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produce several symptoms. The leaves turn dull green with silvery-white areas, there's distortion of the shoot tips and the buds may fail to open.There are many different species of thrips, but a biological control in the form of a predatory mite can
Known as thunderbugs or thunderflies, a thrip is a tiny sap-sucking, winged insect that can cause damage to plants.
Deadhead border plants, unless you want to collect their seedsSpray gladioli to prevent thrips damage to leaves and flowersPick herbs and everlasting flowers for dryingBuy or build compost bins to help recycle all your kitchen and garden wasteCollect seeds
,greenhouse and house plantssummer, autumn, winterMore common garden pestsAphidsPhormium mealybugThripsWhitefly
More common garden pestsRosemary leaf beetleLily beetleVine weevilThrips
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