Brisbane Local Food

Growing local

Hi All, my madagascars are infested with a brown beetle/weevil creature that is damaging the beans. Will these go away as the weather cools or do I need to do something drastic like cut the vines right back so the bugs leave?

Views: 127

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

Sorry for the spelling error

Can you post a photo of the critter Megan?

Welcome to the madagascar fan club Megan.Are they attacking your green beans or the older ones that have dried.My leaves have sometimes been affected and the flowers were once being attacked by ants when they began settting up an aphid milking station but a simple spray sorted that out.The beetles are new to me but will check mine out. These madagascars are extremely resilient,dont worry too much.

RSS

Important note about adding photos:

Always add photos using the "From my computer" option, even if you are on a mobile phone or other device.

Photos

  • Add Photos
  • View All

Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

GrowVetiver

Vetiver grass helps to stabilise soil and protects it against erosion.  It can protect against pests and weeds. Vetiver is also used as animal feed. (Wiki.)

GrowVetiver is a plant nursery run by Dave & Keir Riley that harvests and grows Vetiver grass for local community applications and use. It is based in Beachmere, just north of Brisbane, Australia.


Place your business add here! ($5 per month or $25 for 9 months)

Talk to Andy on 0422 022 961.  You can  Pay on this link

© 2021   Created by Andrew Cumberland.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service