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cynthia
Answer: Hi Cynthia, Your rose will be ok as long as the main roots on your plant is ok…when you plant it use some sulphate of potash around the roots...
Category: Roses
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Answered: 04:08PM, 22 Mar 2016
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Kerrie
Answer: Hi Kerrie, Autumn is a great time to prune most plants, they are often exhausted after the summer and need a bit of a refresh, also good for decidu...
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Answered: 08:50AM, 30 Mar 2016
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Susie
Answer: Hi Susie, without seeing any flowers its a little bit hard to be specific but it looks like Euphorbia wulfenii which is a succulent plant.http://w...
Category: Potting Plants
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Answered: 10:42AM, 30 Mar 2016
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eric
Answer: Hi Eric, These little guys are the red shouldered leaf beetle which are a round at this time of the year, the only thing we really have to treat th...
Category: Pests
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Answered: 02:12PM, 30 Mar 2016
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Boongee
Answer: Hi there, it looks like you have a type of grape there it could be either a fruiting one or a ornamental grape, both loose their leaves in winter c...
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Answered: 03:42PM, 30 Mar 2016
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john
Answer: Hi John, three vines come to mind, grapes, kiwi fruit and raspberries will let the light in in the winter especially if you are in a cool district...
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Answered: 04:17PM, 05 Apr 2016
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Nicole
Answer: Hi Nicole, it looks like you may have a insect called a lerp which is common on stressed angophoras and eucalyptus which can end in defoliation of ...
Category: Pests
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Answered: 04:32PM, 05 Apr 2016
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Robyn
Answer: Hi Robyn without seeing your garden its hard to say whats going wrong there, ornamental grapes are normally easy to establish, try giving it a tip ...
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Answered: 09:05AM, 06 Apr 2016
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Mel
Answer: Hi Mel, it does look like sunburn which can happen in this weather, try and avoid any water over the foliage which can cause this to happen. A drip...
Category: Diseases
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Answered: 09:23AM, 06 Apr 2016
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pat
Answer: Hi Pat, Tiny Trev is a great Lilly pilly and grows well in most areas but it may not get to the heights your after so bush Christmas will be the be...
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Answered: 09:26AM, 06 Apr 2016
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Nathan
Answer: Hi Nathan, now is a good time as they die down through the winter. You will get nice fresh growth in the spring. I hope it helps
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Answered: 08:13AM, 05 May 2016
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Karen
Answer: Hi Karen, Check the drainage and prune by about half, you could even try propagating them if you wanted to. Give them a little bit of a tonic as we...
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Answered: 02:24PM, 05 May 2016
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brett
Answer: Hi Brett, Drainage is very important so make sure that you check that this is ok….the gardenias in the sun have also had a tough summer so pe...
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Answered: 07:38AM, 11 May 2016
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Joyce
Answer: Hi Joyce, start with a 8 inch pot if they are growing slowly with a really good well draining potting mix- You can use the chicken manure pellets b...
Category: Potting Plants
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Answered: 09:10AM, 11 May 2016
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Lynne
Answer: Hi Lynne, I can see one hole there at least so check there is no borer’s in there with a bit of wire, check the trunk for more holes and any ...
Category: Pests
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Answered: 02:36PM, 20 May 2016
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Colin
Answer: Hi Colin, some of the native species are quite good to grow and often are not as thirsty as other trees, some suggestions are hibiscus tiliaceaus, ...
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Answered: 09:06AM, 01 Jun 2016
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Robert
Answer: Hi Robert, It looks like a double flowering hibiscus
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Answered: 07:01PM, 21 Jun 2016
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Belinda
Answer: Hi Belinda, you need to be careful of the tap root which will be the main root, you can prune the fibrous roots neatly…. use a seaweed tonic ...
Category: Potting Plants
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Answered: 09:48AM, 22 Jun 2016
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Andrew
Answer: Hi Andrew, thank you for contacting us about plant selection. You can grow herbs in hanging baskets, they do quite well-strawberries are also a goo...
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Answered: 08:20AM, 14 Jul 2016
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Antara
Answer: Hi Antara, thank you for the photo, the best thing to do would be to visit your local nursery to see what is available. However we can recommend so...
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Answered: 05:08PM, 19 Jul 2016
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Andrea
Answer: Hi Andrea, Thank you for contacting us about the problems you have with your Lilly pillies. If you have noticed any red to brown spots that eventua...
Category: Diseases
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Answered: 07:08PM, 22 Jul 2016