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gladioli

Posted: 06/08/2013 at 12:10

They were more like caterpillars green in colour, I looked over the plants when the leaves started to look like lace but could find nothing. Then when the flower buds started to be attacked the destruction was very rapid, then they showed themselves.When I pulled the leaves down from the stem there were lots of what seemed like eggs.

gladioli

Posted: 05/08/2013 at 09:30

My gladioli were growing beautifully but as the flower head was appearing they developed holes and eventually fell of before they could open, the leaves were like lace with all the holes eaten into them. Now the grubs have shown themselves. I have cut them right down, washed the soil of the roots also I have lots of baby bulbs with roots and have washed those also.

The question is what is the best way to winter the large bulbs and also the baby ones and how can I treat the soil to get rid of these grubs. This my first time with gladioli .

Marie 

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