Irish Gardeners Forum Home
 FAQFAQ   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups   RegisterRegister 
 ProfileProfile   Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages   Log inLog in 
Custom Search
   
Weather Report /
Moon Phase for Ireland

Post new topic   Reply to topic    Irish Gardeners Forum Home -> Shrubs in Ireland ... Hedging in Ireland

pot plants


 
Most Recent Posts Garlic problem
Last post: corkgardener
Introduce yoursellf to whom.......................
Last post: Keeks
I'm new here
Last post: tagwex
Hi, guy here trying to grow stuff in a tunnel
Last post: Greengage
 
Visit TheGardenShop.ie
Author Message
sal
Rank attained: Sessile Oak Tree
Rank attained: Sessile Oak Tree


Joined: 15 Sep 2008
Posts: 266
Location: kerry

PostPosted: Thu Jul 16, 2009 4:08 pm    Post subject: pot plants Reply with quote

from time to time when i get a pot plant and go to repot it, i find short fat dark grubs at the root,what are they?when put bedding in today i found 2 of these same grubs,and are they harmful?they are like really ugly caterpillars.
just learning Confused
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Liparis
Rank attained: Orchard owner


Joined: 23 Sep 2007
Posts: 651
Location: Co. Meath

PostPosted: Thu Jul 16, 2009 8:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Any chance you could get a clear photograph of one? They may be harmless but they may be nasty like weavel larvae.
Bill.

_________________
Earth is the insane asylum of the Universe.

http://www.species-specific.com/orchid-forum/
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Visit poster's website
Sive
Rank attained: Chlorophyll for blood


Joined: 18 Apr 2008
Posts: 1731
Location: Co.Wexford

PostPosted: Fri Jul 17, 2009 10:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Vine weevil larvae are very easy to spot, they are actually small and creamy white. So "dark grubs" sound like somthing else.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
verge
Rank: Chief Moderator


Joined: 04 Jun 2006
Posts: 598
Location: Ireland

PostPosted: Fri Jul 17, 2009 10:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Image of vine weevil larvae here to help you Sal Vine weevil larvae
_________________
How to post pics on the forum.

Benefited from us? Then link to us or tell others.

http://www.allotments.ie/ Ireland's allotments.
On Twitter... http://twitter.com/Allotments
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Liparis
Rank attained: Orchard owner


Joined: 23 Sep 2007
Posts: 651
Location: Co. Meath

PostPosted: Sat Jul 18, 2009 12:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sive wrote:
Vine weevil larvae are very easy to spot, they are actually small and creamy white. So "dark grubs" sound like somthing else.

Yep, I was using it as an example of nasty Wink
Bill.

_________________
Earth is the insane asylum of the Universe.

http://www.species-specific.com/orchid-forum/
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Visit poster's website
sal
Rank attained: Sessile Oak Tree
Rank attained: Sessile Oak Tree


Joined: 15 Sep 2008
Posts: 266
Location: kerry

PostPosted: Tue Jul 28, 2009 5:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

no,these are much larger and dirty browny grey,unfortunatly i went to uk and just got back sunday,i havnt any of these grubs to take pics of now,but i`m sure i will find more,i seem to find them as i repot my plants,
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic    Irish Gardeners Forum Home -> Shrubs in Ireland ... Hedging in Ireland All times are GMT
Page 1 of 1

 

Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You can attach files in this forum
You can download files in this forum


Powered by phpBB © 2001, 2005 phpBB Group

Privacy Policy | Copyright © 2006 - 2016 IrishGardeners.com (part of GardenPlansIreland.com)