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30 Aug

Garden Pests – Aphids

Aphids are commonly found on roses

Continuing our series of Top Garden pests, today we take a look at Aphids – Aphids – Otherwise know as greenfly and black fly these sap-sucking insect pests feed on all foliage and flowers and are particularly partial to ornamental plants, fruit, vegetables and houseplants. There are over 500 species of Aphid in Britain and [...]

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Published Date: 30 Aug 2010
Category: Pests & Diseases
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29 Aug

Garden Pests – Slugs & Snails

Slugs will eat almost anything.

  Continuing our series of Top Garden pests, today we take a look at Slugs & Snails!  Prepare for war because these are some of the most worrying pests you’ll find in your garden! Slugs will eat their way into potatoes and feast upon your prize juicy strawberries leaving a myriad of holes, and its no [...]

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Published Date: 29 Aug 2010
Category: Pests & Diseases
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26 Aug

Garden Pests – Vine Weevil

Adult vine weevils

Continuing our series of Top Garden pests, today we take a look at Vine Weevil Many gardeners are very afraid of this root-eating plant insect, and it’s not surprising because due to this vicious pest suddenly otherwise healthy-looking plants collapse and die. It is one of the most common and devastating of all the garden [...]

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Published Date: 26 Aug 2010
Category: Pests & Diseases
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22 Aug

Garden Pests – Red Spider Mite

Heavy infestationof red spider mite are easier to spot

 Continuing our series of Top Garden pests, today we take a look at Red Spider Mites – The red spider mite is a common sap-feeding pest which causes mottled leaves on greenhouse plants, houseplants as well as garden plants. Common victims are: vines, peach, nectarines, cucumbers, tomatoes, aubergines, peppers, poinsettias, orchids and Impatiens. These red spider mites [...]

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Published Date: 22 Aug 2010
Category: Pests & Diseases
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18 Aug

Your worst 5 Garden Pests..

Spider

Do you know your Snails from your Vine Weevil, your Red Spider Mite from your Whitefly?  Jersey Plants Direct will help you identify and eliminate some of your worst garden pests with these useful tips.   Find out what the Top 5 Garden Pests don’t want you to know about them here! Imagine, you’ve done all [...]

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Published Date: 18 Aug 2010
Category: Pests & Diseases
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13 Aug

Jersey Plants Direct – Delivery Policy

Jersey Plants Direct offer FREE DELIVERY on all orders with NO minimum spend

FREE Delivery on Everything! Jersey Plants Direct believe that you shouldn’t have to pay for delivery of your plants.  That’s why here at Jersey Plants Direct delivery is FREE, ALL THE TIME.  You do not need to spend a minimum amount to qualify for FREE delivery, it is automatically applied, to every order, all the time. So if you place an [...]

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Published Date: 13 Aug 2010
Category: About Jersey Plants Direct
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12 Aug

What plants grow in the shade?

Shady Border Collection

One of the most frequent questions our feature writer Christine Walkden is asked is, what plants grow in shade? She has put together a collection that will bring interest to your garden for a long period of time. In order to grow plants in the shade it is important to ensure that the plants establish well during the [...]

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Published Date: 12 Aug 2010
Category: Gardening Advice
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10 Aug

It’s Easy to Plant an Autumn Hanging Basket!

Hanging - Autumn hanging baskets

Hanging baskets are such an easy way to add some interest and colour to any space – they can transform walls and fences plus add an extra dimension to your garden. They burst with colour throughout the summer and you can fill them with frost hardy flowers and even evergreens over the winter. Top tips [...]

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Published Date: 10 Aug 2010
Category: Autumn Bedding, Gardening Advice
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09 Aug

Enjoy delicious soft summer gardening fruits this summer

strawberries

There’s nothing like strawberries and cream for the quintessential taste of an English summer.  But how do you enjoy a bumper gardening fruits harvest from your garden? Christine Walkden feature writer from Jersey Plants Direct offers some great advice for her favourite gardening fruits like strawberries – she says make sure they are planted in a sunny [...]

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Published Date: 09 Aug 2010
Category: Gardening Advice
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05 Aug

Top Bird Care Tip for August – Moth’ers Pride!

Mike Stentiford MBE, feature writer for Jersey Plants Direct offers his Top Bird Care Tip for August: According to the ‘Handbook of British Summertime’ we should, by now, all be experiencing a few ultra-sunny days and a modicum of sultry sticky nights. Should this be the dubious case, it might be worth partaking of a [...]

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Published Date: 05 Aug 2010
Category: Bird Care
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