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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.
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Tags: orchids
Answered: 11:34AM, 05 Feb 2010
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Shirley
Answer: Hi Shirley, this unusual but very beautiful and hardy plant is called Caesalpinia gilliesii or ‘bird of paradise shrub’ A google search...
Answered: 03:02PM, 05 Feb 2010
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Kerry
Answer: Dear Kerry, You have a few options to follow in order to kill off the unwanted grass in the area that you plan on turning into a native garden. If...
Answered: 08:56AM, 25 Jan 2010
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karen
Answer: Hi Karen, they will grow from their own seed but very slow. best propagated by dividing the clump in late winter/early spring.
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Tags: clivia
Answered: 11:54AM, 20 Jan 2010
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Michael
Answer: Hi Michael, Paulownia plants can be propagated from seed or from stem and root cuttings. Although trees grown from seed are reported to have better...
Category: General
Tags: powton
Answered: 11:42AM, 20 Jan 2010
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tina
Answer: Tina, it depends on the variety you have, but most will be ripening between december and march. if the plants are healthy it’s just a matter...
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Tags: blackberry
Answered: 02:25PM, 20 Jan 2010
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sandra
Answer: Hi Sandra, After the flower dies and falls off keep an eye on the calyx it swells with seeds then it turns brown and splits open. place in paper ba...
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Tags: petunia
Answered: 12:46PM, 20 Jan 2010
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Marilyn
Answer: Hi Marilyn, using Clonex purple or a cutting powder, tip cuttings about 6cm long with the very soft end part of the tip cut off will strike well i...
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Answered: 01:25PM, 20 Jan 2010
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jan
Answer: Hi Jan, yes compost tumblers work well and are quicker than conventional bins. They are expensive but you dont need to do as much physical work to...
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Tags: compost
Answered: 09:46AM, 20 Jan 2010
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Jan
Answer: Hi Jan, painted daisy seed needs light to germinate, so cover with very fine seed mix no more than 1mm deep or better still, press seed into surfac...
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Answered: 12:39PM, 18 Jan 2010