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, hedgehogs, beetles and other pest-eating wildlifeWatch out for red lily beetle on the tips and leaves of lilies. Squash any you find, or spray with a suitable pesticide
BBC Gardeners' World blog on asparagus beetles, by Richard Jones
. Thankfully, these 4mm-long, brown, snout-nosed beetles rarely cause severe damage. The plants easily survive, unless they are small and seriously infested.When weevils emerge out of the soil in early summer, they feed on the leaves of broad beans and peas
Learn how to divide and pot on congested day lilies by following Chris Beardshaw's video advice.spring and autumnCaring for liliesPlanting lily bulbs in a potDeadheading liliesRemoving lily beetles from plantsDealing with lily mouldBrowse a variety
sweet peasHow to pot on sweet peasHow to deal with pollen beetle
strongly rooted plants that will survive the winterFeed crops in growing bags and pots every weekWatch out for vine weevil beetles and larvae, and treat compost with a suitable product such as Provado Vine Weevil Killer 2
away in small pots of compostBe vigilant for signs of lily beetle, vine weevil, Solomon's seal sawfly and other problem pests
Watch Chris Beardshaw dividing day lilies in his video project.Planting lily bulbs in a pot.Advice for combatting lily beetles.Dealing with lily mould.
mould.Advice for combatting lily beetles.How to deadhead lilies.
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