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The caterpillars of both the small and large cabbage white butterflies are are the two culprits. The first is pale green with a body up to 2.5cm long, the second is bigger at 4cm and is yellow with black markings. The adult butterflies lay eggs at different times: the small from ...
In spring and summer, pollen beetles fly in from nearby oilseed rape crops to gather in open flowers where they feed on ripe pollen. Mostly, the beetles do little harm although occasionally they may nibble into unopened flower buds and damage the developing flowers of cauliflower...
persimilis on to your plants. Alternatively, use sprays containing, fatty acids or plant oils.houseplants, greenhouse plants, also outdoors on fuchsias, runner beans, busy lizzies, grape vinesall year roundMore common garden pestsMealybugsScale insectsWhiteflyThrips
An insect-eating plant.
The insect that produces cuckoo spit.
The larva of an insect, eg, maggot, caterpillar.
The larval form of certain insects, such as the grasshopper.
Ants are eusocial insects that belong to the same order as wasps and bees.
A ring or whorl of petals that are usually arranged this way to attract insects for pollination.
An abnormal growth or swelling on a plant, caused by insect attack, fungi or bacteria.