Can You Detect Pests In Your Garden?
We all love to spend time in our gardens, and it’s a true symbol of our hard work and dedication when you get it just right. Having pests in your garden put all of the in jeopardy. An infestation of pests can cause some serious damage to your lawn, flowers and vegetables. All of that hard work will be ruined within weeks, or maybe even days.
Here are some great ways to detect pests in your garden this Spring.
- Always be safe – Before you start checking for pests in your garden, you need to be safe. Wearing the correct protective clothing, such as gloves, is the best place to start. Try inspecting your lawn and flowerbeds each week to prevent pest damage.
- Inspect everything thoroughly – If you can’t see the pests in your garden, you may want to use a magnifying glass if you think they are there. Inspecting every plant and shrub carefully will definitely decrease the risk of a pest infestation.
- Watch out for clues – You will definitely notice the damage that pests can do. A professional pest controller will look at this evidence to determine what type of pest infestation you have. Pests tend to stick to one plant they like, so you may notice one plant with holey leaves, petals and stems.
Pests will always leave a trail behind, like droppings, slime and cocoons, so keep an eye out.
Once in a while, it’s really great to check your garden at night as well. A lot of pests are nocturnal, so if you have noticed some clues in the day, they may be doing the damage at night. The sooner you start searching for those pests in your garden, the sooner we can put an end to the problem.
From time to time, inspect your lawn too. A quick visual scan can reveal an infestation. Then you can act promptly and get the problem handled and under control.
If you think you have an infestation in your garden or your home, please get in touch with us today. We cover all of the London area, and have a number of green options that will be safe for your family and plants.