Questions tagged: fertilising

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janice
Answer: Dear Janice, You can use both of these products on your tomatoes and cucumbers. We could also recommend a couple of Yates products that you might a...
Answered: 11:06AM, 13 Nov 2009
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Peter
Answer: Hi Peter, The purple coloured Acticote for Pots Planters and Garden Beds is best suited for potted plants, including your rosemary. Apply these gra...
Answered: 10:25AM, 09 Feb 2010
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darren
Answer: Dear Darren, It does sound like your gardenia hedge is planted in a rather warm spot with concerete surroundings. Gardenias do best in a sheltered...
Category: Fertilising
Answered: 12:38PM, 12 Feb 2010
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Valerie
Answer: Dear Valerie, Fertilising is best done when the plant is actively growing. This is usually done from spring through to autumn. There are different ...
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Answered: 03:36PM, 30 Apr 2010
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Ross
Answer: Dear Ross, Selecting a fertiliser for blueberries can be complex at times. The plant doesn’t like nitrates, the main inorganic source of nit...
Answered: 01:19PM, 31 May 2010
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Marvic
Answer: Dear Marvic, You can continue to give regular applications of Thrive Soluble All Purpose Plant Food every 10 – 14 days. This will enable your...
Answered: 11:16AM, 10 Jun 2010
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Janet
Answer: Dear Janet, Magnesium deficiency shows up as yellowing between leaf veins which stay green. You will notice this leaf yellowing especially on the ...
Answered: 12:27PM, 15 Jun 2010
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janice
Answer: Dear Jan, Garden Gold is not an organic fertiliser. If you grow organically and wish to use an organic fertiliser, the one for you to use would be ...
Answered: 01:36PM, 16 Jun 2010
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Marvic
Answer: Dear Marvic, Thrive Granular Citrus Food is a well balanced citrus food which contains essential nutrients and trace elements required to give gree...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Answered: 12:35PM, 17 Jun 2010
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Saffronne
Answer: Dear Saffronne, Thrive Citrus Food is a granular fertiliser which contains the necessary nutrients and trace elements required to produce good stro...
Answered: 09:59AM, 25 Jun 2010
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Reta
Answer: Dear Reta, I am not sure what the temperatures are like at the moment where you live, but it might be best to wait till spring before you fertilise...
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Answered: 02:57PM, 10 Aug 2010
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Tony
Answer: Dear Tony, You can choose from a number of fertilisers. Acticote + Instant Booster for Fruit, Trees & Shrubs is a slow release fertiliser that ...
Answered: 01:24PM, 12 Aug 2010
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Megan
Answer: Dear Megan, Epsom salts (Magnesium Sulphate) can be dissolved in water to correct a magnesium deficiency in your plants. Magnesium deficiencies ca...
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Answered: 12:30PM, 13 Aug 2010
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Filip
Answer: Dear Filip, the dilution rate of the Thrive concentrate Cacti & Succulent fertiliser is 5 mls mixed in 2L of water. Apply every 2-4 weeks duri...
Answered: 07:23AM, 16 Aug 2010
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Michael
Answer: Dear Michael, You will need to improve your soil so it resembles a loose, crumbly structure which is capable of absorbing and holding water and nut...
Answered: 03:36PM, 17 Aug 2010
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Marilyn
Answer: Dear Marilyn, Potassium promotes chlorophyll production and plays an important part in the strength of cells and the movement of water in plants. ...
Answered: 04:10PM, 13 Sep 2010
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Angela
Answer: Dear Angela, If it is the granular Weed n Feed product it is safe for your toddler to return to the grass area after 2 days from applying the produ...
Answered: 12:07PM, 08 Oct 2010
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sue
Answer: Dear Sue, You can apply Dynamic Lifter Organic Plant Food every 6 – 8 weeks.
Answered: 01:01PM, 05 Nov 2010
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Col
Answer: Dear Col, Dynamic Lifter can be applied to native plants. We would recommend you apply the product at a lower rate and less frequently than other ...
Answered: 11:26AM, 26 Nov 2010
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Michael
Answer: Dear Michael, Dynamic Lifter is an excellent fertiliser which can be applied to a mulberry tree along with any other fruiting tree. The best time ...
Answered: 03:00PM, 05 Jan 2011
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Isabelle
Answer: Dear Isabelle, You can certainly use the Dynamic Lifter Lawn Food on your lawn and the rest can be applied to your garden beds. It is the same for...
Answered: 12:04PM, 28 Jan 2011
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LEN
Answer: Dear Len, When using fertilisers on native plants it is always better to use one with a low phosphorus level. Thrive soluble all purpose has a pho...
Answered: 03:40PM, 14 Feb 2011
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Billy
Answer: Dynamic Lifter for Lawns is best incorporated into the soil prior to laying/sowing a lawn or applied after the lawn has established. Apply once in ...
Category: Fertilising
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Answered: 11:53AM, 17 Mar 2011
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Deb
Answer: Dear Deb, If you have just applied the chelated iron it can take several weeks for you to see any results. Iron is essential if plants are to make...
Answered: 03:02PM, 13 May 2011
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Jan
Answer: Hi There Jan, The best time to fertilise your photinias is either in the Autumn and the spring. Dynamic lifter organic plant food is a good all pur...
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Answered: 10:07AM, 22 Jul 2011
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Maree
Answer: Dear Maree, The fertiliser we would recommend for flowering and fruiting plants is Thrive Soluble Flower & Fruit. It is a fast acting, complet...
Answered: 11:12AM, 11 Aug 2011
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vanessa
Answer: Dear Vanessa, Regarding the use of azalea fertiliser on your roses, there is no need to worry. It will have no adverse affects on your roses. The...
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Answered: 02:27PM, 22 Aug 2011
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David
Answer: Dear David, There are a number of fertilisers that you can use on your garden depending upon their requirements. Because you have sandy soils and s...
Answered: 09:43AM, 05 Sep 2011
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Carol
Answer: Hi Carol, The best fertiliser to use would be Dynamic Lifter for Fruit and Citrus as it contains rich, composted chicken manure fortified with inor...
Answered: 09:00AM, 15 Sep 2011
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Judith
Answer: Dear Judith, Yates no longer have this product in our range. We do however have some excellent products that I can recommend for use in your garden...
Answered: 10:44AM, 29 Sep 2011