Questions about: Pests

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James
Answer: Onehunga weed is also called Bindii, these are rather irritating weeds when they produce their spiked seeds. You can control this weed easily using...
Category: Pests
Answered: 02:36PM, 18 Sep 2015
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Ashley
Answer: Hi Ashley Green ants can be a challenge to control due to the way that they nest, building many nests woven from the tree foliage. I couldn’t...
Category: Pests
Tags: citrus
Answered: 08:22PM, 15 Sep 2015
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shane
Answer: Hi Shane If you spray the hedge with Pest Oil that will deal with the pest that lead to the sooty mould build up. The oil will help to loosen the m...
Category: Pests
Tags: sooty mould
Answered: 07:09PM, 09 Sep 2015
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irene
Answer: Hi Irene These are the eggs of the Staghorn Fern Beetle. You can remove them by hand. Inspect early in the morning to see if more have been laid. R...
Category: Pests
Tags: pest, eggs, fern
Answered: 09:37AM, 04 Sep 2015
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Mel
Answer: Hi Mel, It’s not unusual for fig trees to bleed, and they often produce adventitious roots from the trunk. You sometimes see these growing fr...
Category: Pests
Tags: figs
Answered: 09:54AM, 14 Aug 2015
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Mel
Answer: Hi Mel, This is the cocoon stage of the case moth. You can remove it from the wall and then put it into a new location in bushland. Kind regards Ben
Category: Pests
Tags: moth
Answered: 10:55AM, 14 Aug 2015
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Tom
Answer: Hi Tom. I am not sure if you have a caterpillar or slug problem. Success Ultra will only control caterpillars. If you are trying to control slugs,...
Answered: 12:53PM, 12 Aug 2015
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Margaret
Answer: Hi Margaret, It is disappointing when something attacks your plants and you have no indication of what it is. It could well be rats. They do chew...
Answered: 02:59PM, 12 Aug 2015
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Monica
Answer: I’m sorry I’m unable to identify the bugs from the photo. I suspect they are aphids. Spray with Yates Natures Way Vegie and Herb spray....
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Answered: 02:00PM, 10 Aug 2015
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Graham
Answer: Yates Success Ultra, a translaminar chemical, is registered for the control of many caterpillars feeding on ornamental plants.
Answered: 05:20PM, 03 Aug 2015