Termites can pose a serious threat to your furniture and walls, but did you know that they can infest your garden as well? Termites in gardens, lawns and other large, green areas can cause significant damage to trees, plants, and the overall health of the garden ecosystem.
Termites are known to feed on cellulose, which is found in plant material and can quickly damage the roots, stems, and leaves of plants. This damage can weaken the plants, making them more susceptible to diseases and other pests.
Furthermore, termites can also cause structural damage to garden structures, such as sheds, fences, and trellises, which can compromise their integrity and pose a safety risk. Termites can also cause damage to irrigation systems and water pipes, leading to water wastage and costly repairs.
Effective termite control in the garden can help prevent these problems and ensure the health and longevity of your plants and structures. It can also prevent the spread of termites to neighbouring properties, which is especially important in urban and suburban areas where properties are in close proximity to one another.
Overall, regular termite control measures, such as monitoring for signs of termite activity, treating infestations promptly, and implementing preventative measures, are crucial for maintaining the health and beauty of your garden.
The use of termiticides in gardens can pose several dangers, including:
Rentokil PCI’s Termiseal Green is a truly Green termite control solution that uses no harmful termiticides.
Using biological termite control solutions has several benefits, including: