More messages from your neighbours
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7 days ago

Covid-19, kids, and playgrounds.

Kelvin from Richmond

Who are the useless parents allowing their kids to ride their bikes around the neighbourhood, and play in Harriet Reserve (Richmond) area?
I watched a group of kids riding their bikes over the dirt jumps there and another couple of kids came down the road to join them. No 'social distancing' going on.
Come on people...this virus kills and you let your kids out to play with any number of random kids?

1 day ago

Our sweet pea seeds send out, April issue and Get Growing

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Dear neighbours and NZ Gardener family,

Our April issue should be with our subscribers now and available in supermarkets and service stations (having been distributed prior to the lockdown restrictions). Whether or not it's on the stands yet is a bit patchy ... but then the incredibly brave and hard-working supermarket staff have quite a bit on their plate right now so I understand if there is a delay! Please, please, please everyone ... don't go out to buy it! Normally of course we love you buying NZ Gardener but right now it's far more important that you stay home and stay safe. (You can buy a copy with your online shopping though! That's safe and I think we are all in the market for something uplifting to read right now).

In this issue we offered to send out sweet pea seeds to any reader who sent us a SSAE. Just to reassure you, we will still send out sweet pea seeds to any reader who is keen to participate. We are just not quite sure when! Ignore the dates in the magazine of when you needed to send the envelope in by - that has been indefinitely extended. But we cannot wait to send you the seed and for those flowers to bloom as by then we will be well through this or even have it behind us. And keep letting us know what you are sowing and growing, send in pictures of your harvest, your flowers or what you are sharing.

We always love hearing from NZ Gardener readers but now when we are all staying apart that connection means more than you can imagine. Stay home, stay safe and stay in touch everyone. For the most updated gardening advice, subscribe to our digital e-zine Get Growing, which will be delivered to your inbox completely free.

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7 days ago

Recycling to Landfill

Karyn from Richmond

Please if you can keep your recycling until the end of lockdown, do so.
Anything you put out will be collected as usual BUT will go straight to landfill rather than the recycling facility.
We are doing such a great job of looking out for each other, lets not forget to keep looking for ways to help our environment

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