Home & Garden: In case you missed it

Home & Garden 19/08/2018

In case you missed it, here's a look back at RadioLIVE's Home & Garden for August 18th & 19th, 2018.

Vinegar to Flamethrowers looking at alternatives to Roundup

Photo: File

Monsanto, an American agrochemical corporation that produces weedkillers Roundup and Ranger pro, has been found liable for a former groundskeeper’s terminal cancer. The Landmark ruling has prompted reactions from industries and governments alike.

We speak with Jacqueline Rowarth, an agri-environmental analyst about some good alternatives.

Growing a chapel in the garden

Photo: Supplied treechurch.co.nz

Barry Cox decided one day to grow a church with a diffrence, this church is made of trees. Found in Ohaupo and set in three acres of distinctive gardens inspired by Barry’s love of Churches. We catch up with Barry Cox owner of this amazing space.

The guest judge for this week's The Block room reveal 

Photo: Mediaworks NZ, The Block Teams

It's outdoor room week on The Block, so who better to judge the landscape than our very own Home & Garden guru Tony Murrell.

Jason Bonham tells us what we can expect from the rooms this week.

Is it a good idea to paint a brick house?

Photo: Unspalsh

Is the brick on your home looking a bit worse for wear? Could your house look more modern with a new lick of paint?

Bevan Tutty, the Dulux training manager from Nelson, has some tips and tricks for painting brick and if its right for your home.

Goodbye Plastic Wrap - Hello Kiwi Wraps!

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Rachel Strange, founder of Kiwi Wraps, tells of the reusable and biodegradable alternative to plastic food wrap. Kiwi wraps are handmade with 100% hand cut cotton fabric, painted vibrantly with a union of NZ bees wax, natural tree resin and jojoba oil.

Supermarket Sleuth: Favourite brands, plastic ban ban

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"Supermarket Sleuth" John Winters discusses what you need to watch when your favourite brand is sold to a new owner and strange things being sold in supermarkets. Plus, Mr Winters delves into the latest movements in reduced plastic production and consumption.

Wellington-wide culinary takeover

Sara Meikle discusses the region-wide culinary takeover where Wellington becomes home to the whopping 17-day food and beverage event Visa Wellington on a Plate (WOAP).

Former All Black Andy Ellis on gardening and rugby

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The former All Black star entered the 2008 Ellerslie Flower show while still on the team. He discusses garden design and his new book, Kiwi Backyard. 

Shannon Lush "The Queen of Clean" shares cleaning tips

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Shannon Lush gives her weekly share of advice for getting even the toughest stains out.  

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.