I found new love! Roses... they have been amazing this year, Rugosa, standards, bush and climbers all have a place in most gardens around the country. Barbara Lee Taylor show cases 10 beauties in this months Gardener magazine. We talk to expert growers on the show.
Choosing plants by species is the way into successful plant selection says Fiona Eady, head gardener from Larnach Castle. She joins us on Saturday to tell us why it makes such a different to the longevity of our home gardens.
Ever considered installing an out door fire place at your place? What are the legal requirements and what style do we choose. We discuss all aspects of this along with talking to an expert.
Karin Kos from seafood NZ joins us to look at fish of the month for May, being snapper. She will have cooking tips and lots of information on this hugely popular fish.
Following on from the success of her first book, Angela Redfern from Ripe has just released her new book – Ripe recipes, A fresh Batch. Angela is with us this morning to tempt us inside her latest book, and it is packed full of delicious recipes!
This week in the kitchen it is about pumpkin. Able to move between sweet and savoury, offering a smooth velvet like texture to soups, scones and pies, pumpkin is generally inexpensive and a winter staple. Let’s talk varieties, recipes and storage tips to get the best out of your pumpkin. Pumpkin in risotto is delicious, but almost better when allowed to cool and then formed into these risotto balls. This pumpkin pastry recipe is also a favourite of mine.
Looking forward to you company from 6am,
Tony and Helen