Angie's Garden Calendar December
Summer is here! As the weather really starts to heat up and Christmas and holiday preparations keep us busy, there are a few quick and easy things we can do to help keep our gardens healthy and looking great. And don’t forget to sit back when it’s all done and admire and enjoy your garden. Really do take some time to smell the roses! Happy gardening everyone.
- For a comprehensive list of beautiful NZ private and public gardens to visit in December, head to http://www.gardens.org.nz/news-and-events/.
- Visit the Lily Show at Hamilton Gardens in Hamilton on December 5th and 6th and see lots of displays and talk to experts about growing your own lilies.
- At the Christchurch Botanic Gardens, December is the time to start seeing roses, herbaceous borders, annual bedding plants and hostas in bloom. Head to www.ccc.govt.nz/parks-and-gardens/christchurch-botanic-gardens/ for more details.
- The Queens Gardens in Nelson is a lovely example of a classical Victorian ornamental park and is a perfect place for a relaxing December outing. The Queens Gardens also includes the beautiful Huangshi Chinese Garden.
For a complete guide for all your December gardening needs, please refer to the articles below:
Yates Product of the Month for December 2015 is Yates® Nature’s Way® Natrasoap® Vegie Insect Gun.
Yates® Seed of the Month for December 2015 is Yates® Basil Gourmet Mix.