The blush of colour on opening flower buds and the delicate green tracery of new leaves on trees and shrubs tell us that winter's over and longer, warmer days are ahead.
It's the start of a new year in the garden and it's time for gardeners to get outside and enjoy it.
From early to mid September in most areas (2-3 weeks later in cold areas like alpine and southern Victoria and Tasmania), the following can be planted out into the garden or pots:
Fertilising the entire garden, including lawns, in early spring will ensure strong, healthy plants throughout the growing season (Spring to Autumn)
Spread a granular Scotts Lawn Builder Slow Release Lawn Fertiliser over all grassed areas in early to mid Spring. Always use a spreader adjusted to the correct setting (see bags for details) and choose a fertiliser suited to your grass type
If a liquid fertiliser is easier for you, try our Scotts Lawn Builder Extreme Green Easy Sprayer
Lawns need attention as we come out of winter. Cold weather slows growth and allows weeds to get a toe-hold - take action now to kill them off!
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