Posted: 25/07/2013 at 06:39
Hi Sara 4, sorry for the late response. Yes I can see the larvae but in fairness you have to look closely to see them, they're not too obvious unless you're up close and personal! They just look like very small green caterpillars. Nothing like that on your rose bushes? I have some odd holes in a few leaves but they seem to like on patch in particular and have now eaten their way through most of them and up until yesterday it was only one rosebush. This morning I see that the little demons have started on another one! I'm sure I can pick them off (with gloves of course, yucky little things lol) but I was hoping for a more definitive solution than that. I do however remember watching the Victorian Farm a while back and there was a very old fashioned remedy for dealing with saw flies so I'm going to hunt it out and see if it does work. I'll let you know what it is, can't hurt to try it and see if it helps.