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PEST Identification please!


 
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Nozebleed
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PostPosted: Thu May 19, 2011 9:50 am    Post subject: PEST Identification please! Reply with quote

i was walking along my pea plot today wen i saw this..a mad bunch of spiders. it got me thinking of red spider mite..and panic set in!! but i dont think theres any reason to lose it now..can anyone tell me if they are harmful to garden crops??


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PostPosted: Thu May 19, 2011 10:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Isn't nature wonderful ...... looks like a successful ( if very, very large family to me....) and no doubt most of them will end up as titbits for the local robin youngsters !
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 04, 2011 3:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Won't do a bit of damage except to your pesky aphid and leafhopper population. Treat them like a team of well trained mini guard dogs!
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