Garden Journal

Achillea
We love Achillea here at Puriri Lane and grow every colour and variety that there is. We love the fact that it needs little water once it is established and it even tolerates clay soils which we have plenty of...
Growing Dahlias
Here at Puriri Lane, we are putting in a big Dahlia garden this season to ensure we have lots of Dahlia’s in flower for the launch of Erin Benzakein from Floret Flower Farm’s new book on Dahlias which we will...
Pelargoniums
Have you ever thought of using Pelargoniums in your garden... if not, here are a few snippets of information about these fabulous but often overlooked and under rated garden plants that may make you change your mind! We find that...
Growing your garden from seed
Winter is the perfect time for planning your spring garden. We were featured in an article in the NZ Gardener Magazine back in January where I was interviewed about some of the basics of raising seeds so I thought I would...
The Flower Garden
In light of all that is going on in the world at the moment, one thing is certain, to plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.  Why not start your own flower garden from seed. Here is a great...