What's on this month?

  • The Victoria State Rose & Garden Show is being held on November 9th and 10th at the Victoria State Rose Garden in Werribee South. You can see more than 5000 roses, watch plant care demonstrations, hear from gardening experts and visit pop-up nursery stalls. For more information, please visit www.wyndham.vic.gov.au/whats-on-state-rose-garden-show
  • The Bromeliad Society of Queensland is holding their ‘Bromeliad & Tropicals Show & Sales’ on November 2nd & 3rd at the Belmont Shooting Complex. There will be thousands of plants for sale and free advice from growers. For further details head to www.bromsqueensland.com.au

November Gardening

Native frangipani

The native frangipani, Hymenopsporum flavum, is a beautiful rainforest tree that is native to coastal areas in Queensland and northern New South Wales, as well as New Guinea.


Cumquats are known for their very tart citrus flavour and are most commonly used in jams, marmaldes and preserves.

Floral Tattoo

Vincas, sometimes called periwinkles, have delighted generations of gardeners with their beautiful flowers.


Zinnias are brilliant annual plants for bringing vibrant floral colour into the garden, particularly during the heat of summer.


Is there any other fruit that just screams summer as much as mango (Mangifera indica)? Learn how to grow and care for mangoes in your garden.


The well known main ingredient of Indian curry, the bright yellow colour of the Turmeric tuber can be also used fresh in salads.


A versatile herb, dill can be finely chopped and tossed into your potato and egg salad or used to garnish your fish and meat dishes.

Spider Plant

The spider plant is among the most popular and easiest to grow of all hanging or trailing houseplants.

Grow your own salad bowl

Salad ingredients like leafy lettuce, baby leaf spinach, spring onions and Asian greens are not only super healthy, they’re compact plants that are easy for kids to grow at home.

Summer spinach

Spinach is laden with fantastic antioxidants, is high in health benefitting carotenoids and is also a good source of vitamins, fibre and protein.

November Giveaway

Are you crazy about indoor plants? To celebrate the launch of our brand new Yates Thrive Indoor Plant Food Drippers, we have an exciting giveaway!

Growing fabulous roses

Roses are in gorgeous full bloom across much of the country now, so enjoy the rainbow of colours and heady fragrances that these beautiful plants can bring to our gardens.

Roma tomatoes

Roma tomatoes are absolutely delicious and have deep red, medium sized pear shaped fruit. They’re ideal for cooking, bottling, sauces, soups and sun drying but are also perfect eaten fresh in salads.

Pretty polygala

Flowering shrubs can be used as wonderful foundation plants in garden designs, becoming fabulous backdrop, foreground or feature plants around which seasonal pops of colour and foliage can be grown.

Snake Bean

If you like your beans super long, then new Yates® Snake Bean is the variety for you! They’re sweet tasting and delicious when stir fried with spices or added to curries.