Tag Archives: Pests

Citrus Leaf Miners

Annoying little critters aren’t they?  You can see their telltale trails on the leaves below: Although I don’t tend to get other leaf miners, my citrus are frequently attacked by citrus leaf miners.  The general consensus seems to be that … Continue reading

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Small Green Annoyances

The damage: The culprit: Lots of cabbage white caterpillars and a solitary baby snail.  Shame I don’t yet have any chooks to feed them to. Actually although I have quite a few brassicas in the garden at the moment this is the … Continue reading

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What killed my mint?

I know the answer to this question, but first I will explain the scenario.  One of my potted mints had been looking increasingly ill of late and yesterday when I moved the pot the foliage simply separated from the potting mix.  Something … Continue reading

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Lumpy bits – Citrus Gall Wasp

My citrus are under attack, I have found the dreaded lumps on my Eureka Lemon, Meyer Lemon, Orange and Lime.  Unlike many of Australia’s pests citrus gall wasp is actually a native annoyance.  Having lived for years in our native … Continue reading

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How it really is……

I’m feeling a bit of a fraud, although that’s too strong a word, a bit guilty isn’t quite right either, deceptive is kind of what I mean.  You see my garden isn’t perfect.   I wrote my October -Wrap Up  post … Continue reading

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