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  2. NigelJ
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    Lily beetles 2017

    Their larvae will do the real damage once they get out of their eggs, Scudo.:dunno::gaah::snorky:"Lily beetleLilies (Lilium species and hybrids), Giant lilies (Cardiocrinumspecies) and fritillaries (Fritillaria...
    Their larvae will do the real damage once they get out of their eggs, Scudo.:dunno::gaah::snorky:"Lily beetleLilies (Lilium species and hybrids), Giant lilies (Cardiocrinumspecies) and fritillaries (Fritillaria species) can be extensively defoliated by the common and widespread insect known as lily beetle or...
    Their larvae will do the real damage once they get out of their eggs, Scudo.:dunno::gaah::snorky:"Lily beetleLilies (Lilium species and hybrids), Giant lilies (Cardiocrinumspecies) and fritillaries (Fritillaria species) can be extensively defoliated by the...
    Their larvae will do the real damage once they get out of their eggs, Scudo.:dunno::gaah::snorky:"Lily beetleLilies (Lilium species and hybrids), Giant lilies (Cardiocrinumspecies) and fritillaries (Fritillaria...
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  3. Marley Farley
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    Cat Deterrent Talk.? All post of this nature in this thread only.. Humane talk only please.! 2015

    Some friends of ours tried that in an attempt to deter their neighbour's cat. What they didn't know is that the cat was deaf! :rolleyespink:Not just younger people. I can hear them :old:. I also had to have...
    Some friends of ours tried that in an attempt to deter their neighbour's cat. What they didn't know is that the cat was deaf! :rolleyespink:Not just younger people. I can hear them :old:. I also had to have our burglar alarm retuned (combines ultrasonics and infrared) as I could hear it. They tested the...
    Some friends of ours tried that in an attempt to deter their neighbour's cat. What they didn't know is that the cat was deaf! :rolleyespink:Not just younger people. I can hear them :old:. I also had to have our burglar alarm retuned (combines ultrasonics and...
    Some friends of ours tried that in an attempt to deter their neighbour's cat. What they didn't know is that the cat was deaf! :rolleyespink:Not just younger people. I can hear them :old:. I also had to have...
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  4. Kandy
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    Lily Beetles and Larva...

    Strangely they ate my cream little but two orange ones survive. I knocked one off my plant and squared it under my foot, left a great big red blob on the patio
    Strangely they ate my cream little but two orange ones survive. I knocked one off my plant and squared it under my foot, left a great big red blob on the patio
    Strangely they ate my cream little but two orange ones survive. I knocked one off my plant and squared it under my foot, left a great big red blob on the patio
    Strangely they ate my cream little but two orange ones survive. I knocked one off my plant and squared it under my foot, left a great big red blob on the patio
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  5. Marley Farley
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    An Organic Mite Control Spray for your Greenhouse..!!

    hi yes im in uk but i could buy a bottle that is 100ml but only need 5ml per litre obviously i dont mind the smell of lavender but dont want to over use and make items i grow taste of lavender lol
    hi yes im in uk but i could buy a bottle that is 100ml but only need 5ml per litre obviously i dont mind the smell of lavender but dont want to over use and make items i grow taste of lavender lol
    hi yes im in uk but i could buy a bottle that is 100ml but only need 5ml per litre obviously i dont mind the smell of lavender but dont want to over use and make items i grow taste of lavender lol
    hi yes im in uk but i could buy a bottle that is 100ml but only need 5ml per litre obviously i dont mind the smell of lavender but dont want to over use and make items i grow taste of lavender lol
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  6. Marley Farley
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    Safe ways to deter Cats from your Garden Information only..

    Cayenne or black pepper can be sprinkled around garden in your borders and anywhere you don't want them to go. This is rather unpleasant but harmless and apart from some sneezing it will...
    Cayenne or black pepper can be sprinkled around garden in your borders and anywhere you don't want them to go. This is rather unpleasant but harmless and apart from some sneezing it will eventually keep them away from the area I have found. Garlic, in a spray, which contains garlic oil also...
    Cayenne or black pepper can be sprinkled around garden in your borders and anywhere you don't want them to go. This is rather unpleasant but harmless and apart from some sneezing it will eventually keep them away from the area I have found....
    Cayenne or black pepper can be sprinkled around garden in your borders and anywhere you don't want them to go. This is rather unpleasant but harmless and apart from some sneezing it will...
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  7. Daisies
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    Anti-cat threads will be summarily closed

