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Spring is Here?

Spring is here, according to the calendar, but it sure doesn’t feel like it. Maybe that is because our last few springs have been so early and warm. 424 more words



Analysts, Agriculturists and plant specialists the world over have explored different avenues regarding approaches to utilize plants to pull in helpful creepy crawlies. Individuals have since quite a while ago trusted that plants react to creepy crawly assaults protectively, however it’s just as of late that this procedure has been exceptional caught on. 494 more words


Term 1 - Week 5 - Pests, Viticulture & Roxburgh

This week we started a new topic looking at pests, diseases and disorders that can be problems in horticulture and viticulture.

Pests include: aphids, codling moth, mealy bugs, phylloxera, mites, leaf-roller caterpillars… 784 more words

A sticky end

There were another nine traps, covered each side with these black flying sap suckers.  I’ve released the predator mites, Amblyseius who will feed on the larvae and immature thrips breaking the life cycle – well that’s the idea. 35 more words