Common but Questionable Slug Repellents

Image Source: Gardener’s World As a gardener, at some point or another, you have probably scoured the internet in the hopes of finding a solution to the infamous slug pest problem. Like most people, you were probably also delighted at the plethora of results and articles that claim to offer ‘great’ solutions to try. Whether…

Gardening Tips for July

  July is a month where the gardening season is already in full swing and a lot of people should be focusing on the enhanced growth and protection of their crops to see them through to harvest. We’ve put together a few tips to remind gardeners of what to do to maintain their progress, what…

Protect Your Plants From The Heatwave

This week, UK residents will find themselves in the midst of a heatwave. With strong sunshine and temperatures increasingly climbing as we go throughout the week. it’s a rare occasion for Brits to not have to carry an umbrella, with the weather not having reached such highs for the past 3 years. In the past,…

The Most Effective Way to Treat Dog Urine Lawn Burn

  Dogs are one of the many special things that make a house more homely. Loyal and friendly in nature, how can anyone forget that they’re man’s best friend? These furry friends, however, can often leave a trail of their toilet trips where it’s least welcomed. Dog owners think they’ve finally hit the jackpot when…

Why Slug Pellets are Dangerous for Children, Pets and Wild Life

What are slug pellets and what are they made of? Slug pellets are small, rounded and compressed mass containing substances that are poisonous to slugs and snails, often placed around growing plants to prevent them from being damaged. Generally, there are two main types of slug poison ingredients that can be used in slug pellets….

What Every Gardener Should Know About Heat Stress

What is heat stress? Heat stress can be understood as when the temperature of the environment of a plant is high for a period of time sufficient enough to cause irreversible damage to its the life and development. Even the slightest increase in temperature can be detrimental to the growth and progression of many types…