pests

Spreading mulch

Create a slug barrier

September 17, 2017

Peter Cundall first suggested this method of pear and cherry slug control, writes Penny Woodward. 

 

Pint-sized pumpkins

Mighty mini pumpkins

August 30, 2017

Packing a punch in the flavour and colour stakes, mini pumpkins are great for small spaces says Paul West.

Pest-repellent plants

April 12, 2012

A book calls on pest fighters to take a new approach, reports SIMON WEBSTER.

Autumn Brassicas

An elegant pest control solution

April 27, 2011

It can be tempting to think that organic gardening is simply about replacing toxic sprays with organic versions. Justin Russell looks at "exclusion" an elegant pest control solution that is about working smarter, not harder.

Nagami Cumquat

Show your citrus some lovin’

July 20, 2010

If you’ve been enjoying a bumper crop of citrus this year, now is the time to give something back reports PHIL DUDMAN.

Organics gets even

July 1, 2010

Natural pest control works better than chemicals, and it's all thanks to ecological evenness, reports SIMON WEBSTER.

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