No matter what type of gardener you are, from a seasoned green thumb, to the enthusiastic beginner – Kings Plant Doctors are here to help you find solutions to common insect pests, diseases and weeds in your garden. You’ll find our experienced Plant Doctors instore every weekend, or book a weekday appointment online today.
If you can’t make it in to see one of our doctors then follow the links above to self diagnose your garden problem or send us a message with a picture and we’ll come straight back to you with a solution.
There are Plant Doctors in every Kings store all weekend, but you can also book a mid-week consultation. Bring in a photo and we’ll prescribe a solution on the spot!
What have Bees ever done for us?
Stung us, buzzed about, but then there was the wax, and honey. Not to mention the fact that they are responsible for pollinating approximately a third of all our food crops.
First found on our shores in Northland in 1997, the Guava Moth has been slowly making its way south, and sadly it’s recently arrived in Auckland.
Like Codling Moth, Guava Moth lay their eggs onto young fruit. Upon hatching the larvae burrow into the fruit and then spoils it. But unlike Codling Moth, Guava Moth breed all year and can infest a large range of fruit, including: Feijoa, Guava, Citrus, Peaches, Plums, and even Chillies.Read More
Soil is the permeable boundary between life and death, between the Earth and the Sky. The soil beneath our feet isn’t just the inert and static remains of the weathered away Earth; it’s actually a vibrant and dynamic ecosystem full of minute particles of rock, water, humus, complex colonies of bacteria, webs of fungi, nematodes, and a whole host of larger creatures such as worms.Read More