pot plants, removing weeds from between paving stones, thinning seedlings and in the rockery. Excellent for precision weeding close to precious plants. The single prong hooks out weeds with roots intact. The Wonder Weeder is available from selected retailers or online.

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