PROBLEM SOLVER

Pests

ANTS

Problem Ants can be a real problem in your garden. They can create horrible looking mounds on your lawn, tend to dry out soils where…

APHIDS

Problem Aphids are soft small oval-shaped insects varying in colour including pink, green, red and black. Some have wings and some don’t. They have a…

AZALEA LACE BUG

Problem Azalea Lace Bugs are only about 1/8 of an inch long. With a magnifying glass you can identify them by their transparent wings that form…

COCKROACHES

Problem Cockroaches are fast, hard to kill, and get into everything.They can also be a health threat. Habits and high reproductive rates of pest cockroaches…

EARWIGS

Problem Earwigs are usually a temporary problem in the garden, however if they build large populations, they can become a serious problem, eating your much-loved…

FRUIT FLY

Problem  Fruit flies are a large and important group of insect pests that attack a wide range of fruit and vegetables in the home garden.…

LAWN BEETLE

Problem The adult black beetle is shiny black and 10-13 mm long. The larvae attack lawns, eating the lawn roots, starving the lawn of its…

LAWN GRUB

Problem The lawn grub is a white, ‘C’-shaped grub with a brown to black head. They are the larvae of various lawn beetles and live…

MILLIPEDES

Problem Millipedes eat mostly dead plant matter but can be minor garden pests especially to emerging plants. Signs of millipede damage include the stripping of the…

POSSUMS

Problem Possums can destroy an entire garden. They eat your flowers, your vegetables, your fruits, and can eradicate your lovely plants. They are very messy…

SLATER

Problem The Slater is most commonly light grey in colour but can also be pale brown to dull blue in colour, with an oval body…

SNAILS AND SLUGS

Problem Snails and slugs are among the most aggressive garden pests around – and they always return, no matter what measures you take. The two…

SPIDERS

Problem Like any pest, a spider infestation can be problematic.These eight-legged terrors are generally harmless but you may consider them undesirable. Resolution The new Richgro…

THRIP

Problem Thrips are tiny, slender insects that scrape tissue from your flowers and leaves and then drink the plant juices. The results are usually leaves…

TOMATO POTATO PSYLLID

Problem The adult Tomato –Potato Psyllid is about the size of an adult aphid but looks like a tiny cicada under magnification . The female lays…