Mites love hot dry conditions so are very common during summer, where the life cycle from egg to adult can take as little as 5 days. Control mites organically with Yates Nature’s Way® Vegie & Herb Spray.
Lemonade lemons produce fruit that is much sweeter and don’t have the intense sourness of most other lemons. Lemonade lemon trees are great for backyards as they don’t get much taller than 2.5 m and produce lots of round golden yellow fruit so why not plant one this summer!
If you’re after bold colour for a sheltered, partly shaded area you can’t go past cinerarias. Yates® Cineraria Starships is a compact variety, growing to around 30 cm tall, with large flower heads in bright colourful clusters.
The key to planting success is soil preparation. Enriching your soil before planting with a concentrated source of organic material, like Yates Dynamic Lifter Soil Improver & Plant Fertiliser has multiple benefits.
Although Mother’s Day’s one of the busiest days of the year for florists, many of us are on the lookout for a gift that will last longer than a bunch of flowers. So here’s a different idea for a gardening mum: give her a selection of flower seeds that have special meanings.
Winter can be a hard time for plants, especially in cold areas. There are many things you can do to help your garden cope with the cooler months, so here’s a timely checklist for preparing your garden for winter.
Lawn diseases can be hard to diagnose as signs can be similar to other lawn problems such as damage from insect pests like curl grubs and armyworm. Here are some winter lawn care tips to keep your lawn in check.
Osteospermum ‘Purple Sun’ is a spectacular evergreen perennial with orange flowers that fade into a deep purple ring that surrounds the heart of the flower. Just like a summer sun setting over the ocean!