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Garden Pests, Garden Disease Treatment, Perth

Best Perth garden pest and garden plant disease treatment expert advice.

Treat noxious garden weeds, insect pests, snails, birds, fungi, scale and all sorts of Perth garden bugs.

Garden pests and garden disease can be frustrating. It’s helpful to understand that garden pest are part of an important cycle of a plantÔÇÖs life. When a plant is weak from disease or stress garden pests play a positive role by helping to decompose and feed the plants carbon and nutrients back into the soil giving an opportunity for new life to take its place. At Perth gardens, there are pest control and disease control methods that can help prevent our gardens from being infested or infected.

Garden Disease

Plant Disease Perth

Plant disease is a fungal infection such as powdery mildew, myrtle rust, root rot are intensified by pests but are commonly caused by poor drainage and moist soil conditions. It is important to improve drainage in your soil. Luckily in the Perth metro, we mostly deal with sandy soils which is a great material for soil drainage. In clay-heavy soil, adding gypsum can help break down the clay.

Natural Organic Insecticide

Using natural organic pest control sprays like eco oil insecticide is a good way to control the insect pests in Perth. This insecticide can also attract beneficial insects like ladybirds and lacewings who feed on insect pests in Perth like aphids. Eco oil is my recommended insecticide treatment for regular garden pest control in Perth.


There are other indirect methods for garden pest control. Regular garden maintenance like regular pruning cultivates healthier plants and removes limbs susceptible to disease. Mulching and fertilizing keep a healthy plant. A healthy plant has more strength and resilience to fight off pests. Plants have lived with insect pests their entire existence. Pests are part of the ecosystem and removing them 100% is impossible. There are advanced pest control techniques we can use on your Perth garden such as crop trapping that encourages sacrificial plants. It aims to embrace and battle pest control by creating a garden ecosystem that’s also inviting for predatory insects which will help kill garden pests in your Perth garden.

Crop Trapping

Phone your local gardener if you need help with garden pest control in Perth.

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