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A Popular Choice with Resene

A Popular Choice with Resene

When it comes to selecting the perfect paint colour for our homes it appears we have some things in common. Resene Colour Consultant Rebecca Long shares an insight into our favourite shades.

The Courtyard House

The Courtyard House

With a desire to incorporate expansive outdoor living areas and a swimming pool into the design of their new home, these North Canterbury homeowners and their designer were forced to think outside the box to achieve what they wanted.

Rose Trees: A Double Take

Rose Trees: A Double Take

It has been said that a garden is a friend you can visit anytime, and from a gardener’s viewpoint time has been on our side in recent months as plants continue to follow their normal seasonal routine. Lately there’s been an opportunity to ‘keep it local’ and take the chance for a second look at familiar plants closer to home. Rhododendrons, named from Greek via Latin rhodon (rose) and dendron (tree) are a good case in point.