Things that invade the garden... starting with the creepy crawlies (and then moving to plants)!
Left and Below: The wormy culprits doing damage to my apple tree. I know nothing about worms / caterpillars but don't these three look different? I don't use any chemicals on the apple tree so I check it every few days and hopefully I'm getting the worms removed before they eat or damage the flower buds.
|Worm inside a bud.|
I've taken loads of worm / caterpillar photos - no idea why. I've picked off about 20 or so.
I just hope I get a good apple harvest by picking them off!
Other things that invade in the garden...
|Vinca Minor Argenteovariegata|
|Is this a type of Euphorbia? |
It appeared in the garden one day, and it's now popping up everywhere as per the photos below.
|Above: Ajuja Bugle - creeps and creeps. I remove it and it creeps back where I don't want it. On the plus side, the bees like it.|
|Black Mondo Grass - I bought three tiny bits of root at a plant sale years ago and now I could supply a nursery! It must like the dry conditions where it's growing as it spreads like crazy. Difficult to remove.|
|Bugle and black mondo creeping in on my Armeria maritime / sea thrift.|
|One of the biggest creeper of them all - the dandelion. I read on a fellow blogger's post that one plant can produce approx 2,000 seeds per year. Wow!|
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