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Answer: Hi Kelly, Thank you for contacting Yates. There does look like there is a bit of stunted growth there, but we cannot see any signs of pests or dise...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: plant_care, fruit
Answered: 01:28PM, 23 Nov 2017
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
Answer: Hi R, For earwigs on ornamental plants, consider Yates Pyrethrum Insect Pest Killer. It’s available in both a convenient ready to use spray o...
Category: Pests
Answered: 12:02AM, 22 Nov 2017
Answer: Hi, Not quite sure what this grass like weed is but Weed n Feed won’t eradicate it as this product only controls broadleaf weeds in lawns onl...
Answered: 11:11AM, 21 Nov 2017
Answer: Hi John, Thank you for contacting Yates. We are an Australian based company so the weather condition and product recommendation would be quite diff...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Answered: 08:36AM, 21 Nov 2017