The sap flow in plants is decreasing rapidly and most plants are growing slowly. Luckily the 21 of June is already the winter solstice, with the shortest day and longest night of the year. After that the season starts turning back towards summer, spring approaches and sap flow increases. So if you are wondering what […]
Pests and Diseases
AUTUMN – a busy time of year for gardening enthusiasts! The crisp morning air and longer nights is a sign that autumn has arrived in all its glory. To ensure a glorious winter and spring garden, there are many tasks to be performed in the garden. Trees and shrubs Contrary to belief, plants […]
Do you use a garden sprayer to apply pesticides, insecticides or fungicides?
There are many reasons to remove alien vegetation from your garden, but how does one go about it? Mechanical or chemical eradication, or a combination of the two, can help a gardener achieve long term success. Biological control is in the hands of the professionals and they have had some success in controlling certain species […]
Protek Sprayfilm 10 Do you use a garden sprayer to apply pesticides, insecticides or fungicides? Get more bang for your buck by adding the correct dose of Protek’s Sprayfilm 10 to the mixture.
Like many other leaf-eating caterpillars, the bagworm falls under the order Lepidoptera and its adult stage is a moth.
Aphids are normally named after their main host plant (for example the aphids that are found primarily on roses are called rose aphids) and thus one finds green peach, citrus, potato, legume and cypress aphids. Aphids vary in size from 1 to 4 mm when fully grown. All newly-born aphids are wingless whereas by […]
African bollworm AKA American Bollworm To avoid destroying the natural controls along with the pest you are targeting you need to follow a process of integrated pest management (IPM). In other words you must manage the damage caused by pests in the most environmentally sensitive way possible, minimising the risks to human health and the […]
Kangar 931 from Grovida is an organic broad spectrum insecticide that can be used on herbs, fruit trees, vegetables, roses and ornamental plants.
There are many reasons to remove alien vegetation from your garden, but how does one go about it?