What eats the leaves off of rose bushes?
There’s several pests that can be eating your rose leaves. Leaf-Cutter Bees: Small, perfectly circular holes cut into the foliage of your rose is caused by the Leaf-Cutter Bee. It uses the leaf cuttings to build its nest. Chemical controls are not necessary as they do not harm the plant and are rarely more than a minor nuisance. Pear slugs are slimy, dark green and about ½ inch long. They are the larvae of the sawfly. You will most often find them in the spring eating holes in your rose leaves from the undersides. Slugs can do a lot of damage in a short amount of time, so act quickly. Galic spray is great for getting rid of slugs, cutworms, wireworms, & whiteflies. Blend well 1garlic bulb & 1 onion add 1Tbsp cayenne pepper & 1 quart water. Steep ingredients for 1 hr, then strain & add 1 Tbsp dish soap and your non-toxic spray is ready to use. Long-term prevention & deterrants for slugs: Spread coffee grounds( in moderation) around base of bush. Use repellent mulches: Wormwood, prostrat