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COOL NEW PLANTS - SPRING 2011 NZ GARDENER

COOL NEW PLANTS - SPRING 2011 NZ GARDENER

It's the start of the year - the gardening year that is - and that means a rush of new flowers, trees, shrubs, fruit and veges and seeds is arriving at a garden centre right now. This month Jo McCarroll has put together a bumper wishlist of her 50 favourite new releases - and some of those include our new release little darlings.

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SUPERCALI-FRAGELISTIC - SUPERCAL PETCHOA

SUPERCALI-FRAGELISTIC - SUPERCAL PETCHOA

Combine flamboyant super-sized petunias with cute little calibrachoas, and what do you get? SuperCal Petchoas of course!

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GET FLOWER POWER AT YOUR PLACE WITH TUI AND GARDENING SOLUTIONZ

GET FLOWER POWER AT YOUR PLACE WITH TUI AND GARDENING SOLUTIONZ

Bred to deliver maximum outdoor performance with tantalizing vigor, the SuperCal Petchoa series has a mounding habit - perfect for standalone pots and hanging baskets. And to top if off, with the eradication of the sticky foliage that Petunias are renowned for, the SuperCal Petchoa flowers simply drop off easily from the plants as they age - new age gardening at its best. The hardest decision you will have to make is choosing your favourite of the seven fabulous coours available: Blue, Cherry, Neon Rose, Purple, Terracotta, Vanilla Blush and Velvet.

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ITS NEW - TUI FLOWER POWER

ITS NEW - TUI FLOWER POWER

New to Garden Centre shelves this month - in time for spring is TUI FLOWER POWER growing mix which is designed to improve the health, vitality and growth potential of flowering plants.

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A BRILLIANT LITTLE NUMBER - LAVENDER BEE BRILLIANT

A BRILLIANT LITTLE NUMBER - LAVENDER BEE BRILLIANT

It seems spring is just round the corner and making a show in garden centres this month is the early flowering Lavender Bee Brilliant.

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FIERY NANDINAS - THE PRESS PLANT OF THE MONTH - JULY 2011

FIERY NANDINAS - THE PRESS PLANT OF THE MONTH - JULY 2011

Commonly known as 'Heavenly Bamboo' (confusingly they are not related to Bamboos but instead they are part of the Barberry family), Nandinas are a true crowd pleaser in the approaching bleaker months.

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TUI NOVATECH AND GARVINEA GERBERA WINNERS

TUI NOVATECH AND GARVINEA GERBERA WINNERS

Tui Novatech - next generation fertiliser and the newly release Garvinea Gerberas - the first in a series of hardy gerberas for the garden are pleased to announce the winners of the Tui's Autumn competition in the Tui Times newsletter are:

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NEED WINTER COLOUR?

NEED WINTER COLOUR?

Ever faithful Ericas are making a colourful display in garden centres as the season changes to the colder and darker months.

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NICE AND SIMPLE!

NICE AND SIMPLE!

Dianella Emerald Arch - The Press Plant Of The Month - May 2011

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DIANELLA EMERALD ARCH

DIANELLA EMERALD ARCH

This weepy little number has the most wonderful qualities for the modern garden.

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THUJA PYRAMIDALIS - THE PRESS PLANT OF THE MONTH - APRIL 2011

THUJA PYRAMIDALIS - THE PRESS PLANT OF THE MONTH - APRIL 2011

This upright evergreen tree with a narrow columnar habit oozes structure and form. Where space is limited and height is desired, Thuja pyramidalis is the one that you want!

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NOVATEC - NEXT GENERATION FERTILISER

NOVATEC - NEXT GENERATION FERTILISER

The new Tui NovaTec Premium is developed with new technology that feeds plants more efficiently and sustainably.

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ITS NEW AND ITS TOTALLY DELECTABLE - PETUNIA BLUEBERRY CRUSH

ITS NEW AND ITS TOTALLY DELECTABLE - PETUNIA BLUEBERRY CRUSH

Its new and its hot - Petunia Blueberry Crush is totally delectable.

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GARVINEA GERBERAS - THE PRESS - PLANT OF THE MONTH

GARVINEA GERBERAS - THE PRESS - PLANT OF THE MONTH

Ever considered how much you love Gerberas and wish you could grow them in your garden? now you can with the new release Garvinea Outdoor Gerbera range.

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GARDENING SOLUTIONZ AND ELLERSLIE FLOWER SHOW!

GARDENING SOLUTIONZ AND ELLERSLIE FLOWER SHOW!

Our involvement with Ellerslie International Flower Show has just got bigger! This year we are sponsoring 13 entries in the Emerging Designs - Student Designer Of The Year category.

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HEAVENLY SCENTS

HEAVENLY SCENTS

Appearing in garden centres now is a new series of scented beauties - Scent From Heaven landscape carnations.

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THE ALL NEW 'SCENT FROM HEAVEN' DIANTHUS

THE ALL NEW 'SCENT FROM HEAVEN' DIANTHUS

Bred by New Zealand's very own Dr Keith Hammett, this new range called 'Scent From Heaven' landscape carnations are valued for their renowned scent, pretty flowers and continuous flowers.

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HAVE A BLAST THIS SUMMER - THE STAR NEWSPAPER

HAVE A BLAST THIS SUMMER - THE STAR NEWSPAPER

New plants seem to pop up in the garden industry often. Many are hybrids of well known plants we are familiar with, and this is the case with the new colourful Petunia Raspberry Blast. It seems fitting, as its Cup and Show week, to talk about a neat new plant that's hitting the catwalk.

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PETUNIA RASPBERRY BLAST AND TUI VEGGIE & GARDEN CLUB

PETUNIA RASPBERRY BLAST AND TUI VEGGIE & GARDEN CLUB

The five winners of the Tui Veggie & Garden Club Petunia Raspberry Blast provided some fantastic container planting tips:

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HAVING A BLAST

HAVING A BLAST

Planting hanging baskets can be a real blast - especially if you choose the hottest new Petunia to hit our shores, Petunia Raspberry Blast!

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