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Superb plants, styley accessories, excellent advice – in a sweet spot. There’s plenty of room to park, and relax, even to picnic.

Open 7 days 9am–5pm

1198 State Highway 1, Manakau 5573

5.9km north of Otaki on SH1

Phone: (0)6 362 6977

Email: tina at thegreenery dot co dot nz

The Leaflet

News you can use. Spring & Summer 2014, issue 4

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Good things are growing

The Greenery is growing too – this winter it doubled its area for big trees and fruit trees.

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Feature Plant

Sweet basil, Ocimum basilicum

Along with sun-ripened tomatoes, sweet basil just has to be The Smell of Summer.

Basil loves to grow in clumps in sheltered sunny spots. Plant a few close together, to create a microclimate between the stems. And avoid watering in the evening: damp and chill makes for fungal infections.