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by IslandBooGuy
Mon Oct 09, 2017 3:45 pm
Forum: Bugs, beasts and diseases
Topic: Mites
Replies: 12
Views: 10457

Re: Mites

Thanks again for the info everyone....hoping van-isl would chime in with some results of her trials.....I'm not a fan of chemical warfare and I'm now leaning toward biological control methods. At the end of the day the damage done by these mites so far is more nuisance than anything....however if ev...
by IslandBooGuy
Mon Oct 09, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: Bugs, beasts and diseases
Topic: Predator mites
Replies: 19
Views: 12228

Re: Predator mites

Any updates on this predator? Anyone?
by IslandBooGuy
Tue Oct 03, 2017 12:09 pm
Forum: Bugs, beasts and diseases
Topic: Mites
Replies: 12
Views: 10457

Re: Mites

Thanks John, I forgot to mention that a few of my plants are fairly small having been divided just this past winter. I also have some that are needing division this coming winter. None of my plants are showing like the poor plant in your picture and I really don't want them to look like that. At thi...
by IslandBooGuy
Mon Oct 02, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: Bugs, beasts and diseases
Topic: Mites
Replies: 12
Views: 10457

Mites

Alas, my boos have them....last year I only noticed them on one plant (all mine are in containers around the yard), at which point I decided to try to get rid of them via cutting and bagging any and all foliage showing even marginal potential for infestation. Well this year they have spread to a maj...
by IslandBooGuy
Thu Mar 24, 2016 10:32 am
Forum: Bamboo Discussions
Topic: Newbie Introduction
Replies: 5
Views: 2737

Re: Newbie Introduction

Thanks for the welcome Kailey! I had noticed that you were very close by and hoped we would be able to compare notes and experiences on the local scene, maybe even do some trading-so I will forward you my # for sure. Only boos shooting for me so far are my Palm boo, Alata and as mentioned my Scabrid...
by IslandBooGuy
Tue Mar 22, 2016 10:41 am
Forum: Bamboo Discussions
Topic: Newbie Introduction
Replies: 5
Views: 2737

Newbie Introduction

Hi! I finally joined after having been looking around the forums a while. I am a regular reader of Alan's INWIG blog and I noticed some members here are somewhat local to me so I thought it might benefit me to be a member as well. I suppose I've been a fan of bamboo my whole life, however just in th...