Natural Pest Control
Our collection of Natural pest control predators will give you a safe, effective and economical way to control pests in your garden
You may already know that ladybirds are great for controlling greenfly on your plants, but there are many more beneficial insects you can use to protect your garden. In fact they are used by commercial growers the world over because they are so much more economical than chemicals.
They all occur naturally in the garden but sometimes Mother Nature needs a helping hand to delivering them to the right place at the right time and in big enough quantities to be effective. So instead of reaching for a bottle of slug pellets or pesticide, choose a natural control. Each of these products contains a natural predator of a specific garden pest.
Natural pest controls are:
- Extremely specific; they will only effect the pest you are targeting.
- Environmentally friendly
- Harmless to children, pets and wildlife
Natural pest controls are best used at the first sign of the pests. They are living creatures and must be handled carefully. Using regular treatments gives effective control to produce wholesome fruit, flowers and vegetables without the need for toxic chemicals.
They come with easy to follow instructions, most need to be applied upon the day of delivery.
Top tips for using natural pest control
Apply at the right time - Natural pest controls need at least 10C at night to work, while outdoor controls such as slug nematodes are active above 5C. Timing is crucial the Natural pest control should only be applied at the vulnerable life stage of the pest.
Choose the right control - Be sure what pest you are tackling first.
Be patient - predators take some time to build up numbers before they start making a dent in your pest problem, so introduce them as soon as you notice the first signs of the pest.