Pests


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General Tips

The fact that everything has enemies can be used to great effect by the gardener, as there are some wonderful insects which eat common garden pests. Getting these predators into your garden is the easiest and best way of keeping your plants pest free and healthy. Below are links to some simple ways to get and keep these killers in your garden.

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Food & Water

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Provide shelter

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Biological controls

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Don't use chemicals




Top Pests to watch out for

You can buy big books on Pests and Diseases but for general garden plants there are only a handful that you need to be aware of, check out the links below for some hel;p on what to look out for and what to do.

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Aphids

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Rosemary Beetle

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Scale

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Slugs & snails

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Vine Weevil