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After the invasion of oak processionary moths in Kew Gardens grabbed headlines earlier this year, there has been much talk of enforcing stricter plant passport regulations in the UK. The “potentially deadly” moths (that can cause serious asthma attacks) were brought into London via a shipment of Dutch-imported oak trees. Kew Gardens employed a team [...]
A mosquito can detect a human from 20-35 metres away but nature has a way of repelling the blood thirsty insects. A research paper in The Archives of Internal Medicine (June 98) listed a number of natural oils which repel mosquitoes. Growing some of these plants in your garden will cause no harm, but take note [...]