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apparently good crop that is developing now? Apparently, pouring boiling water over a bucket of foxglove leaves and leaving for a couple of days then spraying the result on the bushes may help. There is also Nemasys caterpillar & sawfly killer
My Jacqueline Du Pre has been stripped of leaves by the rose sawfly caterpillar, but what I would like to know is whether this pest eats other plants too. I have lupin, galtonia and gladiolus plants that show the same type of attack as the rose.
My FIG TREE IS A DWARF ONE, TO BE GROWN IN A POT IT STARTED OFF GREAT, BUT NOW IT HAS THIS BROWN MARKINGS ON IT, LIKE EITHER A CATERPILLAR HAS BEEN MUCHING OR ON THE INNER LEAVE SONTHINE ELSE, HELP!!!!
the caterpillars eat.
Until yesterday, when I noticed my Nasturtium was covered in Cabbage caterpillars, I had no idea that they particularly liked muching away on it's leaves. I then read about growing Nast.as a companion plant to Cabbages (which I have at the allotment
Your only real way is to net the cabbages by constructing a frame over them. If you use a fine mesh you'll also keep any butterflies out, hence no caterpillars. Be sure to secure the bottom of the mesh well so that no creatures can get in and get
my rosemary bush is quite large but I have noticed the ends of alot of the branches are going brown and curling in on themselves. I have looked closely and have found small caterpillars hiding inside of the curled up ends - what are these and what
the caterpillars I used to use a winter wash and this was effective....not organic though. intend to do this myself this winter to control larvae etc I had a couple of bushes totally stripped a year or two back. The crop was reduced but the following year
The mullein moth is one of the ever decreasing number of British moths to be found in the wild. It is appalling to recommend the destruction of these caterpillars. I have observed moths for 50 years and I have seen my first mullein moth caterpillars
Virtually wingless, female winter moths hatch in November, then crawl up fruit trees to mate with male moths. The eggs that are laid hatch into leaf-eating caterpillars in spring. Trap female moths before they climb to mate, by attaching a grease