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Update of fruit tree needs during May

The weather has been very wet and cold. This has also had its effect on the delayed appearance of the various pests. However aphids and caterpillars are fully active now.

Be aware that as soon as the temperature goes up so does the activities of these various pests. www.harrodhorticultural.com  stocks various organic substances. It is very important to try organically-based compounds in order to retain a correct biological balance. One way of treating your trees while also saving the predators of the various pests is using a totally organic garlic spray mixture. Insects abhor the smell and taste of garlic.

Aston Garshield

Follow the recommendations as printed on the plastic bottle. Most garden centres stock it under the name of Aston Garberry or Aston Garshield. It is a mixture of various plant  and garlic extracts.

Further information obtainable from www.astonhorticulture.com

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