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Old Grape vine saved – I hope

As if only by luck I happened to visit an elderly lady, on the very day a guy was digging up and binning her recently deceased husbands grape vines. He used to be a master vitner, and was a purchasing … Continue reading

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One of my customers has a problem, his plants have no roots.

An all to come problem, you are waiting for your plants to burst into growth an into flower, then nothing. You go and investigate and the plant has no roots and it is loose in the pot. Just what can … Continue reading

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Black Vine Weevil (Otiorhynchus sulcatus) control

The following is an abridged version taken from http://www.dejex.co.uk with the Vine Weevil Life Cycle image  taken from www.scottsprofessional.co.uk/files/tLXLwyPY6K.pdf. Also the images of adult and larvae have come from http://www.dragonfli.co.uk/info/vine-weevil-escalation Another good source of reading can be found at http://www.rhododendron.org/v57n4p219.htm … Continue reading

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Biological Pest Control & Nematodes

We are in the process of applying (as an insurance policy) Biological Pest Control  by using Nematodes against any possible Vine Weevil attack on our potted plants.  

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