Horticulture Uses Biological Control & Agriculture Uses Integrated Pest Management (IPM). Are They The Same?

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) And Biological Control Are Strategies For Managing Pests, But They Have Some Key Differences, Especially In Their Scope And Application. More and more gardeners are trying to garden without using synthetic chemical pest control. Not necesarrily going full organic but thinking more about using companion planting, biological pest control or whatever they can to reduce toxic chemicals, overuse of plastics and other methods to reduce their carbon footprint and negative impact on the environment.… More Leave a comment

Biological Pest Control Examples in UK Horticulture: A Focus on Beneficial Nematodes

Biological Control Offers A Range Of Natural Solutions For Managing Pests In UK Gardens. Read More As I  Delve Into The Fascinating World Of Parasitic Wasps, Ladybirds, Nematodes & Bacteria That Serve Us In The Battle Against Pests. Read How To Use Biological Pest Control To Promote A Healthy Ecosystem By Using Natural Organisms To Fight The Pests That Destroy Our Plants.… More Leave a comment

Sorting Slugs the Natural Way: Using Slug Nematodes

Slugs Ruining Our Veg Crops Frustrates Many Gardeners. But There’s An Eco-Friendly Natural Way To Prevent Slug Damage; Slug Nematodes. I’m aware that many gardeners are against killing wildlife, especially with chemicals. I understand that. But if, like me, you are happy to encourage frogs, toads, hedgehogs and predatory beetles into your garden to control slugs, then nematodes are equally as natural.… More Leave a comment