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Aphid control, use your head and your hose

The worms are looking at Aphids this week. As new plant growth emerges, so do aphids. Their numbers grow quickly as there are fewer predators … but that all changes as the season develops and more predators emerge, to reform the natural balance in your garden. Try not to use insecticides as this kills the […]

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There are 500 species of Aphid in the UK

The worms are looking at Aphids this week. As new plant growth emerges, so do aphids. Their numbers grow quickly as there are fewer predators … but that all changes as the season develops and more predators emerge, to reform the natural balance in your garden.

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allotment cartoon Tasks in the garden the wrigglers worms

Do you know your blackfly from your greenfly?

The worms are looking at Aphids this week. As new plant growth emerges, so do aphids. Their numbers grow quickly as there are fewer predators … but that all changes as the season develops and more predators emerge, to reform the natural balance in your garden.

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allotment cartoon Tasks in the garden the wrigglers worms

A hot tip for growing chillis

The worms have spent some time thinking of tasks in the garden for May this week. There’s quite a few to dos, like maintaining your chilli peppers. Follow our blog to get more daily gardening cartoons, ideas, tasks and tips.

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The squirrels and birds are about to get fruity

The worms have spent some time thinking of tasks in the garden for May this week. There’s quite a few to dos, like netting your fruit from the hungry squirrels and birds. Follow our blog to get more daily gardening cartoons, ideas, tasks and tips.

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Start sowing your courgettes and squash under cover

The worms have spent some time thinking of tasks in the garden for May this week. There’s quite a few to dos, like getting a head start on your courgettes and squash – sowing them now, under glass, to protect them before planting out after the last frost. Follow our blog to get more daily gardening cartoons, ideas, tasks and tips.