Archive for 22 May ’14

  • wpid-imag1260.jpgWeevil damage to pea seedlings
  • wpid-imag1261.jpgBee hotel
  • wpid-imag1262.jpgSweet peas shooting up
  • wpid-imag1263.jpgMiniature shallots

Weevils and bees

Nearly all of our pea plants have the distinctive pattern of weevil damage around the perimeter of their leaves.  This seems to slow down the development of the plants, as they are being attacked while they are quite small.  Meanwhile, the sweet peas are growing very fast.  It’s difficult to believe the small scattering of shallots can be bothered at all, as they seem to aspire to nothing but tiny green shoots on a martian landscape.