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If you’ve got an area in your garden where you want to create a mass of colour, you can’t go past petunias. They are prolific bloomers that, if looked after, will continue to flower all summer.


For a quick shot of colour in your garden you can’t go past petunias. Pink, red, blue and more – you can even get duo colour petunias. Not sure how to choose? Try a mixed bundle and wait for the surprise when they start to flower.


Keen to add some pizzazz to your garden this summer? Or just want to pretty up your porch or deck a little? Why not try planting petunias.

Learning which plants to grow together can greatly increase your success in the garden, whether you want to cut down on spraying or watering, attract bees or scare off the neighbour’s cat.

Awapuni gardening guru, Tod Palenski, says companion planting – the idea that certain plants can benefit others when planted next to, or close to one another - has been around for centuries and could be the making of your garden.


Stonewash denim, formica tables and knitting groups - all signs of decades past? Wrong. These remnants of a time gone by have returned from the dead and now they’re making a comeback!