Awapuni Nurseries

Awapuni Nurseries

Palmerston North / Grower & seller of herb, vege & flower seedlings nationwide. Offering advice and comments on all things gardening in NZ. Got a gardening question? Ask away!
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Put strawberry plants in concrete blocks to edge a garden. This helps keep the strawberries off the ground and the warmth of the blocks helps them grow.

"""Put strawberry plants in concrete blocks edging a garden."""" --------->Put plants that naturally repell garden pests like marigolds? Also, cinderblock beds a good idea for around fence. Maybe use concrete stain to make them more natural looking?

Strawberries are easy to grow, but can take up a lot of room when planted as a traditional “strawberry patch”.     This pyramid planter gives you home grown strawberries while taking up only a fraction of the space of a typical garden.  Discover what’s possible with vertical gardening by viewing the full album on our site at http://theownerbuildernetwork.co/iz9i

Strawberries are easy to grow, but can take up a lot of room when planted as a traditional “strawberry patch”.

Grow strawberries in small spaces! Tutorial on how to build and plant a better Strawberry planter using a single wooden pallet.

How to Make a Better Strawberry Pallet Planter - Lovely Greens Grow strawberries in small spaces! Tutorial on how to build and plant a better Strawberry planter using a single wooden pallet.

Grow Strawberries in gutters lifted 6ft off the ground for easy picking!

Repurpose rain gutters into elevated strawberry beds.Recycle rain gutters into elevated strawberry beds.

Garden plants that do NOT grow well next to each other.

Urban Farm Mag - bad companion plants / for the garden (Good books for companion planting are Carrots Love Tomatoes & Roses Love Garlic - K.

12 Great DIY Greenhouse Projects • Lots of Ideas and Tutorials! Including these creative mini greenhouses made from 2-liter soda bottles.

Plastic Bottle Mini Green House - Use Soda Bottles. Cut the bottoms off, then cover seedlings (like cloches). They protect seedlings from pests, frost, wind, and strong rain.

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Kitchen garden at Bolen residence. This raised-bed kitchen garden was designed by John Fluitt, an Oklahoma landscape designer.

10 Tips on Growing Dwarf Fruit Trees. I just planted about 8 new Dwarf Trees in my backyard, adding to the 4 I already had. For a small city lot, these are great. :) This year I have awesome pears, apples and sweet cherries.

A dwarf fruit tree is a small tree that bears regular-sized fruit. There are various sizes of dwarf trees, from some small enough to grow in box planters, up to "semi-dwarfs" .

DIY - bird bath using shallow ceramic bowl, grapevine wreath, copper wire

So clever! DIY: Bird bath (or even just a bird nest) using shallow ceramic bowl, grapevine wreath & copper wire. In the spring, add bits of fabric & string within the grapevine for nest building.

5 Indoor Plants that'll survive a black thumb and low light.

Non-edible lavender. Love plants but don't have the time (or patience) to care for finicky foliage? Grab one of these five tried-and-true hardy indoor plants and you'll have a thriving indoor garden before you know it!