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Recently answered

Answer: Hi Allan, Thank you for contacting Yates. Unfortunately we don’t have a selective herbicide for grassy weeds in lawn, you may try spot spray...
Category: Weeds
Answered: 02:59PM, 11 Dec 2018
Answer: Hi Kim, Thank you for contacting Yates. If the current Ash is dying from an unknown disease, it would be best not to replant another tree from the...
Category: General
Answered: 10:39AM, 10 Dec 2018
Answer: Hi Brett, Thank you for contacting Yates. Looks like the plant is burnt from either too much sun, not enough water or transplanting. I would sugge...
Category: General
Tags: tree, Sunburn
Answered: 11:46AM, 10 Dec 2018
Answer: Thank you for contacting Yates. If the potting mix is too wet or lack of drainage, browning tip of new growth could cause the issue. I would sugges...
Category: General
Answered: 11:21AM, 10 Dec 2018
Answer: Hi Michelle, Thank you for contacting Yates. The disease could be dollar spot. To control, try Yates Mancozeb Plus Garden Fungicide & Miticide...
Category: Lawns
Tags: dollar spot, lawn
Answered: 11:53AM, 10 Dec 2018