Story: Market gardens and production nurseries

Hydroponically grown lettuces

Hydroponically grown lettuces

In 1997 Phil Henderson of Raumati was producing a quarter of a million lettuces each year for supermarkets in the southern half of the North Island.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1997/1525/17
Photograph by Ross Giblin

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Market gardens and production nurseries - Covered vegetable crops', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 May 2022)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Nov 2008