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Garden centre shopping, Labour Day 2005

Garden centre shopping, Labour Day 2005

The Labour Day holiday, in late October, is the traditional time for New Zealand gardeners to begin planting vegetable crops to harvest in summer, and to sow flower seeds for a Christmas display. It is usually a busy day for garden shops.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Gardens - Private gardens in the 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 May 2022)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Nov 2008