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Garden Pest Series

Garden Pests Series: Z…

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May 20th, 2015 by

…is for (Rosa) ‘Zéphirine Drouhin’. So this is it! The last instalment in our Garden Pests Series is here! It has been an absolute privilege to bring it to you, and I hope it has been equally enjoyable for you to read each and every one. To relive them all, click here to see all […]

Garden Pests Series: Y…

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May 19th, 2015 by

…is for (Aster) Yellows. The end is near! This is the penultimate edition of our Garden Pests Series. I hope you enjoy it; it has been a very enjoyable for me to research, compile and write the whole Series. Be that as it may, let’s not say our goodbyes just yet! As it stands, you […]

Garden Pests Series: X…

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May 18th, 2015 by

…is for Xylem-invading pathogens. So here it is! The one you’ve all been waiting for…I bet you’ve been wondering how we would get around the difficult letters of the alphabet when compiling this list of garden pests. But so far, we have very successfully negotiated it to bring you all 26! You still have the […]

Garden Pests Series: W…

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May 15th, 2015 by

…is for Whiteflies. The Garden Pests Series is reaching its conclusion! But luckily, the letter ‘W’ isn’t the last in the Latin alphabet so there’s still some more educational fun to have! In this edition, the featured garden pest is the whitefly, a common – there are over 1,400 species all over the world, 56 […]

Garden Pests Series: V…

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May 12th, 2015 by

…is for Vine weevil. So, the Garden Pests Series is drawing to a close! Currently our marketing team are brainstorming for a new series of blogs to compile and compose at the conclusion of this one. But that’s talk for another day; the Garden Pests Series isn’t over yet, you’ll be pleased to hear, as […]

Garden Pests Series: U…

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May 11th, 2015 by

…is for Under-watering. This week could is looking likely to be the penultimate week of our Garden Pests Series! It has been a pleasure to bring it to you, but now is not the time for farewells! We’ve still got a few letters to get through before we hit ‘Z’. This issue is for the […]

Garden Pests Series: T…

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May 8th, 2015 by

…is for Thrips. There was no Garden Pests Series blog posts yesterday; it fell on the back-burner during a very hectic day! But it returns today with the letter ‘T’ edition. It surely isn’t long now before this series draws to a close, with only six more issues after this one. They have been very […]

Garden Pests Series: S…

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May 6th, 2015 by

…is for Slugs and Snails. Our Garden Pests Series is drawing to a close! It is a shame, as we know it is rather popular with our regular readers and it has been equally enjoyable to compile and compose from my perspective. It is definitely something for the personal portfolio! But again, I digress. The […]

Garden Pests Series: R…

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May 5th, 2015 by

…is for Red Spider Mite. There has been a last-minute amendment to this issue of the Garden Pests Series; initially, ‘R’ was going to stand for rose black spot. However, after a little more detailed research today, it came to my attention that rose black spot is in fact very similar to what was covered […]

Garden Pests Series: Q…

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April 30th, 2015 by

…is for Quince leaf blight. I’ll be honest with you; when researching for this list of 26 garden pests, one for each letter of the alphabet, I had an inkling that the letter ‘Q’ would be a problem! Think about it: it is a high-scoring letter in Scrabble and more to the point, it is […]

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