Skip to Content

How To Control Allium Leaf Miner. Protect Your Plants!

How to control allium leaf miner? The only surefire way to control allium leaf miner is to cover the plants before they are affected. Enviromesh, insect mesh or even fleece can be used with great effect. Prevention is much better than cure. If crops do have allium leaf miner the safest bet is to burn and destroy the plant to prevent its spread.

Read More about How To Control Allium Leaf Miner. Protect Your Plants!
Allotment transformation - 2 days h...
Allotment transformation - 2 days hard graft

What houseplants are toxic to dogs? Stay away from these!

What houseplants are toxic to dogs? The list is extensive. A wide variety of houseplants are toxic to your dogs. Popular houseplants like Arrowhead or Peace lilies along with many others can really make your dogs ill. In this article, I am going to cover what houseplants to watch out for.

Read More about What houseplants are toxic to dogs? Stay away from these!

Is It Worth Sprouting Seed Potatoes Before Planting?

Sprouting seed potatoes will cause them to be ready earlier in the season. It can also increase the size and weight of the harvest. But not all potatoes require to be sprouted. Early varieties, those with a short growing season are planted early and benefit from sprouting before putting in the soil. Later varieties don’t gain much growth due to the warm temperatures already present.

Read More about Is It Worth Sprouting Seed Potatoes Before Planting?

Is Epsom Salt Good For Plants?

Is Epsom salt good for plants? Yes, Epsom salt is an ideal product to use for your plants. We all know Plants need Magnesium to be healthy and Epsom salt is made from Magnesium Sulfate and Sulfur. This is absorbed by the plant’s root system making them stronger and much more resistant to pests and diseases. It increases growth and produces larger vegetables and blooms.

Read More about Is Epsom Salt Good For Plants?

What You Should Know Before Growing Tomatoes at Home

Can you eat Dahlia tubers? The short answer is YES you can eat dahlia tubers. In fact, you can eat the entire plant. These fat tubers are produced by the plant throughout summer and can be stored much like potatoes. Their taste and size vary but can be treated the same as artichokes. They can be eaten raw, roasted, fried, mashed and even baked.

Read More about What You Should Know Before Growing Tomatoes at Home

Types Of Slugs Gardeners Encounter

Slug, the very word has the ability to make gardeners’ faces twist and contort in ways they shouldn’t. Types of slugs in the garden are varied but this one gastropod mollusk has brought men and women to tears after totally devastating their gardens. Whether that is fruits and veg such as brassicas. Or even your stunning ornamental plants like hostas. They are all favorites of these animals.

Read More about Types Of Slugs Gardeners Encounter

About

Hello, I’m Tony O’Neill. I’m a full-time firefighter, a job I love, but it’s not my passion. Two things stir me: interacting with nature and helping others become great gardeners. …

Read More about About