Created October 8th 2009
Wow! I have heard of these, but have never seen a photo or examples of the damage they cause. This is quite something!
It really is. Worst thing is you can not win against them. I could spray the gardens and hat will control them but it will kill every thing else as well. So a bit of a problem with these guys
Wow, disastrous results. Hope I never see one of these beetles. you had beautiful roses. too bad. Ann
wow those are so colorful and nice shots
someone wave a magic wand, and make the Japanese bug into a brooch?So sad, there are insects ruining our plants.
Honnestly I prefer the flowers to these ugly beasts, lol ! although your photos are excellent.
Oh no! destructive little beast. Thanks for this Reg.
Wow! That is amazing!
Not a problem Melanie, I actually did this one for you as you said you had not heard of them before. That is a good thing. I hope they never get there. Apparently they are now in British Columbia as well but on the lower main land. I did not suggest any cures here as I really do not have one that actually works just for them.I guess it proves that i am willing to show the ugly side of the garden as well from time to time
All of that destruction in five hours? How awful :(. Is there nothing that can be done?-----------------------------------My photography is available for purchase - visit Around the Island Photography and bring home something beautiful today!
That is incredible! And your roses were so gorgeous! Thanks for visiting my blog!
those beetles are horrendous!!!! I am so glad we do not have these in England!!!
I FOUND THE LITTLE $%^&!&* IN MY BACKYARD TOO!I DISPATCHED A FEW OF THEM YESTERDAY AND THEN AGAIN THIS MORNING! MIND YOU! THEY CERTAINLY HAVE NICE COLOUR MARKINGS! I LIVE ABOUT 7 MILES FROM REG.
haha, I dispatched so many I gave up on the count!!!!!!! Now that they ate all the roses they seemed to have moved on for now
The Japanese Beetle be alive to beauty - and is a very hungry fellow ;-)Great shots!
The beetle became a major problem as soon as the province banned pesticides. This beetle will eat fruit and nursery crops as well. It is an expensively destructive pest. Take a trip to the US and buy whatever it takes to rid them.
They also LOVE cherry trees....I just cut mine down today I am done with it, fighting a loosing battle they are awful bugs!!!!!!
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