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Garden mole repellent and solutions

Garden mole repellent and solutions

Are you noticing piles of soil or disturbed lawn appearing overnight? You may have a mole problem. Apart from pests like insects, disease and rodents, moles are sneaky underground pests, making themselves known once your soil is dug up. For this specific problem,...
Rodent control 101: how to identify pests and protect your home

Rodent control 101: how to identify pests and protect your home

Have you been noticing peculiar signs of activity like gnaw marks, droppings and strange noises at night? This all may lead to one problem — rodents. While this may be a scary reality for you and your home, we are here to help you isolate the causes, treat the...
Pruning 101: How, when, what, and where

Pruning 101: How, when, what, and where

Do you need to fine-tune how you prune? A lot of new gardeners feel unsure when it comes to executing a cut, but with the right insights and guidelines, you can make an informed decision. Have a good look at your shrubs, trees and flowering plants with confidence —...
Companion planting with garden vegetables and how to care for them

Companion planting with garden vegetables and how to care for them

There is a real beauty to understanding how different plants grow together and knowing the tricks to matchmaking vegetation. We have a few simple tools to tuck into your gardening belt — so pull out your trusted garden equipment and get ready to discover the wonders...
Ant solutions: tackling your pest problem with precision

Ant solutions: tackling your pest problem with precision

We have all encountered an ant infestation at some point in our lives. Ants at a picnic, in the kitchen, crawling over discarded food, the list goes on. To combat a colony before it takes over your home, make sure you have the right ant solutions. Understand how they...
How to prepare for a pest free party

How to prepare for a pest free party

Ants at a picnic? Flies at a festive gathering? Mosquitoes at a braai? Hosting a party is stressful enough without unwanted guests. Complete your event planning and eliminate irritating pests with a thorough checklist. Kick out the creepy crawlies and kick off the...