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this months featured articles...
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February - Gardening Handbook
Begonia - Tuberous Begonias
February brings Late Summer to New Zealand. Late Summer is a big month for (sub) tropical blooms like: Bougainvillea, Hibiscus, Gardenia, Bromeliads, Jacobinia, Mandevilla, Plumeria, Stephanotis, summer Orchids, tropical...   To keep the spectacular tuberous begonia flowering well into the autumn, feed weekly with a complete liquid plant food. Quantity, size, and colour of blooms can be enhanced by adding extra phosphorous and potash...   The two groups of cultivars most commonly grown in New Zealand today come from Hawaiian and Fijian ancestry. The Hawaiian hybrids usually have open, flat flowers that can be 30cm across. Double forms, waived petals and multi...
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Zinnia -  Zest for Zinnias
Amaryllis - Naked Lady
Helianthuus - Sacred Sun
Zinnias are one of the world's most popular and easy to grow summer and autumn garden flowers. They put on a remarkable non stop colourful show of brilliant blooms for months in every shade except blue. Zinnias are easily grown as...   March is the month for "naked ladies". They are often seen popping out of sunny grassland banks near the beach, in rocky places or any warm, dry position that bakes in the summer heat. We can credit amaryllis belladonna for this spectacular...   The Sunflower, Helianthus annuus, has been cultivated for at least 3,000 years by Indians of the Americas and the Chinese. The Incas called them “Chimalati”, sacred emblem of the sun god. Their image was carved on temple walls and shaped into...
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About us

dale-john 01-100x66 Dale Harvey and John Newton met in Melbourne Australia in 1981. Since then they both have supported each others careers while also building and maintaining their own. Read about how they were able to turn their joint careers into one and creating a dream of a better world starting in their own local community.

Media & Publications

host daffodils-100x66The following articles are a small part of the many published editorials on or about both Dale Harvey and John Newton plus the property affectionately nick named by the people of New Zealand, as the
"Quarter Acre” Paradise gardens.

Awards & Credits

HOPE Trust-100x66This is a collection of Appreciation Certificates, Local and Overseas Awards with Acknowledgments presented to Dale Harvey and John Newton over the many years of their joint careers plus the Launch and Registration
of The H.O.P.E. Trust
The Healing of Planet Earth.

Contact Us

P.O.Box Papatoetoe Central
2156 Auckland
New Zealand
Tel: +61 9 276 4827
Fax: +61 9 276 4025
Email: info@daleharvey.com