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Caterpillars on Roses – Killing Rose Sawfly Larvae

Caterpillars on Roses – Killing Rose Sawfly Larvae

Your beautiful roses have been thriving and then all of a sudden you start noticing that the leaves are curling inwards or outwards, scars on the stems or holes in the leaves. You look for the root of the problem and discover rose sawflies are plaguing your roses. It is actually a fairly common problem, so what do you need to do? How do you deal with rose sawflies without causing further damage to your roses? In this guide, I…

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Why Are My Conifers Turning Brown? What you need to know

Why Are My Conifers Turning Brown? What you need to know

If you enjoy the evergreen aesthetic that conifers offer, you might be shocked to notice wide-scale discolouration. You may wonder; why are my conifers turning brown? There is cause to be concerned because several reasons can result in conifer leaves turning brown. However, hope is not lost because you can remedy the problem and nurse the tree back to health. Below are some common causes of leaf discolouration in conifers and some remedies you can undertake. Pruning conifers at the…

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8 Organic Ways to Stop Caterpillars Eating Your Plants

8 Organic Ways to Stop Caterpillars Eating Your Plants

Last updated on September 14th, 2021 Before transforming into beautiful butterflies or moths, caterpillars need a lot of food for energy purposes and that is why you may find them camping in your garden. Caterpillars are not generally harmful, but they can cause damage to your crops if left unchecked. So, how do you prevent these caterpillars from wreaking havoc on your plants? You can use pesticides but they may be toxic for the other animals and insects in your…

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