Questions about: General

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Vickie
Answer: Dear Vicki, I can imagine growing vegetables in the tropics would be quite a challenge. I would say at this time of year, the plan would be to get...
Answered: 09:47AM, 15 Jan 2010
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Brian
Answer: Dear Brian, It is difficult to know why the leaves of your Cordyline Australia are turning yellow. This species should thrive in most soils as lon...
Answered: 02:09PM, 14 Jan 2010
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Gloria
Answer: Hi Gloria, crotons need a sheletered spot out of the wind or the leaves will be constantly damaged and burnt. We can’t really give you a good...
Category: General
Tags: natives
Answered: 11:50AM, 13 Jan 2010
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Bilal
Answer: Dear Bilai, Tibouchinas enjoy a well drained acidic type soil. It could be that the pH of your soil is too high and this can cause leaf burn at th...
Category: General
Answered: 02:28PM, 30 Dec 2009
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Robert
Answer: Gerberas thrive in hot, sunny conditions in tropical and subtropical parts of Australia but will also do well in temperate zones if they are grown ...
Answered: 03:34PM, 16 Dec 2009
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Michael
Answer: Hi Michael, the most likely answer is that the plant is not receiving enough water, but if something else has upset the roots, such as curl grub or...
Category: General
Tags: rhododendron
Answered: 09:38AM, 08 Dec 2009
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Anne
Answer: Dear Anne, You will need to give your Viburnums some protection from the hot summer months, particularly if they are growing in full sun. There is ...
Answered: 01:09PM, 10 Dec 2009
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amanda
Answer: hi Deveril. These plants have suffered from lack of water and/or heat stress at some stage. A soil wetter may help penetration into the soil but ...
Category: General
Tags: plant_care
Answered: 06:51AM, 09 Dec 2009
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Kingsley
Answer: Dear Kingsley, Rosemary require a sunny spot with good drainage. Rosemary is usually a really tough plant and doesn’t require a lot of water...
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Answered: 02:15PM, 09 Dec 2009
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Di
Answer: Hi Di, hibiscus best pruned in spring. You can reduce the bush by up to 1/3. Apply a complete fertiliser such as Yates Dynamic Lifter for Roses a...
Category: General
Tags: hibiscus
Answered: 12:56PM, 25 Nov 2009