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 Post subject: How to remove bugs naturally?
PostPosted: Tue May 30, 2017 8:20 pm 
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Our salix caprea pendula is being munched by bugs. Anyone have a good organic trick? (other than spending the entire afternoon picking them off.)
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:lol: Caught in the act!


Anyone know what they are?

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One of them's even chomped it's initials into a leaf. JC? ;))
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 Post subject: Re: How to remove bugs naturally?
PostPosted: Wed May 31, 2017 5:18 am 
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Top one - maybe http://www.naturespot.org.uk/species/im ... eaf-beetle

Middle picture looks like ladybird larva - in which case you don't want to harm it as it eats aphids.

Lower one - Jeremy Corbyn?

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 Post subject: Re: How to remove bugs naturally?
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Maybe that's an omen! :lol:

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OMG can't even have a gardening discussion without BORING brit politics being mentioned

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it's ok. I'll keep taking the pills :lol:

But seriously, thank you niemyjt, interesting link!

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OMG can't even have a gardening discussion without BORING brit politics being mentioned

AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!







+1. AAAAAAAHHHHHHHH

















it's ok. I'll keep taking the pills :lol:

But seriously, thank you niemyjt, interesting link!

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What did your JC stand for? Jesus Christ?! 8-)

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Jiminy Cricket?

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