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Spa Tips – November 2017

Spa Tips November 2017  – Water Conservation One of the benefits of owning a spa for those of us who like a hot soak, is saving water, and with council charging for water in, as well as water out, you don’t want to be running that shower or bath for longer than necessary. Even more […]

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Friends Of YardArt – November 2017

Friends of YardArt November 2017 Happy Birthday to us! This month we celebrate thirteen years of YardArt, and you get the presents. When you come in make sure to vote for our ‘Happening Hangers’. From eight different schools, the winner gets a raised garden, seeds and mulch. Every vote puts you in the draw for […]

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Spa Tips – October 2017

Spa Tips October 2017 And the winner is…Maree, who sent a pic of her spa asking for ideas to jazz up the space before Summer won a $100 YardArt statue voucher. Congratulations and happy shopping! I often talk about morning spas and if you haven’t tried it, you are missing out on a treat, especially […]

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Featured Artist – Julie

Julie is one of our talented locals who has been with us since we opened, and lovely to have an exhibition of her work on the eve of our thirteenth birthday. Successfully selling pieces at the recent local Art’s Festival she is always working on new projects and very capably working across different mediums. This […]

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Off The Sofa – September 2017

Have you ever snapped a piece of celery or a crisp apple and eaten it straight from your garden. Its full of moisture and tastes so delicious you can easily just gobble it right down. What about a sweet peach or sugar snap peas? So sweet they feel like you’re eating dessert straight from your […]

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Spa Tips – September 2017

Spa Tips September 2017 If you plan to make changes to your back yard around the spa area, the time you spend planning before you start will pay off hugely. Think about any problems you have. Sometimes its simply privacy you need, maybe you need to block the wind or perhaps enhance a view. Consider […]

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Friends Of YardArt – August 2017

Friends of YardArt August 2017 In July NZ Gardener there’s a wonderful Hot Toddy I will share with you here if you are battling winter ills. Probably not one for the kids but so yummy it could just be a winter warmer. Put a tablespoon of honey, or a couple of dates, with a nip […]

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Spa Tips – August 2017

Spa Tips August 17 Want a stronger, fitter more supple you? I mentioned recently I had a fall and careered across our slippery deck. At physiotherapy sessions I told Helen I much prefer to exercise in the spa, than up against a wall or on the floor and she obliged by making them water friendly. […]

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Sculpture Walk

When you arrive at YardArt, take a right at the sign ‘Walk this way’ heading up the hill around the ponga circle. This will take you ‘up the garden path’ as it were, a gentle slope of rolled hoggin. Still in its infancy, the growth has been amazing and provides the perfect backdrop to themed […]

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