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elizabeth shaw replied to Lissa's discussion FOE - LARGE BROWN BEAN BUG in the group Name that insect!
"I am pleased to report that I did manage to get rid of them without destroying the plant. Early morning and late afternoon I cut the adult ones in half with my kitchen scissors, and I squashed the juveniles with my fingers. It took a couple of weeks…"
Mar 4
Dianne Caswell left a comment for elizabeth shaw
"Welcome back to BLF Elizabeth. Please enjoy your time on the site again and be sure to check out the Garden Visits in EVENTS."
Jan 18
elizabeth shaw replied to Lissa's discussion FOE - LARGE BROWN BEAN BUG in the group Name that insect!
"I just wish there was a wasp or spider or lady beetle that would arrive to sort them out, that seems to happen for the foes of other plants."
Jan 18
elizabeth shaw replied to Lissa's discussion FOE - LARGE BROWN BEAN BUG in the group Name that insect!
"Yes that would make sense, but the lima vine appears healthy, no sign of stress, and I have traditionally grown them all year round. The brown bean bugs were new to me when I did my original post. They seemed like an introduced species, with no…"
Jan 18
elizabeth shaw left a comment for Andrew Cumberland
"oh, that is a shame, I had some notes, and blog posts that I was keen to refer back to. It is odd how most mentions of me and most of my comments on the blogs of others have disappeared too, but there are a few little ghost trails"
Jan 18
Andrew Cumberland left a comment for elizabeth shaw
"It was wiped by accident along with a few others.  Sadly, it cannot be retrieved.   "
Jan 18
elizabeth shaw replied to Lissa's discussion FOE - LARGE BROWN BEAN BUG in the group Name that insect!
"I am continuing to have problems with large brown bean bugs attacking my lima beans. The most effective method I have found of reducing their numbers is first thing in the morning and late in the afternoon, walking the length of the bean vine and…"
Jan 18
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Name that insect!

Friend or foe?Insects can be destructive or helpful in the garden - or even both! We don't want to kill everything willynilly without knowing what their role is in the natural scheme of things.I find I spend a lot of time hunting down information on various insects. Having the information, pictures and feedback from members experiences in one location would be helpful.Feel free to start a discussion of your own. The more informed we are as gardeners the better!Use these …See More
Jan 18
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Jan 18
elizabeth shaw left a comment for Andrew Cumberland
"Thank you Andrew, it is good to be back. Do you know why my previous account was wiped? and if it is retrievable?"
Jan 18
Andrew Cumberland left a comment for elizabeth shaw
"Welcome back Elizabeth!  "
Jan 18
elizabeth shaw is now a member of Brisbane Local Food
Jan 18

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About me:
I have been a member of this site for years, but only log in occasionally when I have time.
I am currently involved with the following community gardens and groups:
when I originally joined I was in BOGI, but that has lapsed
I am interested in:
growing on a small plot, sharing information and learning from other people's experiences
I can offer (you can't offer too much or too little - we don't mind)
Information, Community Involvement
What I am looking for:
Garden Materials, Community Involvement, Gardening Help
Location
Brisbane Inner City

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At 20:33 on January 18, 2017, Dianne Caswell said…

Welcome back to BLF Elizabeth. Please enjoy your time on the site again and be sure to check out the Garden Visits in EVENTS.

At 16:39 on January 18, 2017, Andrew Cumberland said…

It was wiped by accident along with a few others.  Sadly, it cannot be retrieved.   

At 15:06 on January 18, 2017, Andrew Cumberland said…

Welcome back Elizabeth!  

 
 
 

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