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Answer: Hi Emily, Thank you for contacting Yates. Eranthemum’s prefer a slightly acidic, fertile, moist but very well-drained soil. To improve soils ...
Answered: 03:36PM, 23 May 2019
Answer: Hi Susan, Thank you for contacting Yates. Yes, the product is suitable for all orchids including native orchids. Hope this helps and happy gardenin...
Category: Fertilising
Answered: 09:25AM, 23 May 2019
Answer: Hi Craig, Thank you for contacting Yates. Unfortunately, we haven’t got any product that will control pests systemically. Mealybugs take adva...
Category: Pests
Answered: 09:17AM, 23 May 2019
Answer: Hi Helen, Thank you for contacting Yates. Yes there is still hope. Citrus particularly lemon is slow to establish after transplanting. If the trunk...
Answered: 08:39AM, 23 May 2019
Answer: Hi Kelly, Thank you for contacting Yates. Unfortunately, we do not have any spray shield for sale. To avoid drifting, you may try to paint carefull...
Category: Products
Tags: spray shield
Answered: 11:56AM, 21 May 2019