Pest Control By Pest
Our pest control by pest section is an A-Z of garden pests, from ants & aphids to vine weevil & whitefly, how to spot them and what to do about them.
Our garden pest control involvement doesn’t stop there, for once you’ve thumbed through our pest list or have a fairly good idea who - or what - is responsible, our easy to follow, pest-by-pest listing of organic control measures - all perfectly safe to use around children, pets and wildlife and kind to the environment - will lead you to a suitable answer.
So whether it's ants, aphids, carrot-fly, chafer grubs or leatherjackets (the list does go on!) causing you sleepless nights, settle back, scroll through the rogue's gallery we've compiled (filed in pest alphabetical order) and put an end to your garden pest problems the eco-friendly way!
Aphids & Fungus FlyAphids may be better known as greenfly or blackfly but the alias doesn't disguise the fact that this pest family is one of the biggest on the allotment, in the vegetable patch or anywhere in the garden for that matter.
To give ...Read More
Carrot Root FlyCarrot Root Fly are both stealthy and sneaky and by the time you suspect Carrot Root Fly might be a problem in your vegetable patch, allotment or kitchen garden, it will probably be too late! The creamy white larvae are only around 10mm long but can ...Read More
CaterpillarsCaterpillars are to be admired in a strange sort of way as sometimes you just have to hand it to Mother Nature; if we could sit down with all the 21st Century technology available to us and design the ultimate plant-destroying machine, the chances ...Read More
Chafer GrubsChafer Grubs are lawn-wrecking, juicy and frankly unattractive larvae of the chafer beetle and will happily munch through the roots of your lawn causing swards of damage in the form of yellowed turf.
The larvae can be up to 30mm in ...Read More
LeatherjacketsLeatherjackets are the lawn-wrecking larvae of the daddy longlegs or cranefly, a brown/grey caterpillar-like larvae capable of ruining your lovely green lawn in no time as they greedily feed on the grass roots, causing brown patches of dead grass to ...Read More
Rabbits & Other MammalsFirst introduced to the UK by the Romans, rabbits have been plaguing gardeners and farmers ever since with their incessant nibbling of young woody shrubs, trees, commercial crops and vegetables grown in our gardens.
They've got ...Read More