Questions tagged: vegetables

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Jade
Answer: Dear Jade, Usually it is the other way around, an abundance of male flowers with very few female flowers. You are correct in defining the differen...
Answered: 02:29PM, 11 Jan 2011
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Emma
Answer: Dear Emma, Garlic is usually grown from bulbs but I have attached a link you might like to look at:- http://www.gardeningknowhow.com/vegetable/how-...
Answered: 02:47PM, 10 Feb 2011
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Merren
Answer: Dear Merren, There is no need to soak the pea seeds to enhance germination. When planting your seeds, choose a spot that receives plenty of sunlig...
Answered: 10:15AM, 16 Feb 2011
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Jayne
Answer: Hi Jayne, Many of the new sleepers are suitable for around garden beds as they have not been dipped in any products unsuitbale for vegetable growin...
Answered: 01:32PM, 28 Jun 2011
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Oz
Answer: Hi Oz, Growing fruit and vegetables is posible near coastal areas. Some vegetables that are slightly more tolerant of salt are asparagus, beetroot,...
Answered: 04:22PM, 25 Jul 2011
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Denise
Answer: Your celery could be floppy and not bunched for the following reasons – the site may not be receiving sufficient sunlight, the soil may be ov...
Answered: 02:01PM, 04 Aug 2011
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Matthew
Answer: The small white spots are likely to be fungal and more than likely powdery mildew. Powdery mildew presents itself as a dusting of grey-white powde...
Answered: 11:56AM, 08 Aug 2011
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Debbie
Answer: These eggs could belong to the small cabbage white butterfly. There is no control for the eggs so you will have to resort to manually removing them...
Answered: 01:02PM, 08 Aug 2011
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Namrata
Answer: Dear Namrata, You sound like you are all set to have a very productive vegetable garden this year. The chicken manure, cow manure and blood & ...
Answered: 03:39PM, 05 Sep 2011
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tammy
Answer: Herbs and chillies thrive in sunny spots so don’t be too concerned about them surviving on a balcony. Should your balcony faces west, howeve...
Answered: 04:29PM, 05 Sep 2011
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Maria
Answer: Hi Maria, They are very similar to the harlequin bugs which swarm in high numbers and can cause damage to vegetables. As these pests are on vegetab...
Category: Pests
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Answered: 12:39PM, 12 Sep 2011
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Emma
Answer: Hi Emma, Stanthorpe is very cool in Winter with frosts and so I suggest you choose the cool zone. Many of the deciduous fruit trees such as apples ...
Category: General
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Answered: 03:18PM, 26 Sep 2011
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steve
Answer: Hi Steve, Adding compost at least twice per year will help break down the clay particles in the soil. If you do not make your own compost you can...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
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Answered: 10:41AM, 27 Sep 2011
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Mildred
Answer: Hi Mildred, The cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli may have only produced leaves as there were high levels of a nitrogen based fertiliser. Can you appl...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
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Answered: 01:19PM, 18 Oct 2011
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Kate
Answer: Hi Kate, Vegetables such as beans, pumpkins, beetroot and carrots are all suitable as well as the salad vegetables such as lettuce, tomatoes and cu...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
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Answered: 01:23PM, 24 Oct 2011
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Robert
Answer: Hi Robert, At this time of year there are of moths laying eggs and consequently lots of caterpillars feeding on our crops. Snails & Slugs are ...
Answered: 10:25AM, 11 Nov 2011
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William
Answer: Hi William, To control the white moths you need to control the green caterpillar that is the larvae of the moth. We have 3 great products, natures ...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
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Answered: 01:39PM, 11 Nov 2011
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Jon
Answer: Hi Jon, Invading tree roots from neighbouring trees can play havoc at times. If the trees are well established trees, I am not sure if there much ...
Answered: 03:08PM, 11 Nov 2011
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Hans
Answer: Hi Hans, Yellowing of leaves and poor growth could indicate a deficiency. Sweet corn is a warm season crop which will grow well in your area from O...
Answered: 04:55PM, 28 Nov 2011
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anne
Answer: Hi Anne, The plant belongs to the cucurbitaceae family which includes pumpkins and cucumbers. Once the flowers appear it may be easier to determine...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
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Answered: 09:37AM, 21 Feb 2012
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robert
Answer: Hi Robert, 100 mm deep pot is very shallow and herbs such as parsley, oregano and basil could be grown. Take care with watering during the warmer ...
Category: General
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Answered: 01:36PM, 09 Jul 2012
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Rebecca
Answer: Hui Rebecca, You have a great choice of herbs and vegetables that can be sown at this time of year in your area. You might like to try:- Herbs &...
Answered: 02:28PM, 30 Jul 2012
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mary
Answer: Hi Mary, There are an abundant amount of vegetables that you can sow at this time of the year, some being:- Tomatoes, lettuce, cucumber, zucchini, ...
Answered: 02:26PM, 14 Sep 2012
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Ossie
Answer: Hi Ossie, I am sure you would have prepared your garden beds well by incorporating lots of organic matter into the existing soil. Vegies do need r...
Answered: 04:34PM, 21 Nov 2012
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Pamela
Answer: Broad beans will set pods when temperatures start to increase.
Answered: 01:44PM, 04 Sep 2013
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richard
Answer: These symptoms seem as though they are associated with a fungal disease. Without images it is difficult to ascertain the disease however, the use ...
Answered: 04:58PM, 06 Jan 2014
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sarah
Answer: Hi Sarah, Whatever has done damage on your plants is most likely to come out at night, it does look like you have had caterpillar damage ,they have...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
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Answered: 01:07PM, 21 May 2014
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Lorraine
Answer: Hi Lorraine, try some of the mail-order companies like greenharvest or eden seeds, if they don’t have them in stock they may be able to tell ...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
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Answered: 01:58PM, 21 May 2014
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Lynda
Answer: Hi Lynda, Thats quite a big bite there which could have been caused by a possum. Most things that attack vegetables come out at night so this would...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
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Answered: 02:46PM, 22 May 2014
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Sally
Answer: Hi Sally, You can store your pumkins for three months in a cool dry place.Take the seeds out wrap in a plastic bag and refrigerate when required.
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
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Answered: 03:22PM, 25 Jun 2014