Home & Garden: In case you missed it

Home & Garden 21/04/2018

In case you missed it, here's a look back at RadioLIVE's Home & Garden with Tony Murrell for April 21/22, 2018.

Love Food Hate Waste

Feed your family for $60 a week this autumn - Love Food Hate Waste has launched a new autumn recipe and shopping guide that aims to maximise flavour and minimise cost and waste.

Tony talks with Jenny Marshall, Love Food Hate Waste.

Supermarket Sleuth

Foodstuffs, Owner of PAKnSAVE, New World, The Fresh Collective and Four Square, held its annual trade show in Auckland this week,and Brandz has just announced the Top 75 Most Valuable Global Retail Brands.

Tony gets the latest from Supermarket Sleuth John Winters. 

Arrowtown Autumn Festival

 The Arrowtown Autumn festival is entering its 34th year and consists of 5 days of fun activities and events to suit people of all ages and nationalities. The festival is a celebration of community among the backdrop of some of the most beautiful autumn colours.

Tony talks with Carole Watts, Festival Coordinator, Arrowtown Autumn Festival.

The tree regulations are not working in Auckland

When windspeeds get over 70km an hour, no matter how much vegetation trimming you've done trees start to fall and in Auckland tree trimming near powerlines are covered in the Electricity Regulations which have not been updated since 2003.

Tony talks with Electricity Networks Association chief executive Graeme Peters. 

The Queen of Clean

Shannon Lush is an Australian best selling author who specializes in titles that simplify tasks such as cleaning and household management,the Australian "Queen of Clean"gives a few simple cleaning tips.


One of the most widely grown nuts, chestnuts are found on all three continents. Grown throughout New Zealand, most productive chestnut orchards in the country are in Auckland, Waikato and the Bay of Plenty. 

Tony talks with Lisa Johnson,Village Nuts.


Nikaus are exceptionally handsome plants but they get large.In the juvenile stage, the unfurling fronds wrap around the whole plant and the shape is reminiscent of an old fashioned shaving brush or feather duster.

Tony talks Palm Trees with Abbie Jury,Tikorangi,The Jury Garden. 

Fire and Sprinkler systems

Home sprinklers will protect your family from the dangers of fire, 24 hours a day. They'll also reduce the amount of damage to your home, in most cases containing it to just one room. 

Tony is joined by James Firestone Fire & Emergency NZ.http://www.fireprotection.org.nz/information-on/fire-sprinklers/certified-sprinkler-contractors


Cooking on a Solid Fuel Range

Solid Fuel Cookers are an efficient and economical method for combining heating and cooking in the home.

Tony learns more from Tony Bone,FL Bone & Son,Solid Fuel Cooker,Havelock North.

Holding an Open Home

When you’re selling a property you get to decide how the open home process is run. If you’re working with a real estate agent, this will be part of the marketing plan you agree with them before signing the agency agreement.

Tony talks with Dave Robinson,Southland Real Estate,Invercargill.

Home and Garden with Tony Murrell, 7am - 10am Saturday and Sunday mornings on RadioLIVE and streaming live to the rova app on Android and iPhone.