Pippa Greenwood

Author bio:

Pippa Greenwood

Pippa’s gardening passions include grow your own and the things gardeners hate most – pests and diseases! She gives many gardening talks and worked for the RHS for years, spent 13 years as a presenter on BBC Gardeners’ World and since 1995 has been a regular panellist on BBC Radio 4’s Gardeners’ Question Time. She was also the gardening advisor for the murder-mystery series, Rosemary & Thyme. Vist Pippa’s website www.pippagreenwood.com for gorgeous vegetable plants with advice from Pippa, pest controls and more
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There are 15 articles by Pippa Greenwood:

Leatherjackets

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Leatherjackets cause havoc in lawns, eating the roots of grass. Pippa Greenwood has some good tips for ridding your lawn of these pests.

honey fungus

Honey Fungus

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Keep an eye out for the dreaded honey fungus. Pippa Greenwood shares her wisdom on identifying this most terrifying garden fungus.

Box blight

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Pippa Greenwood offers some sage advice against the troublesome box blight.

lawn moss

Lawn moss

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Lawn moss can quickly take over a lawn if the conditions for its growth are right, but what can you do to reduce its effect and stop it in its tracks?

beans

Vegetable growing tips

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Pippa Greenwood offers some timely advice on growing your own veg, including choosing the right site, varieties and successional sowing.

Chafer grubs.

Chafer grubs

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If your lawn is being dug up by badgers or attracting birds, you may have chafer grubs feeding on the roots. Find out how to get rid of these lawn pests.

white fly

Whitefly in the greenhouse

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If you’re met by a cloud of tiny white flying insects when you go into your greenhouse, it’s probaby glasshouse whitefly. Act now to get rid of these pests.

Harvest late summer crops

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It’s late summer, but there’s still plenty to be done on the vegetable plot. Keep picking peas, beans and courgettes. And there’s still time to plant salads

Powdery mildew

Powdery mildew

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Powdery mildews have got to be just about the most widespread fungal problem in gardens. There are many types but […]

ants

Ants in the garden

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There are over 50 different ant species in the UK, most of them pretty well go unnoticed but there a few which can cause a fair bit of grief to gardeners.