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Answer: Hi, Not quite sure what this grass like weed is but Weed n Feed won’t eradicate it as this product only controls broadleaf weeds in lawns onl...
Answered: 11:11AM, 21 Nov 2017
Answer: Hi John, Thank you for contacting Yates. We are an Australian based company so the weather condition and product recommendation would be quite diff...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Answered: 08:36AM, 21 Nov 2017
Answer: Hi John, Thank you for contacting Yates. It’s not unusual for pansies/violas flower for months – provided they’ve been given the ...
Category: General
Answered: 03:27PM, 20 Nov 2017
Answer: Hi Mark, Thank you for contacting Yates. The beetle in the photo looks like a friendly ladybug. They will help control aphids and some species also...
Category: Pests
Answered: 08:45AM, 20 Nov 2017
Answer: Hi Brittany, Thank you for contacting Yates. It seems the your lawn has dandelions. To control broad leaf weeds like clover, dandelion, bindii you ...
Category: Lawns
Answered: 10:34AM, 20 Nov 2017