Help and advice

Green Gardener Help and Advice

Green Gardener Help and Advice

  • Identifying Harlequin Ladybirds

    One of the things I get the most questions about is Harlequin Ladybirds, so I thought I would dedicate this blog to them - how to identify them, why they are a problem, what to do with them if you find them in your garden and how to help our...
  • Pruning Roses and Rose Care

    Pruning roses seems difficult and fills gardeners with horror, but if you follow these simply guidelines it is easy to do. Remember you are unlikely to kill a rose through bad pruning, mistakes will normally grow out quickly and it is better to have a go at pruning rather than...
  • Preparing your greenhouse for the winter

    As temperatures drop it is time to clean the greenhouse, so it is ready when you move plants undercover for the winter. It is important to remove bacterial and fungal diseases AND to kill any pests, which have thrived during the summer i.e. red spider mite, whitefly and aphids. Use...
  • Controlling Red Spider Mite under-glass NATURALLY

    Red Spider Mite (RSM) is a major pests under glass & can be a particular problem in conservatories where the combination of high temps & low humidity in the summer are ideal for their development. In a conservatory their life-cycle can become modified to last all year long as in...

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