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Thank you for voting for Yates as NZ’s most trusted gardening brand for 2019.

We love to help you live the joy of the garden, thank you for all your support, feedback and growing with us!


Jack’s Autumn Gardening Tips

Find out what Jack is up to in his garden, and a list of seeds to sow in Autumn.
Plus, check out our Top 10 Outdoor School Holiday boredom busters!

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Autumn is Sweet Pea Season

It’s time to sow these gorgeous, fragrant favourites. Start them twining up a trellis or fence, and they’ll make a heavenly scent for you this Summer.

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Congratulations to Jack!

7-year old Jack has won the very first Yates Budding Young Gardener competition.
As part of his prize Jack is now our brand new Yates Ambassador!
Check out his fab kids’ gardening tips here…

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It’s nearly National Gardening Week!

Get ready to rescue some hungry Monarch Butterflies! Get tips on creating a butterfly-friendly garden.

Find out how


Stuck on a gardening problem?

Live Chat with our horticulturists for a FREE diagnosis You can even send pics!


Spring has arrived!

The Spring Vegie Growing Challenge for 2018 has started.

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Your Free Gift

Exclusive access to the Top 10 Indoor Plants e-guide is now available! Simply register to the Yates Garden club (or log in) to access your copy

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Got tough weeds like ivy, convolvulus or blackberry?

We think nobody does tough weed killing better – see why here

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Free Gardening Advice!

Check out our FREE Live Chat – now available on the weekends

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Sometimes nature needs a helping hand

Check out the Thrive Natural growing trials here

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Ooo la la!

It’s world naked gardening day

Saturday 6th May

Helpful tips

Your Chance to WIN Complete Lawn Maintenance for a year!

Simply purchase any lawn care product and click on the link to find out how to enter



Yates Spring Vegie Growing Challenge Is Back!

Registrations are open until 30th of October.

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Be in it to WIN!

Purchase any Yates Zero product from M10 stores and go into the draw to WIN a ZERO Gravity Action Week.

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WIN an Edible Garden

Be in it to win an edible garden designed and installed by Justin Newcombe to the value of $2000!

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Be in it to WIN!

Buy any Yates Lawn Care product from M10 for your chance to win a Bosch Power Garden Pack!

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NEW Yates Easy Patch Lawn Repair

Got bare patches in your lawn from killing weeds?
Or from dogs or kids running riot?

Help Is At Hand


NEW Yates Weed ‘n’ Feed Granular

Is your lawn lacking lusciousness and being overtaken by weeds?

Help Is At Hand


When you need to target weeds, and nothing else!

NEW Yates Zero Rapid Gel 1 Hour Action

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Thrive Promotion

Two chances to WIN!

Be in to WIN 1 of 3 Cape Cod Chair Sets OR a Yates Thrive Hamper.

Simply purchase any Yates Thrive product.

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Kiwis have voted Yates as their most trusted brand!

Yates are immensely proud of being named the Number 1 trusted gardening products brand.

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JOIN FREE – Yates Garden Club

Join our Yates Garden Club to obtain exclusive member information and offers and access to Yates ‘Ask an Expert’ service.

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Having caterpillar issues?

Yates Success ULTRA Insect Control

Controls caterpillars and other pests on vegetables, herbs, fruit, and ornamentals

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Check your Tomatoes

Look for silvery powder on the leaves.

Dust with Yates Tomato Dust to save your tomatoes.

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Product Recall Notice

Blitzem! Wasp Killer & Nest Destroyer Aerosol Product

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All NEW Kiwi Gardening show, packed with fresh inspiration and timely advice

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Be in to WIN a Yates Retro Prize Pack

Prize includes a crate of Yates products – such as the Yates Garden Guide, Yates limited edition retro tea towel, Yates seed tin and much more!

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WIN Shopping and a Show for two in Melbourne, at the International Flower & Garden Show

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Yates named the

MOST TRUSTED Gardening Brand in New Zealand

Looks like we’ve earned your trust, Thank you

Liquid Thrive

Yates Liquid Thrive

All the goodness your plants need in the convenience of a bottle.

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Can’t tolerate weeds? Kill them fast with Zero Rapid

Zero Rapid Weedkiller from Yates starts killing weeds within one hour!

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WIN a chance to pick the Yates Money Tree at the Ellerslie International Flower Show *

Simply buy any Yates product from a participating store and enter here.

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Want to impress at your next dinner party?

Grow the latest in trendy edibles with Yates Microgreens. They’re great tasting and easy to grow.

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Healthy Gardens Need Healthy Bees

Everything you need to know about protecting bees in your garden!

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An Easy Spring Clean

Kill moss & lichen on paving, roofs and decks. No harsh surfactants means its safe to use on lawns too.

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Plants Need Food Too

As we head into Spring, remember your plants need plenty of food for abundant foliage, flowers and fruit.
Thrive Hose-Ons are perfect for larger gardens, plus lawns.

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Small or hard to reach lawn?

NEW Weed ‘n’ Feed concentrate can be used in a watering can or sprayer.
An easy option for lawns that are hard to reach with a hose!

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Fast acting organic weed killing

If you’re dealing with a wide range of common weeds, but want a fast and organic solution, then try NEW Nature’s Way Organic Weed Gun

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Prepare your soil the organic way

Try our certified organic straights range, with re-sealable bags for easier storage.

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Problem Solver

Search for a solution to a variety of common garden problems. Browse through images to identify your problem.


Garden Calendar

Yates gardening expert Angie Thomas provides monthly garden advice on what you should be doing at this time of year.


How To Grow

A selection of handy gardening articles, videos and projects to assist you in growing and managing your plants.

How to Videos

Need help? View our six new ‘how to’ videos to get great results in your garden


Yates Seeds

Growing plants from seed is easy. Browse our huge selection of vegetable, flower and herb seeds.

Parsnip Soup


A collection of fresh recipes that will be sure to inspire you to grow and make the most of your own garden produce.

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