Questions tagged: strawberries

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Belynda
Answer: Hi Belynda, the ants are probably secondary in this case and are attracted by fruit already damaged by birds or snails (if snails a silver trail wi...
Category: Pests
Tags: strawberries
Answered: 10:01AM, 03 Dec 2009
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G
Answer: Hi there, You need to make sure that your strawberries are in a full sun and well drained position. Yates Thrive flower and fruit will definatley h...
Answered: 09:31AM, 15 Apr 2010
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V
Answer: Dear V, The fact that you have sandy soils, you will need to incorporate lots of organic matter into your soils so your strawberry plants will give...
Answered: 01:17PM, 01 Nov 2011
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Evelyn
Answer: Hi Evelyn, Strawberries are propagated by runners. If you wish to multiply your plants this is normally done during the first year before they frui...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
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Answered: 11:02AM, 07 Dec 2011
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Barbara
Answer: Hi Barbara, The large seeds on the strawberry fruit would be due to the variety grown and is not a result of nutrition or disease. Seaweed booster ...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
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Answered: 11:35AM, 07 Dec 2011
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Colleen
Answer: Hi Colleen, Strawberries can be eaten by a number of pests such as snails and slugs. You may see a slime trail to indicate their presence. There a...
Answered: 02:18PM, 13 Feb 2012
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Elizabeth
Answer: Hi Elizabeth, It is a little difficult to know why this is happening so early in the season. Do the leaves also show signs of damage? How much do...
Answered: 03:31PM, 17 Sep 2012
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Craig
Answer: Hi Craig, Strawberries can be affected by a number of fungal leaf diseases but from the description of what is happening with your strawberries, I ...
Answered: 09:24AM, 27 Sep 2012
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Karen
Answer: Hi Karen, Strawberries do well in a soil that has been well prepared with some poultry manure such as Dynamic Lifter or compost plus a ration of mi...
Answered: 03:15PM, 10 Oct 2012
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cynthia
Answer: Strawberry plants produce good fruit when they receive lots of sunlight and are watered and fertilised regularly. Yates Thrive Strawberry and Berry...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
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Answered: 04:51PM, 01 Dec 2014
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Mark
Answer: Hi Mark, try using a little bit of sulphate of potash which will help with the production of flowers and help prevent fungal problems.
Answered: 08:54AM, 09 Dec 2014
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Philip
Answer: Hi There Now (winter) is a great time to transplant your strawberries. The cooler temperatures give your plants time to establish and grow new root...
Answered: 12:16PM, 17 Jul 2016