Terms and Conditions of Website Use


Website Terms and Conditions of Use


By accessing the Roots, Shoots & Fruits (RSF) website, you agree to be bound by the terms of this agreement.


Please read carefully and completely the terms of the agreement which follows. 


By using this website, you accept this disclaimer in full. If you disagree with any part of this disclaimer, please do not use www.rd2.co.nz or any affiliated websites or companies. 


RSF reserves the right to modify these terms at any time, so please check back periodically for any changes.


All information and resources found on www.rd2.co.nz are based on the personal experience RSF has had in analysing nutritional deficiencies in plants and soil for two decades in New Zealand. All information is general in nature and intended to educate readers to make their own plant nutrition decisions after consulting with a plant nutrition specialist to advise on their specific situation.


RSF encourages you to consult a plant nutrition specialist before applying any products to your soil or plants, especially if you are trying to alleviate a specific issue. NO information on this website should be used to diagnose, treat, prevent, or cure any disease or condition of plants or human health.


Comment Policy

RSF do not allow comments on blog posts as they are purely sharing my knowledge, not conducting a forum. 


Trial Data

RSF publishes as many trials as we can find from other growers around the world that use their products. This data provides a basis for our recommendations and advice, based on the information they have collected. Users are welcome to read through the data to educate themselves on the finer details and variables involved in each trial and make informed decisions for themselves. It in no way guarantees the same outcome in their crop; it is there for reference.



RSF publish testimonials from their own customers to share their comments and feedback on their products, again, as information so you can read and make your own informed decision on the products you use. It in no way guarantees the same outcome in your crop; it is there for reference purposes.


Blog Disclaimer

None of the employees of Roots, Shoots & Fruits can be responsible for your use of the information contained in the Roots, Shoots & Fruits blog entries.


Use at your own risk: Roots, Shoots & Fruits blog articles are meant purely for information pertaining to plant and soil nutrition, in particular relating to the use of their products. It contains only general information about plant and soil nutritional issues. It is not customised advice for your plants or soil, and should not be treated as such.


Limitation of warranties: The nutritional information on this website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied. Roots, Shoots & Fruits makes no representations or warranties in relation to the nutritional information on this website.


Professional assistance: You must not rely on the information on this website as an alternative to customised advice from your chosen professional plant and soil nutrition advisor. If you have any specific questions about any plant or soil nutrition matter, you should consult your professional plant and soil nutrition advisor.


No guarantee of success: Roots, Shoots & Fruits makes no representation and extends no warranty of any kind with respect to any results, goods, services, rights or other subject matter of its blogs and Roots, Shoots & Fruits hereby disclaims all warranties, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, any warranty of merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose.


Past performance: The performance and results represented in our blog or any other document or material supplied on the Roots, Shoots & Fruits blog is historical and is not a reliable indicator of future results and users of the blog may not receive the same results.


Can you republish this site’s original content?

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. You can share & adapt the original content on Roots, Shoots & Fruits ONLY IF you attribute it and do not use it for commercial purposes. If you remix, transform or build upon the material, you must attribute our contributions under the same license as the original.


Social Media Disclaimer


Roots, Shoots & Fruits operates a Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/rd2.co.nz/ and an Instagram page at https://www.instagram.com/roots.shoots.and.fruits/ (“Social Media”) and welcomes visitor feedback, comments and discussion.


We use our Social Media activity to develop strong customer and community relationships as well as to foster engagement by sharing information.


We adhere to Facebook and Instagram’s guidelines and Terms of Use and remind users that they are held under the same obligations when they use these social media sites.


Roots, Shoots & Fruits posts and shares information on its Social Media that it finds useful or relevant to our industry of plant nutrition. This does not constitute an official diagnosis of your own plant’s nutritional deficiencies or recommendation of how to fix them.


Any information provided on our Advice is general in nature and does not replace a professional opinion on your unique plant nutrition situation. Any content, including posts, pictures, responses from other parties, videos on our social media sites should be considered general in nature and not professional advice unique to your situation.


Opinions or views expressed from third parties posted on our social media platforms aren’t endorsed, or representative of Roots, Shoots & Fruits and we in no way take responsibility for other people’s personal opinions or experiences.


Roots, Shoots & Fruits reserves the right to remove any post, comment or other content if necessary at its own discretion and without notice.


Roots, Shoots and Fruits cannot accept any legal liability for any errors or omissions or damages resulting from reliance on the information contained in our Social Media content.


Roots, Shoots and Fruits does not assume any responsibility or liability whatsoever for any posting to its Social Media. Users agree to waive any legal or equitable rights or remedies against Roots, Shoots and Fruits with respect to these rules, including, but not limited to, posting, posting restrictions, deletions or moves, and member restrictions, removals or blocks.