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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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