The Q&A Archives: bugs!!!!

Question: ok, i am upset!I went out this morning@1:00AM EST. and i have small black bugs on my cuke plant leaves, they are literaly eating away the leaves!also the leaves are turning yellow, whats left of them that is! now i told u i was having problems! before.Now what do i do?this is simply awfull.

Answer: Those little pests sound like flea beetles. Botanical pesticides recommended for controlling flea beetles include neem, rotenone, pyrethrin, and sabadilla. Non-organic control includes Sevin. Be sure to apply according to label directions. Best wishes with your cucumber plant!

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