One of the oldest New Zealand books in continuous publication remains the most comprehensive, reliable and practical source of advice for all New Zealand gardeners. Detailing hundreds of plant species, this new and fully revised edition of the Yates Gardening Guide contains everything you need to know about growing trees, shrubs, vines, flowers, vegetables, herbs and fruit. The new 79th edition includes: - New recommendations for pest and disease control and updated problem-solving charts - Recommendations on keeping chickens - How to establish a community garden - Encouraging bees in the garden - Growing microgreens - Transplanting - A new herb planting and growing chart - New and revised hints from some of New Zealand's top gardeners.
Yates is the number one bestselling gardening brand in New Zealand. In 1895 Arthur Yates saw the need for a publication that answered gardeners' questions so he wrote the first YATES GARDEN GUIDE, a comprehensive gardening book that is still published more than 110 years later.