Questions tagged: general

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Deb
Answer: Hi Deb, Not too sure what has happened there, check that your tree ist still green underneath and free from any borers. Use some seaweed concentrat...
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Answered: 09:17AM, 19 Dec 2014
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sacha
Answer: Hi Sacha, There are a number of caterpillars that fit that description,they do have protective hars that protect them from other insects and birds....
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Answered: 10:14AM, 14 Jan 2015
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brett
Answer: Hi Brett, Not sure what could be going on there, normally they would be attracted to decaying organic material around a compost or worm farm. There...
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Answered: 03:49PM, 14 Jan 2015
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Klaus
Answer: Hi Klaus, At this time of the year its more important that your plants establish well. Use some seaweed tonic to help your plants adjust to their n...
Category: Fertilising
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Answered: 09:28AM, 15 Jan 2015
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julie
Answer: Hi Julie, Magnolias are slow growers, make sure your new mulch isn’t too close to the stem to prevent fungal problems. As long as you keep us...
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Answered: 09:58AM, 15 Jan 2015
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Lindsay
Answer: Hi Lindsay, This flower is called a Celosia cristata, it likes the warm weather. We don’t have them in our range but you may find them throug...
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Answered: 02:53PM, 16 Jan 2015
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kylie
Answer: Hi Kylie, Those kind of plants like to have a well drained soil,use some seaweed tonic to help the roots establish.
Category: Diseases
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Answered: 08:45AM, 29 Jan 2015
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Christina
Answer: Hi Christina, Unfortunatetly we don’t have a product that will treat borers and normally they are found on trees that are suffering from envi...
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Answered: 09:02AM, 05 Feb 2015
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kate
Answer: Hi Kate, You can spray Antirot as a preventative spray especially if they are near the grevilleas which are showing the symptoms.
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Answered: 07:46AM, 06 Feb 2015
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Scott
Answer: Hi Scott, You can do this but you need to make sure that the weather isn’t too hot and that you water well after application
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Answered: 07:50AM, 06 Feb 2015
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Des
Answer: Hi Des, It will burn your plants because its is very strong. You will only need a wekk solution.
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Answered: 07:57AM, 06 Feb 2015
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Craig
Answer: Hi Craig, Normally this would be a moisture issue, check that the soil is well drained and that the soil isn’t too dry.
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Answered: 03:09PM, 06 Feb 2015
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Angie
Answer: Hi Angie, Check your watering, make sure its growing with a bit of sun and clear the pebbles away from the main trunk, this should help stop the le...
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Answered: 08:01AM, 11 Feb 2015
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Angie
Answer: Hi Angie, you may need to check the moisture on this one too, the kind of plants you are growing like it more on the dry side.
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Answered: 08:03AM, 11 Feb 2015
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Angie
Answer: Hi Angie, You will need to make sure there are no pebbles immediately around the trunk and make sure that the soil is well drained. If you have mul...
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Answered: 08:18AM, 11 Feb 2015
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Joy
Answer: Hi Joy, One of the reasons why this may work better is that there would be great air flow through your pumpkin patch and easier for the bees to fin...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
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Answered: 07:40AM, 08 May 2015
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nick
Answer: Hi Nick, There are a number of dwarf species of agapanthus that you can use and also a plant called liriope which is a smaller grower. I have attac...
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Answered: 11:00AM, 04 Jun 2015
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Katrina
Answer: Hi Katrina, it maybe too small to have strawberries in there as well,when it comes to fruiting plants its best to give them as much room as possibl...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
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Answered: 10:00AM, 02 Jul 2015
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petra
Answer: You need to make sure you prune after flowering, and feed it with a good fertiliser like Dynamic lifter for flowers. make sure your pruning at the ...
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Answered: 08:49AM, 09 Jul 2015
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Beth
Answer: Hi Beth, The best thing to do would be to go to your local nursery and see what is avaiable. However some suggestions are - Liquidamber styraculfua...
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Answered: 09:47AM, 24 Jul 2015
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Lynda
Answer: Hi there, I would check your plant and make sure there is no yellow spots on the leaves before they die, this could be myrtle rust but other wise i...
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Answered: 08:14AM, 21 Jan 2016
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Annabelle
Answer: Hi Annabelle, its best to wait for a couple of days to a week just so your not overloading your trees especially if your experiencing hot windy wea...
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Answered: 10:20AM, 27 Jan 2016
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Kelly
Answer: Hi Kelly, without seeing your tree its hard to give you specific information. These types of plants like to grow in a rich but well drained soil wi...
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Answered: 12:15PM, 27 Jan 2016
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ian
Answer: Hi Ian, there could be a few things that could be happening here, check for scale underneath the leaves, you can treat this by using Yates pest oil...
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Answered: 02:32PM, 27 Jan 2016
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Lynn
Answer: Hi Lynn, make sure that your fuchsia is in a protected area, tip prune to promote new growth, when you see a little more growth on your plant and u...
Category: Potting Plants
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Answered: 01:34PM, 02 Feb 2016
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Gary
Answer: Hi Gary, It looks like a type of hop bush which are native to Australia and new Zealand. There are many different varieties http://www.urrbraewetla...
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Answered: 09:33AM, 03 Feb 2016
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Sally-...
Answer: Hi Sally Anne, if the plant itself can wait to be transplanted autumn would be a better time, use a little bit of seaweed tonic to reduce the shock...
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Answered: 08:16AM, 11 Feb 2016
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Tim
Answer: Hi Tim, These kinds of plants like to grow in dry soils so it may be the drainage. At this time of the year its hard to establish plants at this ti...
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Answered: 08:00AM, 17 Feb 2016
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marc
Answer: Hi Marc, unfortunately your photo has not come through properly. You do need a bit of room for yuccas as they can get large trunks and be quite sol...
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Answered: 09:08AM, 10 Mar 2016
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Maureen
Answer: Hi Maureen, yes this plant is great in the garden and in pots, its called Evolvulous blue eyes and grows in the full sun with good drainage. Tip pr...
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Answered: 09:36AM, 10 Mar 2016