Red Spider Mites: Summer sees a proliferation of red spider mites on a host of different crops and ornamentals in the garden. They breed and spread rapidly, are difficult to detect, and require perseverance and persistence to control them once they have established themselves. Look out for telltale signs of infestation – discolouration of the […]
Harvester Termites: Harvester termites can do serious damage to lawns in particular and flower beds because they feed on dead and living plants like grasses, leaves, twigs and seedlings and a single queen can lay up to 25 000 eggs per day. They form subterranean tunnels which in seriously infected areas become interconnected in a […]
Many plant-feeding mite species can be found in the home garden.