Questions about: Roses

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MARK
Answer: Hi Mark, White powder on the your rose stems sounds like powdery mildew. This fungus appears especially during periods when the weather is wet and...
Category: Roses
Answered: 02:52PM, 13 Feb 2012
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Michele
Answer: Hi Michelle, There are some bird repellent products such as Deter and Scat which can be sprayed onto the rose bushes to help repel birds. The plant...
Category: Roses
Answered: 01:00PM, 13 Feb 2012
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George
Answer: Hi George, Our recommendation is that Lime Sulfur be mixed with water at the rate that is suggested on the label. We do say on the label, not to m...
Answered: 03:26PM, 27 Jan 2012
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Celia
Answer: Hi Celia, To help the peaches ripen place them with banana either in a fruit bowl or in brown paper bags. This will help hasten the ripening process.
Category: Roses
Answered: 02:21PM, 24 Jan 2012
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Sandra
Answer: Hi Sandra, Scale does not necessarily fall off once it has been killed. To check if it has died scrape a few with your finger nail and it they are...
Category: Roses
Tags: scale
Answered: 01:43PM, 16 Jan 2012
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Wyn
Answer: Hi Wyn, The roses may require fertilising with either Dynamic Lifter or blood and bone. Were there any leaves showing symptoms of black spot or rus...
Category: Roses
Tags: roses
Answered: 11:56AM, 16 Jan 2012
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nicola
Answer: Hi Nicola, It sounds like your roses have suffered some stress from the transplant so what you will need to do for once a week while the roots are ...
Category: Roses
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Answered: 10:07AM, 06 Jan 2012
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George
Answer: Hi George, It is always exciting when you have a new garden bed to prepare and even more so when you have some beautiful roses to fill up the bed. ...
Answered: 10:08AM, 04 Jan 2012
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John
Answer: The damage to your roses is caused by sap sucking thrips. These insects can be controlled by a systemic insecticide such as Confidor or a dual inse...
Category: Roses
Tags: thrip damage
Answered: 03:18PM, 21 Dec 2011
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Annie
Answer: Hi Annie, At this time of year you could start preparing the garden bed by digging in some compost and Dynamic Lifter pellets. I have attached a li...
Category: Roses
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Answered: 11:18AM, 20 Dec 2011