Biodiversity at Helen’s Hill Estate. Part 1

Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
 

Helen’s Hill is dedicated to taking what Mother Nature gave us and putting it in the bottle with minimal handling and processing, and to do that we have to make sure Mother Nature is at her best. Encouraging biodiversity in our vineyard is key to the health of our vines and ultimately […]

By |June 16th, 2015|vineyard|0 Comments

From Spiders to Ladybugs

Vineyard owners love the Ladybug. Not only do they eat up to 5,000 insects over their lifetime (think of all that time saved!) but their appearance in a vineyard also indicates a well-rounded local eco-system.

 

Ladybugs have a natural life span of 2-3 years and can consume up to 5,000 insects (aphids, mites and young spiders) during […]

By |July 7th, 2011|news, vineyard|0 Comments