Urban Food Garden

Protecting Carrots from Pests

The main threat carrots face is from slugs and snails during the early seedling stage.  Though cockchafer larvae can also do damage.  Below are some

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PEST CONTROL – Insects

DEFEND This page is part of the “DEFEND” section of the Three Ds Pest Control program, which is a gradual three stage approach to protect

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PEST CONTROL – Earwigs

If earwig numbers build up enough they can cause considerable damage to your vegetables.  Here are some methods I have used to keep earwig numbers

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PEST CONTROL: Birds

dETER This page is part of the “DETER” section of the Three Ds Pest Control program, which is a gradual three stage approach to protect

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PEST CONTROL: The Three Ds

When faced with pests eating vegetables many people instinctively reach for a powerful poison, but this should be a last resort only.  A better way

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The Percentage Factor

The first thing you should do when there are signs that pests are damaging your crops is to consider the percentage factor.  By this I

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