Welcome to autumn

The Yates Growing Community continues to be open to gardeners of all levels with gardens of all sizes.  Share posts and updates from your gardens now, we’d love to see them.

There are no competitions running currently but come back often to check for any opportunities to win prizes in the future.


  • The first step is to join the Yates Garden Club if you haven’t already. just click HERE, and then click the "Join / Sign in" green button and you will be able to start sharing straight away. 
  • Then head over to the ‘My Blogs’ box near the top right of the screen
  • Next post blogs, photos, and comments about your gardening journey.


  • Each post is has a photo upload is limit to 1 picture per post at 2 MB max, but your can post a collection of photos as a collage.


  • The comments section adds a wonderful ability to reach out and connect with the other gardeners. A message of support or some friendly advice can enhance your gardening journey and enjoyment of the challenge.  We encourage active use of the comments section, so reach out and make some new friends.
  • The comment section requires you to sign into the Disqus program so you will need to sign into this as well in order to make comments. You can sign in via email, Facebook or other options. 


Sometimes things go wrong in the garden or in the community and you may need some help. 

If you experience something that isn’t working as it should let us know straight away by commenting on Sarah the Gardener’s most recent post, us the ‘Contact Us’ link on the bottom right of the page or send a message on the Yates NZ Facebook page and we will help you out as soon as we can.