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Gardening into the future

With the New Year upon us, it’s interesting to speculate about where gardening is going.

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Helping plants cope with stress

August can be a stressful month for plants, but you can take some steps that will help

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Revive your deck for Deck-ember

Increasingly the timber deck’s become the focus of summer entertaining, but it’s all too easy to forget about keeping your deck in good condition.

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Small trees for the garden

There is a wide choice of smaller-growing trees that will add interest to the garden without taking up too much space

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Ideas for the small garden

Here are some useful tips to make the most out of a small garden

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Choosing plants for tricky spots

Advice on growing plants for difficult situations, such as heavy or boggy soil, salt spray and wind, or heavy shade

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Nutrient deficiencies in plants

Tips on how to identify and treat plants with nutrient deficiency

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Read more about Choosing the right Potting Mix

Choosing the right Potting Mix

... Bulb Growing Mix – extra drainage to keep bulbs in peak condition; Orchid
Mix – very well drained; Patio & Tub mix holds extra moisture in hotspots; ...

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Read more about Tips For Using Tools

Tips For Using Tools

How to keep garden tools in top condition

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Read more about Tips on Fertilising

Tips on Fertilising

Handy hints for fertilising your garden.

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Read more about Coping with the shaded garden

Coping with the shaded garden

Increasing shade and competition from tree roots make it difficult to grow a wide range of plants

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Tips On Mowing Lawns

Tips on mowing lawns.

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Read more about What is Soil?

What is Soil?

In time the organic mulch breaks down to improve the soil. Waterwise · Thrive ·
Lush · Dynamic Lifter · Zero · Blitzem · Bayer ...

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Read more about Planting bare-rooted plants

Planting bare-rooted plants

Winter’s the season for planting the vast range of bare-rooted trees, vines, roses and shrubs

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Pots

What's wrong with my pot plant?

No modern garden is considered complete without a few potted plants decorating outdoor courtyards and patios.

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Read more about Why Fertilise?

Why Fertilise?

Why is it so important to fertilise your plants.

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Read more about Add some indoor plants to your life

Add some indoor plants to your life

Studies have found that plants enhance human well being. Indoor plants have also been proven to make our homes healthier places.

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July is pruning month

July is the month when many of the winter-dormant plants (e.g. roses) are pruned. Here are some tips.

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Statement plants

Structural plants are used to make statements in the garden

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Pruning

Tips on pruning.

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Mop tops make garden statements

If you’re after a dramatic feature for your garden, a mop top plant will create an instant exclamation point in the landscape

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Perennials are long-lasting plants

‘Perennial’ is the term for a soft-leafed flowering plant that lasts more than one year

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More trees please

Without trees, our world wouldn’t function. But trees are also important for many other reasons

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Garden questions for the experts

A selection of common questions gardeners have recently asked Yates experts

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Native plants make garden statements

Some designer plant suggestions to add points of interest to your garden

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Capsicums and Chillies

November’s a wonderful month for planting warmth-loving vegetables, especially those with tropical American origins such as beans, pumpkins, sweet corn and members of the solanum family.

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Vertical gardens are in vogue

Vertical Gardens are becoming increasingly popular. Here are some great tips to get your vertical garden started.

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Gardening into the future (Copy)

With the New Year upon us, it’s interesting to speculate about where gardening is going.

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Vibrant Flowers

Spring is in full swing, now is the time to get planting some of your favourite blooms.

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Love Your Lawn

Your complete lawn care guide

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