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MAY MEANS…

PULL OUT LEFTOVER SUMMER VEGGIE PLANTS OR TURN INTO THE SOIL.
Revitalize the soil with compost & manure.

PLANT LOADS OF WINTER VEGGIES & HERBS
to use in stews & soups over the coming months. Nothing beats the flavour of slow cooked fresh herbs!

GATHER FALLEN AUTUMN LEAVES TO ADD TO YOUR COMPOST HEAP.
Add some Organic Xtra as a starter to boost along the breakdown.

REMOVE DEAD FRUIT FROM TREES
to prevent disease spreading.

TREAT YOUR MUM TO A SWEETLY SCENTED ROSE FOR MOTHER’S DAY.
A living gift keeps on giving for years to come.

FEED ACID LOVING PLANTS
like azaleas, camellias, rhododendrons & magnolias to encourage brilliant blooms.

FERTILISE YOUR LAWN WITH ECO88(S)  
Taking a little time during Autumn to ready your lawn for the season ahead will help ensure its health and vitality & keep it green.

 

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FLOWERS

TROPICAL
Petunia, amaranthus, begonia, celosia, phlox, salvia, cineraria, cornflower, pansy, polyanthus, poppy.
SUBTROPICAL
Alyssum, marigold, petunia, calendula, dianthus, daisy, hollyhock, cineraria, cornflower, lobelia, snapdragon, strawflower, sweat pea, viola.
COOL/TEMPERATE
Cineraria, cornflower, pansy, polyanthus, calendula, petunia, daisy, phlox, snapdragon, viola.

VEGETABLES

TROPICAL
Amaranth, artichoke, asparagus, beans, Brussels sprouts, capsicum, choko, celery, corn, eggplant, kale, pak choy, peas, pumpkin, strawberries, tomato, spinach, zucchini.
SUBTROPICAL
Beans, beetroot, broccoli, cabbage, carrot, chives, cauliflower, pak choy, peas, mustard greens, collard greens, kohlrabi, radish, rocket, snow peas, strawberries, spinach, leek, lettuce, onion.
COOL/TEMPERATE
Carrot, chives, collard greens, cauliflower, kale, kohlrabi, mizuna, pak choy, snow peas, spinach, leek, lettuce, onion.

HERBS

TROPICAL
Basil, borage, chicory, coriander, fennel, French tarragon, garlic, ginger, horseradish, mint, oregano, parsley, rosemary, sage.
SUBTROPICAL
Chicory, coriander, fennel, garlic, oregano.
COOL/TEMPERATE
Fennel, garlic, oregano, parsley.

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