In case you missed the show today, here are the best bits from Home & Garden on Saturday, 22nd & 23rd September 2018.
The Edible Garden
Edible flowers have it all: exquisite good looks, vibrant colour, subtle texture and intriguing flavours. They are often used in drink decorations as well. Tamsin Wilson from The Secret Garden talks about how they supply beautiful edible flowers to some of the best restaurants in New Zealand and overseas.
Supermarket Sleuth: Plastic bags, The Supermarket Deli
"Supermarket Sleuth" John Winters discusses what shoppers do after arriving in plastic bag-free stores without a reusable bag. Also, Foodstuffs have chalked up a first for private label products in this country.
Transform your health with Jason Shon Bennett
Bestselling author and health researcher Jason Shon Bennett condenses his best advice and philosophy into one easy to use handbook. Essential reading for anyone looking to transform themselves back to exceptional health.
Pamu named a finalist in this year's New Zealand Food Awards
Pamu deer milk is sourced from the countryside of the South Island, where the deer are free to roam and enjoy a natural grass fed diet year around. The deer milk is unique with a smooth texture that is astonishingly light. Hamish Glendinning, commercial development manager at Pamu Farms talks about the award-winning milk.
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 to share a few simple cleaning tips.
A Garden lovers retreat
Nestled on the banks of the Waikato River, Huka Lodge lies within a location of great natural beauty. This has been further enhanced by 17 acres of park like grounds and extensive, manicured gardens. RadioLIVE's Tony Murrell talks with Elaine Tocker, Head Gardener at Huka Lodge.
Purchasing a Trailer
What size trailer do you need for a car or SUV? Do you need a single axle or double, can you buy a fitted cover with it and what are the road costs and safety requirements?
Bruce Karl from Pinto Trailers Ltd in Auckland joined Tony Murrell with the answers.
The Super Reno
Auckland’s first stand alone 10 homestar rated house and the Nations very first 10 Homestar Renovation. He bought a rundown 1967 home in Greenhithe, and embarked on what’s now been dubbed ‘The Super Reno’.
Tree planting in the City of Sails to prevent power outages
The Vector Urban Forest is a promise from Vector to plant two native seedlings where they are needed most and far away from Auckland’s powerlines which will mean Aucklanders’ power supply is better protected.
Andre Botha, Vector’s Chief Networks Officer, joins Tony Murrell.
Listen to the full interviews above.
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.