• July 20, 2024

12 facts and tips about ornamental onions

Ever heard of the bloom gap? When the spring-flowering shrubs and perennials are past their prime and the summer flowers have yet to get going, the border can look a little dull at the end of May. But not if you plant ornamental onions! 1 Bulbous plant Allium, as the botanical name of ornamental onions…

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Preventing and combating mealybugs

Found small insects with a white powdery layer on woody and green plant parts? Mealybugs are probably the cause. We will be pleased to give you tips on how to get rid of these pests. How do you recognise mealybugs? Mealybugs are insects powdered with white wax that lay oval-shaped eggs on plants. The animals…

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Preventing and combating caterpillars

Although caterpillars in nature are certainly useful for a good ecological balance, we prefer to keep too many of them out of our gardens and plants. The following tips will help you prevent and control caterpillars. What are caterpillars in your garden? Caterpillars are the larvae of butterflies. When the butterfly’s eggs have hatched, the…

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