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why we need to be vigilant!

With all the weather woes and the consequences of flooding, this seems a trivial comment on my behalf so apologies in advance.

when doing a bit of weeding today I came across 2 live lily beetles, crawling around where I grow L pardalinum gigantium. Needless to say they are dead now.




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They are spreading west. I found two in my garden last year. Never seen them before. I'm glad you killed them. There seem to be lots of insects around this winter. Also many slugs :(

29 Dec, 2015

 

Its not really been winter yet?.....
I hear that it could be chillier in the new year. ....

30 Dec, 2015

 

yes lots of slugs and whitefly on some garden plants. Never had white fly before!

30 Dec, 2015

 

I've had white fly on the strawberries and I've just spotted greenfly on a couple of rose buds. Also had to squish a couple of Rosemary beetles just before Christmas. Incredible! I'm now hoping for a couple of good hard frosts to kill the little blighters off! Last year was particularly bad in my garden for pests and I don't really want another year the same!

1 Jan, 2016

 

On the 17 Dec, i still had 4 Bumble Bees and 2 Ladybirds about and seen one Bumble on the 24 Dec

1 Jan, 2016

 

We had a persistent hard frost yesterday but back to murk today.

2 Jan, 2016

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