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25 years on…

2021-10-11T08:37:37+13:00September 9th, 2021|Landscape design|

This year Second Nature celebrates its 25th birthday. The company has a long and rich history. Its genesis began well before its formal incorporation in 1996. It is in fact the result of the [...]

Myrtle Rust

2021-06-26T09:18:16+12:00February 12th, 2021|Plant information|

Myrtle rust is a fungal disease that severely attacks plants in the myrtle family including pōhutukawa, mānuka and rātā. It is now in New Zealand. In recent weeks, as we have been maintaining [...]

Permeable Paving

2020-08-06T17:26:55+12:00July 16th, 2020|Landscape design, Garden Design|

How it’s meant to be: It rains… The vegetative canopy captures some of the rainfall and protects the soil surface from erosion. Water then drips to the ground surface. The organic humus layer on [...]

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