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Grass Seed

Posted by sarah fitzgerald on 28/02/2017 12:11:23

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At last after many delays our Kikuyu seed is back in stock! Kikuyu is deal for those who live in hot, dry parts of the country who want to have grass, but don’t have any water or for those lucky enough to have a bach and they are just not there enough to keep the water going. Kikuyu...

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Bird Life

Posted by sarah fitzgerald on 28/02/2017 12:10:20

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If you are trying to attract some birdlife into your garden there are a few things you can do now. Put in a birdbath. Especially when it's dry, birds will look for a source of clean water. Fantails especially are drawn to the sound of water whether it be a garden sprinkler or dripping...

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Merry Christmas & happy holidays!

Posted by sarah fitzgerald on 08/12/2016 07:56:36

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Well now, it’s almost the end of the year and time for our hardworking staff to take a well-deserved break and get some sun. But don’t despair, there is still plenty of time for you to get your bird, lawn and vege seed supplies before Christmas. The Newton’s shop in Onehunga will close at...

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Balsamic roasted summer veges

Posted by sarah fitzgerald on 08/12/2016 07:54:13

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1 large eggplant 1 large red onion 2-3 cloves of crushed garlic (optional) 3 red, yellow or orange capsicums 3 or 4 medium courgettes Enough olive oil to coat the vegetables (be generous) 3-4 tbsp of good balsamic vinegar 1 ½ tbsp of brown sugar Salt and pepper Chop...

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Baked peppers, tomatoes & feta

Posted by sarah fitzgerald on 24/11/2016 13:18:45

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4 large ripe peppers (red, orange, yellow or chocolate) 350gms of cherry tomatoes 250gms feta 16 kalamata olives (stone them if you’re feeling generous) Black pepper 8 tsp basil pesto Olive oil   Halve the peppers and remove and discard any stalks, cores or seeds....

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Still time for lawns

Posted by sarah fitzgerald on 30/07/2010 16:39:01

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Summer is fast approaching and now is the perfect time to resow your lawn or patch it up. We are still getting a decent bit of rain and the temperatures are creeping up on us. There is a bit of debate over whether we are going to have a big dry or a wet and hot summer but given that...

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Buy chook food online!

Posted by sarah fitzgerald on 30/07/2010 16:34:58

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While the world in general is divided by the election of the newest rooster to the international roost our customer’s chooks seem pretty well happy with their lot. When it comes to chook food you can supplement a free range diet with grain and scraps or you can decide to feed pellets or; go...

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