Questions garden-troubles

Is the midget that torments us in Ireland a member of the mosquito clan?


Questions garden-troubles

Are there any perennial plants that rabbits will not eat?


Questions garden-troubles

My garden, back and front is all herbaceous plants and infested with small moths. I started a small new lawn in the back garden 3 weeks ago it to has moths living in the new grass. Any help or information is welcome please.


Questions garden-troubles

A green jelly like substance is coming up from the ground(typically between the months of July-September each year). No idea what this is or the cause or how to stop it.


Questions garden-troubles

There are a couple of stray cats that come into my garden mainly at night. Any ideas of plants or any other ways to keep them out. I have one cat who is inside the house at night.


Questions garden-troubles

I’m trying to identify an insect I found in my polytunnel. Can you tell me what it is and what problems if any that it may cause? I have attached a photo of the small red bug.


Questions garden-troubles

I am writing to you about a problem I have with slugs in my garden. My garden is very marshy and the grass takes days to dry out. As such I have a terrible problem with slugs. If I walk over the grass they are everywhere. I also have a deck area and I have … read more


Questions garden-troubles

I was refreshing the compost in my outdoor pot plants when I came across these worms. Are they cause for concern as they seem to be in every pot.


Questions garden-troubles

More Critters I came across about a foot down in the soil, I presume the small ‘c’ shaped ones are the weevil grub but what are the ugly long ones please.


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Is this the adult vine weevil please? If not is it a badie anyway? Finding a lot of grubs in my garden lately and have no idea of the badies or goodies. Thanks


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Are they one and the same thing? Recently found little groups within our house. Never had them before. Could they have come in with a plant (Candytuft)which I had recently bought? The plant is sitting on the outside path now!


Questions garden-troubles

We have loads of frogs in our back garden. which would be fine except our two dogs are attacking them and bringing remains in to the kitchen. How do I get rid of the frogs. (without hurting them) Please help


Questions garden-troubles

Hi Gerry, just wondering if slugs eat seeds . I sowed some seeds and put a few glass window frames over them and the next morning there were quite a few slugs and trails around. Do you think I should start again?