Yates young gardeners

Yates young gardeners

Two young Tikipunga gardeners have turned their garden into the ultimate kids playground and won a national gardening competition in the process
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Neonicotinoid insecticides - discussion

Neonicotinoid insecticides - discussion

The neonicotinoid group of insecticides have come under scrutiny recently because while not toxic to bees, they appear to cause problems with bee function.
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Book - Garden Pest & Disease Control

Book - Garden Pest & Disease Control

With fewer options on the garden centre shelves for controlling pests and diseases, this book provides solutions for the home gardener by focusing on 'integrated control' using all the tools available.
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Simple steps you can take to make gardening safer - image credit shutterstock.com/JariHindstroem

Legionnaires' Disease

Gardening is an enjoyable and healthy pastime. However each year a few gardeners contract legionnaires' disease. There are simple steps you can take to lessen the risk ...
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Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

It's a pest that infests homes and gardens. If you see one, don't kill it! Catch it, take a photo and call MPI on 0800 80 99 66.
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Myrtle Rust - information for gardeners and hikers

Myrtle Rust - information for gardeners and hikers

For those of you out and about and in the garden, keep a look out for symptoms of Myrtle Rust.
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Summer fragrance

Summer fragrance

Summer is a time to enjoy some of our most beautiful fragrant plants. Here's a selection of summer scented favourites.
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Greenlife Matters

We know plants and green spaces are good for us. But did you know plants can provide health & wellbeing, economic, social and sustainable environmental solutions?
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Summer inspiration


Salad days

Salad days

A salad picked fresh from the garden tastes better and is better for you. For beginner gardeners and those with limited space, green leafy salad vegetables are the way to go!
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Be a sun smart gardener

Be a sun smart gardener

Gardening is a healthy pursuit in so many ways, but it is also an outdoor pursuit. Sue Linn relates how she deals with her love of gardening and being safe in the sun
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Tomato recipes

Tomato recipes

Here's some tasty ways to enjoy this season's tomato crop - bruchetta, insalata caprese & and healthly homemade ketchup.
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Summer colour for butterflies

Summer colour for butterflies

Load your garden with colourful plants to ensure you have a blazing display to attract as many butterflies as possible.
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Inspiration for Kids

A quarterly mini magazine for children containing colour projects and puzzles to encourage the next generation of gardeners. FREE bonus Yates Seed with each issue

Environmentally safe Agapanthus

Environmentally safe Agapanthus

Agapanthus are often looked on as a weedy plant but there are a new generation of agapanthus available that don't spread themselves around.
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NEW Sweet Spot Roses

NEW Sweet Spot Roses

Add gorgeous flower power to your patio or garden with these enchanting new decorator roses. Perfect for today's lifestyle!
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Shade Stars

Shade Stars

The shadier parts of a garden can be challenging. But they also present an opportunity to create something of subtle beauty and sophistication - a cool revitalising space to retreat to on hot summer days.
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Make a Summer berry barrel

Make a Summer berry barrel

Summer berries can be grown even if you are short on space. This project turns a half barrel or large pot into a portable 'berry patch' featuring three of your favourite climbing berries.
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