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I have been spreading my home made compost around some of my shrubs and trees and came across these grubs:- large, white, with orange heads curled in a C about 3/4 inch across. Are they stag beetle grubs? What should I do with them? In the past I
I have an infestation of chafer grubs in my lawn. The blackbirds are having a feast, but my lawn is looking very patchy and dead. Any ideas on how to rid my garden of these pests? I have used lawn grub killer ...it's very effective. However. I think
hi im a first time gardener growing petunias but they are being eaten by what i can only guess is some kind of grub any help in keeping the plants alive and stopping the attacks would be appreciated, could provide pictures if necessary thanks
Hello, I have bought loads of fruit trees to plant in the top lawn and need to get them in very soon, so I started planting yesterday only to find Vine Weevil Grubs in the lawn as I was digging the holes. I obviously cant dig the whole lawn up
The larva of an insect, eg, maggot, caterpillar.
(and i can never seem to grow them!!!) My question is.. 1) whats the best thing to use at this time of the year to kill the grubs.. and 2) Do primroses suffer as much when planted in the ground and not a pot? Thanks all! I have had problems with vine
I've just found a few of these in my London garden - they are pale green/yellowish and about 2mm long. I think they are grubs or caterpillars...I only noticed them at all because they seem to exude a weird, frothy spit-like substance in which
Hi there, Any idea what this is - or what it will become? I find a lot when weeding - wondering if I should squash them https://imageshack.us/scaled/large/24/photo3me.jpg Thank you James that looks like a leather jacket. Have a look at google images to see check. Yes, my firs...
Hi! Has anyone else been inundated with these vile grubs? I've had them two years running in my pots, loads of them, fat and up to 2 inches long. And I do mean LOTS of them: 24 found today in the space of 10 mins in one medium size pot! I've tried
Refers to the post-embryonic stage in the development of an insect, before its metamorphosis into an adult. Examples are a caterpillar, grub or maggot. The larval stage is generally the most destructive period in the insect life cycle.