    PLEASE TAKE NOTEDue to the incendiary nature of the topic, any further ANTI-CAT threads WILL BE SUMMARILY CLOSED AND MAY EVEN BE DELETED!Daisees has spoken!
    PLEASE TAKE NOTEDue to the incendiary nature of the topic, any further ANTI-CAT threads WILL BE SUMMARILY CLOSED AND MAY EVEN BE DELETED!Daisees has spoken!
    PLEASE TAKE NOTEDue to the incendiary nature of the topic, any further ANTI-CAT threads WILL BE SUMMARILY CLOSED AND MAY EVEN BE DELETED!Daisees has spoken!
    PLEASE TAKE NOTEDue to the incendiary nature of the topic, any further ANTI-CAT threads WILL BE SUMMARILY CLOSED AND MAY EVEN BE DELETED!Daisees has spoken!
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  9. Fat Controller

    What are these?

    FC, when it comes to the end of the bag make sure you any bugs don't escape, why, because these little devil can hide in cracks for a long time (stay dorment) then when someone bings in a new bag...
    FC, when it comes to the end of the bag make sure you any bugs don't escape, why, because these little devil can hide in cracks for a long time (stay dorment) then when someone bings in a new bag they will dive back in, also the M T bag don't put in your bin, take it far way ;) and seal it well...
    FC, when it comes to the end of the bag make sure you any bugs don't escape, why, because these little devil can hide in cracks for a long time (stay dorment) then when someone bings in a new bag they will dive back in, also the M T bag don't put...
    FC, when it comes to the end of the bag make sure you any bugs don't escape, why, because these little devil can hide in cracks for a long time (stay dorment) then when someone bings in a new bag...
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  10. ricky101

    Insect repellent ..

    Well I can see why you wouldn't want to make a habit of it..:lunapic 130165696578242 5:
    Well I can see why you wouldn't want to make a habit of it..:lunapic 130165696578242 5:
    Well I can see why you wouldn't want to make a habit of it..:lunapic 130165696578242 5:
    Well I can see why you wouldn't want to make a habit of it..:lunapic 130165696578242 5:
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  11. ricky101

    Ants again...

    I find most ant sprays very effective Stanley. And asap too. Had a large ant swarm in conservatory a couple of days ago......a huge black army of them seemingly from nowhere. The ant spray did...
    I find most ant sprays very effective Stanley. And asap too. Had a large ant swarm in conservatory a couple of days ago......a huge black army of them seemingly from nowhere. The ant spray did the job and within 30 minutes they were destroyed and removed. :)
    I find most ant sprays very effective Stanley. And asap too. Had a large ant swarm in conservatory a couple of days ago......a huge black army of them seemingly from nowhere. The ant spray did the job and within 30 minutes they were destroyed...
    I find most ant sprays very effective Stanley. And asap too. Had a large ant swarm in conservatory a couple of days ago......a huge black army of them seemingly from nowhere. The ant spray did...
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  12. wiseowl

    Poorly Sunflower

    I'd suspect root aphids or a certain little dog :th scifD36::whistle::biggrin:
    I'd suspect root aphids or a certain little dog :th scifD36::whistle::biggrin:
    I'd suspect root aphids or a certain little dog :th scifD36::whistle::biggrin:
    I'd suspect root aphids or a certain little dog :th scifD36::whistle::biggrin:
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  13. Mowerman

    Invasive Bamboo

    The barrier doesn't have to be deep. I remember Chris Beardshaw said that bamboo roots do not go deep into the soil, and he specified a depth; unfortunately, I've forgotten his measurement. But I...
    The barrier doesn't have to be deep. I remember Chris Beardshaw said that bamboo roots do not go deep into the soil, and he specified a depth; unfortunately, I've forgotten his measurement. But I have some invasive bamboo before. I followed the roots and all were eradicated. Neighbours are...
    The barrier doesn't have to be deep. I remember Chris Beardshaw said that bamboo roots do not go deep into the soil, and he specified a depth; unfortunately, I've forgotten his measurement. But I have some invasive bamboo before. I followed the...
    The barrier doesn't have to be deep. I remember Chris Beardshaw said that bamboo roots do not go deep into the soil, and he specified a depth; unfortunately, I've forgotten his measurement. But I...
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  14. GardeningFin

