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Answer: Hi Gardener, White fly can be a troublesome pest in the garden so its important to control them when first seen because their numbers can build up ...
Answered: 01:56PM, 19 Jun 2018
Answer: Hi Ian, Thank you for contacting Yates. Broccoli do need a bit of potassium to assist with the flowering (which is what the head essentially is). H...
Answered: 10:33AM, 15 Jun 2018
Answer: Hi Glenda, Thank you for contacting Yates. The pest in question looks like a white louse scale probably in its nymph stage. You can control them wi...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Answered: 08:41AM, 15 Jun 2018
Answer: Hi Gardener, Many plants are dormant or put on very little growth during the winter months. Although you are seeing some new growth in your pittos...
Answered: 10:38AM, 13 Jun 2018
Answer: Hi Tahlia, Thank you for contacting Yates. Herbs are fantastic for kids to grow in the garden. Many are hardy and can handle a bit of wear and tear...
Answered: 02:16PM, 09 Jun 2018