Category Archives for Weed & Pest Control

Garden Weeds and their Control

The suppression of weeds in a garden is of the utmost importance. If they are not kept under control a garden will soon become a wilderness. Most garden weeds are native species which prefer to grow in disturbed ground or … Continue reading

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PESTS OF DECORATIVE PLANTS

APHIDS A great variety of aphids attack decorative plants, but the damage done is usually less spectacular than on fruit, because leaf distortion is not so common. The stems of young growth are twisted, but the aphids cause most damage … Continue reading

06. September 2013 by admin
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Pests in the Greenhouse

Many of the outdoor pests mentioned in this section, such as slugs, woodlice, millipedes, earwigs, thrips, capsid bugs, leaf-hoppers, aphids, caterpillars and leaf-miners, are also found under glass. Different species of these pests may be found but the control measures … Continue reading

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PESTS OF THE FRUIT GARDEN

APHIDS By sucking the sap, aphids can cause devitalization and reduction of crop on all types of fruit. The eggs are laid on the bark in the autumn and infestation starts when they hatch in the early spring. The young … Continue reading

06. September 2013 by admin
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