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A grub, the larva of small flies and some moths, which tunnels into the leaves of plants. Damage to the leaves takes the form of a pattern of semi-transparent lines or pale, blistered patches.
I posted recently about bird damage to my lawn and chafer grub was/is the culprit. I treated the lawn with the recommended lawn grub killer and now two weeks on the birds are still active and the grubs still alive; am I being impatient
I noticed lots of very tiny, thin, silvery worms in the compost of my hellebore and also some brown grubs about the size of a large maggot. Does anyone know what they are? I picked out as many as I could and put on the bird table but there must be a
was what looked like maggots eating the plant from the roots. Any ideas what this is and how I can prevent it next year please. Thanks Pottygardener Grubs in soil is never a good thing...If it was 1 and a half to 2 inches long, fat and grey or brown
section of compost bag or a length of black plastic sheet over the area. leave overnight, Next morning they will have come to the surface so you can dispose of them. You are sure they are leatherjackets and not vineweevil grubs? VW grubs need to treated
Had good crop of plums this year,but when opened, had little pink wormlike grubs in them-how can I prevent this? Hi Ivor, Pink grubs are a sign of plum moth. The only thing you can do is spray the tree at the right time. You can get pheremone
and there were small grubs all over the roots. What is causing this and is there anything I can do about it?
-that is unlikely to be the cause of bits dying off-there could be any number of factors Do you have any pets?or nightime visitors that you are aware of? Have you used any feed,weedkillers,or anything like that? Alice, at this time of the year chafer grubs
Could it be hurting the growth of leaves on my Acer Beni Schichihenge? There are lots of them crawling up the trunk. Thanks Google vine weevil, se if it looks the same, if it is, you have to kill them all or the grubs will eat all the roots of you
Over the winter my potted plants that have been sheltering undercover in the polytunnel seem to have become infested with vine weevil grubs - even my nectarine tree has the little white creatures in the soil. I can't water the pots with Provado