Pantry moth: detection, treatment & prevention

Pantry moth: detection, treatment & prevention

Here you can learn everything about pantry or kitchen moths. Use of beneficial organisms and household remedies (such as vinegar) is also discussed. How to detect a pantry moth infestation? The term pantry or kitchen moth is an umbrella term for several pests that are…

When is the best time to treat the box tree moth?

When is the best time to treat the box tree moth?

In order to successfully treat the box tree moth, it is essential to choose the right time. Find out here when to use which methods. Even the best method to protect the widely beloved box trees (Buxus) can be useless if the timing is not…

Powdery mildew on grapes

Powdery mildew on grapes

Get rid of powdery mildew on wine and grapes! Find out here which household remedies or natural sprays work well against the fungal disease. Grapes are becoming increasingly common to grow in gardens at home. Regardless if the grapes are later processed into juice or…

Is the box tree moth poisonous?

Is the box tree moth poisonous?

The box tree moth caterpillars feed on the toxic buxus. Find out here whether the box caterpillars are poisonous and if they can be touched safely. Many regions of Europe are affected by the box tree moth (Cydalima perspectalis). During the treatment, one has to really…

Box tree moth treatment: natural methods

Box tree moth treatment: natural methods

Treating the box tree moth without poison: here is our guide to natural methods of control against this annoying pest. Even though your boxwoods (Buxus) might be under attack by the ravenous box tree moths (Cydalima perspectalis), it does not mean all is lost. It is…

How to recognise the box tree moth?

How to recognise the box tree moth?

It is essential to identify the presence of the box tree moth before it is too late. This article has all the necessary information on timely detection of this pest. You have probably already heard that the box tree moth (Cydalima perspectalis) is a dangerous pest…

Box tree moth: life cycle, identification & treatment

Box tree moth: life cycle, identification & treatment

Learn everything you need to know in order to recognise and treat an infestation by the voracious box tree moth and its caterpillars here. Have you noticed any discoloured leaves, dead branches, white webs and caterpillars on your box tree (Buxus) – or observed these…

Apple tree pests & diseases: the most common apple tree problems

Apple tree pests & diseases: the most common apple tree problems

Even our beloved apple tree can be afflicted with various diseases. We have listed all of the common apple tree problems here. In this way, you can identify which type of pest or what kind of disease is plaguing your apple tree. It is a…

Yellow leaves on hydrangeas: how to detect an iron deficiency

Yellow leaves on hydrangeas: how to detect an iron deficiency

Yellow leaves on hydrangeas can indicate an iron deficiency. We will show you how to recognise and successfully combat chlorosis. If the leaves of your hydrangeas (Hydrangea) turn yellow, the cause can be an iron deficiency, also known as chlorosis. This type of chlorosis is…

How to get rid of fungus gnats with natural & household remedies

How to get rid of fungus gnats with natural & household remedies

Fungus gnats are greatly feared among hobby gardeners. In this article, we will show you which homemade remedies are best suited for getting rid of fungus gnats. In Europe alone, there are more than 600 known species of fungus gnats (Sciriadae). The small flies can…