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Holes in the leaves of our plants: main causes and how to avoid it

When holes appear in the leaves of our garden or orchard it may be due to the presence of slugs and snails but also to other causes, we explain why they can appear and how to avoid them. How we could tell if the holes in her lettuces are caused by snails or caterpillars. Taking …

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Fungi on the attack, learn to avoid them

Fungal pests, along with insects, are the biggest threat to our garden plants. Fungi form a separate kingdom from animals or plants. Fungi are similar to plant organisms without a differentiated system as in plants. They do not possess the capacity of photosynthesis, so they need to feed themselves by destroying organic matter in order …

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How to remove the cabbage butterfly

Today we will talk about the cabbage butterfly (Pieris brassicae), one of the main enemies of farmers and gardeners as it feeds in its larval stage on cabbages and other brassicas. This insect, as almost all have three clearly differentiated phases, the larval phase, the pupal phase or metamorphosis and the adult phase, in this …

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Pests and diseases also on indoor plants

Insects harmful to the good development of plants have their most active season in summer; when autumn arrives their reproduction decreases and they are less problematic, although they do not disappear. For this reason, you should continue to control the presence of aphids (especially during the first part of the season and if the plants …