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Bindii weed, onehunga (pronounced oh-nee-hunga after a New Zealand Maori place name) and jo-jo are alternative names for a troublesome lawn weed (Soliva pterosperma) which is now widesprea
Roses grow exceptionally well in the Mediterranian climate of south west, Western Australia.
If azalea foliage or flowers are being spoiled by lace bug or petal blight, preventative action – taken at the right time of year – can ease the problem.
Field peas can be important components of profitable crop rotations. Some growers however avoid field peas because of the perceived difficulties with harvesting.
Semi-leafless field pea can be direct harvested or swathed before harvesting. The decision to swath should only be made after considering the relative merits and disadvantages of swathing.
Cockroaches are primitive and highly successful animals and their general body form has changed little in the past 300 million years.
Cut flowers and foliage are highly perishable items. Field heat should be removed as soon as possible after picking.
Bean yellow mosaic virus (BYMV) causes a serious disease in narrow-leafed lupins. BYMV is found predominantly in high rainfall wheatbelt zones but occurs less often in medium rainfall zones.
This article outlines strawberry growers' obligations with respect to using pesticides on their farms.
Dried flowers are a popular longer-lasting alternative to fresh flowers. A number of methods can be used to dry flowers but some basic principles apply generally such as drying as fast as possible