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Answer: Hi Bob, Thank you for contacting Yates. Viburnum odoratissimum bears terminal white flowers in late spring early summer. To allow the tree to flowe...
Category: General
Tags: viburnum, flower
Answered: 05:04PM, 29 Jan 2019
Answer: Hi Diane, Thank you for contacting Yates. The best time to de-thatch for a lawn is in mid-late spring when the grass is actively growing. You can ...
Category: Lawns
Answered: 04:39PM, 29 Jan 2019
Answer: Hi Ben, Thank you for contacting Yates. Looks like the fig tree is infested by scales. To control, spray the pests with Yates Nature’s Way C...
Category: Diseases
Tags: scales, fig tree
Answered: 04:41PM, 29 Jan 2019
Answer: Hi John, Thank you for contacting Yates. Unfortunately, Confidor tablet has been discontinued and we have not yet developed any substitute systemic...
Category: Pests
Answered: 04:49PM, 29 Jan 2019
Answer: Hi Diane, Thank you for contacting Yates. Unfortunately, we do not produce or trade any plants. Please check the stock information with your local...
Category: Products
Answered: 04:54PM, 29 Jan 2019