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Plant propagation
It is preferable to propagate plants by seeds rather than cuttings or by division. This ensures maximum genetic diversity is maintained.

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Front page photos

Have you got a photo you'd like to share with us? We'd love to see it.

Every month, we'll display a new feature photo on the front page of the website. If we choose yours, we'll send you a gift voucher worth $60!

To submit a photo, simply search for the relevant plant, then click the "Share a photo" link.

Here are some previous winners...


 Month   Photo   Caption 
Jan
2021
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2021
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Mar
2021
Laurelia novae-zelandiae
Submitted by Beverley Davidson

A fresh green pukatea seed capsule lies on the gravel with an older brown capsule which has split to reveal its fluffy seeds.
Apr
2021
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May
2021
Celmisia major var. brevis
Submitted by Beverley Davidson

Celmisia major var.brevis and Forstera tenella seen on Mt Egmont in the Manganui Gorge.
Jun
2021
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2021
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2021
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2021
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