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I'm not sure I like moth orchids. They're pretty to look at when in flower, but a bit of a pain to care for if you want them to bloom again. And I think it's a bit sad that these beautiful plants, which should be growing in the canopy of an exotic
couple of peacocks. Might do a moth trap this week, can they share your butterfly thread please? Oh yes please! We're big fans of moths too Very high species count here Dove. Some real beauties amongst them Here's a picture of a moth I spotted the other
The word used for the larvae of many species of moth. Usually green, brown or yellow soft-bodied caterpillars, often with stripes running their length, cutworms are voracious feeders of leaf, bud and stem and can destroy entire plants.
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.
safely say without fear of contraception that it is the pupae of the Noctuid Moth. I call the catterpillars cut worms or b***ards - depending what mood I'm in. When you go out in the garden and see something has cut the stems of your plants like a pair
Can anyone identify these caterpillars? Thye have shredded my rhodedendron. I thought they were azalea caterpillers but now not so sure. Also how do I revive my rhodedendron? They could be Vapourer Moth caterpillars http://uk.images.search
Hang pheromone traps in fruit trees to control moth pests, such as codling moth larvae, which eat applesThin out congested fruit crops on peaches and nectarines, spacing fruits about 10cm apartWatch out for signs of powdery mildew or disease
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
can anyone help with this white flower? It's one of the verbascums (mullein) http://www.specialperennials.com/Other_Perennials/Plant_List_verbascum.htm Lovely plants, but watch out for attack by the mullein moth caterpillers. Thanks so much
Hungry, voracious caterpillars can be found in a wide variety of colours and sizes. Some feed on fruits, roots and stems, but the likes of the cabbage white butterfly, hawk moth and winter moth feed on leaves. Although they may at first seem