If the fruit and vegetables you are reaping from your lifestyle block is more than your family can eat and give away to friends, then turning excess produce into a side business could be a viable option.
Marine Aubert, a University of Canterbury (UC) postgraduate student has won a major environmental scholarship to look into ways to help plants in native bush.
Find out what the best exotic fire-retardant plants are to grow.
Fire-retardant plants are plants that don’t burn easily. The Rural explores the best five native flame retardant plants.
A look at the best exotic trees and plants to use as fodder for livestock in New Zealand.
In times of drought, farmers usually either de-stock or buy in feed when their grass stops growing. These might work as short-term solutions but what if the drought persists?
Horticulture is an international industry success story for New Zealand exporters, however there are many misunderstandings of the career opportunities available. Learn from industry experts why a horticulture job could be just right for you.
Ask most people what they know about biodynamics and they’ll either look at you blankly or mutter something about cow horns and “bloody hippies”...