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Gary Dal Broi

Agronomist & Production Innovation /
Managing Director

How to Care For Your Garden in Winter

Gardening Verasoil
Picture of Gary Dal Broi

Gary Dal Broi

Agronomist & Production Innovation /
Managing Director

How to Care For Your Garden in Winter

Winter can be a challenging time for gardeners in Australia, but with a little bit of care and attention, you can keep your garden looking beautiful throughout the colder months. Here are some tips for caring for your garden during winter in Australia:

1. Prune Your Plants: Winter is the perfect time to prune your plants, as they are dormant and won’t be harmed by the process. Pruning encourages new growth in the spring and can also help keep your plants healthy by removing any diseased or damaged branches.

2. Protect Your Plants: Cold temperatures and frost can be damaging to plants, especially those that are not native to the area. To protect your plants, cover them with frost cloths or hessian sacks, and make sure to water them regularly to prevent dehydration.

3. Mulch Your Garden Beds: Mulching your garden beds can help insulate the soil and protect your plants’ roots from the cold. Use a thick layer of organic mulch, such as compost or leaf litter, to keep the soil warm and moist.

4. Continue to Water Your Plants: Although it may be tempting to cut back on watering during the colder months, your plants still need moisture to survive. Water your plants regularly, but be careful not to overwater them, as this can lead to root rot.

5. Plant Winter Vegetables: Winter is the perfect time to plant vegetables such as broccoli, cauliflower, and kale. These hardy plants thrive in cooler temperatures and can provide a bountiful harvest throughout the winter months.

6. Feed Your Plants: While your plants may not be growing as quickly during the winter months, they still need nutrients to stay healthy. Use a fertiliser or worm castings such as Verasoil to provide your plants with the nutrition they need. 

7. Keep Your Garden Tidy: Winter can be a messy time in the garden, with fallen leaves and debris littering the ground. Regularly clean up your garden beds and remove any dead or decaying plant material to prevent disease and pests from taking hold.

With these tips, you can keep your garden looking beautiful throughout the winter months and your garden will be thriving come springtime!

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