Questions about: Roses

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Maryann
Answer: Hi Maryann, You definitely have some dieback on your roses, but do not despair, I am sure they are not all going to die on you. What you need to ma...
Answered: 11:36AM, 14 Dec 2011
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Anita
Answer: Hi Anita, Spider mite can be controlled with Nature’s Way Insect and Mite Killer which contains Natrasoap. The mode of action is physical (ie...
Category: Roses
Answered: 09:23AM, 29 Nov 2011
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julie
Answer: Hi Julie, White cockatoos love yellow and orange coloured flowers particularly plants like poppies. Have you see any recently in the garden? They w...
Category: Roses
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Answered: 09:21AM, 14 Nov 2011
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Gina
Answer: Dear Gina, As you know, roses love free draining soils and like to be in a full sun position. They don’t like competition from other plants,...
Answered: 03:18PM, 09 Nov 2011
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Susan
Answer: Hi Susan, The beetles may be the hibiscus flower beetle which are dull black in colour and about 3 mm long. They chew holes in the flowers. Anothe...
Category: Roses
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Answered: 11:10AM, 09 Nov 2011
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Andrew
Answer: Hi Andrew, The Rose Shield should be applied without any additives such as fertiliser or other insecticides or fungicides.If you had a severe disea...
Category: Roses
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Answered: 04:19PM, 07 Nov 2011
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Jill
Answer: Dear Jill, The term ‘bare rooted’ roses usually refers to roses that are dug up during their dormant period, usually early winter, when...
Answered: 10:34AM, 01 Nov 2011
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Peter
Answer: Hi Peter, Unfortunately there are all sorts of additives in detergent and when mixed with oil can cause phytotoxicity to the leaves. Sometimes you...
Category: Roses
Tags: pest oil
Answered: 03:45PM, 25 Oct 2011
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Lesley
Answer: Dear Lesley, Thank you for sending the photo of your roses. I agree, they are not looking too healthy – what a shame. It is puzzling as to ...
Answered: 12:46PM, 25 Oct 2011
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Shelley
Answer: Dear Shelley, Thank you for sending the photo. It gives me a better idea of what state your standard Icebergs are in. They do still appear to ha...
Answered: 04:38PM, 11 Oct 2011