Vine weevils - please advise...

(4 Posts)
MrsSlobinson Sat 05-Oct-13 11:18:30

We have vine weevils on the plants in pots on a balcony - I was unable to get the nematodes in time before they hatched - but would like to treat them as efficiently as I can for the next season.
Do you find the nematodes work and when should I order them and apply them.

Thanks so much smile

MrsSlobinson Sat 05-Oct-13 21:58:34

Bump?

purplewithred Sun 06-Oct-13 17:25:38

nematodes

also take plants out of pots and check the roots for the little grubs regularly. and stamp on the little B@£$&^%s

SweetLathyrus Tue 08-Oct-13 11:18:12

Vine weevils can't swim - fact - so once you've cleansed the soil, buy over large trays and pot 'feet'. Fill the trays with water and stand the pots on feet so the plants don't drown. It's a bit of an investment, but will save you replacing EVERYTHING! Generally, nematodes are temp dependent, so post-frost spring is the best time for application, but at this time of year, I'd wash the soil off roots and replace with fresh compost.

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