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Chewed Pinks and Carnations

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Showtime Thu 16-May-13 22:01:35

Every year my new pinks/dianthus get nibbled down the stems and along the roots, expiring about August, despite using new compost or different locations. What's doing this please, and what can I do to stop it?

ComeIntoTheGardenMaud Thu 16-May-13 23:17:31

If the roots are being affected, is it vine weevil?

Showtime Fri 17-May-13 21:57:02

I don't know - what does this look like please? Never found anything, and no other plants are ever chewed.

ComeIntoTheGardenMaud Fri 17-May-13 22:35:53

Vine weevil. There's lots of information on line if you google.

Showtime Sat 18-May-13 00:31:46

Thanks for the link. Never any evidence to be seen, and root damage is during summer, but thanks for help.

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