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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: Looking after Citrus trees

Growing citrus trees for their fruit, glossy foliage and heavenly perfume is a New Zealand tradition. In years gone by just about every garden had...

Gardening with Wally Richards: Sulphur

There is a range of minerals and elements which plants need to have to be healthy and grow well; one of these is sulphur. Sulphur...

Gardening with Wally Richards: Dry Spot

Dry spot is the term that is used when the surface tension has increased because of a long period of dryness (in some cases...

Gardening with Wally Richards: Garden problem solutions

The tomato/potato psyllid has caused a few headaches for gardeners when the populations of this relatively new pest build up and they affect not...

Gardening with Wally Richards: Summer pests

Gardening should be a pleasant past time and not just another chore that has to be done. If you find it a chore then maybe...

Gardening with Wally Richards: Wishing you a great gardening New Year

As we close the door on the year 2023 and look to a new year in front of us and interesting times that lay...

Gardening with Wally Richards: Pestie Pests

Insects that eat, or feed off, our garden plants we call them pest insects but they are just part of the Natural World we...

Gardening with Wally Richards: For the week ending 9th December

With a great number of first time gardeners growing their own vegetables, a question that I am often asked is; when is the best...

Gardening with Wally Richards: Perkfection

Here is an interesting story: Many years ago the New Zealand supplier of several products we repackage for the home garden market suggested a...

Gardening with Wally Richards: Growing giants

We need to encourage our children and grandchildren to appreciate Nature by including them in some gardening activities. I believe that young children have a...

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