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March 12, 2020

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If you have a barberry shrub or berberis as they are also known and you suddenly noticed that the leaves have been eaten away leaving almost nothing in its wake, you might wonder what’s eating your berberis leaves. Thankfully, sort of, there is only one culprit: the berberis sawfly. The berberis sawfly made its way to England around the year 2000 and since that time it has spread quickly. It is important to keep your…

Berberis, sometimes called barberries might not be well known for drawing attention but they perform incredibly well when given the right growing conditions and there so many different types from dwarf evergreen varieties to larger deciduous ones. This plant comes in a wide range of sizes but no matter the size you will enjoy flowers come spring, followed by fruit in the Autumn and then foliage for the rest of the year if you have…