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Answer: Hi Emily, Thank you for contacting Yates. You have a lady beetle there. The sticky substance that you are noticing may be the sap from the sap suck...
Category: Pests
Answered: 07:27PM, 20 Sep 2018
Answer: Hi Jim, Thank you for contacting Yates. The symptoms that you have provided sound like root rot there. It can come about just after a period of rai...
Category: Diseases
Answered: 07:03PM, 20 Sep 2018
Answer: Hi Roger, Thank you for contacting Yates. The product you need is Blitzem! Insect Killer Concentrate, it’s registered to control ants both in...
Category: Lawns
Tags: ants, lawn
Answered: 12:21PM, 20 Sep 2018
Answer: Hi Adarsh, Thank you for contacting Yates. Unfortunately, when you find the curl grubs in with your edible plants there is no product that can be a...
Category: Pests
Tags: pots, curl grub
Answered: 10:35AM, 19 Sep 2018
Answer: Hi Lynne, Thank you for contacting Yates. To control ants on your palm, try Yates Nature’s Way Citrus & Ornamental Spray. Click here for ...
Category: Pests
Tags: palm, ants
Answered: 07:50PM, 18 Sep 2018