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
Advice On Weed Control
Advice on selecting the right garden care chemical for effective weed control.
Advice On Safe Spraying Of Garden Insecticides
Advice on the safe spraying of garden insecticides. Watch this video for advice on how to use garden insecticides in a way that protects bees and other pollinators.
How To Use Slug Pellets Safely And Effectively In Your Garden
Watch this animation to find out how properly stored and applied slug pellets are a safe and effective way of controlling slugs.
Water And Aquatic Wildlife
To protect your water and aquatic wildlife gardeners need to be aware of how to prevent any water pollution arising from the incorrect disposal of garden care chemicals.