12 Dec 2023

Nude calendar shows gardeners getting dirty for soil health

From Nights, 10:35 pm on 12 December 2023

If you're struggling to find the right Christmas present for your gardening friend, look no further than the Soil & Health Association of New Zealand's first-ever calendar. It features everything you might expect: lovely photos of flowers, vegetables, and healthy, rich soil. But amongst the foliage and bright colours are people gardening au-naturel. Jenny Lux, an organic market gardener from Rotorua and the co-chair of Soil & Health, tells Mark Leishman about why the group decided to get closer to nature for its calendar.