I like caterpillars and butterflies, common moths get short shrift.
Yes, blackspot is a pain, with non-miniature roses I used to cut them right back to the ground then keep them trimmed to stop them touching and wall, fences or other plant trunks.
Aphid count seems pretty low this year but we had quite a few ladybirds around which probably helped.
Different subject really but the fly count seems low this year, or are they yet to arrive?
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