Bugs and Garden Visitors ..: It doesn't harm my ladybugs, bees, or butterflies.

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Bugs and Garden Visitors ..

By PeggyC
September 1, 2016

Do you really want bugs/visitors in your garden?

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Name: David
Lucketts, Va (Zone 7a)
Native Plants and Wildflowers Birds Region: Virginia Herbs Cat Lover Bee Lover
Seed Starter Butterflies Winter Sowing Ferns Region: Mid-Atlantic Hellebores
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greenthumb99
Sep 2, 2016 6:05 AM CST
The soap solution is only effective when sprayed directly on an insect, and it is just as effective on ladybugs, etc. as on aphids.
Planet Earth is a galactic insane asylum where the inmates have been left in charge.
Name: Linda
Medina Co., TX (Zone 8a)
Charter ATP Member Salvias Herbs Bluebonnets Native Plants and Wildflowers Lover of wildlife (Raccoon badge)
Forum moderator Purslane Hummingbirder Cat Lover Butterflies Birds
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LindaTX8
Sep 3, 2016 9:07 AM CST
Sad
But better than really harmful pesticides, at least.
I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority. E. B.White
Integrity can never be taken. It can only be given, and I wasn't going to give it up to these people. Gary Mowad
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Name: David
Lucketts, Va (Zone 7a)
Native Plants and Wildflowers Birds Region: Virginia Herbs Cat Lover Bee Lover
Seed Starter Butterflies Winter Sowing Ferns Region: Mid-Atlantic Hellebores
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greenthumb99
Sep 3, 2016 10:23 AM CST
True, no residual effect, and care can be take to just coat the aphids. Once dried it is non toxic.
Planet Earth is a galactic insane asylum where the inmates have been left in charge.

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