Questions tagged: plant_care

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sharon
Answer: Dear Sharon, It is difficult to know what is causing this problem with your Chinese elm tree. You say you have checked the tree for pests and ther...
Category: Diseases
Answered: 08:56AM, 19 Mar 2010
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Gail
Answer: Dear Gail, Without more information on the problem you have with your Acmena hedge, it is difficult to know if it is being attacked by a pest or if...
Category: Diseases
Answered: 01:19PM, 12 Apr 2010
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Jane
Answer: Dear Jane, Yellow leaves can indicate lack of nutrients. Would need to know if they are the old leaves or the new leaves. In any case, early aut...
Answered: 10:26AM, 14 Apr 2010
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Vlad
Answer: Dear Vlad, Chilli is a warm season plant so the best time to grow this plant is during spring/summer. Put your pots in a warm sunny spot, protecte...
Answered: 09:08AM, 19 Apr 2010
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Rhonda
Answer: Dear Rhonda, It is difficult to diagnose the problem with your tree accurately without more detailed information on a previous fertilising program ...
Answered: 11:48AM, 21 Apr 2010
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Shane
Answer: Dear Shane, You can prune your roses now. It is still a good idea to prune your roses now even if they are still in leaf and flowering. It gives ...
Category: Roses
Answered: 01:55PM, 14 Jul 2010
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Glynis
Answer: Hi Glynis, need lots more info to properly recommend when “site-unseen”. Factors such as aspect (sun or shade), soil type and drainage,...
Category: General
Tags: plant_care
Answered: 11:37AM, 19 Jul 2010
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greg
Answer: Dear Greg, At this point, seeing the tree is in its dormant stage, now is not the time to fertilise. One product you could apply is some seaweed e...
Answered: 03:26PM, 27 Jul 2010
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Sadie
Answer: Hello Sadie, While it is difficult to predict without seeing the plant itself, I would suggest that it will be a case of wait-and-see, if it is wat...
Answered: 02:02PM, 16 Dec 2015
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Frances
Answer: Hi Frances, As per your experience, Jacobinias generally suffer very few pest issues. Your plants might have been attacked by caterpillars, as thes...
Answered: 10:39AM, 29 Dec 2015
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Ellie
Answer: Hi there Ellie, There are a few varieties you can try. I think this may be a case of trial and error for many species, but if you can maximise ligh...
Answered: 03:17PM, 05 Jan 2016
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Betty
Answer: Hi Betty, Originally native to Mediterranean region, Lavender loves growing in sunny position and well drained soil. It is a drought tolerant plant...
Category: General
Answered: 02:01PM, 08 Jan 2016
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Robyn
Answer: Hi Robyn, Thank you for using Yates Website. Agonis ‘After Dark’ is a beautiful shrub which has burgundy to purple coloured foliage all...
Category: General
Answered: 09:31AM, 19 Jan 2016
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Lynley
Answer: Dear Lynley, Grevillea grow best in a sunny/part sun position in the garden. They like excellent drainage and need to be fertilised with a fertili...
Answered: 02:51PM, 15 Sep 2010