Category Archives for Pest and Disease Control

Garden Pests

Fast-moving insects are friends. Slow-moving insects are foes. There are a large number of garden pests. Despite the fact that the list of plants, trees and shrubs chosen have been recommended as they are in the main trouble-free, there are, … Continue reading

20. June 2013 by admin
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Successful Pest and Disease Control

Successful Pest and Disease Control and Gaining Freedom from Weeds Simple ideas for avoiding problems – how to deal with them effectively and organically: Any gardener wanting to have a natural organic garden must have a very different approach to … Continue reading

26. April 2013 by admin
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Controlling Tree and Shrub Pests and Diseases

Controls and Treatments Prevention is better than cure — if you follow this principle when growing plants, you will save yourself time and expense. A good start with proper planting, followed by ensuring that food and water are supplied as … Continue reading

30. August 2011 by admin
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Flower Garden Pests and Diseases

Pests and fungus diseases of particular plants Antirrhinum Rust: fungus disease. Symptoms are raised, bright rust-brown spots on under-surface of leaves and on stems; leaves wither. Some varieties are resistant; consult catalogues. Spray thiram at two-week intervals from end of … Continue reading

30. August 2011 by admin
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Treating Pests and Diseases in the Flower Garden

Controls and Treatments The gardener who is interested in herbaceous flowering plants is the one with the fewest problems of pest and disease control and treatment of various other plant ailments. There will certainly be some troubles but in a … Continue reading

30. August 2011 by admin
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Pests and Diseases Affecting the Kitchen Garden

Aphids (greenfly/blackfly, currant-leaf-blister aphid, root aphids) Tiny insects 2mm (1/8in) long, green, black, pink, grey, blue-grey, cream. Found in great numbers on undersides of youngest leaves and tips of shoots, which become curled and discoloured as the result of feeding; … Continue reading

29. August 2011 by admin
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Treating Pests and Diseases in Mid Spring in the Kitchen Garden

The soft fruit will be the crops which require most attention to pest and disease control at this season. Greenfly can be infesting any of the bush or cane fruit, or strawberries; it is particularly important to deal with them … Continue reading

29. August 2011 by admin
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Pests and Diseases Affecting Flower Bulbs

The aim should be to prevent rather than cure pests and diseases and this means that a high standard of cleanliness in garden, frame, greenhouse and storage place must always be maintained. Partly diseased bulbs and bulb remains should always … Continue reading

09. July 2011 by admin
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Prevention of Pests and Diseases

What with all the other difficulties that beset us, it will come as no surprise to you to learn that fruit crops are just as susceptible to pests and diseases as are other garden plants. There are pests which eat … Continue reading

14. May 2011 by admin
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Chemical Sprays to Protect Fruit Trees

Unlike the treatment of other plants, where there are several alternatives, that of fruit trees, bushes etc. involves almost entirely the use of sprays. This makes life a lot easier in the garden centre or shop when choosing what to … Continue reading

14. May 2011 by admin
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