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Gordon
Answer: Hi Gordon, I can appreciate how difficult it can be in creating a garden on a sloping block and trying to stop the soil from running down the hill....
Answered: 09:05AM, 29 Feb 2012
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Dianne
Answer: Hi Dianne, On most of our packaging there is a date of manufacture, only a couple of products will have an expiry date. Liquids have a five year e...
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Answered: 08:51AM, 02 Mar 2012
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Maree
Answer: Hi There, You can use a product called leaf shine or even a product called white oil.
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Answered: 01:02PM, 02 Mar 2012
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Christine
Answer: Hi Christine, You can prune them now but not by much. You may even get another flush of flowers before winter.
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Answered: 07:54AM, 05 Mar 2012
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Shelley
Answer: Hi Shelley, Yes a hibiscus would be fine in this spot. make sure that it is free draining and add some compost to the soil to give it a good start.
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Answered: 07:53AM, 08 Mar 2012
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maisa
Answer: Hi Maisa, You can plant salivas,lavenders, buddlieas, native plants like hardenbergia,grevilleas and Bottlebrush. I hope this helps
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Answered: 08:54AM, 22 Mar 2012
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Answer: Hi Sharene, You can prune them back but not too hard if they are long and leggy. If your area is prone to frosts then as a precaution you may want ...
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Answered: 09:54AM, 04 May 2012
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KEN
Answer: Hi Ken, It should be OK and would have still had time to have traveled through the plant.
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Answered: 09:56AM, 04 May 2012
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Samantha
Answer: Hi Samantha, Its not a good idea to use Thrive soluble on native tube stock as there are some species that don’t like phosphorus. If they in ...
Category: Fertilising
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Answered: 11:40AM, 04 May 2012
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Susan
Answer: Hi Susan, Both of those plants are great and clivias do multiply, also try impatiens, coleus, agapanthus, acanthus and plectranthus which are avail...
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Answered: 11:51AM, 04 May 2012
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Michael
Answer: Hi Michael, Even though the earthworm holes can look unsightly they are a beneficial to your soil and important to the eco-system. This normally ha...
Category: Pests
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Answered: 02:43PM, 04 May 2012
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Diane
Answer: Hi Dianne, If you can remove it,that would be the best option. Replace it with some mulch which will help keep the roots cool in summer.
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Answered: 07:39AM, 14 May 2012
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Nick
Answer: Hi Nick, You need to make sure they are growing in a well drained soil,if you have scale you can treat it with pest oil. try using some seaweed con...
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Answered: 09:25AM, 14 May 2012
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Tania
Answer: Hi Tania, make sure that you space them at least 0.5m apart. They also like to be well drained.
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Answered: 08:21AM, 28 May 2012
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Penny
Answer: Hi Penny You can use weed mat or black plastic as a liner as well as using a layer of sugarcane mulch to keep The concrete cool so your raised gard...
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Answered: 10:46AM, 30 Aug 2012
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David
Answer: Hi David, You need to make sure that rain isn’t expected in a least a day to have a successful spray.
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Answered: 12:25PM, 03 Sep 2012
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Mark
Answer: Hi Mark, For the fertilizer to work properly you do need to pull the bark back otherwise you may not get the required result.
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Answered: 07:56AM, 06 Sep 2012
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kiyo
Answer: Hi Kiyo, You need to make sure that you feed with a fertiliser that has plenty of potassium in it. You can use Garden Gold which is a granular fert...
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Answered: 09:22AM, 14 Sep 2012
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Peter
Answer: Hi Peter, The recommended amount for Zero 490 glyphosate is 4-8mls per litre of water. I hope this helps
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Answered: 12:53PM, 14 Sep 2012
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James
Answer: Hi James, Without seeing your tree its hard to say specifically what it is but one plant that it maybe is Omalanthus populifolius which is a native...
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Answered: 07:49AM, 21 Sep 2012
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anne
Answer: Hi Anne, the best way to propagate jasmine is from cuttings after the plant has flowered.I have copied a link that may help give you a start. http:...
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Answered: 03:44PM, 27 Sep 2012
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Ruth
Answer: Hi Ruth, For the moment use a seaweed tonic like uplift once a week and don’t prune until the frosts are gone and there is nice new fresh fol...
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Answered: 07:36AM, 04 Oct 2012
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Bronwyn
Answer: Hi Bronwyn, You need to plant them with lots of compost, the more organic compost you add to your soil the better the drainage. Once planted make s...
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Answered: 10:19AM, 04 Oct 2012
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Allen
Answer: Hi Allen, You can use this product on your lawn but because they aren’t fine granules so it will take a longer time to break down on your lawn.
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Answered: 02:19PM, 15 Oct 2012
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Stephen
Answer: Hi Linda, first of all make sure that you use a good potting mix that will hold moisture in the summer season. Some good options are - Ivy gerani...
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Answered: 11:55AM, 29 Oct 2012
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Answer: Hi Peter and Gayle, Gardenias are normally very tough plants once established. gardenias like a acidic soil but will grow in soil that has a bit of...
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Answered: 12:23PM, 30 Oct 2012
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Nici
Answer: Hi Nici, There could be a number of reasons why your murrayas are looking sparse. If you haven’t pruned them give them a light one now sow th...
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Answered: 01:58PM, 30 Oct 2012
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marilyn
Answer: Hi Marilyn, You spray this product on the inside of the pot. I hope this helps
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Answered: 10:09AM, 01 Nov 2012
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Eddie
Answer: Hi Eddie, You could also try viola hederacea,brachycome multifida, gardenia radicans and Bacopa spp. I hope this helps
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Answered: 07:41AM, 02 Nov 2012
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graeme
Answer: Hi Graeme, You wouldn’t be able to produce a pittosporum in this manner because you will need a root system. Try soft tip cuttings.I hope thi...
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Answered: 09:08AM, 07 Nov 2012