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Answer: Hi Merilyn, Thank you for contacting Yates. If you haven’t noticed many flowers on your Rosella plant it may need a bit more potassium in its...
Answered: 05:38PM, 17 Feb 2018
Answer: Hi Daniel, In the garden there will always be some risk that things won’t go as planned; risk and compromise are constant considerations in the gar...
Answered: 11:26PM, 15 Feb 2018
Answer: Hi Linda, Thank you for contacting Yates. Yuccas can be tricky to control and the best way to get them down is to use a non selective herbicide and...
Category: Pests
Answered: 06:02PM, 15 Feb 2018
Answer: Hi Kingsley, Thank you for contacting Yates. An easy way to check if plants are still alive is to scratch the stem. For a living plants, this shoul...
Category: Potting Plants
Answered: 08:55AM, 15 Feb 2018
Answer: Hi Daniel, Thank you for contacting Yates. The tree looks like been infested by Anthracnose, a common fungal disease for mango. The product you nee...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Answered: 08:49AM, 15 Feb 2018