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, and others usually as either caterpillars or chrysalides. Five winter as adults: peacock, small tortoiseshell, comma, red admiral and brimstone. It is only the migrants -- painted ladies, clouded yellows, Camberwell beauties -- that die off completely to re
I'm hoping someone will buy me a moth trap for Christmas Richard, or at least the electrics so I can make one. We get loads of moths and caterpillars in our garden but I can never identify them... I found a beautiful moth in my greenhouse yesterday
to me. Anyone got any idea what this is and what I can do. Any advice is much appreciated. Your leaves have probably been eaten by caterpillars of some sort. There's not much that you can do about them other than pick them off when you see them
the plants would become. They went mad very quickly, I diligently picked off the caterpillars every day and fed them to the chickens much to my son's delight! The plants have become so huge most of them collapsed but have still had plenty of life. Today
turn into caterpillars which eat the leaves. On occasion they have stripped the leaves of my cherry tree almost completely - but grease bands do prevent this happening. You can buy them from most garden centres in the autumn. THere's more information
what emerges, but bear in mind caterpillars of the Large White can defoliate a plant in mere days!
the aphids. Uncurl a leaf-what do you see?-if it isn't aphid it might be a caterpillar I doubt that ants are responsible for the damage on your clematis either.
in fairy stories - 'be kind to the animals and they will help you'. As the caterpillars, who were the heroes of the story, did in that tale.
growth. Check the pots daily.clematis, dahlias, chrysanthemums and other plantsspring, summer, autumnMore common garden pestsWaspsSlugsAntsCaterpillars
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