Home & Garden: In case you missed it

Home & Garden 15/07/2018

In case you missed it, here's a look back at RadioLIVE's Home & Garden for July 14th & 15th 2018


News this week that Nestle NZ has sold kiwi confectionery brands Mackintosh, Black Knight, Fabulicious Red Licorice, Heards, and Oddfellows to the makers of RJ's and Darrell Lea licorice.

Tony and Linda talk with Amy Law, National Sales Manager for RJ’S Licorice (NZ) LTD.

Growing shark fin melons

Self sufficiency guru Sheryn Clothier discusses her craziest crop this year - shark fin melons, also known as fig leaf gourds and Malabar gourds. From one seed, her single vine produced a whopping tonne of rugby-ball sized melons. 

Supermarket Sleuth

Unilever says it's going more green? Which is now the most trusted brand in Australia? Craft beer is a relatively new kid on the block in supermarkets, but are consumers already starting to switch back to mainstream beers like in the UK?

Tony and Linda catch up with 'Supermarket Sleuth' John Winters.

The latest trend - the Muddy Bun

Photo: Fonterra.

Chinese consumers' appetite for muddy buns has led Fonterra's Edgecumbe factory to a new butter line to keep up with demand. The muddy bun craze started in Shanghai.

Tony and Linda talk with Doug Gerry, Fonterra Edgecumbe cream plant manager.

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 Linda Hallinan with a few simple cleaning tips.

Housing Strategist Leonie Freeman

Housing Strategist Leonie Freeman from thehomepage.nz  joins Tony to discuss her take on the process, expectations and goals along with proposed changes to the “Residential Tenancies Act”.

Choosing paint colours when you're colour blind

If you a have a colour vision defect how do you choose flowers which fit together nicely, or a painting which fits with the furniture, or a carpet. 

Tony talks with Davina Harper, Dulux Colour Specialist.

Home inspection reports

A home is likely to be one of your biggest investments, so it makes good business sense to only engage with the best when conducting due diligence, and you need to be aware that it is possible for problems in a house to be disguised to prevent detection.

Tony talks with Craig Linn, www.beforeyoubuy.co.nz

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.