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Are these cabbage worm eggs

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 17:52

Spot on buddy boy...there are hundreds of them...they move onto all the bedding plants eventually and devour them....think i willl have to take as many leaves off the camelia as possible...even if it makes it look bald....i can prune back the eleagnus and then see whats what.....

thanks everyone i appreciate all the feedback....i recognise  the camelia caterpillars from last year all over the geraniums with there knives  and forks....

maybe i could put all the leaves in a wild spot further down the road and they can hatch there....


 

Are these cabbage worm eggs

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 17:38

They grow into those white butterflies nutcutlet....

 

Are these cabbage worm eggs

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 17:37

I will need to be very patient..i think there could be well over a hundred of them...hehehe

 

Are these cabbage worm eggs

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 17:31

Does any one know what these are...there are loads of them under the camelia leaves .......each year there is an infestaion of cabbage worm in the garden i care for (i think they are cabbage worm..longish green type  caterpillars)...are these the eggs.....????


 

they are even under the eleagnus leaves.....i sprayed with detergent and water hoping it would lodge them off but nothing happened...if they are cabbage worm i want to nip them in the bud before they can do much damage......in fact whatever they are i am sure they need dealing with....any ideas?????

Plagues of caterpillars each year on our geraniums

Posted: 10/04/2014 at 08:23

They are just zonal geraniums fleurisa....but I will bear what you said in mind...sounds like a good idea....

Blairs i can can still pick any off if there are not too many and use spray......I appreciate everyones feed back.....thanks

 

Plagues of caterpillars each year on our geraniums

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 14:17

Ok...thanks nut cutlet....will do this...

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 14:10

Took this photo about a month ago....


 

Plagues of caterpillars each year on our geraniums

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 14:08

 

 

Each year we get a plague of caterpillars on our geraniums...they look like thin little black or green things...think they develope into white butterflies...

they absolutely massacre everything and it is dreadful...can pick a few off but too many plants  And too many caterpillars...am thinking of changing my plants this year and trying something else..

have had this plague for the last two years...anyone got any ideas???

Camera Corner

Posted: 28/01/2014 at 14:12

Hey david....great page you started....i love taking photos...some lovely pics on this thread....i 

i took this photo in the summer...i managed to catch this  little guy hovering over the wildflowers...what made it really nice was that I grown them from seed...so it was an extra special treat getting  this photo...


 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/01/2014 at 14:00

I had to sort all my draws and kitchen space before....i got a cooker coming on thursday........have been putting the cleaning off for ages...so i feel pretty pleased with myself....nice to be chilling out now and having a cuppa.....????????????????

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