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hi can you help me i have 3 apple trees and 1 as got woolly aphids all over have put grease around trees and i winter wash in winter and spring but its still there have looked on inter net to no avail?
Aphid-like insects of the family Adelgidae that are found exclusively on conifers. They feed on the sap of the host tree and cause cone-like growths, which can stunt or kill twigs and, in severe infestations, disfigure ornamental trees.
But the ladybirds are coming to our rescue, Pippa, at least mine. They are there in an instant when I take anything outside from the conservatory that has aphids on like the odd aonium. I do hope some of the early buds are not going
I growed several apple trees in my garden, but apple tree pests makes me upset...is there a way to deal with the apple tree pests? Many thanks if its aphids then a light soapy spray on the leaves or even rub them off will help, i found that the year
hi, i have an 6year old apple tree that has just started to leaf (late i know),There are no aphids on it yet but there are lots of ants crawling over it, i can not see any damage being caused.Are they going to cause a problem so i will need
is an organic method of maintaining a natural balance in your garden, aiding pollination and keeping pest numbers down. Common plant combinations include growing herbs with roses to deter aphids, and planting alliums around carrots to ward off carrot root fly
ago. Good to know its 'OK to squish'! It's not ok to squish leaf cutter bees, they do no harm. The aphids are the ones to squish!! Can anyone help something is eating the tops off my rose buds! And pulling the pulling the bud covers inwards and leaving
found the answer on another thread. Im off to find some vaseline Get rid of any colonies of aphids that you find on the tree, too, and check that there isn't an ants' nest in the cherry's pot. Tks for that Alina I did wonder if there was a nest
check for aphids though, as the ants may be a sign there are aphids present (ants feed on the sugary liquid which aphids produce.) Thanks guys much appreciated.
I think you'll find the answer and solution. It's a common problem with growing plants indoors. It sounds like an aphid attack to me .I would give the plants a gentle shower with tepid water and keep an eye on them - I wouldn't spray with a chemical