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VIBURNUM TINUS 'EVE PRICE'

Posted: 05/11/2012 at 13:04

I have this plant growing well in a large container and this morning I've noticed leaf damage which I think (judging by internet pics.) is the work of the adult viburnum beetle - don't see any larvae or any other signs of activity.   Should I remove the damaged leaves  (not too many at the moment) and spray the plant and if so, what should I use?    Your advice as always would be appreciated.

Thank you

LAWN DAMAGE

Posted: 09/10/2012 at 09:34

Christopher2 - many thanks.  The lawn was well watered after treatment and we had a day of rain; dilution was as per pack directions.  I'll rake the lawn and re-treat.

 

Thanks again

LAWN DAMAGE

Posted: 08/10/2012 at 11:46

I posted recently about bird damage to my lawn and  chafer grub was/is the culprit.  I treated the lawn with the recommended lawn grub killer and now two weeks on the birds are still active and the grubs still alive; am I being impatient in expecting the treatment to work in two weeks?   I shall give the lawn another treatment - my question is  about the dozens of small holes in the lawn; in your experience will the lawn recover by itself  when the problem is sorted.,,,,,although I understand the grubs eat the roots so I guess some reseeding will be necessary - your advice on  how best  to proceed would be appreciated.  I have little or no knowledge of lawn care save mowing, although I have scarified the lawn in an attempt to make things a little better (or worse maybe).

Many thanks.

LAWN SCARE!!

Posted: 18/09/2012 at 14:53

Update - have dug some turf from the lawn and.... chafer grub!

Thanks again forall the advice.

 

LAWN SCARE!!

Posted: 18/09/2012 at 09:31

Christopher2 &  sotongeoff - Thank you both again - I notice this morning there is another post on this subject.  Off now to the garden centre to get lawn grub killer.

Appreciate the help and advice on uploading pics via alternative method; still no luck.  My computer skills are about as good as my gardening, not sure what I'd do without advice from this forum....

 

LAWN SCARE!!

Posted: 17/09/2012 at 18:20

Sotongeoff -still unable to load pic.  

Christopher2  - there are straw patches over the lawn so could the birds be responsible (there are plenty of magpies and crows here)  although the extent of the damage indicates there must be hundreds of 'em!   Tufts of grass, some with soil attached have been lifted and in some places holes have been made - the lawn looks pockmarked....should I treat the lawn in some way or just rake up the mess?  

Thank you both - will keep trying with the photo.

 

LAWN SCARE!!

Posted: 17/09/2012 at 18:08

Sorry, don't seem to be able to provide photo - will try again.

 

 

LAWN SCARE!!

Posted: 17/09/2012 at 17:56

Sorry, don't seem to be able to provide photo - will try again.

 

LAWN SCARE!!

Posted: 17/09/2012 at 17:43

Help please - my lawn is being attacked.  Is this bird damage or should I be looking at some kind of treatment for the lawn,  This has happened over the past two days; the lawn is quite dry and so there is plenty of thatch for the birds to grab hold of, if bird damage is what it is,  if so why just my lawn?  Hope the photo is ok!

 

 

 

 

FUSCHIA 'SUNRAY'

Posted: 17/09/2012 at 17:08

Oh dear - just have to hope for the best.   Thank you both for your replies.

 

 

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