Nestled in brush and tangled in blackberry vines
, the Torpedo was in rough condition, to say the least.
5 Your eyes and mine tangled like blackberry vines
under the owner's fence.
A = alternative prey for beneficials, such as having prune trees or blackberry vines
in which the parasitic wasp Anagrus epos can find and feed on other species of leaf hoppers to build up their numbers before the grapevines are growing.
So Trejo turned to landscape designer David Feix to transform a formerly neglected landscape of unkempt trees, overgrown shrubs, and blackberry vines
into a vibrant sanctuary.
Then the blood trail simply stopped next to a steep ditch covered with a tangle of blackberry vines
Take a hoe with you just in case," she'd warn as we passed her house going to the blackberry vines
on the family farm.
Establishing blackberry vines
nearby will attract parasitic wasps, natural enemies of the grape leafhopper and grape berry moth, and planting a diversity" of flowering plants will attract many beneficial insects to feast on grapevine pests.
Those projects included removing nonnative plants, fence repair and creek cleanup at Topanga State Park; planting native vegetation at Saddleback Butte State Park; trail repair and park cleanup at Point Mugu State Park; and planting California blackberry vines
in the Millennium Row industrial neighborhood.
Depending on the location, the exposure, the soil type, it is ever so slowly being reclaimed by creeping blackberry vines
, ground cones and puffballs that erupt through the gravel, bracken and fern, asters and chicory and poison oak, and by the detritus of the eroding slopes above and below it.
But goats don't chew thorn-covered blackberry vines
, Murphy said Thursday.
They over-winter in parasitized eggs of other leaf-hoppers found in prune and plum trees and blackberry vines
planted nearby, hatch and then parasitize grape leafhopper eggs in adjacent vineyards.