Have you been wondering why there are brown – grey spots on the top and underside of the Azalea leaves?Tetranychus urticae, commonly known as the two-spotted mite or red spider mite, is becoming a common pest in the home garden. Unfortunately, it has become a serious pest amongst many plant species, affecting a wide range of fruits, … More Plant Health: Why do my Azaleas have brown spots on their leaves?
Currently there is a garden pest that is affecting many citrus trees and has a lot of people coming into my work place asking me what is wrong with their plants. Citrus leafminer, Phyllocnistis citrella, is a common pest that is currently active in the garden at this time of year when the weather isn’t … More Why do my citrus leaves have a silver trail?
Phalaenoides glycinae, Grapevine moth has been spotted on a few different plants throughout the summer months. The caterpillars have very distinct colourings and patterns, which makes them very easy to identify. These little guys grow to a length of 50mm with a black and white abstract pattern on the upper and underside of their body. Their … More Grapevine Moth
Citrus Leafminer I’ve been out in my own garden and I have noticed a common pest problem on my citrus trees. Citrus leaf miner is at its prime at this time of year, when the weather isn’t too hot or too cold. It is also a common problem in the early months of spring once … More Citrus Leafminer