*For chewing insects use Rotenone
*For sucking insects use Neem oil
*Always helps- dish liquid and water mixed, spray on plants, knocks off the insects…sometimes they don’t come back!
*walk through your garden often, looking under leaves…squishing those bad bugs is very therapeutic! :)
Some great websites for more detailed information:
extensive organic pest control guide, alphabetically listed and you can click on the insect name to see a picture of the pest. Also features organic information on: fertilizers, lawn care, rose care and mosquito controls.
more info and tips, including organic pest control recipes.
*Remember: even organic controls kill beneficial bugs as well as the bad bugs….use sparingly and only when absolutely necessary.
Life is good,..Life is natural!
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Mathews County, Virginia