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Beefsteak Tomatoes diseased

Posted: 18/05/2014 at 18:07

To me it looks like the leaves have got wet, then it has got scorched by the sun.

Water cress

Posted: 18/05/2014 at 17:57

I grew watercress a few years ago in my greenhouse,  I just used some wide plant pots in a tray of water, they did quite well.

Mystery bug

Posted: 21/11/2013 at 22:25

Looks like a cricket.

New Tomato Pests?

Posted: 29/08/2013 at 00:15

The caterpillar you caught is probably from the tomato moth, They start off on the leaves of the plant making small holes, as the caterpillar gets bigger they cause damage to the tomatoes.

poorly-hebe

Posted: 15/08/2013 at 10:39

You could try taking some cuttings, hebe's usually take quite easily. just in case you can't save the plant.

What Beetles are on my Lavender ?

Posted: 21/06/2013 at 19:14

It's a rosemary beetle they eat lavender and thyme too.

White fluff on clipped box bushes

Posted: 20/06/2013 at 17:39

It is probably caused by box aphid, I get it on my box hedge, I do not treat it as it does not seem to cause any long term damage.

What dianthus?

Posted: 09/06/2013 at 17:40

Dianthus Flashing Lights

Rhododendron help

Posted: 01/06/2013 at 12:45

Nematodes are a safe way to control vine weevils, if that's your only plant being attacked you could go out with a torch on a warm evening, and try to catch any vine weevil on the plant.

Help

Posted: 31/05/2013 at 16:58

Scale insects is the most likely pest to cause the black sticky substance on your bay tree leaves, you will have to find a suitable spray to keep it under control. you should be able to see them on the back of the leaves and stems above the effected  leaves.

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