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Answer: Hi Robyn, Thank you for contacting Yates. Could you please provide more details in reference to the sprays. In general it is best to apply a pestic...
Category: Pests
Tags: macadamia
Answered: 01:53PM, 18 Aug 2017
Answer: Hi Felix, Thank you for contacting Yates. It’s common to see some yellow leaves and leaf fall during flowering for Poinsettia this time of th...
Category: General
Tags: weed, bulb
Answered: 09:35AM, 18 Aug 2017
Answer: Hello, browning on the petals may be due to overwatering or fungal disease caused by heavy dew or water remaining on the petals overnight during co...
Category: Bulbs
Answered: 05:00PM, 16 Aug 2017
Answer: Hi Chris, Thank you for contacting Yates. When plants tend to die from the top down or rot it is a general indication that they have received a bit...
Category: Diseases
Answered: 03:07PM, 16 Aug 2017
Answer: Hi Theo, Thank you for contacting Yates. Replacement brushes for the Zero Weeding Brush can be obtained through Lincoln Plastics. Their contact det...
Category: Weeds
Answered: 11:03AM, 16 Aug 2017