Grow again next year

Following the success of the inaugural Grow Ōtautahi, event organisers have announced 2022 dates for the popular Christchurch Garden Festival.   Grow will return to the Christchurch Botanic Gardens, with entry still free to everyone, over three days from March 18 to 20 next year. Festival Director Sandi MacRae says excitement is already building around […]

Artistic garden additions: Grow Landscapes

A garden is a home’s oasis, it is a tranquil place to experience the art and wonder of nature and science. As industry experts, Grow Landscapes & Lifestyle know all about this – and also stock an impressive and unmatched range of water features and pots to elevate your natural habitat.     Bhuddas, urns, […]

Every garden needs a focal point: Grow Landscapes

Every landscape architect through time has wanted to ensure a garden’s design has a focal point, no matter the size of the space.   Creating that focal point for your garden is as simple as a visit to Grow Landscape & Lifestyle at 69 Moorhouse Avenue, where you’ll find a vast range of garden art, […]

Get your gardening on

What’s flourishing in the gardening world in 2020? From supersized houseplants to 80s flower inspiration, we give you the rundown on some of the coolest gardening developments expected to blossom over the coming year. Super-sized species 2020 – the year of the houseplant? It’s no surprise that these indoor beauties are top of the list, […]

From garden to plate

A dozen renowned chefs, a mystery box cooking challenge using local and garden-picked ingredients, a bespoke outdoor kitchen and a locally grown ‘picking pantry’, Grow Ō Tautahi Food Ambassador Jax Hamilton is inspiring visitors to look to their gardens to ignite their cooking.   Jax will run the MacRae Landscape Design Garden Kitchen over the […]

A growing passion

Wildly successful home design blogger Julia Atkinson-Dunn recently developed a green-finger. We caught up with Julia about her growing passion.     You started NZ’s very first – and wildly successful – design blog in 2008 before going through a bit of an evolution. How did you first catch the gardening bug? I had always […]