• January Sale - Check out what has been reduced in the January Sale - CLICK HERE
  • PRE-ORDER Nematodes - ALL of our Nematodes including Nemaslug are avaiable to pre-order for delivery in the SpringCLICK HERE
  • Use Sb Invigorator NATURAL Spray to control pests in unheated greenhouses / conservatories during the winter CLICK HERE
  • For the greenhouse - Use Garlic Candles and Citrox Natural Disinfectant to clear your greenhouse of pests - CLICK HERE
  • Plastic-free seed sowing - Replace plastic pots with Coir Pellets, Coir Pots or soil blocks made with our Soil Block Maker CLICK HERE
   

Help and advice

Customer Question - Where have all the ladybird gone?

"Where have all the ladybirds gone and is it safe to introduce them now? My sweetpeas are covered with aphids." from Rowan Ross by email

Thanks for the message and we only supply native ladybirds, so in theory you could introduce them all year round, but we normally supply them between May and the end of August as this is when there are lots of aphids around. The warm weather means there are loads of aphids around, so you are safe to introduce them now – we always recommend using ladybird larvae to combat aphids on specific plants as they cannot fly and will stay where you put them. Please CLICK HERE to find out more about our ladybirds.

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