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Preparing your garden for the cooler months

As the days become shorter and the temperature drops, it’s essential to get your garden ready for the winter months ahead. Regardless of whether you’re located in Western Cape, Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, or Gauteng, there are a few crucial steps you can take to ensure that your garden remains healthy and vibrant during the cold season.

One of the most important aspects is to ensure that your plants are receiving adequate nutrients. If you planted fruits and vegetables in the summer that are expected to bloom in autumn, consider using KynoShrub fertilizer to provide them with the necessary boost. This nutritional fertilizer is specially formulated to stimulate healthy growth and robust roots, which are vital for your plants to withstand the colder temperatures. KynochShrub, Flower and Fruit 3:1:5 (25) enhances blooms and encourages the production of healthy and delicious fruits and vegetables.

For instance, if you’re in Western Cape and anticipating the blooming of your Cape May in autumn, using KynoShrub fertilizer can guarantee that they receive the right nutrients to produce stunning flowers throughout the season. Similarly, if you’re in Eastern Cape and have planted citrus trees during summer, KynoShrub fertilizer can help the trees produce juicy, mouth-watering fruits all winter long.

In KwaZulu-Natal, hibiscus plants are a popular choice to brighten up gardens during cooler months. This deciduous (tree of a shrub shedding its leaves annually) and evergreen shrubs and perennials (lives for more than two years) family can benefit from KynoShrub fertilizer to produce large and gorgeous flowers.

Lastly, for those who have planted tomato plants during summer in Gauteng, KynoShrub fertilizer is essential in providing potassium, an important nutrient required for the growth and quality of tomatoes. Giving a side dressing of KynoShrub fertilizer 3:1:5 roughly 10-15g per plant every three weeks when the plant is well-established can help produce plump and juicy tomatoes all winter long.

Of course, using fertilizer is just one aspect of preparing your garden for colder months. It’s also crucial to ensure that your plants receive enough water and that you protect them from frost and other cold weather conditions. By taking the time to care for your garden properly, you’ll be able to enjoy its beauty and bounty throughout the winter season.

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