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I havr found just one of these the other day will be on the look out now for them
I have just planted a 3 yr Victoria Plum tree, should I put a grease band around the stem or does this only apply to specific fruits?
I know I'm ahead of the game but does anybody have a tried and trsuted way to control pea moth. I crop rotate but always seem to suffer with maggots attacking my peas, much to my grandsons' disgust! Any advice?
When the children first found the caterpillar, they were fascinated and asked me what sort of moth it might turn into. They were amazed when I told them that instead of a moth, it would turn into a sawfly the size of a hornet. Some of the parents
On Saturday I turned over a rose leaf that appeared to be stuck up with a mass of silky threads to reveal a bizarre furry blob - the wingless female of the vapourer moth, Orgyia antiqua. Well, she's not completely wingless, she has tiny vestigial
As a rule, I only grow plants that will benefit bees, moths and other pollinators. I do relax this rule, though, by growing auriculas. I do this for my partner, who loves them (even if bees don’t).We have built up quite a collection over the years
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.