HORTICULTURE NEWS

What happens in orchards during summer time?

“Summertime, and the livin's easy…” Summer in New Zealand has finally started! Is that time of the year ...

How do flowers turn into fruits? The pollination process in fruit tree

Reproduction is essential for sustaining all forms of life - where would all of us be without it? Have you ever w...

Kiwifruit varieties in New Zealand

All fruits have different varieties, and the kiwifruit is no different. Throughout the years kiwifruit varieties hav...

What is thinning, and why do we need it?

Fruit trees often set more fruit than they will support or develop adequately. Excessive fruit competes with each ot...

New Zealand sets another record in horticulture exports

New Zealand’s climate permits the production of a wide range of fruit crops such as kiwifruit, apples and avocados...

How does the weather impact horticulture?

The world of horticulture has always been dictated by the seasons. Although the astronomical dates and meteorologica...