greaseband

greaseband

(ˈɡriːsˌbænd; ˈɡriːzˌbænd)
n
(Horticulture) horticulture a band of greasy or sticky material wrapped around a tree trunk in order to prevent insects from ascending the tree
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Final night festivities include entertainment by The Capitol Steps and music by The Fabulous Greaseband.
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WRAP a greaseband around the trunk of apple and pear trees to catch the wingless female moths that climb the trees to lay their eggs on the branches.
Fix greasebands around the stems of apple and pear trees to prevent crawling insects reaching fruit-bearing branches.
Apply greasebands to the trunks to stop overwintering moths climbing up and laying their eggs.
WEEKEND JOBS | Fix greasebands round the stems of apple and pear trees to prevent crawling insects reaching fruit-bearing branches | Check over strawberries, below, and remove any new runners which may be forming | As temperatures decline, reduce the amount of damping down in the glasshouse or frame as high humidity and low temperatures can encourage fungal infection | Plant evergreen shrubs and conifers while the soil is still warm.
EASY Check greasebands are still sticky and fixed in place around the trunks of fruit trees.
Apply greasebands to apples and pears to control winter moth caterpillars.
Place greasebands around trees to prevent winter moths climbing up them.