Home & Garden: In case you missed it

Home & Garden 14/10/2018

If you missed the show, here are the best bits to listen back to from Home & Garden, Saturday October 13th, 14th, 2018.

NZ Cheese Month 

Every October the New Zealand Specialist Cheesemakers Association members host a variety of tastings, inviting Kiwis to events across the country to meet cheesemakers and taste their wares. General manager for Whitestone, Simon Berry, talks NZ Cheese Month.

World Egg Day


World Egg Day is celebrated on the second Friday in October. The idea behind the day was for raising awareness of the nutrition eggs provide. Brent MacKenzie of Henergy talks about some of the unique things the Wairarapa company is doing.

Supermarket Sleuth: Chocolate around the world gets healthier

"Supermarket Sleuth" John Winters discusses claims that chocolate around the world is getting healthier. If the new chocolate bars overseas take off, will they eventually arrive here. Also PepsiCo have launched a new recycling scheme in the UK for used chip packets and Countdown have pulled out of Sylvia Park.

How do New Zealanders like to use beetroot

Ali Leonard, host and foodie on The Breeze, talks about summer beetroot salad with mint and feta, purple carrots, how New Zealanders like to use beetroot and her favourite beetroot recipe.

Young Gardener of 2018

Jack Hughes has won the inaugural Yates Budding Young Gardener 2018, a competition that encourages children to develop a love of gardening. Jack's father said Jack loves being in the garden. It started with just digging holes but now he regularly plants and tends vegetables.

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.

Spring Propagation

Food forests are a great way to grow a large variety of food in a self sustaining low input way, by harnessing natures natural processes, Robert Guyton from The Food Forest explains.

Laying down the Lawn

Brendan Allen, The Greens Keeper,The Hills Golf Club, Arrowtown talks about how to avoid common mistakes when planting grass seed for a more full lush lawn and knowing how your soil measures up on certain essentials.

A skyline defines a city

The winning design from an architecture competition to find a new high rise building for Auckland's CBD has been announced. Richard Goldie, Director of Peddle Thorp talks about the amazing 48 floor building which will feature permanent and short term living arrangements, with 226 apartments to be complimented by a fantastic 233 room five star hotel.

Exterior Rendering and Plastering

Rob Knol, National AcraTex Coatings manager for Dulux New Zealand talks renders, acrylic textures and coating products and the types of products and systems that should be applied depending on the substrate by a qualified plastering contractor.

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.