myVery per week, Helen Yemm, a Telegraph gardening expert, gives advice and suggestions on all her gardening problems, either at home or on assignment. Here helen Helen Yemm gives advice on lily beetles, their larvae and how they can be removed by spraying or crushing by hand. If you have a question, see below how to contact her.
Janet Menzies, a reader of Fordingbridge, writes that she assumed that "she had taken the lead with lily beetles ealier this year using insecticide, but was horrified to discover several adult beetles that hid in the lower part of the leaves when she was cutting the stems of my potted lilies.
Presumably I have captured (and crushed) these at the last moment, but got …
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