London (change)
6 messages
31/03/2012 at 21:58
I have noticed this year a big increase in lily Beatles is this simply because of the mild weather ,is there any particular insecticide I should be using ?
01/04/2012 at 13:10
Provado bug clear (yellow bottle) should clear them.
01/04/2012 at 14:48
Ok is this a systemic insecticide?
01/04/2012 at 16:24

I get these on my Lilies and I find the only thing is to pick them off and discard them as you see fit, a bit labour intensive. I never use any insecticide as I also grow a lot of veg in my garden and do not want any run off etc etc...

01/04/2012 at 18:17
Yes but I agree with Urszula in picking them off. You also need to crush them as the little buggers find their way back!
01/04/2012 at 19:59
Thanks for the advice I'm doing what you have suggested and have killed around ten so far in a week ,as I'm growing them all in pots. I think I'm going to use a systemic pesticide as well
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