Questions about: Vegetables & Herbs

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Sarah
Answer: Hi Sarah, even the most hardy of plants have a dryness limit, especially when growing in small pots and even moreso if they are terracotta or concr...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: herbs
Answered: 01:09PM, 19 Nov 2009
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Dan
Answer: Hi Dan, sounds like bean fly or aphids but these dont eat holes, they suck sap and leave a mottled appearance or wilted leaves. You may have some c...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: vegetables
Answered: 08:30AM, 19 Nov 2009
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Jan
Answer: Hi Jan, sweetcorn needs a steady supply of water and balanced fertiliser right form the seedling stage without any stresses or shortages along the ...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: sweetcorn
Answered: 10:05AM, 23 Nov 2009
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Jan
Answer: Hi Jan Squash is a warm season crop and requires thorough soil preparation with organic matter and pre-planting fertiliser which will see the plant...
Answered: 12:34PM, 20 Nov 2009
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pauline
Answer: Hi Pauline, hard to say what’s gone wrong without a great deal more information. most likely cause: too wet. All Yates seed is guaranteed t...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: Tomato
Answered: 12:13PM, 18 Nov 2009
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Louise
Answer: Hi Louise, with the exception of dill and watercress you dont need to do anything, you can even eat the flowers. Dill is an annual herb so it prett...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: herbs
Answered: 09:08AM, 19 Nov 2009
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Sandra
Answer: Hi Sandra, none of the herbs in our range are antagonistic to each other. There is a wealth of info on the internet about companion planting and l...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: herbs
Answered: 08:58AM, 19 Nov 2009
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Margaret
Answer: this pink colouration is caused by strong sunlight and can be avoided by covering the curd with some of the upper leaves and pinning together to ke...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: vegetables
Answered: 08:38AM, 17 Nov 2009
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John
Answer: No, tomatoes are pollinated by wind movement more than insects so the shadecloth shouldn’t be an issue. With some shadecloths however, parti...
Answered: 10:39AM, 06 Nov 2009
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Rob
Answer: it is always a good idea to rotate crops so that 1.pests and diseases such aren’t likely to build up in that spot and 2. so that specific nut...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: vegetables
Answered: 07:37AM, 17 Nov 2009