Bugs that eat Bugs


Biological control of garden pests by insects, mites and parasites Using beneficial insects, mites and parasitoids to control pest arthropods, and other biological problems such as fungi, pathogens and weeds, is known as biological control (biocontrol). It’s gaining popularity as a viable, non-toxic solution to many biological issues on horticultural sites, in farming applications, and […]

Blooming beautiful

Alstromeria at Organic BloomsTheresa Sjoquist

Flower farming wasn’t in the plan for Craig and Mandy Purvis, but grew out of a shift away from the corporate world and towards organics. They’re now one of the few certified organic flower growers in New Zealand. Craig and Mandy are originally from Scotland, and met in the UK. Craig was a forensic examiner […]