Peaches plucked fresh from the tree are hard to beat over the Kiwi summer months. Pack with a good supply of vitamin C, they also contain vitamin A and plenty of essential minerals and fibre. Dwarf varieties are available and make a good choice for pots and containers when creating a mini orchard at home.
Fruit forests are generally in a larger area, but we’ve created a guide so you can have a smaller version in your backyard! The concept of a fruit forest is based on layers of planting: start with your larger fruit trees, then a layer of smaller dwarf fruit trees, followed by shrubs, and then ground cover. You can also integrate a vertical layer with climbers and vines.
Cass from the Tui Team has shared her family's recipe for Rhubarb and White Chocolate Cake. Cass's Tip: "I like to leave the rhubarb in chunks and use white choc buttons so you bite into big bits of rhubarb and chocolate!"