Questions about: Pests

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Jo
Answer: Dear Jo, There are several pests that attack eggplant, heliothis grubs being one of them. The small caterpillars feed on the soft foliage but will...
Category: Pests
Tags: pests, Eggplant
Answered: 09:29AM, 22 Feb 2010
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sherrie
Answer: You would have noticed these sap sucking beasties clustered on your fence,woodheap,tree trunk or similar structure. They usually feed on nearby pla...
Answered: 11:56AM, 18 Feb 2010
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jacinta
Answer: Dear Jacinta, The caterpillar you are noticing is the larvae of the Citrus Butterfly. This caterpillar turns into a magnificient butterfly and unl...
Category: Pests
Answered: 02:09PM, 17 Feb 2010
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Maurice
Answer: Hi Maurice, you have fruit fly and will need to start using a fruit fly control strategy. the Yates website will give some guidance here.
Category: Pests
Tags: fruit fly
Answered: 07:08AM, 17 Feb 2010
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Maurice
Answer: Hi Maurice, lack of flowers usually means they were pruned too hard into the previous years’s wood. best to cut to a strong set of double bud...
Category: Pests
Tags: hydrangeas
Answered: 01:14PM, 16 Feb 2010
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Madeleine
Answer: Hi Madeline, ants can become a problem like this when sandy poor soil settles and becomes dry and isnt cultivated very often. regularly digging in...
Category: Pests
Tags: ants
Answered: 06:46AM, 15 Feb 2010
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robert
Answer: Harlequin bugs are sap sucking pests that attack cultivated plants and weeds.To control these beasties use Yates Baythroid or Lebaycid.
Answered: 12:08PM, 15 Feb 2010
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Wayne
Answer: Hi Wayne, yes, if used as directed baythroid is safe for all types of Buffalo turf.
Category: Pests
Answered: 01:16PM, 12 Feb 2010
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Joe
Answer: Hi Joe, malathon will only help if you hit the grubs with the spray and they hide during the day and feed at night when they are easily picked off....
Category: Pests
Answered: 12:20PM, 16 Feb 2010
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Joe
Answer: Dear Joe, The product to use to control this small caterpillar is called Success Naturalyte Insect Control. It is a natural insecticide and works ...
Answered: 08:54AM, 12 Feb 2010