Organic Gardening in Christchurch

Organic gardening in Christchurch

Organic gardening of interest to you or organic foods and sustainability or maybe you saw us at the August GoGreen Expo in Christchurch or maybe you are not sure about how to grow your own produce this spring?


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GoGreen Expo Chch

We have a really simple way to help you grow your own organic vegetables and herbs. Every 3-4 weeks we publish free organic gardening tips on how to grow a seasonal vegetable or herb. Our recent articles have been about how to grow your own mesclun, broccoli, Asian Greens,poppies,Herb garden, Beans, Chilies, Pumpkins. This includes:

  • Tips and tricks for planting seasonally and
  • suggestions for organic fertilisers,
  • ideas for companion plants,
  • harvesting tips also what time of year to grow each vegetable or herb and
  • what time of year to grow each vegetable or herb and
  • organic gardening tips

basilIt is basically “Gardening 101” for urban gardeners who are

  • short of time short of space,
  • or new to gardening,
  • maybe wanting to live a more sustainable lifestyle.

GreenSmart Pots are made from plastic that has been certified as being suitable for food contact. Many people like to utilise re-cycled plastics however we don’t like having growing plants in contact with re-cycled plastics of uncertain origins. We believe that it is better to use virgin plastics that have been verified by an independent third party as being suited to food contact.

This is a recent growing tips article called “Growing Mesclun” with handy tips for growing your own organic Mesclun.

And here is an earlier one about growing all sorts of Asian greens:

organic gardening

3 popular asian greens

Here’s some organic gardening tips for growing your own kale


Kale in GreenSmart Pot

Below is a brief clip explaining all about GreenSmart self watering planters or checkout all our videos here >

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Our courier charge is only $15/parcel for South Island urban deliveries and we can fit up to five pots in each parcel.

Happy gardening – it’s good to grow,

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