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The Common Sense Gardening group are part of the Crop Protection Association with the specific aim of provide information, resources and advice to retailers, media and other stakeholders who sell, write and communicate about maintaining a healthy home garden by tackling weeds, pets and diseases.


This website aims to help a wide audience from the keen gardener looking for advice on how to deal safely with slugs, to the new home owner wondering how to control weeds in their first garden, through to the garden owner concerned about insecticides and bee health, we hope this site will be a valuable and informative resource. 

Garden plant protection products play an important role in creating and maintaining a healthy and diverse garden. They are part of an integrated approach to pest, weed and disease control that considers alternative methods where and when appropriate.

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Doff Portland Limited

Doff Portland Limited

Doff Portland Limited, founded in 1946, is the UK’s largest independent manufacturer of insecticides, weedkillers and garden care products.

As an ISO and BRC accredited company we are able to provide assurance and inspire confidence in the quality of our products. Expertise in plant protection and biocidal product registration ensures fully traceable production and delivery from development through to the final stage.

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SBM Life Science

SBM Life Science

Protect Home® and Protect Garden® aim to provide efficient solutions for your garden and home. Whether it is tackling tough weeds or getting rid of pesky pests - we have a product that is right for you!

Solabiol ®, the exciting new natural brand of garden care products that are ‘in tune with nature’ has a solution for all sorts of gardening needs.

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Evergreen Garden Care UK Ltd

Evergreen Garden Care UK Ltd

We believe in the beauty of a green space - whether it’s a garden, a balcony or potted plants indoors, and we want to inspire anyone, anywhere to create and maintain their own green oasis.

Explore our brands and find a broad range of products to help you fulfill your every gardening need.

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Vitax Ltd

Vitax Ltd

Find Vitax products for your garden or gardening advice and ideas

Vitax Limited is a fourth-generation family-owned business with roots laid down long before the modern gardening industry as it is known today even existed.  Our origins can be traced back to G H Richards Limited, established in 1880 as a pioneer manufacturer of insecticides and supplier of horticultural sundries.

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