1. How to control thrips in the garden

    How to control thrips in the garden
    Thrips are a common plant insect pest. They often occur in large numbers, causing damage to buds, flowers, fruit and foliage. There are many different types of thrips, some of which are specific to certain types of plants, while others attack a wide range of ornamental and edible plants. There are also some thrips that are beneficial insects, but these...
  2. How to treat citrus bugs and nutrient deficiencies

    How to treat citrus bugs and nutrient deficiencies
    There are lots of pests that are after your citrus trees, especially in the warmer months of the year. Here’s what to look for and what to do if you find one or more of these common pests. In addition to pest problems, citrus can also suffer from nutrient deficiencies that appear as yellowing leaves, so there are some tips...
  3. Indoor plant pests: How to get rid of bugs in indoor plants

    Indoor plant pests: How to get rid of bugs in indoor plants
    Many new gardeners are amazed to discover that pests can seek out and attack plants growing indoors, or even out on a balcony of a high-rise building. One way or another, pests find plants - even when they are inside and away from the natural environment. They may already have been present when you purchased the plant, or hitched a...
  4. Pesticides 101

    Pesticides 101
    When it looks like there’s something amiss with a garden or indoor plant, most gardeners reach for a cure in the form of a plant spray. But there are lots organisms that affect plant health so there is no one solution fits all. To be able to select the right type chemical to apply to cure a plant’s ailments, it...
  5. Rhubarb

    A little bit about Rhubarb Rhubarb brings out the baker in all of us inspiring the most delicious crumbles, jams and pies. Thanks to it's impressive foliage and thick, red stalks it also looks great in the garden! It's one of the few perennial vegetables so use these growing tips to enjoy home grown deserts for three or four years.   Botanical name: Rheum rhabarbarum Potential...
  6. Land Cress

    Land Cress
    If you're tired of hungry little caterpillars eating through your brassica plants faster than you can harvest them you'll love Land Cress! The University of Queensland has found Barbarea (Land Cress) to be a great companion herb to help control Cabbage Moth Caterpillars. Cabbage Moths find Landcress more attractive than cabbage or any other brassica plants and choose to lay their...
  7. Spring pests

    Spring pests
    Imagine your garden as a giant smorgasbord. That’s how garden pests view it and, guess what, they are planning to come to your place for dinner to feast on new spring growth!
  8. Fruit Fly Control

    Fruit Fly Control
    Fruit flies are a very real menace in the garden, attacking apricot, peach, nectarine, raspberry and mandarins, as well as our favourite salad vegetable, the tomato.
  9. Companion Planting

    Companion Planting
    The right combination of plants will make a big impact on your garden.

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