Story: Horticultural use of native plants

Backyard nursery (3rd of 3)

Backyard nursery

Many people help community revegetation projects by growing native plants in their own gardens. These kawakawa (Macropiper excelsum) and tōtara (Podocarpus totara) seedlings have been raised from seed and will be planted out in a forest restoration project in Northland.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Horticultural use of native plants - Revegetation and crop plants', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 30 November 2023)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Sep 2007