Questions about: General

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Di
Answer: Hi Di, hibiscus best pruned in spring. You can reduce the bush by up to 1/3. Apply a complete fertiliser such as Yates Dynamic Lifter for Roses a...
Category: General
Tags: hibiscus
Answered: 12:56PM, 25 Nov 2009
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Jennifer
Answer: Dear Jennifer, The name of the creeper is Ficus pumila. You can certainly grow it in Perth and in the position you mentioned. To keep those leaves...
Answered: 11:26AM, 02 Dec 2009
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Sigrid
Answer: Hi Sigrid, when some soils and potting mixes get a bit tired they can develop water repellency when dry. using a soil wetting agent as required wi...
Category: General
Tags: soil wetters
Answered: 09:17AM, 20 Nov 2009
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Sigrid
Answer: Hi Sigrid, the subject of soils is pretty huge, and there are lots of ways to get to know your soil better, and to improve it. The best place for y...
Category: General
Tags: soils
Answered: 11:12AM, 25 Nov 2009
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Anthony
Answer: Hi Anthony, if it is older leaves yellowing it is perhaps a shortage of nitrogen, new leaves yellowing it could be iron, if all over then maybe mag...
Category: General
Tags: gardenias
Answered: 08:53AM, 20 Nov 2009
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Barbara
Answer: Hi Barbara, yes let the pods dry right out on the plant before picking, removing the pods and storing the seed in an airtight container in a cool d...
Category: General
Tags: Sweet peas
Answered: 08:48AM, 20 Nov 2009
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Jeanette
Answer: Hi Jeanette, sounds like many things have gone wrong here. Hard to say without knowing what they have been fed with so far and what the soil is lik...
Category: General
Tags: gardenia
Answered: 10:41AM, 17 Nov 2009
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Paula
Answer: Hi Paula, this sounds like a real challenge as lush tropical gardens will not thrive in the extremes of exposed coastal locations with sandy alkali...
Category: General
Tags: coastal
Answered: 10:25AM, 17 Nov 2009
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Rhonda
Answer: Hi Rhonda, some prunus rootstock can be problematic with suckering and there isnt much that you can do. Chopping them off at the soil surface just ...
Category: General
Tags: fruit
Answered: 09:47AM, 23 Nov 2009
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Maree
Answer: Hi Maree, I have listed a few plants that might be suitable for your location. Abelia grandiflora, Agonis flexuosa ‘Nana", Buxus japon...
Answered: 11:11AM, 19 Nov 2009