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Answer: Hi Justine, Thank you for contacting Yates. Magnolias are either ever green or deciduous. In your instance it is a deciduous tree. As it starts to ...
Category: General
Answered: 03:13PM, 20 Aug 2018
Answer: Hi Kay, Thank you for contacting Yates. Unfortunately, we don’t have a product that is registered to treat the borers in your tree. The best ...
Category: Pests
Tags: trees, borers
Answered: 04:45PM, 18 Aug 2018
Answer: Hi Kane, Thank you for contacting Yates. You will need to keep any grazing pets of the treated areas for 7 days. After those 7 days, you will need ...
Category: Products
Answered: 10:49AM, 18 Aug 2018
Answer: Hi Jodie, Thank you for contacting Yates. For weed control in Zoysia lawns we recommend using Yates Buffalo Pro Concentrate. Prior to applying to t...
Category: Lawns
Answered: 01:57PM, 18 Aug 2018
Answer: Hi Claire, Thank you for contacting Yates. It sounds like you have a fair amount of butterflies in your area laying eggs there. These eggs then for...
Answered: 12:02PM, 18 Aug 2018