Greaseband Tree Protection

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Price: £4.99

Grease bands protect trees from winter moth larvae and caterpillars crawling up their trunks. This leads to reduced egg laying in the tree , so no new caterpillars will be present to feed on the new growth and leaves.

Grease bands are supplied in 3m rolls for wrapping the trunks of trees. The plastic is covered in glue to catch any caterpillars [ and ants ] that try to go over it. The rolls are green coloured , so as not to attract beneficial insects. Ants can be a pest to beneficial insects, like ladybirds, as they are attracted to the honeydew produced by aphids. To protect this source of food they can often remove beneficial insects feeding on the aphids. The Grease band will reduce the number of ants getting into the tree.

The glue used on the Grease band is made from natural resin and wax, which will not dry out or wash off.

Apply Grease bands to trees in January and February for winter moth protection and in the autumn for Winter moth and other moths.



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Last chance to treat Leatherjacket larvae

This short, fat leatherjacket  larvae does a lot of damage to lawns from August through to the end of October. The recent warm weather does enable later applications but should not be delayed to long now.

Once you have evidence of this grub under your grass, it is time to apply nematodes.

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This is a natural solution for leatherjackets in lawns. Leatherjackets are the larvae of crane flies, otherwise known as Daddy-long-Legs. The majority of the eggs are laid late summer and develop into Leatherjacket larvae in the late summer- early autumn.

Stop these horrible pests ruining your lawn by using a biological control.



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ANDROLIS is the name of the product for controlling red mite and northern fowl mite on all birds.

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Chickens/ hens  and other birds infected with Red Mite also see a drop in egg laying.

ANDROLIS is easy to use and is 100% safe to the birds, the environment and humans.

Androlis is available in 4 sizes     M, L, XLXXL