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!

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Aphids Aphids 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.

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Carrot Root Fly

Carrot Root Fly Carrot 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 in long but ...Read More View Product Listings


Caterpillars Caterpillars 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 View Product Listings


Cats Cats can be a real nuisance in the garden from fouling in the flowerbeds to attacking birds and other wildlife, that's why we have selected a number of deterrents which we have found to be very effective. From the RSPB recommended CATWatch to ...Read More View Product Listings

Chafer Grubs

Chafer Grubs Chafer 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.

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Fungus Fly

Fungus Fly Fungus Fly is also known as the Fungus Gnat or Sciarid Fly and the larvae of these tiny flies can do untold damage to young seedlings by feeding on new roots and providing an opening for disease and fungi to take hold. Plants in seedlings and ...Read More View Product Listings

Household Pests

Household Pests It's not just the garden where creatures and insects can cause distress; within the confines of our houses, all manner of creeping, crawling and flying household pests both frighten and annoy in equal measures!

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Leaf Beetles

Leaf Beetles The attractive appearance of this trio of common garden leaf beetles masks the damage and destruction the adults and their greedy little larvae can cause; growers of lilies, fritillaries and various vegetables and herbs, including cabbage, swede and ...Read More View Product Listings


Leatherjackets Leatherjackets 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 View Product Listings


Moles Moles can be the cause of considerable damage in the garden damaging seed beds and seedling plants along with molehills wrecking carefully tended lawns.

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Rabbits First 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.

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Raspberry Beetles

Raspberry Beetles Raspberry Beetle just doesn’t care that you've carefully trained, pruned, netted and generally nurtured your precious crop of raspberries and when you’re just settling down a fresh bowl of the delicious, home grown fruits, the very ...Read More View Product Listings


Rodents Not all pests in the garden are small and the bigger they are, the more damage they tend to cause to your vegetables, fruit bushes and carefully maintained decorative borders; that's why we have put together our range of rodent deterrents and ...Read More View Product Listings

Slugs and Snails

Slugs and Snails Slugs and snails have one thing in common – they want to eat your plants and as long term top three in the RHS Garden Pest List pest charts, slugs and snails will happily munch through most vegetable and plant seedlings which emerge in the ...Read More View Product Listings

Spider Mite

Spider Mite Two-spotted and red spider mites are high-ranking greenhouse pests and the enemy of gardeners both under glass and outside as during the summer months spidermites will feed on tomatoes, strawberries and ornamentals. The results of their feeding can ...Read More View Product Listings

Vine Weevil

Vine Weevil The notorious larvae of the vine weevil is a root-munching regular in the top five on annual lists of gardeners’ most hated pests. These creamy coloured, soil-dwelling grubs feed on the roots of pot and border plants along with strawberries ...Read More View Product Listings


Whitefly Whitefly are the scourge of greenhouse gardeners, the presence of which is indicated by white scales on the underside of the leaves and quite often, a white cloud of flies will take to the air if an infested plant is touched. Affected plants can ...Read More View Product Listings
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