If you missed this week’s tips and cartoons about Winter Moths, here they are in a slideshow …
In short, it’s best to act now to prevent Winter Moth damage next spring … Dusting and sweeping your bark now and in the springtime, along with using grease bands now will reduce caterpillar numbers later.
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How to prevent winter moth damage
Now’s the time to use grease bands and prevent Winter Moths from laying too many of their eggs on your valuable trees and branches.
One thing the worms read is that using organic methods are preferable … after all, the caterpillars are a part of your garden’s ecosystem – predators, especially birds during nesting time, will feed on the caterpillars.
That’s enough from the worms, here’s some tip-top advise from the experts
Great advise from the RHS – Symptoms, control and little bit about ‘What are Winter Moths’?
Gardener’s World talk about prevention. Not as detailed as the RHS link ….
Or would you rather train a lily beetle to sit?
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