Questions tagged: vegetables

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Kelly
Answer: Hi Kelly, Make sure that your peas are free from disease and that they are growing in a well drained soil, try using some thrive flower and fruit t...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
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Answered: 09:23AM, 30 Jul 2014
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Tony
Answer: Hi Tony, This will probably be a comination of not the right nutrients and not enough sun. Cauliflowers like to have plenty of nutrients so a feed ...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
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Answered: 08:33AM, 07 Aug 2014
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Janet
Answer: Hi Janet, You will need to make sure that you are able to supply ample water especially for the summer. Use plenty of compost and manures according...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
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Answered: 02:33PM, 14 Aug 2014
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Taya
Answer: Hi Taya, It will be either a problem with nutrients or with the weather. Capsicums like to grow in the warmer weather so if the days are warm but t...
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Answered: 08:32AM, 20 Aug 2014
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Tammy
Answer: Hi Tammy, Normally its the other way around,there is an abundance of male flowers and no female flowers. The female flowers are normally quite quic...
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Answered: 09:40AM, 03 Sep 2014
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Caroline
Answer: Hi Caroline, Its imporant when using mushroom compost that is well composted and left to rest for a little while so its not too strong for your new...
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Answered: 09:19AM, 08 Oct 2014
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Phillip
Answer: Hi Philip, You may need to try using some sulphate of potash to start with or regular applications of thrive liquid flower and fruit to help promot...
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Answered: 11:08AM, 08 Oct 2014
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Fiona
Answer: Hi Fiona, Start with some easy to grow groundcovers that in time you will be able to take cuttings from and move them around.Try plants like native...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
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Answered: 09:12AM, 10 Oct 2014
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Andrea
Answer: Hi Andrea, peas are mostly grown when the weather is cool,once the warmer weather is here they will struggle. Make sure they are the full sun and t...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
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Answered: 10:38AM, 10 Oct 2014
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Lyn
Answer: Hi Lyn, If your plant suffered a little bit of shock, so it would be a good idea to use some seaweed concentrate to give it a boost. Once you start...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
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Answered: 07:56AM, 24 Oct 2014
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Garry
Answer: Hi Garry, Unfortunatley the rose black spot and insect spray doesn’t have registration for ediables, therefore we can not give you a safe tim...
Category: Products
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Answered: 08:52AM, 12 Nov 2014
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Chris
Answer: Hi Chris, Your photo hasn’t come through to us but most of the pests around at the momement will be caterpillars which you can treat by using...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
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Answered: 03:13PM, 12 Nov 2014
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Pam
Answer: Hi Pam, have posted some information that could help you below. http://www.annettemcfarlane.com/Stories/Sweet_Corn.pdf
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
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Answered: 03:16PM, 12 Nov 2014
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Paul
Answer: Hi Paul, Your best bet is Yates Pyrethrum Insecticide. Take care when using on young plants, apply in the cool of the day and when plants are not ...
Answered: 02:55PM, 04 Dec 2014
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Alice
Answer: Pest oil is not registered for use in vegetables, as leaf miners are inside the leaf there are not any products which will effectively control leaf...
Category: Pests
Answered: 09:41AM, 13 Mar 2015
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Patricia
Answer: There are many ways to help induce flowering in plants. One way is to use a fertiliser with higher Potassium to Nitrogen ratio. Yates Thrive Flower...
Answered: 10:35AM, 07 Apr 2015
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Gloria
Answer: Hi Gloria, As long as you don’t get frost where you are and you have plenty of warmth.Late August is normally the best time.
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
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Answered: 11:03AM, 24 Jul 2015
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Matt
Answer: Hi Matt, I don’t know where you are contacting us from but cucumbers like the warm weather so this may be whats causing this to happen. They ...
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Answered: 09:38AM, 30 Jul 2015
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hanqiang
Answer: Hi Once the spring gets going, there’s a wide range of vegetables you’ll be able to grow. If you go to the Yates NZ website and choose ...
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Answered: 01:25PM, 07 Oct 2015
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Sonja
Answer: Hi Sonja I don’t think there is anything to get too worried about regarding the beans. Make sure that you keep up the water to them and also ...
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Answered: 06:16PM, 21 Oct 2015
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Gerard
Answer: Hi Gerard There’s a link below which is the annual garden calendar and you can see hat needs to be done each month: http://www.yates.com.au/g...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
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Answered: 02:31PM, 29 Oct 2015
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Ljupco
Answer: Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Looks like they’re starting out well, but perhaps they’re lacking the nutrients to support growth? I wo...
Answered: 03:27PM, 05 Jan 2016
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wendy
Answer: Hello Wendy, Unfortunately none of our weedkiller products have specific approvals for use in a vegetable garden, and as such we cannot provide a g...
Answered: 06:41PM, 09 Jan 2016
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Wade
Answer: Hello Wade, Excellent start to your new garden! Looking good already. We look forward to more updates in the future. Wishing you all the best. Kind...
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Answered: 07:48PM, 09 Jan 2016
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Leelee
Answer: Hello Leelee, Unfortunately powdery mildew can and most likely will eventually lead to your plant’s demise in this case. It is often encounte...
Answered: 06:07PM, 20 Jan 2016
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colin
Answer: Hello Colin, The withholding period advice for approved applications of Yates PestOil is as follows: “Do not pick edible fruits for 1 day aft...
Answered: 06:24PM, 05 Feb 2016
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Richard
Answer: Hi Richard,they don’t like the real hot summers so its best to grow them in autumn or in spring depending on the weather- they also don’...
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Answered: 08:49AM, 07 Apr 2016
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kalpana
Answer: Hi Kalpana, yes eggplant are normally annuals and like the warmer months, you can collect seeds and sow next season. I hope this helps
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
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Answered: 08:08AM, 11 May 2016
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Fiona
Answer: Hi Fiona, we have a great search tool on our website that can help you here is a copy of a search that I did for your area http://www.yates.com.au/...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
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Answered: 09:23AM, 29 Jun 2016
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Geoff
Answer: Hi Geoff, It might be a bit cool at the moment for Zucchini, they like to grow in the warmer weather. Sometimes even when the days are warm the nig...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
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Answered: 04:21PM, 08 Jul 2016