Wildlife & The Environment
To ensure that they pose no unacceptable risk to human health, wildlife or the environment, most garden pesticides need to be approved for sale by the HSE.
To ensure you are using a registered product please look on the product for the approval number that starts with “MAPP xxxx” or check HSEs garden database for a list of products that are authorised for use on particular plants or areas in the garden.If you have an article of interest please contact us
Brown stink bug among 'future threats' to gardens
Gardeners are being urged to be on alert for the stink bug insect and other pests set to arrive in the UK.
What to do if you find Frogspawn in your pond
Garden ponds are extremely important for common frogs, particularly in urban areas.
Reasons to Grow Sunflowers
Sunflowers are one of the easiest plants to grow and they create such an impact in the garden.