Pests & Diseases


Vegetable Pests and Diseases

Growing vegetables is never trouble free but if know what is wrong you have a better chance of eradicating it and, hopefully, save your affected vegetables. This is a comprehensive article giving lots of detail on how to deal with most garden pests and diseases which affect vegetables. Most vegetables are covered but if you need specific information about a particular crop drop me a line and I’ll add it to the article. You can read the whole article by […]


Pear Rust

This week at the allotment I noticed the Pear Tree had bright orange spots on the leaves. I had never seen anything like it before so I took a couple of affected leaves home and did some research. The best website by far for researching garden pests and plant diseases is The Royal Horticultural Society; you can always trust their advice. What I found out is that my Pear has European Pear Rust which is a fungal disease affecting Pears […]