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Early start with insecticide

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Depending on the weather conditions and plant growth in the garden we have a first preventive spraying round in mid-April. This year we had an early and fabulous spring with summer-like temperatures and little, actually far too less, rainfall. Due to this the insects started their activities very early already and it was no […]

Boxwood psyllid or Cacopsylla buxi

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Depending on the weather conditions and plant growth in the garden we have a first preventive spraying round in mid-April. This year we had an early and fabulous spring with summer-like temperatures and little, actually far too less, rainfall. Due to this I started spraying with insecticide already in early April. In Nasty […]

Iris “White Knight” (Tall Bearded Iris) in bloom

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In the first week in May the first flower of the Iris “White Knight”, Tall Bearded Iris was fully open. We now have three flowers and count already over fourty flower buds. The only Iris in the garden is located on the edge at the water front. Related: Index of plants in Tsubo-en, Water front (back […]