Common fruit tree pests and diseases

Common fruit tree pests and diseases

Pests and diseases Pests and diseases can occur in backyard fruit trees. PlantNet uses the best rootstocks available for our varieties to minimise susceptibility of our trees to soil borne pests and diseases in the backyard. Pests and diseases can quite often be...
How to make your own insect pest traps

How to make your own insect pest traps

How to make your own insect pest traps Insect traps lure and kill insects as they get stuck to the sticky sides of the trap. Traps are used to observe the populations of pests to inform home gardeners on when controls should be used. Codling Moth traps lure male moths...
How to use pest exclusion netting to protect your fruit trees

How to use pest exclusion netting to protect your fruit trees

Pest exclusion netting Protect your Crops! Why spray for Insect pests when there is a better alternative? We now carry a range of netting suitable for protecting fruit trees and vegetables from birds, flying foxes and some insect pests. Our range is safe to wildlife...
Chill hours guide for the home gardener

Chill hours guide for the home gardener

Chill hours guide for the home gardener Chill Hours? Chill Units?…what does it all mean? Confused when you hear about chill factor or chill units? Our simple guide provides the basic information you need to make an informed decision about what sort of fruit tree...