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Control aphids on fruit trees with Ladybird larvae

Using ladybird larvae (also known as ladybug larvae) to control aphids on fruit trees is a natural and effective method. Here’s a step-by-step guide to using them: Remember, biological control methods like this are...

Boxwood Leaf Spot in Buxus Hedges

Understanding and Managing Boxwood Leaf Spot in Buxus Hedges Boxwood hedges, known for their lush green foliage and timeless appeal, often grace gardens and landscapes. However, as a proud owner of a Buxus hedge,...

The Resilient Helleborus A Guide to Care Indoors and Outdoors

Helleborus, commonly known as the Christmas rose or Lenten rose, is a stunning perennial plant cherished for its elegant, early-blooming flowers. Its hardiness and adaptability make it a favourite among gardeners, both for outdoor...

How to keep you glasshouse cool

Glasshouses are an essential part of gardening and horticulture, enabling gardeners to grow crops and plants throughout the year, regardless of the weather conditions outside. However, as the summer months approach, the heat generated...

How to cut your grass with its first cut in spring

Cutting your grass in the spring can be a refreshing and satisfying task. As the weather begins to warm up and the snow melts away, the grass starts to grow back after a long...

Which garden plants are harmful to cats

There are several types of plants that can be harmful to cats if ingested. Some of the most common garden plants that can be toxic to cats include: If you have cats and want...

Which garden plants are harmful to dogs

There are many garden plants that can be harmful to dogs if ingested. Some of the most common plants that are toxic to dogs include: It is important to keep these plants and any...

How to stop my dog making yellow patches on my lawn

Dogs naturally produce urine that contains nitrogen and other compounds that can burn grass and create yellow patches on your lawn. Here are a few things you can try to help prevent this from...

Increasing yellow flowers in your garden borders in August and September

Here are some plant suggestions for a yellow border in August and September: Gardening course for beginners as gift for the gardener in your life One day gardening courses especially created for beginners run...

How to get your hebe plants to recover from winter frost damage

Hebe plants, including varieties like Hebe Midsummer Beauty and Hebe Pagei, can be vulnerable to severe winter frosts, often struggling to recover if damaged. In the harsh winter of 2023, over 80% of GardenAdvice...