Questions tagged: plant selection

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seanna
Answer: You would get a better selection list from a horticulturist in a local garden nursery. They are familiar with the indigenous plants of your area or...
Category: General
Answered: 05:02PM, 20 Nov 2014
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robert
Answer: Hi Robert, Thank you for contacting Yates regarding your plant selection. We are an Australian based company and not familiar with the climate cond...
Category: General
Answered: 12:21PM, 12 Mar 2016
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Suzanne
Answer: Hi Suzanne, Thank you for contacting Yates. Port Macquarie is located in the Temperate Zone for gardening. However, with your location close to the...
Answered: 11:16AM, 08 Oct 2016
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Ruth
Answer: Hi Ruth, Thank you for contacting Yates. The tree in the photo has the two main branches crossed. Over time, these branches will end up rubbing tog...
Answered: 02:39PM, 18 Oct 2016
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Lisa
Answer: Hi Lisa, Thank you for contacting Yates. The best variety of Magnolias for the heat and around pools would be the Magnolia grandiflora. There are m...
Answered: 02:14PM, 14 Jan 2017
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Paula
Answer: Hi Paula, Thank you for contacting Yates. There are many choices that you have when planting out under such a large palm. It will all depend on the...
Answered: 01:12PM, 22 Sep 2017
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Eddie
Answer: Hi Eddie, Thank you for contacting Yates. Pelargoniums or geraniums are great for the hanging baskets due to their dropping form and lovely flowers...
Answered: 12:48PM, 05 Oct 2017
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Leisa
Answer: Thank you for contacting Yates. Kentia Palm is a good choice for shady spot outdoor, it can tolerant mild frost but can get sunburn when young. I w...
Answered: 10:56AM, 12 Oct 2017
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Lyn
Answer: Hi Lyn, Thank you for contacting Yates. Lavender to prefer the full sun aspect and perform at their best in these conditions. Placing them in an ar...
Answered: 05:29PM, 16 Nov 2017
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Kaz
Answer: Hi Kaz, Thank you for contacting Yates. Murrayas can grow quite well in those conditions but do take some time to get to the right height. For thos...
Category: General
Answered: 12:56PM, 23 Nov 2017
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Nadia
Answer: Hi Nadia, Thank you for contacting Yates. For this area you might want to look at either the Lilly Pilly or even an native Grevillea or fast growin...
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Answered: 02:12PM, 01 Dec 2017
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Amy
Answer: Hi Amy, Thank you for contacting Yates. Please check the following plant list that would be suitable for your requirement. Myoporum parvifolium Co...
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Answered: 02:51PM, 12 Jan 2018
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Alex
Answer: Hi Alex, Thank you for contacting Yates. Forest Pansy is a small tree that is suitable for a single specimen for a small garden. It can reach up to...
Category: General
Answered: 10:46AM, 25 Jan 2018
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Elizabeth
Answer: Hi Elizabeth, Thank you for contacting Yates. Any flowering plant that can grow in full sun to semi-shade will be suitable for the location. Please...
Category: General
Answered: 04:24PM, 26 Jan 2018
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Robert
Answer: Hi Robert, Thank you for contacting Yates. There are many plants would be suitable for your location such as Hardenbergia, Mandeville, Climbing Pel...
Answered: 03:40PM, 12 Apr 2018
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Sally
Answer: Hi Sally, Thank you for contacting Yates. For many varieties of Camellia in Sydney you may like to try Camellia Grove Nursery or your local smaller...
Answered: 11:33AM, 09 May 2018
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Tahlia
Answer: Hi Tahlia, Thank you for contacting Yates. Herbs are fantastic for kids to grow in the garden. Many are hardy and can handle a bit of wear and tear...
Answered: 02:16PM, 09 Jun 2018
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Alison
Answer: Hi Alison, Thank you for contacting Yates. With the warmer weather its the fruits that shine in October. These include blueberries, strawberries, f...
Answered: 03:13PM, 12 Jul 2018
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Simon
Answer: Hi Simon, Thank you for contacting Yates. We don’t recommend planting trees close to any sewer pipes. Although they may be considered not inv...
Answered: 10:32AM, 21 Jul 2018
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Sharyn
Answer: Hi Sharyn, Thank you for contacting Yates. Heavy clays are hard to grow in for any plant species whether they be shallow rooted or larger trees. To...
Answered: 11:22AM, 29 Sep 2018
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Gwenyth
Answer: Hi Gwenyth, Thank you for contacting Yates. Although it is standard, the root system can still be invasive so we would recommend that if planting o...
Answered: 04:33PM, 08 Feb 2019
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Gary
Answer: Thank you for contacting Yates. Please refer to the following link in regard to a medium size tree which includes both evergreen and deciduous. htt...
Category: General
Answered: 09:32AM, 09 Feb 2019
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Angela
Answer: Hi Angela, Thank you for contacting Yates. Overshaded and compacted soil could be the causes contributed to the death of the underplantings. I woul...
Category: General
Answered: 05:27PM, 11 Feb 2019
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ann
Answer: Hi Ann, The only rose that I could find that has “rosie” in the name is an orange floribunda rose called ‘Rosie the RiveterTM”. Just remember to pr...
Category: Roses
Answered: 01:27PM, 14 Feb 2019
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Brooke
Answer: Hi Brooke, Thank you for contacting Yates. We would recommend that you remove the existing hedge prior to planting out the climbers. As the hedge c...
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Answered: 01:26PM, 19 Feb 2019
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Answer: Hi T, Thank you for contacting Yates. Murrayas are not known to have invasive root systems, however, we would still recommend that you provide the ...
Category: General
Answered: 01:46PM, 19 Feb 2019
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Amy
Answer: Hi Amy, Thank you for contacting Yates. I would suggest growing some legume crops to help enrich the soil over winter. You may try broad beans and ...
Answered: 12:33PM, 05 Mar 2019
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margaret
Answer: Hi Magaret, Thank you for contacting Yates. You may look into the following plant: - Raphiolepis indica ‘Oriental Pearl’ - Nandina &#...
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Answered: 03:34PM, 05 Mar 2019
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Anne
Answer: Thank you for contacting Yates. You may consider some ground cover such as: - Native violet - Plectranthus species - Impatiens - Begonias spp - Hel...
Category: General
Answered: 11:36AM, 07 Mar 2019
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Helene
Answer: Hi Helene, Thank you for contacting Yates. Are you able to send us a photo of the area? This will help us to better understand the issue. Looking f...
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Answered: 12:21PM, 05 Apr 2019