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22 Feb 2017
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Q. Hi Tui Team, what do I need to do to grow decent red onions? I just put in another lot as the last lot were small. Do you have any advice please? Thanks, Tina. A. The trick with onions is to plant them into a moist rich soil; and avoid... More
8 Feb 2017
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Q. Hi, can you tell me why my limes keep dropping off my tree. I get lots of flowers and most of them start to form little limes and then suddenly fall off. I water every second day and also feed it. It is growing in a large pot. Your help... More
25 Jan 2017
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Q. Hi, I got a lemon tree a few months ago. It's leaves are curling and dull. I've given it citrus food and haven't notice a change. What do you recommend? Thanks, April. A. Citrus leaves will curl when temperatures are cold or in extreme heat... More
11 Jan 2017
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Q. Hi, my strawberry plant leaves are browning and dying off. I planted them in strawberry mix, added strawberry food and water them often. What am I doing wrong? Thanks, Jo.  A. It seems like you have done all the right things to start off... More
1 Dec 2016
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Q. Hi, what plant is the best to plant for cat repellent? They are using my garden to go toliet. Thanks, Kurnia. A. You could try planting curry plant, lemon balm or pennyroyal - available at garden centres. Cayenne pepper and chilli are two... More
29 Nov 2016
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Q. Hello, I wondered if you have any solutions for ants eating my strawberries. They are in their own space and the ground is covered in pea straw. I found one nest which I managed to destroy but still there are more ants! Any hints would be... More
1 Nov 2016
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Q. Hi, what are the best ways of getting rid of moss from our lawn? I always use your products. I have previously used sulphate crystals, but the moss still returns each year. Thanks, Clive. A. Sulphate of Iron is the best solution to moss in... More
1 Nov 2016
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Q. Hi, we have a few gardenias in our garden. They are all planted the same, however some have yellow leaves on them. I have bought the correct phosphate to put on the soil, but they are still going yellow. Can you please help me as I don’t... More
27 Oct 2016
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Q. Hi, my tomatoes have developed rot at the bottom of the fruit. My other plants appear to be okay. Can you please advise how to stop it affecting my tomatoes? Matt. A. The problem is blossom end rot which commonly affects tomatoes, capsicums... More
12 Oct 2016
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Q. Hi, my neighbours are concerned about the yellowing of the leaves on their Magnolia Michelias. I read that too much sun could be the cause, but the tree's against the house and faces south. What would you advise? Debbie. A. It is quite... More

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