Thought this may be of interest to some.Slasher Weedkiller arrives!!!
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These books are reference books, with information and diagrams I refer to repeatedly:
Jackie French, Natural Control of GaRead more…
Ripper of a book this one. Jackie is the potion master - and she explains what the mode of action is, how to make the potions, and how to work out what to try, as well as giving explicit recipes for specific pest problems.
It's only a little book -Read more…
Just wondering how many of you use this to control catapillars in your vege gardens ?
I have looked at the saftey data sheet from yates and looked over the net as well.
Notably do not allow disposal of product into waterways.
I believe that it is all
I first saw this on the GreenHarvest website and did that brand trust thing - it said it was organic and harmless, I trust Greenharrvest, I was in a hurry, and I was trying to get something to stop my fruitflies - so I bought some. I THEN (stupid!) cRead more…
Root-knot nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.) are minute, worm-like animals which are very common in soil. They have a wide host range, causing problems in many annual and perennial crops.
Boron deficiency in passionfruit causes flower drop, while searching for the ratio to add Borax to my plants I found a number of sites with interesting things to say about the use of Borax. It is a very versatile product and googling it shows you caRead more…
These horrible little critters have just about destroyed my gooseberry and ground cherry plants pretty much overnight! I have sprayed EM/ seaweed mix two days ago and that seemed to reduce the population significantly, but this morning there were *hRead more…
Am interested to know what other people do that makes their garden a success.
My main ones are probably:
* water: I try to water deeply and not very frequently, but NEVER to let the plants dry out. usually means every 2-3 days in winter, every 1-2
“Brassica plants naturally release compounds that suppress pests and pathogens, principally isothiocyanates (ITCs), which most people would recognise as the ‘hot’ flavour in mustard or horseradish,” says CSIRO’s Dr John Kirkegaard, the conference conRead more…
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