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Wednesday, June 29, 2022

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Wally Richards

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Wally Richards has been a gardening columnist for over 30 years. Check his websites - for gardening news and tips visit www.gardenews.co.nz. For mail order products visit www.0800466464.co.nz. Wally also has a gardening problem help line on 0800 466 464.

Gardening with Wally Richards: Grow your own seeds

Raising plants from seeds is a great sense of achievement for most gardeners and when the seeds are the ones you collected for free...

Gardening with Wally Richards: Powdery Mildew and other diseases

This is the time of the year that the disease called Powdery Mildew will attack a number of plants in your garden. Powdery mildew is...

Gardening with Wally Richards: Food

A renowned or maybe infamous statesman, Henry Kissinger is known for, amongst many other things, his quotes one of which is: 'Who controls the food...

Gardening with Wally Richards: Climate change

I remember about 15-20 years ago writing about pending climate change with temperatures forecast to rise and suggesting how great that will be as...

Gardening with Wally Richards: Insect pests

Having a neat summer for a change has brought a problem for many gardeners and that is the number of insect pests such as...

Gardening with Wally Richards: Solving Problems – grass and container plants

There are two problems that I was asked about this week and they maybe ones that also affect your gardening endeavors. The first is brown...

Gardening with Wally Richards: Avoiding mistakes

Every week I receive phone calls from gardeners that are having problems with their tomatoes, beans and roses. Within no time at all they are...

Gardening with Wally Richards: Protecting your sprays

If you are like myself I only spray my plants and gardens as I need to for any problems that occur (insect pests and...

Gardening with Wally Richards: Happy New Year (at least hopefully happier than 2021)

The first subject is an important one and one I published 2016 (remember 2016?). It was a far better country then and if you had...

Gardening with Wally Richards: December in the garden

December, the first month of Summer and at this time our thoughts are more on Christmas rather than the garden. If we neglect the garden...

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