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Welcome to the Intelligent Garden

By | August 30, 2009

The Intelligent Garden developed from our Organic Nursery at Fletching Glasshouses where we sell plants as gifts on line and supply serious gardeners with organic pest controls and a few other items that we’ve found useful as growers and which will be useful for serious gardeners like yourelf. There’s more to gardening than chucking on a load of compost and hoping for the best. It’s systems and know how that get results. So this site is here to share with you what we’ve found out along the way.

Springtime on the horizon – growth in the garden – and pests.

By | February 24, 2015

So the talk is based on our own experiences in controlling them ourselves. We’ve chopped the highlights up into a series of videos – one for each of these major pests. These combine slides with the chance to see some small videos we’ve taken of some of the pests and their predators in action so that if you’ve never had the chance to see the enemy face to face you can have the chance to get to know them.

Know your pests #1 Red Spider Mite

By | November 19, 2014

Currently causing problems for our customers is the glasshouse spider mite is known as “Red Spider Mites” they are actually better named “Two Spotted Mites”. When active they are pale greeny-brown in colour and can be recognised by the two 2 dark dots on their backs – they are only red in winter.