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Answer: Hi Susanne, Thank you for contacting Yates. I would recommend choosing Yates seed raising mix, which is also suitable for cuttings and propagation....
Category: General
Answered: 12:39PM, 20 Jun 2017
Answer: Hi Liz, Thank you for contacting Yates. It would be best to transfer the plant in to a planting pot (pot with drain holes) with a well drained pott...
Answered: 08:40AM, 19 Jun 2017
Answer: Hi Paul, Thank you for contacting Yates about your lawn. Sometimes when the weather changes buffalo grass will slow down and even go a bit yellow. ...
Category: Lawns
Tags: lawns
Answered: 08:35AM, 14 Jun 2017
Answer: Hi Paul, Thank you for contacting Yates. It looks to me like it is a Golden Penda Tree or Xanthostemon Chrysanthus. This is a native Australian rai...
Answered: 04:03PM, 13 Jun 2017
Answer: Hello Trevor, We have just the thing! Dynamic Lifter Soil Improver and Plant Fertiliser is an excellent soil improver and complete fertiliser for n...
Category: Fertilising
Answered: 03:19PM, 13 Jun 2017