Autumn Vegie Patch

mar16-autum-vegie-main

April is planting time!

We’re celebrating one of the best seasons of the year to garden! It’s a fantastic time to breathe life into your soil and fill your vegie patch with lots of fresh and delicious vegies and herbs that you can enjoy over the cooler months.

There are so many varieties to choose from to tempt your green (or not so green) fingers and your taste buds.

It’s very important to give vegies and herbs the best possible start so they remain healthy and productive and one of the best ways to do this is to prepare your soil before planting. The secret is in the soil!

Soil is the engine room of the garden and is a vital part of creating a flourishing garden. You can help nurture and revitalise your soil by mixing in some handfuls of Yates Dynamic Lifter® Organic Plant Food into the soil before you plant seedlings or sow seeds.

What is Yates Dynamic Lifter?
It’s a concentrated, composted, pelletised manure blended with the added goodness of blood and bone, fishmeal and seaweed.

Why is Yates Dynamic Lifter good for your soil?
Used regularly, the rich organic matter contained in Yates Dynamic Lifter® Organic Plant Food will help increase the soil’s water and nutrient holding ability, improve soil structure as well as providing a source of food for earthworms and beneficial soil microorganisms, which are super helpers in the garden.

Earthworms and microorganisms turn organic matter into valuable plant available nutrients and earthworms also make tunnels through the soil, making it easier for plant roots to grow.

Yates Dynamic Lifter will help bring your soil to life and improve your soil, whether you have sand or clay.

So what vegies can you plant in your Yates Dynamic Lifter® Organic Plant Food enriched garden in April?

Here are some ideas:

Follow the directions on the seed packets as to how deep to sow the seeds, keep the area moist and the seedlings will emerge within around 2 weeks.

You might need to thin out some seedlings to give every plant enough room to grow. Slugs and snails can destroy tender young seedlings very quickly, so protect your vegie patch with a light sprinkle of Yates Blitzem® Snail & Slug Pellets around the soil.
…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

Post tomato plan
tomatoes-mar17-main

In cool and temperate regions, delicious tomatoes are sadly coming to the end of their growing season. Hopefully they have given you a bumper crop!

Here’s what to do with your tomato patch:


Comments

This area is for general comments from members of the public. Some questions or comments may not receive a reply from Yates. For all consumer related enquiries, please contact us.

Annual Garden Calender