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Jenny
Answer: Hi Jenny, best pruned after flowering which might be about now. Reduce a young plant by about one third to encourage branching and a better bushy ...
Category: General
Tags: oleander
Answered: 06:58AM, 17 Feb 2010
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Leon
Answer: Hi Leon, Ballarat is in the ‘cold’ climatic zone
Category: General
Answered: 01:51PM, 16 Feb 2010
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Janine
Answer: Hi Janine, Acacia cognata is notorious for turning up its toes after a lot of rain. Trimming wont help at this point.
Category: General
Tags: dwarf acacia
Answered: 12:08PM, 16 Feb 2010
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Tricia
Answer: Hi Tricia, hard to say without knowing how hard you pruned it. A light trim of growth no thicker than a pencil is all that is needed and a hard pr...
Category: General
Tags: dwarf acacia
Answered: 09:12AM, 16 Feb 2010
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Alison
Answer: Dear Alison, It is usually insect attack that causes the bud to fall, but in your case you say there is no evidence of insect attack, and the plant...
Category: General
Answered: 09:33AM, 12 Feb 2010
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ruth
Answer: Hi Ruth, Poinsettias are native plants of southern Mexico. They grow best in warmer zones of Australia and will grow in cooler areas as long as the...
Answered: 02:35PM, 11 Feb 2010
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Marlene
Answer: Dear Marlene, You do not mention the age of the Macadamia tree or whether it is a dwarf variety. Macadamia trees can be pruned from an early age b...
Category: General
Answered: 11:11AM, 10 Feb 2010
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Jason
Answer: Hi Jason, Staghorns like a sheltered position where they will get filtered light,away from hot winds and direct sunlight. They normally live on tre...
Category: General
Tags: staghorns
Answered: 12:25PM, 05 Feb 2010
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sue
Answer: Hi Sue, without knowing a bit more about the proposed spot its is very difficult to advise you. Sun, shade, soil type, size of the wall/pergola/fen...
Category: General
Tags: creepers
Answered: 07:20AM, 03 Feb 2010
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Peter
Answer: Hi There, No treated pine posts may kill your orchids it would be better to use an old tree fern stump or an old tree stump like a eucalyptus.
Category: General
Tags: orchids
Answered: 11:34AM, 05 Feb 2010