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Monthly Archives: February 2019

  • Customer Question - Nemaslug Temperature and Depth

    Q. "Now the soil is warming up, I want to apply nemaslug as soon as it is appropriate. At what depth in the soil does the temperature need to be above 5 Celsius?"Rgds Peter Bird A. Thanks for the message and you need a daytime soil temperature of 5c (it...
  • Customer Question - Stopping holes in cooking apples

    Q. "My cooking apples always have holes eaten through them which is probably coddling moth larvae. Will Nemasys Fruit and Vegetable Protection fix this and how do I apply them if it will." Thanks Annabel A. Thanks for the message and you would use Nemasys Fruit and Veg to target...
  • Customer Question - Ladybirds and Aphids on a balcony

    Q. "I've recently discovered the joy of gardening on my south facing balcony. Everything is in pots containers and I've been having a lot of success but I've now got an aphid infestation on my rose and nearby pots. I've been using a mix of washing up liquid and water...
  • Customer Question - Ladybirds and SB Invigorator

    Q. "I bought some ladybirds from you in 2017 and they survived on my indoor plants through that winter and into 2018, breeding and hatching more generations.  I thought that they had all escaped when I had the windows open in the heatwave last summer as I hadn't seen any...
  • Deliveries to Ireland

    Q. "Hi, do you ship to Ireland? I would pay extra for shipping" from Eoghan A. Thanks for the message and we can ship some of our goods to the Republic of Ireland (Northern Ireland is fine except for courier items), but it depends what it is i.e. how much...
  • Controlling Mealy Bug in my conservatory

    I am now the proud owner of 2 large Pony Tail Palms, which look fantastic in the conservatory and I am very pleased with them. However the other day I noticed something white on one of the leaves and then when I took a closer look I was horrified to...
  • Customer Question - Can we identify this bug?

    Q. "We found a colony of bugs as shown in the picture: they were lurking under the turf of our lawn. There are large yellowish area of grass, and there are far fewer snowdrops than I was expecting. I apologise for not providing a scale, but the diameter of the curled...
  • Customer Question about Biodegradable Killer

    Q. If I spray off an area of grass with your Biodegradable Weedkiler containing pelargonic acid, how soon can I plant trees and shrubs and sow wild flower seeds? From Geoffrey Jones. A. Thanks for the message and you need to wait 1 day i.e. 24 hours before you can cultivate...

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