Home & Garden: In case you missed it

Home & Garden 28/04/2018

In case you missed it, here's a look back at RadioLIVE's Home & Garden with Tony Murrell for April 28th & 29th, 2018.

NZ Cheese Awards

2018 has been a big year so far for Richard and Helen Dorresteyn.

On Thursday night their new soft marinated buffalo cheese was named the Supreme Winner at the Outstanding NZ Food Producers Awards in Auckland.

Tony Murrell talks with Helen Dorresteyn from the Clevedon Valley Buffalo Cheese Company.

Supermarket Sleuth

In this week's segment: Supermarkets in the UK are reaping the benefits of a new social wine trend, our biggest chicken meat supplier to supermarkets is facing a takeover bid, and each year we talk about what last minute shoppers buy from our supermarkets on Christmas Eve but what about Easter?

To discuss all of this, Tony Murrell is joined by John Winters.

Homegrown Farm Fresh Meats

Dion and Ali Scott have an award winning sheep and neef farm business delivering homegrown fresh meat direct to consumers.

Tony Murrell talks with Dion and Ali Scott of Homegrown Farm Fresh Meats.

Ayrlies Plant Fair

A rare opportunity has come up for plant lovers to purchase a fascinating range of plants at a unique gala fair in one of our most loved gardens.

The inaugural Ayrlies Plant Fair, a two day event at Ayrlies Garden, is on Friday 11th & Saturday 12th May 2018.

To find out more, Tony Murrell speaks to Bev McConnell from Ayrlies Garden in Whitford.

The Queen of Clean

Best selling Australian author Shannon Lush is the "Queen of Clean," specialising in helping us all in cleaning and household management.

She joined Tony Murrell with a few simple cleaning tips.

Why do plants cost what they do?

Growing a garden has the potential to reduce the amount of money spent on groceries, but this depends on the costs involved in growing the crops.

Tony Murrell talks the value of plants with Dennis Hughes from Blue Mountain Nursery in Tapanui.

The wonderful gardens of Huka Lodge

The garden at Huka Lodge in Taupo is ranked as a Garden of National Significance and deemed to be of regional importance by the New Zealand Gardens Trust.

So how do they maintain the gardens around the guests at the lodge?

Tony Murrell talks with Huka Lodge's head gardener Elaine Tocker.

Rotting and rusting power poles are a danger on your property

Do rotting and rusting power poles pose a danger to you and your property?

In light of recent storms, cutting power to thousands across Auckland, we ask if power companies are equipped to deal with any sudden demand.

Tony Murrell is joined by Graeme Peters, chief executive of the Electricity Networks Association.

Electric rubbish trucks have arrived

It is an exciting time for Civic Contractors as they have taken delivery of its first fully electric rubbish compacting truck to Auckland.

The truck arrived at the Otahuhu depot ready to be trialled in central and south Auckland.

To find out how the electric truck is coping, Tony Murrell talks with Bjorn Revfeim.

Flooring and garage carpeting

Hardwood, tiles, vinyl and carpet. Let's face it - there are so many flooring options available, and a lot of different garage flooring options to consider too.

But will they actually work and look as good as you think?

Tony Murrell talks with Paul Bryan from The Flooring Studio.

A new era of silent rangehoods

Designed to look great in any kitchen thanks to European inspired design, Schweigen silent rangehoods feature the highly efficient German Isodrive Motor which uses all its energy for extraction.

Tony Murrell is joined by James Berryman, a specialist in rangehood installations.

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.