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Green Gardener Help and Advice

  • 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 - Slugs in a composter?

    Q."Which product would be the best thing to use in my composter which has a lot of slugs in it?" Sally Parfitt A. Thanks for the message and Nemaslug Slug Killer is the best solution to slugs and is safe to add to your composter. Water it 1st, add the Nemaslug...
  • 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 - Nematodes and frost

    Q. "I thought I was so organised and applied my nematodes as instructed yesterday and now we have had overnight frost and this cold snap, have I wasted my money? It rained yesterday and I thought it a good opportunity..." Kind regards Jo A. Thanks for the message and nematodes...
  • 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...
  • Customer Question - What is attacking our lawn?

    Q. "Hi, We believe we had a leatherjacket infestation last autumn which was highlighted by the damage the local magpies then inflicted - see pictures below. We treated with nematodes and left the lawn alone over the rest of Autumn / winter other than to remove the debris and mow...
  • Customer Question - Controlling Woolly Aphids?

    Q. "What is effective against wooly aphids please,? We have a large affected conservatory with many plants." from Alan Morris A. Thanks for the message and a combination of Sb Invigorator natural spray and Ladybird Larvae is going to be the best approach at this time of year. Spray 1st...
  • Customer Question - Caterpillars

    Q. "For the previous few years a tree in my garden is completely destroyed shortly after it gets its leaves. By May it has lost all of its leaves. Last year I noticed the culprit was a very small caterpillar - see picture below. On every single leaf was hundreds...
  • Customer Question - Viburnum Beetle

    Q. "Hi I’ve got pests on the viburnum leaves. What insecticide do I need please?" from Deiren Beal A. Thanks for the message and we use Nemasys Fruit and Veg to target Viburnum beetle when it is as a larvae. Viburnum beetle overwinters as eggs that are deposited in the bark...

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