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Elliot
Answer: Hi Elliot, sounds like you have powdery mildew. Avoid wetting the leaves when watering and only do it early in the day. Spray remaining healthy le...
Category: Pests
Answered: 10:09AM, 04 Dec 2009
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Rhonda
Answer: hi Rhonda, it’s pretty hard to say without seeing, but it could be that there has been a plaque of leaf eating beetles which have now passed....
Category: Pests
Tags: plant_care
Answered: 02:20PM, 09 Dec 2009
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Roslyn
Answer: Hi Roslyn, for mealy bugs to return after one day, they have not been successfully sprayed the first time. They are a difficult pest and tend to r...
Category: Pests
Tags: mealy bug
Answered: 07:32AM, 02 Dec 2009
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Shirley
Answer: Hi Shirley, control caterpillars with Yates Success, sprayed every 10 days or so. Thw white fly can be controlled with Yates Natrasoap every 5 days.
Category: Pests
Tags: pests
Answered: 10:30AM, 03 Dec 2009
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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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Jennie
Answer: Hi Jennie, your fuchsia have 2-spotted mite. Cut them back by reducing half the current years stems by 50% or so. Spray all remaining leaves, espe...
Category: Pests
Tags: fuchsias
Answered: 08:09AM, 23 Nov 2009
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Leigh
Answer: Leigh, these are perhaps some other type of fly or even a native bee harboring in the shade. Yates Fruit Fly Control is to be used as a splash bai...
Category: Pests
Tags: flies
Answered: 09:12AM, 03 Dec 2009
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Ian
Answer: Dear Ian, Earwigs seem to be a real problem this year and many gardeners are complaining about their gardens being invaded by this pest. Yates have...
Category: Pests
Answered: 02:53PM, 24 Nov 2009
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Ana
Answer: Hi Ana, The product that is registered for the control of earwigs is Baythroid Lawn Grub & Garden Insecticide. Baythroid is a fast acting cont...
Category: Pests
Answered: 02:41PM, 24 Nov 2009
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Lori
Answer: you may need to control this large population with Confidor. Thes bugs are sap suckers and do not eat holes in the fruit but may cause fruit spott...
Category: Pests
Answered: 10:05AM, 17 Nov 2009