Chemicals: using a sprayer

Sprayers are available in most garden centres and DIY chains, and make it easier to apply weedkillers, insecticides and other sprays to a large area, rather than using ready-to-use packs with nozzles.

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Using a sprayer. Credit: RHS/John Trenholm.

Quick facts

Suitable for Fungicides, insecticides, weedkillers, algae and mosskillers
Timing Various – according to correct spraying times for the product
Difficulty Easy

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