    Sick box

    You could prune out the dead looking bits; cut back from inside. New leaves will grow to cover the gaps. It may be that you let it dry out too much. I would water more frequently. Box in pots...
    You could prune out the dead looking bits; cut back from inside. New leaves will grow to cover the gaps. It may be that you let it dry out too much. I would water more frequently. Box in pots doesn't like drying out in my experience.
    You could prune out the dead looking bits; cut back from inside. New leaves will grow to cover the gaps. It may be that you let it dry out too much. I would water more frequently. Box in pots doesn't like drying out in my experience.
    You could prune out the dead looking bits; cut back from inside. New leaves will grow to cover the gaps. It may be that you let it dry out too much. I would water more frequently. Box in pots...
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  15. Elina

    Whats wrong with apple tree trunk

    If its fine then its ok i thought it might not have some disease.
    If its fine then its ok i thought it might not have some disease.
    If its fine then its ok i thought it might not have some disease.
    If its fine then its ok i thought it might not have some disease.
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  16. HarryS

    Clematis Problems x 2 , Help

    Oh golly I wish I'd known this sooner, should have Googled it really! I love clematis but have never had any luck with them, tried them in all different parts of my garden, so gave up planting...
    Oh golly I wish I'd known this sooner, should have Googled it really! I love clematis but have never had any luck with them, tried them in all different parts of my garden, so gave up planting them. Last month my mother-in-law gave me a Burma Star, It has been lovingly planted into a pot with JI...
    Oh golly I wish I'd known this sooner, should have Googled it really! I love clematis but have never had any luck with them, tried them in all different parts of my garden, so gave up planting them. Last month my mother-in-law gave me a Burma...
    Oh golly I wish I'd known this sooner, should have Googled it really! I love clematis but have never had any luck with them, tried them in all different parts of my garden, so gave up planting...
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  17. blacktulip

    Is this made by a mole?

    (my Jack Russell would love to dig that hill:biggrin:) Hi - if you search in past threads you will find quite a lot of advice (here is one: Moles)
    (my Jack Russell would love to dig that hill:biggrin:) Hi - if you search in past threads you will find quite a lot of advice (here is one: Moles)
    (my Jack Russell would love to dig that hill:biggrin:) Hi - if you search in past threads you will find quite a lot of advice (here is one: Moles)
    (my Jack Russell would love to dig that hill:biggrin:) Hi - if you search in past threads you will find quite a lot of advice (here is one: Moles)
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  18. Goku

    Blueberry, White Current, Stella Cherry Tree & Blue Moon Rose.

    Cheers, turns out there's quite a few, I never knew but there's a Distillery very close so fingers crossed I'm hoping they might use them.
    Cheers, turns out there's quite a few, I never knew but there's a Distillery very close so fingers crossed I'm hoping they might use them.
    Cheers, turns out there's quite a few, I never knew but there's a Distillery very close so fingers crossed I'm hoping they might use them.
    Cheers, turns out there's quite a few, I never knew but there's a Distillery very close so fingers crossed I'm hoping they might use them.
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  19. freeflow

    osier willow problem

    @freeflow This link may be of help Willow anthracnose, scab and canker/RHS Gardening
    @freeflow This link may be of help Willow anthracnose, scab and canker/RHS Gardening
    @freeflow This link may be of help Willow anthracnose, scab and canker/RHS Gardening
    @freeflow This link may be of help Willow anthracnose, scab and canker/RHS Gardening
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  20. martin-f

    Cucumber leaf issue

    @pete Hi Pete I had a better look today, i noticed some very small insects running up and down the supporting canes i couldn't see anything on the leaf, if it gets any worse i will give them a...
    @pete Hi Pete I had a better look today, i noticed some very small insects running up and down the supporting canes i couldn't see anything on the leaf, if it gets any worse i will give them a spray with something many thanks :).
    @pete Hi Pete I had a better look today, i noticed some very small insects running up and down the supporting canes i couldn't see anything on the leaf, if it gets any worse i will give them a spray with something many thanks :).
    @pete Hi Pete I had a better look today, i noticed some very small insects running up and down the supporting canes i couldn't see anything on the leaf, if it gets any worse i will give them a...
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  21. TheMadHedger

