Slugs and snails do more damage in the garden than any other creature. Pippa Greenwood unearths their secrets, compares traditional and scientific methods of control and discovers the ugly truth about these merciless molluscs.
The vine weevil - one of Britain's most virulent garden pests - is the star of this week's programme as Pippa Greenwood discovers its likes and dislikes and reports on news of a breakthrough in its control.
Pippa Greenwood explores the fascinating world of the aphid - a creature so fussy, there is virtually one for every plant in the garden.
Pippa Greenwood explores the world of the caterpillar - rampant pest and the larvae of a rare and beautiful butterfly essential to plant pollination.
Scale insects lay siege to gardens, causing damage on a massive scale.
Pippa Greenwood joins the troop of scientists battling against this garden pest.
Pippa Greenwood unearths the secret world of moles, the curse of lawn enthusiasts everywhere, and reveals which cures work and which are a waste of time.