Questions tagged: general

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Caron
Answer: Dear Vicki, There are so many plants available for screening but it would depend upon what is suitable for your area. The best place to look would...
Category: General
Answered: 02:13PM, 26 Jul 2010
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Noeleen
Answer: Hi Noleen, heirloom seed potatoes and the tree dahlias can be found through mail-order companies like Diggers seeds,new gipsland seeds and bulbs an...
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Answered: 06:58AM, 30 Jul 2010
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Vicky
Answer: Dear Vicky, The Yates range of seeds covers vegetables, herbs flowering annuals, a small native range and medicinal herbs. I would make some enqui...
Answered: 03:09PM, 02 Aug 2010
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Caroline
Answer: Dear Caroline, You might like to inspect your plant more closely to see why this damage is occurring. It could be insect attack. Check to see is t...
Answered: 10:36AM, 03 Aug 2010
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julie
Answer: Dear Julie. This plant is fairly hardy and is usually not prone to pests or disease. If you have had a lot of rain lately it could be that the pla...
Answered: 03:09PM, 03 Aug 2010
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Renae
Answer: Dear Renae, In the Yates range of seed, you will find open pollinated and hybrid seed that is available. If the seed is hybrid, it will state thi...
Answered: 08:51AM, 04 Aug 2010
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shirley
Answer: Dear Shirley. This is such a complex question to answer as you have to take into account so many factors when choosing plants for a new garden. For...
Category: General
Answered: 11:24AM, 04 Aug 2010
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Jane
Answer: Dear Jane, Bougainvillea require a warm sunny place in which to grow. It is winter, so your plant may be suffering a little with the cold. It is...
Answered: 08:55AM, 10 Aug 2010
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shaira
Answer: Dear Shaira, Your Philadelphus will flower in late spring/summer so wait until the plant has finished flowering before you prune. You can then p...
Answered: 11:24AM, 10 Aug 2010
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Catherine
Answer: Dear Catherine, You can taking cuttings from the climber Jasmine in February/March.
Category: General
Answered: 01:47PM, 11 Aug 2010
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Jan
Answer: Dear Jan, To have a successful working compost bin the carbon/nitrogen ratio is the single most important factor in composting. Examples of high c...
Category: General
Answered: 10:20AM, 12 Aug 2010
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Lauren
Answer: Dear Lauren, It is always disappointing when a plant dies especially one as beautiful as a camellia sasanqua. I am wondering why the two camellias...
Answered: 02:09PM, 13 Aug 2010
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Tamika
Answer: Dear Tamika, I am sorry to hear that your plumbago plants are not doing so well. Usually they are a very hardy plant and grow very strongly. You ...
Answered: 09:25AM, 16 Aug 2010
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Bev
Answer: Dear Bev, According to Ramm Botanicals (distributor of this plant) tiger grass is non-invasive. To clarify this point I would contact the nursery ...
Answered: 01:45PM, 17 Aug 2010
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roz
Answer: Dear Roz, Is it seagrass matting you are referring to?
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Answered: 01:08PM, 18 Aug 2010
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Kris
Answer: Dear Kris, I would suggest you visit your local nurseries who will stock plants that are suitable for your area. Before making your selection you n...
Answered: 01:23PM, 18 Aug 2010
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graham
Answer: Dear Graham, It is probably a leaf spot caused by an excess of water. The edges of the leaf tend to brown off and curl. Agave is a tough drought p...
Answered: 11:27AM, 19 Aug 2010
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Mary
Answer: Dear Mary, Yellow leaves on your camellia could indicate a nutrient deficiency. Is it a little while since you fertilised your camellia? Now that...
Answered: 02:51PM, 19 Aug 2010
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Kevin
Answer: Dear Kevin, You looks like you will be okay. What we would recommend is that if it rains within 6 hours of application, you should spray again to ...
Answered: 08:49AM, 25 Aug 2010
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Denise
Answer: Dear Denise, It sounds like you will have to take your puppies for lots of long walks and tire them out so they don’t tear up your lawn. If t...
Answered: 10:10AM, 25 Aug 2010
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julie
Answer: Dear Julie, It seems unfair that your wisteria isn’t performing as well as it should particularly when you look after it so well. If it is 1...
Answered: 01:23PM, 25 Aug 2010
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Katy
Answer: Hi There, The best plants to grow would be plants that would suit your area. You may have to look for a strong native plant like an Acmena Smithii ...
Category: General
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Answered: 07:44AM, 26 Aug 2010
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Gardening
Answer: Hi There, The best time to prune a bouganvillea is after they have finished flowering.Sometimes this is hard to determine because it will depend on...
Category: General
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Answered: 09:36AM, 26 Aug 2010
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Eve
Answer: Dear Eve, You can plant your Sunflower seed now through to early summer. Choose a warm sunny, well drained spot out of the wind and sow directly in...
Answered: 11:44AM, 09 Sep 2010
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Tania
Answer: Dear Tania, Because the garden bed is so narrow and you want a plant to cover the 2.5m high wall, I would suggest that a climber would be the bette...
Answered: 02:14PM, 22 Sep 2010
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Max
Answer: Dear Max, Without more information on your tree, it is a little difficult to diagnose the problem. Have you inspected your tree for insects such a...
Answered: 01:32PM, 27 Sep 2010
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Ruby
Answer: Dear Ruby, You may like to contact your local Community College who could give you some more information about such a course. Also, lots of suburb...
Answered: 01:37PM, 29 Sep 2010
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Judy
Answer: Dear Judy, When you are spraying any kind of pesticide you should put your puppy in a safe area out of harm’s way. Once the PestOil is dry o...
Answered: 01:13PM, 30 Sep 2010
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Murray
Answer: Hi Murray, Without seeing the conditions they are growing in its hard to give you a specific answer. The main reason would be that they are lacking...
Category: General
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Answered: 01:34PM, 30 Sep 2010
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Skye
Answer: Hi there, You can plant depending on your gardens aspect: Photinia robusta Michelia figo camellia sasanqua acmena smithii Eleocarpus reticulata Cer...
Category: General
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Answered: 02:43PM, 30 Sep 2010