Questions tagged: general

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Jane
Answer: Dear Jane, It does sound like the area where you have planted your agapanthus may be too wet if the leaves are yellowing and suffering with fungal ...
Answered: 12:57PM, 18 Jan 2011
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gerard
Answer: Dear Gerard, It is entirely up to you whether you grow in raised garden beds or in a shadehouse. Vegetables always require at least 6 hours of sunl...
Answered: 12:02PM, 16 Feb 2011
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Mark
Answer: Dear Mark, Sorry to hear that one of your Pandorea’s is not growing well. It could be the frost that has affected it but then you would thin...
Answered: 04:31PM, 11 Mar 2011
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ken
Answer: Dear Ken, We can understand your concerns about whether Pyrethrum is harmful to birds should they eat the sprayed insects. Due to the very low amo...
Answered: 04:22PM, 04 May 2011
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margaret
Answer: Dear Margaret, You can certainly transplant at this time of the year now that it is Autumn. If your Tibouchina has finished flowering you can tran...
Answered: 04:00PM, 13 May 2011
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john
Answer: DearJohn, The fact that you live in the NT would be the reason why your Forsythia hasn’t flowered. This shrub is more suited to a cool clima...
Answered: 03:48PM, 25 May 2011
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Jerry
Answer: Hi Jerry, Yellowing leaves can indicate a nutrient deficiency. The first step to take is to do a pH test on your soil to see if pH is correct. Az...
Answered: 02:36PM, 26 May 2011
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Kerrie
Answer: Hi Kerrie, I am sorry to hear that your lilly pilly plants are not growing as well as you would expect. Would you have done some soil preparation b...
Answered: 01:42PM, 27 May 2011
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Pam
Answer: Dear Pam, I am sorry to hear that your Dodonaeas are dying back. It is difficult to know what is causing this without a little more history of the...
Answered: 12:27PM, 03 Jun 2011
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Vicki
Answer: Hi Vicki, Am sorry to hear your lilly pilly plants are looking so poorly. Have you inspected the branches and leaves of the plants to make sure the...
Answered: 04:51PM, 20 Jun 2011
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Terry
Answer: Dear Terry, Gosford is in the temperate zone.
Answered: 03:42PM, 19 Jul 2011
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Connie
Answer: Hi There, Ficus species are reknown for dropping there leaves at extremes of weather. it could also be because of poor drainage. Either way make su...
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Answered: 09:05AM, 25 Jul 2011
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Karen
Answer: Dear Karen, I am presuming the tree you are referring to is a mop top Robinia. Now that it is in its deciduous stage you can prune back the lateral...
Answered: 09:55AM, 02 Aug 2011
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Jenny
Answer: Dear Jenny, The seeds for the Poppy Flanders Red need to be sown in autumn as they will take 20 weeks to grow and flower in time for Remembrance Da...
Answered: 03:31PM, 03 Aug 2011
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Charles
Answer: Dear Charles, Your Murraya plants will shortly be flowering so now is not the time to prune them. Murraya flower in spring and then again in late ...
Answered: 02:18PM, 17 Aug 2011
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Lee
Answer: Dear Lee, Blue ginger is a tropical plant and tends to suffer a little during the cold winter months. Blue giner grows best in the shade in a warm...
Answered: 04:41PM, 19 Aug 2011
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Doug
Answer: Dear Doug, Your 15 year old Grevillea Robyn Gordon had done very well to get to 15 years old and still be growing strongly. This species is more s...
Answered: 04:41PM, 22 Aug 2011
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Fernando
Answer: Dear Fernando, Daisies (Argyrantheums) main flowering time is spring and again in autumn. If your daisies are in need of a good prune to maintain ...
Answered: 09:38AM, 23 Aug 2011
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Annette
Answer: Dear Annette, There are certain trees and shrubs that our prohibited from use because of invasive root systems in certain situations by particular ...
Answered: 09:57AM, 23 Aug 2011
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Matthew
Answer: Dear Matthew, The product we would recommend is called Zero Weedspray. The active ingredient in this product is Glyphosate. Once the product is spr...
Answered: 11:55AM, 25 Aug 2011
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Sue
Answer: Dear Sue, You don’t mention the type of camellia you have growing in your garden. If you have camellia japonica, they flower winter into spr...
Answered: 10:07AM, 06 Sep 2011
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Trish
Answer: Dear Tris, When considering a plant for a hedge, it is usually best to pick one that exhibits dense bushy growth that responds well to pruning on a...
Answered: 02:51PM, 13 Sep 2011
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Narelle
Answer: Dear Narelle, There will be some outlay with regarding to propagating plants for your fete in March. The most economical way of doing this would b...
Answered: 04:46PM, 15 Sep 2011
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ian
Answer: Hi Ian, From the photo you have sent us it looks like the roots are suffering from some sort of stress. This could either be from the initial plant...
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Answered: 09:23AM, 28 Sep 2011
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Joan
Answer: Hi Joan, The best thing to do if your gardenia is looking a bit sparse then give your gardenia some seaweed solution/thrive to promote some new gr...
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Answered: 11:27AM, 14 Oct 2011
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Judy
Answer: Hi Judy, it looks like your palm is having some trouble with a fungal problem. We don’t have anything that is registered in our product range...
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Answered: 09:37AM, 18 Oct 2011
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margaret
Answer: Hi Margaret, Depending on how protected your area is you can plant, Correa spp- Native fushias Native violet-purple and white flowers Helleborus ag...
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Answered: 11:48AM, 10 Nov 2011
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Sutha
Answer: Hi Sutha, I agree with you. It would be nice to see some sunshine more frequently than we have had in the last few months. One good thing is that ...
Answered: 10:43AM, 07 Dec 2011
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Jodie
Answer: Hi Jodie, When selecting plants is a good idea to go to your local nursery who will can advise you on what grows best in your area. some suggestion...
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Answered: 03:35PM, 12 Jan 2012