Rose Pests and
Here you will be able to find out what makes
your rose leaves look funny, and what's eating those blossoms.
Check back for more info added soon.
Rust and Blackspot
Bristly Rose Slugs
Photos again thanks to Carole. They might be small but these
Bristly Rose Slugs (sawfly larvae) can do some serious damage
to a rose in a short amount of time. Control for these little
buggers include hand removal, neem oil or insecticidal soaps.
See below for some links to more info.
I guess living in our cool climate does not make us immune
to these very destructive pests. Not classified as established
here yet, but they've been spotted in local gardens.
For more information on the Japanese Beetle,
check out these sites...
Garden Clinic; What Do I Do About Japanese Beetles?
the Japanese Beetle, A Homeowners Handbook
Didn't find the bug or disease you were looking
for? Check out these sites...
Villega's Bugs and Roses site
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