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Powdery mildew on Rose is a fungus which spreads a white or ash-grey film over the upper and lower surfaces of the leaves
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Ants do not damage plants directly but sometimes steal freshly sowed seed from garden beds and seed boxes.
Aphids are small, soft-bodied insects, which are usually 2 – 4 mm long.
A perennial groundcover plant with sprawling wiry stems to 2 metres long arising from underground rhizomes.
To stop bamboo spreading uncontrollably, plant bamboo pieces for your screen or hedge in a trench lined on either side with sheet metal or hardboard.
The best time for control is during their flush of growth in spring
Both the adult and larval stages of the African Black Beetle can cause damage to roots of a wide variety of plants.The favoured plant of the black beetle is grass.
The plants comprise of stems or canes covered in prickles to deter animals (and humans!).
The youngmatrix or nymphs of bronze orange bug are initially green, gradually darkening as they get older.
Brown rot is a problem mostly of stone fruit such as peaches and nectarines.
Plants favoured by cabbage moth and cabbage white butterfly include cabbage, broccoli, Brussel sprouts, Chinese cabbage, celery, beetroot, …
Capeweed is an annual which starts appearing from February to about April.
There are many types of caterpillars which are usually the larval (caterpillar or grub) stage of moths and butterflies such as cabbage moth, cabbage white butterfly, potato moth or tomato moth.
This is a fungal disease which usually affects the trunk of citrus just above soil level.
Citrus leafminer is the larvae of a tiny silvery white moth, around 4mm long which lays its eggs on new growth of citrus.
Clover and clover-like weeds such as creeping oxalis are very common weeds.
Codling moth larvae belong to a 20mm grayish brown mothwhich has alternating grey- brown bands across the wing tip.
The Curl Grub Larvae has a cream body with a light brown head and they vary in size from 4mm to 40mm when fully grown.
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Dandelion is a perennial herb that has a very long tap root.
Tomato blight is a fungal disease that most often affects tomatoes and potatoes.
Marshmallow, dandelion, cat’s ear, lamb’s tongue, chickweed, plantain, fleabane and dock are some of the common broadleaf weeds found in lawns and home gardens.
Some beetles, like hibiscus flower beetle, chew holes in flower petals
Freckle is mostly a fungal disease of stone fruit and almonds.
Small flies with a reddish-brown body and red eyes.
The green vegetable bug is bright green in colour and about 1.5cm long in adulthood.
It has dark green, prickly leaves and small off-white flowers borne in the axils of the leaves.
Ivy is a spreading and climbing vine and is a very hardy plant growing in a wide variety of habitats and soils.
Lace bugs are small soft bodied insects (3mm) with large lacy wings.
Lantana is regarded as one of the worst weeds of Australia
This fungal disease causes raised roughened warty lesions to form on the outside of the fruit.
Mealybugs are small insects covered with a white mealy coating
Morning Glory is a vigorous, twining, perennial climber growing to the top of the canopy and forming a dense blanket over all vegetation.
Algae and moss are usually problems in shaded, over-wet or badly drained and compacted sections of the lawn and garden.
Onion weed is a perennial with thin, green strappy leaves.
Creeping oxalis has tiny clover to heart shaped leaves.
A tough perennial grass growing out from a central base or crown
Leaf Curl is a fungal disease which overwinters in the crevices of the tree bark and around the buds
Petal blight is a fungal disease of flowers and is particularly well known for attacking azalea flowers.
Powdery mildew is a fungus which spreads a white or ash-grey film over the upper and lower surfaces of the leaves
Tall shrubs or small trees that spread by means of thousands of blueblack berries that form after flowering.
Psyllids are tiny sap sucking insects which attack mostly native plants such as lillypilly.
Rats and mice can cause problems inside and out.
Leaf spots are easily seen and may be serious on roses, which is very commonly attacked by black spot.
Rust fungus is easily identified by the many orange or red pustules on leaves
There are two main groups of scale insects, both of which spend most of their lives as immobile adults under a coating, sucking the sap from stalks, leaves and stems.
Slugs and snails are members of a large group which counts molluscs as its members
Sooty moulds are fungi which cover plant leaves, stems and twigs in a black sticky substance.
Thistles grow as a rosette of leaves close to the ground from which grow tall stems carrying the flowers.
There are 7,400 species of thrips in the world and quite a few are serious pests of plants.
Tiny pinkish-red mites cluster on the underside of leaves often producing fine webbing.
Small white winged sap-sucking flies that are not true flies.
Rusty pustules under leaves.
Blossom-end rot is a serious disease of tomato that causes a dry sunken decay to develop on the blossom end (opposite the stem) of the fruit.
Rose scale is one of a group of scale insects known as armoured scales. They attack the stems of roses growing in damp, shady places.
This is a striking caterpillar which is black with pale yellow lines, a series of lateral red spots and a big red rump.
Fruit blemish occurs from infestation by huge numbers of mites on green, immature fruit in summer/autumn
Corn ear worm attacks a variety of vegetables including corn, bean, capsicum, pea, potato, squash and tomato plants
The effects of camellia tea mite can be noticed in the cooler months when a bronze discolouration develops on the foliage
The pear and cherry slug eats the leaves of pears, cherries, apples, plums, quinces and hawthorns
Wasps can be serious pests. They defend their nest aggressively, swarming out to attack if disturbed.
Sawfly larvae can often be seen clinging to stems or branches of gum trees
White louse scale is a common pest that infests citrus trees
Iron deficiency is a plant disorder, which causes discoluration of leaves
This is a serious fungous disease, which affects leaves, stems and fruit
Myrtle rust is a fungal disease that affects members of the Myrtaceae family, which includes bottlebrush, eucalyptus, lillypillies and many more.
Mites are small eight legged insects which suck out the contents of plant cells and cause damage.
This little nasty is called a Tomato –Potato Psyllid (or TPP). It’s a sap sucking pest that mainly affects plants in the Solanaceae family, which includes tomatoes, potatoes, chillies, eggplant and capsicum.