Home & Garden: In case you missed it

Home & Garden 08/12/2018

If you missed the show, here are the best bits to listen back to from Home & Garden, Saturday, December 8th/9th 2018.

The rise and rise of craft beer

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Summer brings warm weather, fun with friends and family and if you’re lucky - craft beer. Steph Coutts, Certified Cicerone at Craft Beer College, takes a look at why craft beer has gained its well deserved popularity.

Supermarket Sleuth: Christmas feasting

"Supermarket Sleuth" John Winters talks the sale of Tip Top, Walmart planning to move into Australia and Christmas, and Christmas feasting .

Crop Swap Invercargill

Crop Swap Aotearoa started in New Plymouth in 2014 and has since spread all around the New Zealand. Kathryn Shakespeare from Crop Swap Aotearoa in Invercargill says it brings together backyard gardeners, home bakers and food foragers for swapping and sharing high quality local food on a regular basis.

From dairying to hemp

The Cannock Harvest Story begins with a dream for a better way of cultivating the land and creating a specialist product that people could enjoy with artisan food. Tom and Melissa Welch, Cannock Harvest, Marton aim is to be as environmentally sensitive as practicable as possible whilst producing an affordable array of delicious products.

Late spring and tree effects

Mary Robertson from Leafland talks about what trees have been the stars of spring given mixed weather around the country. Plus, tree effects - planting configurations with certain trees to create a unique look, and trees to definitely consider and might have been left off your wish list.

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.

The Mansfield Garden

Inspired by the early 20th century New Zealand garden described in Katherine Mansfield’s short story ‘The Garden Party’. Gus Flower, Operations Manager, Hamilton Gardens says the garden showcases common elements common in New Zealand gardens at the time.

Coromandel Cacti

Twice winners of Gold Medals at Ellerslie Flower Show, Coromandel Cacti was started in December 1982 by Martin Walker at Sandy Bay, Port Charles near the top of the Coromandel Peninsula.

The Property Council of New Zealand has a new voice

The new Property Council Chief Executive Leonie Freeman talks about who the property council represents and her new book Ready Set Grow,  How to build a business, not a job.

Christmas lights

Belinda Gregg, The Fairy Light Shop talks about what's new with Christmas Lights, the cost of lighting, installation and her top tips for this Christmas.

Colour of the Year 2019

Davina Harper, Dulux Colour Specialist, talks about the colour of the year 2019, Living Coral or Dulux Double Cove described as, familiar, with energising aspects of colour.

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.