Tag Archives: Green

Is your plum tree looking a bit tatty ?

I have a few small plum trees that look extremely tatty. Is was not until I unwound the rabbit spirals I found the problem. Can you spot the culprit in the below photo Here it is, or I should say … Continue reading

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The first Oullins Green Gages of the 2011 season

These are Oullin’s Golden Gages and are just turning yellow, and are very sweet and juicy. They are large and rounded.

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Bayer Sprayday Greenfly Killer does the Trick

Yes – Bayer Sprayday Greenfly Killer does the Trick. Its got rid of the weevil problem for this year (I think). I had to spray each day for 3 days, despite instructions saying must wait for 14 days before next … Continue reading

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Weevil Response from Bayer

Weevil Response from Bayer Yes it does indeed appear you have an infestation of weevils which are not normally considered other than a very minor pest that do not normally need to be controlled. ┬áThe most common of the leaf … Continue reading

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Weevil response from the RHS

Weevil response from the Royal Horticultural Society The beetles are a species of leaf weevil (Phyllobius or Polydrusus species). These beetles are found during late spring and early summer when they feed on the foliage of a wide range of … Continue reading

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Just a few more Weevil images

Just a few more weevil images. A certain plum tree, as soon as you approach it they all fall off like a shower of rain. Managed to grab a cup full thou and take a photo. In amongst all of … Continue reading

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Another Weevil

Caught this weevil wandering over some walnut leafs. I will have to check out the variety (of the weevil).

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Hopefully the last frost

It was the 3rd May 2011 and we had a late frost, by only a degree or 2. But it caught most of my young walnut trees, and also my allotment potatoes that I did not earth up in time. … Continue reading

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The Weevils are here

Well the common green weevil is here again this year. It can be very disastrous for new fruit and nut trees. OK they are only about for a few weeks, but they can strip a young tree of all of … Continue reading

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