Defeating pear and cherry slug

Defeating pear and cherry slug

Defeating pear and cherry slug A close inspection of pear and cherry trees at this time of year, is likely to reveal small, black slimy slugs on almost every leaf. The pear and cherry slug munches its way through the green chlorophyll of the leaves, leaving behind a...
Sustainable Macleod blitzing fruit fly!

Sustainable Macleod blitzing fruit fly!

Sustainable Macleod blitzing fruit fly! Sustainable Macleod has made a bulk buy of Fruit Fly Eco-lures; these are sure to make a tremendous impact on the Queensland Fruit Fly which arrived in Macleod from the Yarra Valley last summer. Orders for 105 lures have been...
Woolly aphid on apple trees

Woolly aphid on apple trees

Woolly aphid on apple trees The photo shows woolly aphids on old wounds on an apple tree. What is Woolly Aphid? Woolly aphid generally appears late summer/early autumn. It looks a bit like white fairy floss. This three-dimensional presentation is one of the things...
Sustainable Macleod blitzing fruit fly!

Fight Queensland Fruit Fly this season!

Fight Queensland Fruit Fly this season! Top tips for controlling Queensland Fruit Fly Use dual methods: pheromone traps and netting together are best. Pheromone traps – available from nurseries and Bunnings for about $20. Only one needed per backyard (covers 400...