Pot up or plant out tomato and cucumber plants. Check outdoor and greenhouse plants for insects and spray with a suitable insecticide. Mow lawns weekly if necessary. Lightly scatter slug pellets around susceptible young plants.


  • Can Provado Vine Weevil Killer 2 be sprayed on plants? +

    Gardeners often ask if they can spray Provado Vine Weevil Killer 2 onto their plants rather than watering it into the compost, especially if foliar pests plague them. We have ensured that if accidentally splashed onto leaves or flowers, the product will do no harm. However, the product registration is only for use as a soil application so you cannot spray this product onto plants. We have a fantastic systemic spray though that will help you tackle your common garden bugs - try Provado Ultimate Bug Killer Ready to Use!

  • How to detect the presence of a pest? +

    The foliage hangs miserably, some branches dry out, the plant does not grow and begins to decline. If you handle the young trunk or stem, there is an abnormally low resistance. A pest is likely to have devoured, consumed or damaged some of the roots.

  • Is your plant in its place? +

    This is the first question he must ask knowing that each variety has its own requirements and few of them can adapt to all weather conditions. Similarly, the soils are not always welcoming to all plants. The plants called "heath land" (camellia, azalea, rhododendron, magnolia ...), for example, that land will not tolerate acid. While the calcareous plants (cistus, Montpellier maple, hawthorn ...) need a pattern ground limestone. It is important to know or to analyze the soil. Poorly prepared, any plant, even well treated, remains the target of opportunistic parasites who take advantage of his weakness.

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