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in the garden before you leave them out.Feed fast-growing plants with fertiliser Thin out congested pond plantsHand flower beds to prevent weeds establishing Around the gardenPlant out dahlias into well-prepared soil Regularly tie tall stems of delphiniums
with more of your favourite plants for free.Add lawn cuttings to the compost heapMow and edge your lawnTie stems of tall perennials to supportsAround the gardenKeep baskets and patio pots wateredSpray roses to protect them from pests and diseases
with the hose.roses, dahlias, fuchsias, lavender, rosemary and many garden plantsspring, summer, autumnMore common garden pestsCapsid bugsEuonymous scalePhormium mealybugScale insects
as it doesn't have a hole in it, as they can get through a very small space. Also bulbs can be protected if you surround them with chicken wire. The biggest pest in my area though is red squirrels. Emma, The Gardeners' World web team.
I am planning to plant 2 trees in my garden. First question pot or in the ground. My plan was to put them into pots sunk in the ground a little and then surround pots with stones so that Ican put containers round them. I only have a small garden
could you tell me the best way to get rid of lily beetles.and if they come from the bulbs,i had some lilys that have just finised so i was turning the soil over and found them in the soil You will never completely eradicate this pest- as you
Vine weevil are like the slugs and snails, the more one kills the more appear any suggestions as to how to eradicate them ? Nematodes don't work very well up here in North East Scotland, at least not in our garden,and the little pests are so good
, the moment the symptoms appear. Wait a minimum of two weeks after spraying before using leaves in the kitchen.bay leavesmid- and late-springKeeping garden pests at bayWhiteflyMealybugsScale insectsRed spider mites
anythingearly spring, summerMore common garden pestsLeatherjackets on lawns, brassicas, strawberries and ornamental plantsElephant hawk moth on fuschia plantsWhitefly on greenhouse plantsMullein moth - affecting verbascum, buddleja and figworts.
.apples, pears, quince, walnutsspring, summerMore common garden pestsMullein moth - on verbascum, buddleja and figwort.Elephant hawk moth on fuschia plants.Caterpillars on any plants.Cabbage white caterpillars on brassicas and nasturtiums.