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  • 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 - Controlling Flea Beetle

    Q. "Hi Jon, Any tips on getting rid of flea beetles?" Andy A. Thanks for the message and Flea Beetle is hard to control as it is like 2 pests in 1 i.e. it overwinters as a beetle and it is the beetle that attacks the foliage of brassicas and...
  • 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 - Ordering for Schools

    Q. "Hi - Would you accept a local authority purchase order from a school? All payments, once authorised by the school are passed to Devon County Council for payment by BACS." Regards Sarah Kershaw - Bidwell Brook School A. Thanks for the message and as long as they are official...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • These new Bee and Beneficial Insect Houses are available NOW.

    Beneficial Insect Houses - These new Beneficial Insect Houses feature different nesting areas suitable for a range of beneficial insect such as ladybirds, lacewings and solitary bees and they would make ideal gifts. Shaped as a apple or pear, these wall mountable houses not only look great, but also offer...
  • 10 things about Solitary Bees

    10 things about Solitary Bees Mason Bees almost never sting. Mason Bees do not produce honey, but are vital in the garden as very effective pollinators. Bees are responsible for pollinating about 1/3 of our food supply. The bee population is declining. This is being blamed on the use of...
  • Being Waterwise in Drought Conditions

    I know it is not drought like condition in the whole of the UK, but it is being reported that this could be the hottest summer for 350 years and that the very hot conditions could continue for at least another 5 weeks. In these conditions it is important to...
  • 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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