Saturday, 14 June 2014

Little Green Pests

I noticed that the leaves on my plum tree were suffering some sort of attack as many were curling round. A quick examination of some leaves soon showed the cause. Aphids, greenfly by the score:



You wouldn't think such tiny creatures could cause so much damage but when there are hundreds of them sucking the sap out of a plant it soon becomes weakened. Where are the ladybirds now they are needed?


  1. I have come to the conclusion that nothing is ever where it's needed.
    Policemen are the worst offenders, Ladybirds I hadn't considered.

  2. You need Ladybirds, lots of them and quick John.{:))

    1. I do Roy, or a good soapy mix in the hand sprayer.


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