Brown stink bug

The brown marmorated stink bug has infested large swathes of America, with further outbreaks reported in Italy and France. Authorities fear the bugs, which emit a stink of rotting rubbish…

Dutch elm disease, which wiped out 25 million UK elm trees 40 years ago, is back. And to make matters worse, it has been spotted in Brighton, home to the…

SUNNY weather means outdoor dining, and you can ensure there are no uninvited guests at your picnic or barbecue with this wasp trap created by award-winning Swedish designer Matz Borgström.…

  Pest Control The never-ending quest to combat garden pests is now in full swing, especially in my greenhouse. A few weeks ago I fumigated it with a garlic candle,…

Plant protection firms have accused Gardeners’ World presenter Monty Don of issuing biased advice on how to control a troublesome plant pest. On BBC2’s flagship show last Month, Monty told how…

Even though the weather has prevented me finishing my winter digging in borders, I did manage to venture into the greenhouse last weekend. Trying to stay busy I decided to…

Keep bugs at bay the natural way, says Kris Nothing Spoils the memory of a summer evening in the garden, like waking up the following day covered in insect bites. Biting…

Gardeners have been urged to exercise caution when sharing fuchsia plants and cuttings this autumn – due to the risk of spreading fuchsia gall mite. “This is a devastating pest…