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What are those Brown Patches on Your Lawn?

What are those Brown Patches on Your Lawn?

We all want our lawns to be an even, vibrant green, carpet of grass, and to achieve this we might put great effort into watering, mowing, fertilising, controlling weeds, scarifying,...

Springtails Hop Indoors

Springtails Hop Indoors

Have you seen small hopping bugs in your house? They might not be fleas.

Gardens Love Seaweed

Gardens Love Seaweed

Seaweeds are the plants of the sea. Seaweed has been used as fertiliser and soil tonic for hundreds and thousands of years.

Useful Links

Useful Links

These are some useful links to other gardening and pest resources that will help you in your home and garden.

Garden Guides

Garden Guides

These printable and downloadable guides will help you keep your garden looking great.

How to Make the Best Compost

How to Make the Best Compost

Compost is decomposed organic material; almost exclusively vegetable matter. Good compost is suitable for using in your garden soils to return nutrients to the soil and improve soil condition by...

How to Protect and Promote Pollinators in Your Garden

How to Protect and Promote Pollinators in Your Garden

Bees are pollinators of many plants including strawberries, kiwifruit, figs, grapes, stone fruit and apples. Even salad plants need pollination to produce the seeds from which they are grown.

Ants in Your Plants?

Ants in Your Plants?

Do you see ants in your plants? Do you wonder what they are doing there? It may be that they are 'farming' sap sucking insects such as scale insects, aphids...

Lawns - To Mulch or Not to Mulch?

Lawns - To Mulch or Not to Mulch?

To Mulch or Not to Mulch? That is the question.