Two garden creatures, are they garden pests. Best products to control them, if needed. See attachment.

I think the black beetle type is often called a woodie; could be wrong. Also was given a large tub of native plant food, can this be used for general flowering bushes and or fruit trees.


16 September 2020 01:13 PM

Cockroach, possibly a native, harmless in the garden.

Yes, you can use up your native plant food around other flowering shrubs/fruit trees, just apply Liquid Potash as well if it's not labelled "for flowering natives", to ensure they have all the potassium they need to produce flowers/fruit:

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