    Brown spots on broad bean leaves and pods

    Some of my broad bean plants have brown spots on the leaves and broad bean pods - will this affect the rapidly growing bean pods or the beans inside?If so, is there any "safe" treatment (bearing...
    Some of my broad bean plants have brown spots on the leaves and broad bean pods - will this affect the rapidly growing bean pods or the beans inside?If so, is there any "safe" treatment (bearing in mind that I have dogs who regularly mooch around the plants).
    Some of my broad bean plants have brown spots on the leaves and broad bean pods - will this affect the rapidly growing bean pods or the beans inside?If so, is there any "safe" treatment (bearing in mind that I have dogs who regularly mooch...
    Some of my broad bean plants have brown spots on the leaves and broad bean pods - will this affect the rapidly growing bean pods or the beans inside?If so, is there any "safe" treatment (bearing...
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  22. Elina

    Whats happening to the plants

    There's not a lot you can do about the slugs/snails Elina.The rose black spot is a disease that carries spores. Remove and destroy or bin the diseased leaves and clear away any from the ground...
    There's not a lot you can do about the slugs/snails Elina.The rose black spot is a disease that carries spores. Remove and destroy or bin the diseased leaves and clear away any from the ground too as the spores can lay there and re-infect. Don't add the leaves to a compost heap as the spores...
    There's not a lot you can do about the slugs/snails Elina.The rose black spot is a disease that carries spores. Remove and destroy or bin the diseased leaves and clear away any from the ground too as the spores can lay there and re-infect....
    There's not a lot you can do about the slugs/snails Elina.The rose black spot is a disease that carries spores. Remove and destroy or bin the diseased leaves and clear away any from the ground...
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  23. Elina

    Wild cats poops in my garden

    Ought to draw attention to this thread :)
    Ought to draw attention to this thread :)
    Ought to draw attention to this thread :)
    Ought to draw attention to this thread :)
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  24. GardeningFin

    Sickly looking leaves on acer, cornus and hellibore

    Well to me it just looks pretty normal.I think the Acer might have a bit of wind damage, Hellebores tend to start looking not so good at this time of the year and the dog wood just looks pretty...
    Well to me it just looks pretty normal.I think the Acer might have a bit of wind damage, Hellebores tend to start looking not so good at this time of the year and the dog wood just looks pretty normal to me ;)Anything growing in the garden is not likely to look pristine, even at this time of...
    Well to me it just looks pretty normal.I think the Acer might have a bit of wind damage, Hellebores tend to start looking not so good at this time of the year and the dog wood just looks pretty normal to me ;)Anything growing in the garden is...
    Well to me it just looks pretty normal.I think the Acer might have a bit of wind damage, Hellebores tend to start looking not so good at this time of the year and the dog wood just looks pretty...
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  25. GardeningFin

    Persicaria leaves look sickly

    Thank you Pete, I looked under a few leaves and spotted powdery look. I don't have a hand lens, but fairly certain it is the red spider mite.
    Thank you Pete, I looked under a few leaves and spotted powdery look. I don't have a hand lens, but fairly certain it is the red spider mite.
    Thank you Pete, I looked under a few leaves and spotted powdery look. I don't have a hand lens, but fairly certain it is the red spider mite.
    Thank you Pete, I looked under a few leaves and spotted powdery look. I don't have a hand lens, but fairly certain it is the red spider mite.
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  26. Heucherella

    Suggestions for slug-proof perennials please

    Fuchsias, Japanese anemones, hardy geraniums & aquilegias too
    Fuchsias, Japanese anemones, hardy geraniums & aquilegias too
    Fuchsias, Japanese anemones, hardy geraniums & aquilegias too
    Fuchsias, Japanese anemones, hardy geraniums & aquilegias too
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  27. Guesty

    White bugs on Apple Tree

    Looks like wooly aphids ? somebody will know better than me, I would try the soapy water spray.
    Looks like wooly aphids ? somebody will know better than me, I would try the soapy water spray.
    Looks like wooly aphids ? somebody will know better than me, I would try the soapy water spray.
    Looks like wooly aphids ? somebody will know better than me, I would try the soapy water spray.
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  28. HarryS

    Dahlia Problem

    Thanks for the advice . I can't see any evidence of green/blackfly . I have given it a spray with Bayer leaf spray , I'll see how it looks in another two weeks.
    Thanks for the advice . I can't see any evidence of green/blackfly . I have given it a spray with Bayer leaf spray , I'll see how it looks in another two weeks.
    Thanks for the advice . I can't see any evidence of green/blackfly . I have given it a spray with Bayer leaf spray , I'll see how it looks in another two weeks.
    Thanks for the advice . I can't see any evidence of green/blackfly . I have given it a spray with Bayer leaf spray , I'll see how it looks in another two weeks.
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