Questions tagged: vegetables

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Don
Answer: Hi Don, Normally when vegetables or fruiting trees don’t flower it is because there is not enough sun or that there is insufficient nutrients...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: vegetables
Answered: 12:36PM, 12 Jul 2016
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Amelie
Answer: Hi Amelie, Thank you for contacting Yates. Yates Mavrik (Chewing and Sucking Insect Pest Killer) is a great product and suitable for use on your Co...
Answered: 11:06AM, 02 Dec 2016
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Alan
Answer: Hi Alan, Thank you for contacting Yates. Yates Pyrethrum has a one day withholding period associated with the use of the product. As such you will ...
Answered: 01:37PM, 05 Nov 2017
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Hannah
Answer: Hi Hannah, Thank you for contacting Yates. Unfortunately, Yates Success Ultra is not registered to target a wide range of the thrips, just the West...
Answered: 04:09PM, 11 Nov 2017
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Helen
Answer: Hi Helen, Thank you for contacting Yates. Birds tend to like a wide range of vegetables but mainly attack the fruiting varieties such as the tomato...
Category: General
Answered: 11:26AM, 01 Dec 2017
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Jo-Anne
Answer: Hi Jo-Anne Sorry to hear you have a bad infestation of cabbage moth. The good news is that Dipel, an organic caterpillar control, will do a great j...
Category: Pests
Answered: 03:42PM, 11 Dec 2017
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Jen
Answer: Hi Jen, Thank you for contacting Yates. It seems to be under a bit of stress there. The large amounts of water in the soil can cause the drooping t...
Answered: 01:36PM, 13 Dec 2017
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Ram
Answer: Hi Ram, Thank you for contacting Yates. If your vegetables or herbs are showing signs of yellowing then it is likely more of a nitrogen issue. The ...
Answered: 11:03AM, 14 Dec 2017
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Fahad
Answer: Hi Fahad, Thank you for contacting Yates. The bug that is in the photo resembles that of the flea beetle. This beetle can attack vegetable plants i...
Answered: 04:49PM, 19 Dec 2017
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Ana
Answer: Hi Ana, Thank you for contacting Yates. We no longer have this particular product in our range. If you are looking at targeting some tomato early b...
Answered: 12:32PM, 20 Dec 2017
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Frank
Answer: Hi Frank, Thank you for contacting Yates and for your investigative work. After reviewing the case and facts presented it is highly likely that the...
Category: Pests
Answered: 09:11AM, 28 Dec 2017
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frank
Answer: Hi Frank, Thank you for contacting Yates. It is unfortunately a bit late to plant out the sweet potatoes now as they do take at least 5-6 months to...
Answered: 12:45PM, 03 Mar 2018
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Nolan
Answer: Hi Nolan, Thank you for contacting Yates. The main culprit that attacks beans or young plants in garden beds are the slaters and cut worms. They co...
Answered: 01:07PM, 03 Mar 2018
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Ian
Answer: Hi Ian, Thank you for contacting Yates. Broccoli do need a bit of potassium to assist with the flowering (which is what the head essentially is). H...
Answered: 10:33AM, 15 Jun 2018
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Mel
Answer: Hi Mel, Thank you for contacting Yates. Celery love the full sun and placing them in a sheltered position in the winter that gets the northerly sun...
Answered: 10:16AM, 22 Jun 2018
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brenda
Answer: Hi Brenda, Thank you for contacting Yates Australia. Thick skins on tomatoes is generally a sign that it has been quite warm or hot in the area. Ho...
Answered: 01:50PM, 01 Jul 2018
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Alison
Answer: Hi Alison, Thank you for contacting Yates. With the warmer weather its the fruits that shine in October. These include blueberries, strawberries, f...
Answered: 03:13PM, 12 Jul 2018
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Katrina
Answer: Hi Katrina, Thank you for contacting Yates. It looks like you may have some issues there with mites. Once they get onto the plants and cause this i...
Answered: 03:41PM, 16 Jul 2018
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Tara
Answer: Hi Tara, Thank you for contacting Yates. The tomato plant is suffering a bit there and there are a couple of things that we would recommend to alte...
Answered: 07:51PM, 10 Oct 2018
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sophie
Answer: Hi Sophie, Thank you for contacting Yates. The pest that you have on your broccoli is the grey aphid. They are easy to control with Natures Way Veg...
Category: Pests
Answered: 11:21AM, 18 Nov 2018
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Carolyn
Answer: Hi Kevin, Thank you for contacting Yates. Your garden bed soil and compost has become hydrophobic, meaning that it is repelling the water that is a...
Answered: 02:38PM, 22 Nov 2018
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Denis
Answer: Hi Denis, Thank you for contacting Yates. Yates Nature’s Way Fruit Fly can be applied on your tomato plants as either a band or a spot spray to th...
Category: Pests
Answered: 02:57PM, 24 Jan 2019
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Answer: Hi Peter, Thank you for contacting Yates. For an all round feed for your leafy veg, fruiting vegetables and legumes we recommend using Yates Nature...
Answered: 11:31AM, 25 Jan 2019
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Joe
Answer: Hi Joe, Thank you for contacting Yates. With our increasing temperatures, many lettuce varieties can suffer from the hot weather. Most can still be...
Answered: 11:52AM, 25 Jan 2019
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Rebecca
Answer: Hi Rebecca, Thank you for contacting Yates. From the description provided it sounds like your zucchini is suffering from powdery mildew. The produc...
Answered: 01:51PM, 08 Feb 2019
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Niomi
Answer: Hi Niomi, Thank you for contacting Yates. There is no withholding period for this product. This means that you can spray and consume your produce o...
Answered: 01:54PM, 08 Feb 2019
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Bill
Answer: Hi Bill, Thank you for contacting Yates. Your poor plant is suffering from pest invasion there. I can see some aphids, scale and mealy bugs calling...
Category: Diseases
Answered: 04:21PM, 08 Feb 2019
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Heather
Answer: Hi Heather, Thank you for contacting Yates. You are correct that Yates Tomato & Vegetable Dust is not suitable for use on cucumbers to control ...
Category: Pests
Answered: 05:01PM, 08 Feb 2019
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Sue
Answer: Hi Sue, Thank you for contacting Yates. From your description and the photo, you have a fruit fly infestation in your chillies. For the control of...
Answered: 09:58AM, 12 Feb 2019
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Heather
Answer: Hi Heather, Thank you for contacting Yates. After you can plant out immediately after mixing Dynamic Lifter Soil Improver and Plant Fertiliser into...
Answered: 02:14PM, 14 Feb 2019