• Nemasys Leatherjacket Killer as mentioned by Helen Yemm in the Saturday Telegraph - CLICK HERE
  • LIVE Ladybirds for controlling aphids are available NOW - CLICK HERE
  • The full range of Nemaslug and Nemasys nematodes are available NOW - CLICK HERE
  • Use Sb Invigorator NATURAL Spray to control pests BEFORE introducing Bio-Controls / Ladybirds - CLICK HERE
  • For the greenhouse - Use Bio-Controls to keep pests under-control - CLICK HERE
  • Our Bio-degradable Weedkiller is the NATURAL way to keep weeds under-control - CLICK HERE
  • Ladybird Breeding Kits are available NOW  - CLICK HERE
   

Help and advice

Ladybirds

  • Customer Question - Adult or Ladybird Larvae?

    Q. "Hello is it still ok to release ladybird larvae or should I buy adult ladybirds?" from Janice. A. Thanks for the question and you can release both at this time of year as there is plenty of time for the larvae to pupate. If you have an aphid problem...
  • Customer Question - When will Ladybird Larvae be available?

    Q. Hi - Just wondering when the ladybird larvae will be available in 2020 ? We have out lemons and oranges in conservatory - and they are currently being eaten alive by greenfly ! Kind regards, Philip C. by email A. Thanks for the message and it is normally early...
  • Customer Question - Lacewing Larvae and Provado Insecticide

    Q. "2 days ago I sprayed my apple tree with Provado fruit & veg. bug killer. How soon can I order and use lacewing larvae on the tree?" Wendy Mitchell A. Thanks for the message and I have checked on the website and although it is an insecticide, it breaks...
  • Customer Question - British Ladybirds?

    Q. "Hi there, Are the ladybirds British ladybirds?" Alison Gomez-Russell. A. Thanks for the message and yes we only supply native Adalia Bipunctata 2 Spot Ladybirds which are native to the UK. CLICK HERE to find out more about our BRITISH Ladybirds
  • Harlequin Ladybirds

    One of the things I get the most questions about at this time of year is Harlequin Ladybirds, so I thought I would answer some of these questions as a BLOG about how to identify them, why they are a problem, what to do with them if you find them...
  • Customer Question - Are VW Traps safe for ladybirds etc?

    Q. "The word traps worries me. Does this mean that ladybirds, bees etc could also get caught in these? I have a lot of ladybirds in my garden and would not like to kill any of them." P J Loyd A. Thanks for the message and it is called a...
  • Customer Question - Honeysuckle attack!

    Q. "Honeysuckle attack! This happened last year, and this year I thought my honeysuckle was looking healthy until I noticed the leaves curling and the young flower buds are covered in what I presume are aphids. There are so many that I haven’t tried picking them off by hand and...
  • Customer Question - Ladybird care query?

    Q. "Hello, I am expecting a delivery of a ladybird barn and some adult ladybirds. The barn will be place next to a rose which experiences aphid infestation. How often should I feed the ladybirds with the food you provide/sell?  Is there provision in the barn to apply the food...
  • Customer Question - Dealing with Aphids and Whitefly?

    Q. "What’s the best way of getting rid of a variety of pests in the conservatory? The green and whitefly are going mad, though have tried to keep on top of them with SB invigorator. I have some large citrus plants so it’s difficult to cover top and bottom of...
  • Customer Question - Sheltered enough for ladybirds?

    Q. "Hi there, sorry if this question is a little stupid. Just wanted to check before ordering the ladybird larvae. My garden already has aphids all over one of my hellebores. If I already have aphids, would my garden be considered as sheltered enough for the ladybird larvae. I would...

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