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Michael
Answer: Hi Michael, the most likely answer is that the plant is not receiving enough water, but if something else has upset the roots, such as curl grub or...
Category: General
Tags: rhododendron
Answered: 09:38AM, 08 Dec 2009
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Anne
Answer: Dear Anne, You will need to give your Viburnums some protection from the hot summer months, particularly if they are growing in full sun. There is ...
Answered: 01:09PM, 10 Dec 2009
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amanda
Answer: hi Deveril. These plants have suffered from lack of water and/or heat stress at some stage. A soil wetter may help penetration into the soil but ...
Category: General
Tags: plant_care
Answered: 06:51AM, 09 Dec 2009
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Kingsley
Answer: Dear Kingsley, Rosemary require a sunny spot with good drainage. Rosemary is usually a really tough plant and doesn’t require a lot of water...
Category: General
Answered: 02:15PM, 09 Dec 2009
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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