As I write this we are still experiencing changeable Spring weather, but in spite of this there has been plenty of good plant growth. Although we have had some rain it has been intermittent and the warmer temperatures have meant that some watering is still required. The planting of Summer vegetables and bedding plants should be completed by Christmas to give the plants time to grow to maturity. read more…
Growing an edible garden? Enter the 2020 Awards – a partnership project between Christchurch City Council and the CHS.
Canterbury Horticultural Society welcomes the Waipuna/Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board to the Edible and Sustainable Garden Awards in 2020, our 4th Community Board to participate.
September’s Eat Your Weeds workshop hosted by Cathy Bouma of Tuahiwi Herbs was a sell-out success. Thirty participants enjoyed Cathy’s lively presentation and demonstration of various weed-inspired foods and flavours. Everyone enjoyed the herbal infused teas and went away inspired to experiment for themselves. Check out these amazing weed-inspired pesto recipes!