1. Rosemary beetle

    Rosemary beetle

    (Chrysolina americana)Rosemary beetle is a reasonably recent pest in the UK. It attacks the leaves and flowers of rosemary, and lavender, sage and thyme, causing extensive damage.
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  2. Red spider mite

    Red spider mite

    (Tetranychus urticae)Red spider mites are miniscule sap suckers, which attack and damage a wide range of plants, mainly indoors. They are very difficult to see with the naked eye.
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  3. Rabbits


    (Oryctolagus cuniculus)Rabbits feed on a wide range of plants in the garden. They may just nibble away at the top of the growth – or cause considerably more damage, killing small plants.
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  4. Plum moth - pink plum maggot

    Plum moth - pink plum maggot

    (Grapholita funebrana) Pink plum maggots – actually the caterpillar larvae of the plum moth – live in and eat the fruit of plums and related damsons and gages, causing “maggoty fruit”.
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  5. Moles


    (Talpa europaea)Moles are cute, furry mammals – until they set up home in your garden! Here they can seriously ruin your lawn, thanks to their tunnelling activities and molehills.
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  6. Mealybug


    (Several Planococcus and Pseudococcus and other species)Mealybugs are small, sap-sucking insects that attack and damage plants. They cover themselves in a white, mealy, fluffy, wax coating – hence the name.
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  7. Lily beetle

    Lily beetle

    (Lilioceris lilii) Lily beetle is a serious pest of lilies and fritillaries. Both the brightly coloured adult beetles and the ugly larvae (grubs) eat, leaves, stems and flower buds.
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  8. Leatherjackets and chafer grubs

    Leatherjackets and chafer grubs

    (several species of Tipula, Phyllopertha horticola and Hoplia philanthus) Leatherjackets and chafer grubs eat the roots of plants, mainly lawn grasses, causing them to die. These large grubs can be found feeding in the soil.
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  9. Hemerocallis gall midge

    Hemerocallis gall midge

    (Contarinia quinquenotata) Hemerocallis gall midge is one of the few pests that attack hemerocallis (daylilies). It causes large, swollen flower buds that fail to open – meaning no flowers.
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  10. Grey squirrels

    Grey squirrels

    (Sciurus carolinensis) Grey squirrels are fascinating mammals, often delighting us with their quirky antics. However, they can cause severe disruption and damage in the garden.
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  11. Greenfly, blackfly and aphids

    Greenfly, blackfly and aphids

    (Numerous species) Aphids are small, sap-sucking insects that attack a wide range of plants and can cause stunted, curled, twisted, distorted and discoloured growth.
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  12. Fuchsia gall mite

    Fuchsia gall mite

    (Aculops fuchsiae) Fuchsia gall mite is a serious pest of fuchsias. It is a microscopic, sap-sucking mite that causes extensive distortion and galling on fuchsia shoots, leaves and flowers.
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